Chinese smart speaker users were expected to surge by 885% to 34.2 million by the end of 2018, representing 4.2% of overall internet users. China and America combined accounting for 70% of global smart speaker market in terms of sales. The top four vendors were Amazon, Google, Alibaba, and Xiaomi. Baidu’s DuerOS is potential to subvert the smart […]
China had 1.51 billion units active smart devices in Q2 2018, a growth of 4.1%. The domestic brands accounted for 69% of the total smart devices, 95% of which are Android devices. Check out the top brands and market shares. The top 10 smart devices ranking didn’t change in this quarter. Apple still took the […]
Chinese consumers aged between 15 and 49 years have a stronger passion for high tech products than those aged over 50, according to a report from Gfk. For 28% of consumers who aged between 15 and 19 years, having the latest household electronics is of equal importance as luxury cars or a second car. That […]
Currently, the penetration rate of virtual reality devices in China is only 15%, lower than computers (93%), mobile phones (87%), tablets (53%), and wearable devices (47%).
WeChat published eight solutions for hardware device integration, including air-conditioner, toys, routers, home appliance, television, recharge equipments, health care and wearbale devices.
Baidu launched a smart watch OS based on Android called Duwear, providing UI, interactivity and various applications.
The wearable device awareness in China is 54.6%, mostly smart watches, smart glasses and small bracelets. But, the usage rate is only 2.9% according to a Tencent survey.
Baidu launched its first client-side for smart watch — Baidu Watch V1.0 at the end of December 2014. Baidu Watch v1.0 is the search client-side developed for Google’s Android Wear according to the official news. In terms of Baidu Watch’s functions, it is mainly used with voice search and the search results can be optimized for […]
Baidu revealed its smart bike DuBike prototype, developed by Baidu Deep Learning Lab.
Baidu unveiled another smart device called Baidu Kuaiso, or Baidu Chopstick Search in addition to BaiduEye at Baidu World 2014 conference. It can detect harmful health cooking oil and tell the difference between Fuji apple and Gala apple.
Recently, one of China’s famous Wemedia Newhard learned from various channels that Wechat has been officially involved in the smart hardware market.
JD launched a crowdfunding platform today with 12 smart hardware and fashion culture products.