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Tencent, Suzhou join hands on smart building development

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Chinese tech giant, Tencent, launched a smart-building operating system in Suzhou to explore research and applications of digital architecture.
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Chinese tech giant, Tencent, launched a smart-building operating system in Suzhou to explore research and applications of digital architecture.

The system, launched on Sunday, provides a technological, industrial and innovative hub focused on research, testing and the demonstration and industrialization of smart buildings. Tencent hopes to achieve an output value of 1 billion yuan (US$150 million).

“We will strive to build the system as a benchmark in industrial research and application,” said Shen Lei, a local official.

The system is operated by Tencent Cloud IoT Hub to provide a low-cost, secure, stable and efficient connection platform to help developers achieve reliable, high-concurrency data communication among devices, user applications and cloud services. Potential applications include smart cities, smart energy and smart homes.

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