BERLIN, March 24 (Xinhua) -- Themed "d!conomy - no limits," this year's CeBIT trade fair closed Friday in Hannover, Germany, with the technological innovations with the potential to change the world highlighting the world's largest computer expo.
The latest developments in the Internet of Things and the combination of everyday objects with internet connectivity and data analytics were on show.
About 3,000 exhibitors from 70 countries and regions around the world displayed and examined their ideas and solutions for a digital world.
Vodafone displayed vehicles equipped with LTE-V2X technology, allowing them to communicate in order to avoid accidents.
Deutsche Telekom demonstrated power-saving Narrowband-IoT technology's ability to connect residential and commercial buildings as well as the evolving 5G mobile telephony standard.
The cutting edge of artificial intelligence was represented by Fujisoft's humanoid robots that are capable of self-learning and which are already in use in some senior residential homes.
Sophos' Haunted House, a replica smart home showing how cyber criminals can attack everything from networked fridges to digitally controlled heating systems or CCTV cameras, shows the importance of cyber security as threats posed by IoT are increasing.
Huawei used the occasion to launch its Global OpenLab Program to promote implementation of its "Platform + Ecosystem" strategy to bring together partners in order to build an ICT ecosystem capable of powering the smart society of the future. The company plans to invest 200 million U.S. dollars to establish an additional 15 OpenLabs in the next three years. By the end of 2019, there will be 20 worldwide.
Japan was CeBIT's Partner Country this year and set a record with its lineup of 120 companies in two halls.
Over 200,000 visitors attended the five-day CeBIT digital trade fair in Hannover this year.