SINGAPORE: The last mega IT fair of the year, SITEX, is estimated to have attracted 800,000 visitors over its four—day run.
Organisers say they expect to rake in some 40 to 45 million dollars at the end of the fair on Sunday.
Some of the eye—catching items at the fair included a robot that dances to "Gangnam style" and a "Tablet—Man" that collects wishes.
Also seen at the fair was a mobile phone that can be used as a hammer and submerged in water.
Four mega IT fairs have been held this year.
In total, the fairs are estimated to have generated visitorship of 3.25 million people and spending of S$247 million.
For the first time, SITEX hosted a tournament featuring 64 of the world’s best gamers.
The gamers competed in the popular online games League of Legends and StarCraft II.
"This is something (that is the) first in Southeast Asia, and we are happy to host it and we want to promote this for future events as well," said Henry Chua, projects manager at Singex Exhibition Ventures. "Definitely, gaming is a growing trend right now."
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