The 15 world-leading internet scientific and technological achievements are selected from a pool of about 500 entries during its gathering in Wuzhen.
Representatives attending a release ceremony of world leading internet scientific and technological achievements pose for a group photo at the 3rd World Internet Conference in Wuzhen, east China's Zhejiang Province, Nov. 16, 2016.
"We collected over 500 applications from around the world, including from Africa and South America. One type is basic theory, from which we were looking for recognized ground-breaking technologies. The second type is internet technology, of course in innovation. Third, internet products. And the fourth type is innovative business models related to the internet." said Wu Hequan, President of Internet Society of China.
Also on the list is IMB Watson 2016, an expert AI system based on cognitive technology. Others on the list included Microsoft HoloLens, Baidu Brain, and Qualcomm 5G NR. The state-of-the-art achievements were selected from a pool of 500 leading entries vetted by a panel of 30 experts.