China's artificial intelligence industry started in the late 1970s. Under the influence of various factors, such as the continuous maturity of technology, the continuous promotion of policies, and the continuous increase of enterprise labor costs, the artificial intelligence industry has developed rapidly. As the data of iiMedia Research showed, after 2000, the scale of artificial intelligence core industry has entered a period of rapid growth. It is estimated that the scale of artificial intelligence core industry will reach 150 billion yuan in 2020 and 400 billion yuan in 2025. The number of artificial intelligence patents has increased steadily. After 2015, artificial intelligence has gradually become a national strategy and become one of the "New Infrastructure" industries. At the same time, artificial intelligence is gradually landing in many industries, such as finance, security, smart home, medical treatment, entertainment and so on, and presents a trend of complex and comprehensive application. In the future, brain computer interaction technology, as one of the cutting-edge technologies of artificial intelligence, will significantly improve the bandwidth of human-computer interaction and the response speed of equipment. At the same time, relying on its unique brain wave induction technology, it will provide new content for the application of artificial intelligence, and promote the commercialization process of artificial intelligence in many industries.
According to data from iiMedia Research, the scale of China’s AI chip market in 2019 is about 11.55 billion yuan. Driven by the popularization of 5G commercial use, policies, and technology, AI chips are expected to be used in cloud computing, security, and consumer electronics. Robotics and other fields achieve large-scale commercial use, and the AI chip market is expected to reach 43.68 billion yuan in 2021. However, with the accelerated popularization of artificial intelligence technology, downstream application fields have higher and higher requirements for AI computing power and energy consumption. The bottleneck of traditional Von Neumann architecture chips has gradually emerged, and AI chip will develop towards the integration of storage and computing. iiMedia Consulting analysts believe that although the development prospects of the storage-computing integrated AI chip are widely recognized, the overall development is still in the initial stage. From the realization of the integrated design of computing and storage, to the implementation of technology, mass production, and large-scale commercial use, there is still a long stage. Companies that can take the lead in achieving technological and product breakthroughs will be more easily supported by capital, talent, and the market.
5G smartphone rapidly expand its discourse power in the market in 2020. YTD 5G smartphone shipments were 77.508 million units, represented 44.2% of the total shipment. The total number of new models were 119, accounting for 46.5% of the total new models. Comparatively, total 5G smartphone shipments and new models released in 2019 were 13.769 million and 35. The main reason for the increase of 5G mobile smartphone market penetration is that the major manufacturers turn to compete in the 5G market when they released the new products, which led to consumers’ passively acceptance 5G smartphone. As the data of iiMedia Research showed, 41.6% of the interviewees purchased 5G smartphone because of the normal replacement of the mobile phones. However, 73.3% of non-5G smartphone users think that it is not necessary for the public to buy 5G smartphone at this stage. At present, 5G mobile smartphone do not show obvious advantages over other mainstream smartphones. On the contrary, the high traffic pricing of 5G smartphone and the lack of commercial cities make the replacement of 5G smartphone with low cost performance, and thus hinder its market popularization. In the future, only by standing from the demand side, reflecting the advantages of 5G in communication transmission in smartphones, and developing killer application that can only rely on 5G smartphones, can we accelerate its popularization.
The market scale of China's Artificial Intelligence industry has been expanding continuously since 2015. With the tilt of national policies and the development of related basic technologies such as 5G communication and new infrastructure, artificial intelligence has entered the stage of explosive growth. In 2020, the market size of the core industry of the Artificial Intelligence industry is expected to exceed 150 billion yuan, with a growth rate of 26.2%. In the next 15 years, the market size of the core industry is also expected to grow steadily, and by 2030, the market size of the core industry is expected to exceed 1 trillion yuan. With the continuous investment in new infrastructure, the development prospect of the high-tech industry is getting better. By the end of 2019, the number of high-tech industries has increased rapidly, exceeding 215,000. At present, China's urbanization level and information construction are constantly improving and accelerating, providing a good social environment for the development of Artificial Intelligence. The Artificial Intelligence industry has gradually entered a new stage of mature development. At the same time, the capital has gradually returned to rationality, and the attention to the artificial intelligence industry will change from hot concept to application and implementation. With the release and landing of a series of policy signals on new government infrastructure, the development of Artificial Intelligence has ushered in a new dividend, triggering a new round of industrial upgrading revolution. In the future, enterprises with the capability of low-level technological innovation and implementation will be more valued and favored by capital.
Driven by factors such as favorable policies, a sharp increase in demand, and the launch of 5G, the market size of China's AI industry continues to expand. The core industry market size will reach 150 billion yuan in 2020, and development will move from the standardized stage to the professional stage with broad market prospects.iiMedia Consulting analysts believe that with the maturity of the technology and the layout of the platform, the future market development potential will continue to expand. Besides, AI data services will be used in a variety of practical areas, such as medical, financial, new retail and security.With the continuous integration of AI and traditional industries and the development of 5G, data types will become more diversified. In addition, more and more enterprises will put forward higher requirements for accuracy as scenarios are customized and upgraded, prompting AI data service transfer from extensive methods to refined methods.The increasing improvement of the AI data service industry chain has led to increasingly fierce competition. Therefore, the technological upgrading of data services will become the focus of competition, which to a large extent will directly affect the competitive position of data service providers in the market.
