Inventions make life easy, but when these inventions leverage innovative new technology to shape the future, life becomes even easier. JD.com, also known as Jingdong, is one such company that makes shopping experiences enjoyable.
1998 was its official kick-off as an offline electronics retailer. JD.com retailers launched into online marketing after the 2004 SARS outbreak. At the time, China had lowly developed logistics networks and JD.com begun its in-house system that ran nationwide. Currently, JD.com prides as China’s largest retailer with over 300 million customers and as the world’s third largest internet company.
JD’s Smart Delivery Stations
A few days before making an appearance in Nevada, Las Vegas, at the world’s most massive Consumer Electronics Show , JD proved its unrivaled logistics capabilities by launching two smart delivery stations in Changsha and Hohhot. The robots are intelligent enough and can deliver up to thirty parcels within a radius of 5 km independently.
On the other hand, the vehicles can easily detect road barriers, traffic lights and easily plan the routes to follow, and employs facial technology to enable users to collect the parcels. The use of both the robots and vehicles allows the stations to deliver at least 2000 packages in a single day.
The Grand Debut at Nevada, Las Vegas
At the world’s largest consumer electronics show, which is an unparalleled event for the showcasing of current technologies, innovations and creative ideas, Jingdong will be faced with the task of exhibiting its e-commerce technology that is transforming the shopping process all over China. Read This Article for more information.
What will the CES Attendees See?
This year, the visitors will be able to see first hand how JD.com’s drones deliver parcels and experience the drone flights in virtual reality. At an interesting extent, the visitors will be able to try some of JD’s technology at the company’s interactive booth. This will include a chance to put on the company’s exoskeleton that has been technologically designed to make lifting of heavy loads easy.
“Boundaryless Retail” Vision
Jingdong aims at opening its technology to other companies to ensure that their innovations are going to be enjoyed by customers who can buy whatever they need, wherever they wish and whenever they want to.