On July 7, 2017, The Makers held a press conference in Shanghai, launched two new content Intellectual Properties (IP) – Innovative thinking cross-industry keynote lecture series called “Future Shock” and China’s first televised robot fighting competition “King of Bots“.
Founded in 2014, The Makers is the leading technology content provider in China. It focuses on a crossover business model merging technology and entertainment. The Makers also encourages younger generation to become more involved in the realms of exploring technology, culture, entertainment, and commerce.
The international martial arts celebrity Jet Li is the global ambassador for the “King of Bots”. He believes that people can use the robots to express themselves. Along with The Makers, Jet Li is looking forward to bringing robot fighting to the public through broadcast program and hope to attract more young people to enter the competition.
“King of Bots” positioning in the “World Cup” of robot fighting, will use a variety of techniques in the integration of sciences x technology x entertainment. The program will also invite nearly 100 teams worldwide to join the competition. The Makers plans to launch “King of Bots” in Zhejiang Satellite Television Network at the end of this year.
Within the next six months, The Makers will invite the world’s most innovative entrepreneurs, technology professionals, and other talents to give lectures on the subjects involving AI, UAV, robotics, AR / VR, biomedical, intelligent travel, aerospace and other innovative areas. Look for more upcoming information in the near future. Stay tuned!