Unmanned technology emerges in China: relax your grip, let it serve and drive

Source: Xinhua| 2020-12-24 16:49:45|Editor: huaxia

BEIJING, Dec. 24 (Xinhua) -- With the development of new technologies such as the 5G, artificial intelligence and BeiDou Navigation Satellite System (BDS), unmanned technology is injecting impetus into traditional industries as well as making people's life easier and more convenient in China, and bringing about profound innovation and transformation.

From commerce, agriculture, transportation, industrial production to environmental protection, China has been embracing this emerging technology in various ways in recent years as it strives to promote high-quality development.

In the following fields, try to relax your grip, let the unmanned technology serve and drive.


An unmanned catering car parks outside the subway station of Zhangjiang Jinke Road in Shanghai, east China, Nov. 26, 2020. (Xinhua/Fang Zhe)

Photo taken on Jan. 15, 2020 shows the burger robot, dessert robot and frying robot serving at a smart restaurant in Guangzhou, capital of south China's Guangdong Province. (Xinhua/Deng Hua)

A customer scans his face to pay at a self-service supermarket in Xiong'an, north China's Hebei Province, Dec. 10, 2019. (Xinhua/Yin Gang)


A woman takes a self-driving taxi at an appointed location on the Daoxianghu Road in Haidian District of Beijing, capital of China, Oct. 14, 2020. (Xinhua/Ren Chao)

A competition car of i-Vista Self-driving Cars Challenge carrying citizens runs on a road during an experience day event in southwest China's Chongqing Municipality, Aug. 28, 2019. (Xinhua/Liu Chan)

Unmanned container trucks are seen at the container terminal of Jingtang port area of Tangshan Port, north China's Hebei Province, Nov. 25, 2019. (Xinhua/Yang Shiyao)

An unmanned bicycle is demonstrated during match break at the 2019 International Competition of Autonomous Walking Intelligent Robots in Beijing, capital of China, Aug. 17, 2019. (Xinhua/Wu Rong)

Autonomous vehicles of ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing (DiDi) run at a testing zone in Shanghai, east China, June 27, 2020. (Xinhua/Wang Xiang)

Aerial photo taken on Aug. 18, 2020 shows a self-driving bus of the autopilot bus line 1 running on a road in Zhengzhou, central China's Henan Province. (Xinhua/Li An)


Photo taken on May 26, 2020 shows an unmanned tractor equipped with BeiDou Navigation Satellite System (BDS) sowing seeds in the field in Anzhong Village of Xiaoyangying Town in Dengzhou City, central China's Henan Province. (Xinhua/Feng Dapeng)

Aerial photo taken on July 10, 2020 shows unmanned aerial vehicles fertilizing a paddy field at Balidian Town in Wuxing District of Huzhou City, east China's Zhejiang Province. (Xinhua/Huang Zongzhi)

An unmanned harvester works in paddy fields in Hongwei farm, northeast China's Heilongjiang Province, Oct. 15, 2020. (Xinhua/Wang Jianwei)

An unmanned crop seeder works during a demonstration at an intelligent farm in Jiangxiang Town of Nanchang County, east China's Jiangxi Province, Nov. 14, 2020.(Xinhua/Peng Zhaozhi)


An unmanned patrolling and waste-collecting machine works in a river in Hangzhou, east China's Zhejiang Province, Oct. 21, 2020. (Xinhua/Xu Yu)

A cleaning boat (white) and a water quality monitoring boat (yellow) supported by 5G and autopilot technologies are in service beside the Wuzhen Grand Theater in Wuzhen, east China's Zhejiang Province, Oct. 19, 2019. (Xinhua/Zhang Xiaoyu)


An unmanned excavator operates under remote control at Sandaozhuang Mine of China Molybdenum Co., Ltd. in Luanchuan County, central China's Henan Province, Aug. 12, 2020. (Xinhua/Li An)


A member of staff takes goods from a 5G unmanned delivery car at the Beijing Institute of Technology in Beijing, capital of China, April 6, 2020. (Xinhua/Ren Chao)

Photo taken on Aug. 5, 2020 shows a view of an intelligent warehouse of a logistics industry park in Qingdao, east China's Shandong Province. (Photo by Liang Xiaopeng/Xinhua)