Alibaba announced a strategic reorganization of its IoT business, upgrading Tmall Genie to an independent business unit.
The top five smart speaker brands included Amazon (10.4 million units), Alibaba (3.9 million units), Baidu (3.7 million units), Google ( 3.5 million units) and Xiaomi (3.4 million units).
Xiaomi launched four refrigerators today in various sizes, storage volumes and prices to accommodate China’s massive consumer base and further expand its smart device portfolio.
Starbucks took another step toward evolving the digital customer experience for customers in China by cooperating with Alibaba and launching a smart speaker capable of ordering coffee delivery by voice.
We’re going to compare some best smart TVs from popular TV brands such as Samsung, LG, Vivoz and TCL to the new competitors like Huawei, Xiaomi and more.
Today we have a plethora of different smart speakers to choose from. We decided to list some of the most popular ones here to hopefully help you pick the best one.
According to The Information, right before The US President Donald Trump pulled the plug on Huawei, restricting its access to American tech suppliers, the Chinese company was actively involved in developing a smart speaker in conjunction with Google.
Xiaomi CEO Lei Jun announced yesterday on his personal blog his vision for the future of AIoT and smart home technology in the Xiaomi ecosystem.
The global shipments of smart speakers grew 197 percent year-over-year in Q3 of 2018, reaching a record-breaking amount of 22.7 million, according to Strategy Analytics' quarterly report. Chinese companies Alibaba, Baidu and Xiaomi were among the top five brands.
On the afternoon of May 24, Chinese AI company Mobvoi held a 2018 strategic new product launch, releasing four new wearable and smart home products.
On March 26, Baidu and Xiaoyu jointly held a product release conference in Beijing to release the first smart speaker with a screen, named the Duer Zaijia. Priced at 599 yuan ($96), it will start shipping on April 10.
2017 was supposed to be the year China’s domestic smart speaker market broke out. Alibaba, Xiaomi, JD.com, Rokid, Mobvoi and Himalayas all launched intelligent speakers. But with Xiaomi flooding the market with its 299 yuan AI speakers and Alibaba and JD.com competing on price, the domestic smart speaker market does not look optimistic.
Tichome, Mobvoi’s new smart speaker is going to get crowdfunded and be released soon. Mobvoi held a press conference on August 24th, announcing the official release of its brand new smart speakers Tichome at a price of 999 yuan. Members who were in on the crowdfund can purchase the speaker at a price of just…