5G first for Beijing International Book Fair

5G first for Beijing International Book Fair

The Beijing International Book Fair (BIBF) is to use new 5G technology to project a lifelike 3D image of an author into the Fair this weekend for a remotely conducted author event.

On Saturday (24th August), the first day on which the public are allowed to attend the Fair, author Liu Zhenyun, who is this year's BIBF ambassador, will make a hologram-style appearance to meet readers, while actually holed up in a room elsewhere in the capital.

China Telecom, one of the top three mobile providers in China, has just been granted a 5G licence by the Chinese government, and is BIBF's technol...

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