With the development of new infrastructure, artificial intelligence is accelerating two-way empowerment and in-depth collaboration with emerging technologies such as big data, cloud computing, 5G and the Internet of Things. The process of technology commercialization is gradually accelerating. As the data showed, the scale of China's core artificial intelligence industry exceeded 51 billion yuan in 2019 and is expected to exceed 1 trillion yuan in 2030. iiMedia consulting analysts believe that the launch of the new infrastructure strategy in 2020 will facilitate the full industrialization of artificial intelligence from policy resources, technology ecology, application scenarios and other aspects. The scale of core industries will continue to grow strongly. Artificial intelligence rapidly expands in both horizontal and vertica. Artificial intelligence enterprises booms in related fields. But opportunities often come with challenges, such as data security, privacy protection, process supervision and other issues can not be ignored. iiMedia consulting analysts believe that technology is a double-edged sword, which requires a supporting regulatory system to ensure the sustainable and healthy development of related industries. The improvement of the market's risk sensitivity will accelerate the introduction of relevant governance systems.
随着中国企业对SaaS服务需求不断扩大，中国市场涌现一批新兴的SaaS 企业。在疫情的催化下，进一步加速SaaS业务在垂直领域的发展。iiMedia Research（艾媒咨询）数据显示，2019年中国业务垂直型SaaS市场规模持续增长，CRM和ERP SaaS市场规模分别达到36.9亿元、30.2亿元，位居行业前列。艾媒咨询分析师认为，随着移动互联网的发展和企业主体的扩张，行业垂直型和云端商业模式SaaS企业发展加快，短视频、直播电商及小程序等新兴渠道的兴起也为企业服务SaaS行业带来新的发展机遇。
As Chinese companies' demand for SaaS services continues to expand, a number of emerging SaaS companies have emerged in the Chinese market. Catalyzed by the epidemic, further accelerate the development of SaaS business in vertical fields. As the data of iiMedia Research showed, the scale of China's business vertical SaaS market continued to grow in 2019, with the CRM and ERP SaaS market reaching 3.69 billion yuan and 3.02 billion yuan respectively, ranking the top in the industry. iiMedia Consulting analysts believe that with the development of the mobile Internet and the expansion of business entities, the development of industry vertical and cloud business models SaaS companies has accelerated, and the emergence of emerging channels such as short videos, live broadcast e-commerce, and small programs also serve SaaS companies. The industry brings new development opportunities.
2020年6月3日，全球知名的新经济产业第三方数据挖掘和分析机构iiMedia Research(艾媒咨询) 发布《2020中国智能音箱产业及产品竞争力评价分析报告》。报告根据艾媒数据中心、艾媒咨询商业情报数据库、艾媒商情舆情数据监测系统基础数据，对在智能音箱的行业发展进行分析，结合全球智能音箱的发展情况以及中国智能音箱的发展情况进行深度分析，并且针对百度小度、天猫精灵等产品进行深度分析，判断2020-2021年智能音箱行业的发展趋势。iiMedia Research(艾媒咨询)数据显示，预计2022年全球智能音箱供应市场收入将达到278亿美元，比2018年增长135.6%。智能音箱厂商开始布局多样化的产品矩阵，以满足不同用户群体需求，但是各矩阵产品定位还不是很清晰，功能同质化较高。
According to iiMedia Research, global smart speaker shipments in the first quarter of 2019 were 20.7 million units, with U.S. shipments still leading the way, accounting for 51.2% of the global total, and China shipped 5.0 million units, up 177.8 percent year-on-year. Ai media consulting analysts believe that smart speakers in 2020 to become a popular industry, China's smart speaker industry is in the rapid development stage, smart speakers out to sea has become the current typical model.
Affected by the epidemic, Internet plus cultural consumption has been on the rise, boosting the social awareness of cloud games. According to the data of iiMedia research, 70.7% of the Internet users interviewed who have some knowledge of cloud games have experience, and more than 70% of them will choose to play again after the first experience. However, the frequency and duration of cloud game users are still in the initial stage currently, and the payment conversion rate, payment amount and willingness level are low, and 43.7% of the Internet users interviewed hope to extend the free experience time of the game. iiMedia consulting analysts believe that although the new crown epidemic accelerated the public's understanding of cloud concept, cloud games are still in the initial stage of development. How to improve the content and experience, improve user stickiness and pay conversion rate will become the focus of attention.
China's artificial intelligence industry is growing rapidly. It is expected that the scale of China's artificial intelligence core industry will exceed 100 billion yuan in 2030. The deposition of data, the optimization of algorithms, and the enhancement of computing power have laid a solid foundation for the commercial application of artificial intelligence technology. More and more traditional industries rely on artificial intelligence technology for transformation and upgrading, and they have attracted widespread attention. According to iiMedia Research data, the integrated development of artificial intelligence and finance, security, medical care, education and other fields has become the focus of attention of the public. 37.8% of the respondents said they knew the application of artificial intelligence in the financial field best; 39.3 % Of the respondents are most looking forward to the application of artificial intelligence in the medical field; 66.8% of the respondents are optimistic about the future development of artificial intelligence. iiMedia Consulting analysts believe that with the continuous improvement of the segmentation and specialization of the artificial intelligence field, the commercialization of artificial intelligence will accelerate, but the information security risks and ethical issues brought about by rapid development cannot be ignored.