smart home

Hisense Group: Another Chinese Manufacturer to Watch

by February 3rd, 2017

During CES 2017, hosted in January 2017, in addition to its latest laser television products, Hisense showcased its newest connected fridge freezers, built with built-in voice control capability, which can receive user voice commands. They can also interact with users to recommend dishes based on scanned available food ingredients found in them and family members’ health […]

The Global Connected Appliances Market will Register 493 Percent Growth in 2016-2020

by November 28th, 2016

Global market research company Euromonitor International launched today new connected appliances data. According to Euromonitor International’s new research, sales of connected appliances will surge in the next five years – from 30 million units sold in 2016 to 178 million units in 2020. In 2016, half of these sales will be generated in China, which […]

Internet Retailing Services to Play Critical Role in Key Connected Appliances Adoption

by November 27th, 2016

  Euromonitor International research shows that 30 million units of connected appliances will be sold globally in 2016. In order to open up global growth, internet retailers will have to start catering to consumers who wish to purchase connected appliances. Appliances manufacturers should expand internet retailing options provided on their appliances for competitive differentiation to […]

Connected Appliances Should Address Consumers’ Need – Part I: Development Strategy

by May 10th, 2016

  The lack of common standards among manufacturers is making it difficult for consumers to operate smart appliances at home. For example, some smart appliances voice control functions cannot accurately recognize accents. The development of too many features is also driving up the price of connected appliances. In the future, manufacturers should follow a modular […]