German Chancellor Angela Merkel delivered a speech during the opening evening of the 2014 CeBIT technology trade fair in Hanover, Germany. CeBIT is the world's largest technology fair. This year’s event has a particular focus on big data, social business, mobile, and cloud technology.
Bitkom President Dieter Kempf, Lower Saxony Governor Stephan Weil, British Prime Minister David Cameron, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Volkswagen Group CEO Martin Winterkorn (L-R) stand next to a model of an Audi autonomic driven car during the opening evening of the 2014 CeBIT technology trade fair.
A Robot welcomed the guests during the opening evening of the fair.
A range of technologies will be on display, including surveillance equipment.
A visitor interacts with a robot at the IBM stand.
The Samsung stand is expected to be a popular draw.
Robotics will feature strongly at the fair, with this life sized humanoid robot being the main feature of the RoboThespian stand.