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Ancient Wuzhen gets modern for internet conference


The third World Internet Conference will be held in Wuzhen, East China's Zhejiang province, from Nov 16 to 18.

The ancient water town has undergone a revolution in development over the past few years, and upgraded into an intelligent hub, enriching the lives of locals. 


The tranquil waters of the Xipeng scenic spot in Wuzhen, reflect soft lamp light on Nov 14. Invisible among the ancient beauty of the town is its full and comprehensive WiFi coverage. [Photo/Xinhua]


The traditional exterior belies the latest tech inside at the Zhejiang big data trading center, on Nov 3.[Photo/Xinhua]


A smart underground parking lot in Wuzhen is demonstrated to visitors on Nov 3. The enhanced system requires drivers to select a code which is then assigned to the car. Robots then seamlessly lift the car and transport it to its designated parking bay-the whole process taking less than three minutes. [Photo/Xinhua]


A data collecting drone, made in Wuzhen, is introduced to visitors on Nov 3. [Photo/Xinhua]


Visitors scan a QR code, allowing them to conveniently pay their grocery bill in Wuzhen, Zhejiang province, on Nov 14. [Photo/Xinhua]