The Consumer Technology Association (CTA) today announced Gu Weihao, general manager of Baidu’s intelligent vehicle division, will deliver a keynote address at CES Asia 2017 in Shanghai, China.
The keynote is scheduled for Thursday, June 8, at 9:30 a.m.
Gu will discuss Baidu’s “Apollo Plan” that will provide a software platform for its partners in the automotive and autonomous driving industry to develop their own autonomous driving systems.
“Built on simplicity and reliability, Baidu is the leading internet platform in China and services the largest internet user population in the world,” said Gary Shapiro, president and CEO, CTA. “Baidu continues to innovate and grow in the age of mobility and connectivity using cutting-edge technology to power and enhance its products and services. We are excited to welcome Mr. Gu to the CES Asia 2017 keynote stage.”
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Baidu will showcase the future of vehicle technology in two locations at CES Asia: SNIEC, hall N3, booth 3070 and an outdoor exhibit presented by Baidu’s intelligent driving group.
More than 400 companies are slated to exhibit at CES Asia, including 3M, Audio-Technica, Baidu, BMW, BYD, Carl Zeiss, Changhong Electric, China Mobile, Continental, Digital China, DJI, Dynaudio, Fossil/Misfit, Garmin, Gibson Brands, Goertek, Haier, Harman, Hisense, Honda, Huawei, Hyundai, JD.com, Konka Group, Mercedes-Benz, Monster, NavInfo, NEVS, Onkyo, OnStar, OtterBox, Pioneer, PPTV, Samsung, Scosche, Segway, Suning, Tencent, United States Postal Service, UPS, Valeo, Volvo, Voxx, Wacom and Yuneec.