In the Chinese TV show 机智过人 (meaning "Human vs. AI" in English), human participants compete against supercomputers in a series of games. Most of the time, the computer wins.
Identifying dancing twins, playing sports or running interpretation contests: Artificial intelligence is used for gags on TV as if it were nothing extraordinary. This proves how strongly this technology is already rooted in Chinese society: Enthusiasm for artificial intelligence is omnipresent in the PRC.
"In China, there is an almost unquenchable thirst for progress in all sections of the population," explained Jeffrey Rochette, head of development at ZF China. "It is fascinating to see how quickly ideas turn into series products here."
The spirit of innovation that is characterized by this and the fast pace make Chinese companies valuable partners.
"The opportunities offered to our Group here are enormous," summarized Dr. Holger Klein, who, as a member of the ZF Board of Management, has been responsible for the Group's Asia-Pacific business from Shanghai since 2018.
"In China, there is an almost unquenchable thirst for progress in all sections of the population."