Source: AWE

From “Internet+, my home” to “home for next”, Appliance & electronics World Expo stays close to industry progress and keeps evolving to showcase technological vitality. With the fast development of Internet, IoT and artificial intelligence, AWE has expanded its portfolio from white goods, kitchen appliances, environment appliances and consumer electronics to include cutting-edge black technologies across the world such as IoT solutions to smart home, smart hardware, voice interaction and image recognition.

Diversified smart products

Smartization is not only a trend, but more importantly, a significant driving force of industry transformation and upgrading. At AWE 2018, traditional home appliance and consumer electronics enterprises are set to bring their new smart products on show, while enterprises committed to IoT, cloud platforms and big data analysis, including Gizwits, UGreen, Qinglianyun, Tuya, Mxchip, Topband, Xlink, Scinan IoT and Napa, are to showcase their smart solutions. Going through ups-and-downs, IoT startups still see AWE as their No. 1 choice. Smart appliance suppliers including Hongyar and Dafeng will also put a heavy weight on AWE.

Along with the development of smart home, smart hardware enterprises spring up, expanding their portfolios from smart bands, drones, self-balancing scooters at early stage to include hot items in earlier 2017 such as smart speakers, smart door locks, smart cameras, etc. With all these products on show, AWE 2018 is going to witness a surge in categories as well as brands alongside its expanded scale.

Artificial intelligence

Artificial intelligence players such as Gizwits, Tuya, Aispeech and Unisound used to focus on user data collection and smart function recommendation. Now, their business scope expands to include image recognition and voice interaction, and both have been broadly applied to brown appliances, white appliances and kitchen appliances.

Smart appliances and smart hardware such as story-telling machines and smart speakers also see the wide use of these two technologies. Aispeech, known for its user-friendly voice interaction technology, has been at AWE for several consecutive years. Releasing its DUI open platform this year, this company’s voice interaction technology has been applied to vehicles, home appliances, robots, story-telling machines, phone assistants etc. It is compatible to third-party contents, and is loaded with a voice language store which boasts its professionalism as No.1 China wide. Capable of in-depth data visualization, personalized settings and zero-threshold operations, it offers technology services and human-machine interaction solutions for developers of IoT, mobile Internet as well as Internet. X1 of Tmall, AI speaker of Mi, smart speaker of Lenovo, and smart rear view mirror of Mi are all embedded with voice interaction technology from Aispeech.

Smart hardware wise, smart door lock will be showcased at AWE alongside smart speakers, smart camera, robot vacuum cleaners, etc. Ksmak, whose fingerprint door lock has been endorsed by CCTV, will share its 21-year long R&D and manufacturing experience with dealers, users as well as media at AWE.

Technology Park

Technology Park, first introduced at AWE in 2017, has drawn all eyes. This year, Technology Park will expand its scale, setting up six zones: Global Cutting-edges, Smart Home, Robot World, Smart Traveling, Sports & Entertainments, and Stars of Tomorrow.

It is learned that this year’s Technology Park will house more than 100 leading enterprises at the frontier of global technology field, including Intel, Dji, Tesla, IngDan, Singulato, Sony and Sogou, and showcase state-of-the-art products including self-driving cars, drones and robots. According to AWE organizing committee, Technology Park will look into the interaction between smart life and human beings from fives perspectives-new ideas, new technologies, new trends, new authorities and new life.

Interested in smart solutions or smart hardware, you can always find suppliers, distributors as well as dealers throughout the supply chain at AWE, which is not an advantage owned by many in this field. AWE 2018 will convene more than 10 events, including Intelligent Space Show, Future Smart Home Design Competition and several forums, offering cutting-edge products to users while bringing together experts to share their wisdom. AWE stays close to the development of the era, evolves with the industry, and always accommodates to consumer needs. By extending its reach into IoT, smart home, mobile communication, real estate property, automotive electronics, visual reality, and artificial intelligence, AWE has taken shape into a smart eco system of the industry with integrated and complementary resources.