Staff at a Shanghai subway station are monitoring passenger flows with augmented reality smart glasses ahead of the second China International Import Expo next week. Photo: Weibo

Shanghai subway to trial augmented reality smart glasses to ease passenger flow during China International Import Expo

  • Beijing Metro plans to roll out facial recognition in its stations and police around the country are also testing the technology
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Staff at a Shanghai subway station are monitoring passenger flows with augmented reality smart glasses ahead of the second China International Import Expo next week. Photo: Weibo
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Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev (second left), Chinese President Xi Jinping and Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc (right) visited the 2018 China International Import Expo. Photo: EPA

China President Xi Jinping to speak at Shanghai import expo next month in bid to offset US trade war worries

  • Xi Jinping is expected to again give a keynote speech on the first day of the China International Import Expo, which will be held from November 5-10
  • China is seeking to attract the international business and investment community amid the trade war with United States which has slowed growth to a record low
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Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev (second left), Chinese President Xi Jinping and Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc (right) visited the 2018 China International Import Expo. Photo: EPA
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