In the first half of 2019, China’s smart home appliance market shipped approximately 28.38 million units, a year-on-year increase of 22.8%. Smart home appliances mainly include air conditioners, refrigerators, washing machines and range hoods that can be connected wirelessly.
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New report: Intelligent home appliances accelerate, air conditioners sell best in the first half
With the popularity of home networks and the increase in network transmission speed, networked devices in the home environment are expanding from smart computing devices such as PCs and tablets to traditional home appliances. IDC recently released the “China Smart Home Equipment Market Quarterly Tracking Report”, showing that in the first half of 2019, China’s smart home appliance market shipments were about 28.38 million units, an increase of 22.8%. Smart home appliances mainly include air conditioners, refrigerators, washing machines and range hoods that can be connected wirelessly.
From the development trend of smart home appliances, voice assistants are gradually being put on home appliances, users can control home appliances through voice commands, and realize the diversification of interaction modes; AI technologies such as temperature perception, machine learning, and visual recognition are helping. Appliances are more user-friendly, intelligent, and personalized. The interconnection platform of home appliance manufacturers opens up large-scale internal system integration, providing compatibility between different home appliances and different home appliance brands, and the connection of home appliances gradually becomes uniform.
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Editor’s Note: A report by the China Industrial Research Institute predicts that by 2020, the market size of China’s smart home appliance industry is expected to exceed 500 billion yuan. This huge cake has attracted a lot of capital and new players to enter. But…