Lenovo is all set to mark a strong footing in other smart tech industries as well beyond the computer manufacturing industry. Lenovo launched its first ever industrial robot earlier this week. Notably, the Morning star robot has reportedly been involved in the development and manufacturing of China’s first indigenous aircraft too.
All you need to know about Lenovo Daystar Robot
Talking of the new Lenovo industrial robot in particular, it has been named the Lenovo Daystar Robot. It has been specifically developed for the Commercial Aircraft Corp of China. Rui Yong, CTO at Lenovo also shared in his statement that it took the firm about a year to develop the robot after receiving demand from Chinese aircraft corporation. Notably, the Commercial Aircraft Corp of China is also the manufacturing firm behind China’s homegrown single-aisle C919 passenger jets.
Lenovo CTO further added that the industrial robo can also be taught to accurately paint the aircraft using remote control using edge computing and 5G. Manufacturers expect Lenovo Daystar Robot to easily master the painting techniques after one time learning and some optimization practices.
Leading PC manufacturer to venture out in smart infrastructure
The company officials have shared that it hopes to contribute to support and accelerate country’s efforts in line with the new infrastructure vision. It also hopes to power traditional sectors by utilizing new age technologies like 5G, artificial intelligence and more.
Interestingly, Lenovo has also received over a thousand patents required to meet the global standards of 5G. Additionally, it also plans to implement the many perks of faster 5G network into transportation, manufacturing and smart city management. Lenovo is also partnering with the German firm SAP for enhanced cloud computing solutions for its future projects.
Global China Daily also quoted the Lenovo Chairman and CEO, Yang Yuanqing saying added, “The COVID-19 outbreak has increased companies’ demand for digital technologies and China’s efforts to promote the construction of new infrastructure such as 5G, cloud computing, and artificial intelligence will help enterprises to better cope with the fallout of the epidemic.”
It also cited an earlier done study by Microsoft and International Data Corporation stating in its report Chinese companies have matured in their innovation efforts since the COVID-19 outbreak. It further added that the country has seen a significant advancement in innovation and increasing digitalization to ensure business resilience.