Joy inaugurates ‘Digital Bangladesh Fair’

Sun Online Desk

16th January, 2020 12:30:52 printer

Joy inaugurates ‘Digital Bangladesh Fair’

Digital Bangladesh Fair, a flagship event to project technological success tales of government, began on Thursday in the capital bringing a bunch of innovations and demonstration of future technologies.

Prime Minister’s ICT Adviser Sajeeb Ahmed Wazed inaugurated the three-day expo at Bangabandhu International Conference Centre at Agargaon in the Capital this morning.

Chinese tech giant Huawei, also the titanium sponsor of the fair, is going to run the 5G show at the fair where visitors will be able to experience the gigabit-level speed testing of 5G for free at the company’s pavilion.

The arrangements aim to showcase the advancement of 5G technology in human-to-machine or machine-to-machine communication.

The fair will also feature a robot show, where the interactive humanoid robot will play soccer following the command of hand gesture.

There will also be a play-zone where visitors can experience real-time virtual reality (VR) test through 5G technology.

The Posts and Telecommunications Division is organizing the event where both local and foreign private entities in digital technology sector will take part.

A total of 100 stalls, pavilions and mini pavilions, including that of Huawei, will be installed at the fair.

Ministers and digital technology experts from home and abroad would attend seminar and panel discussion about the present and future of technology, talent gap, digital economy, digital growth, smart city and achievement of Sustainable Development Goals.