With the rapid development of mobile Internet, the scale of China's mobile search users exceeded 700 million in 2019. Driven by the COVID-19 in 2020, mobile Internet penetration will accelerate, and the scale is expected to reach 754 million. As the data of iiMedia Research showed, search engines, social platforms, and e-commerce platforms are the top three channels for interviewed netizens to obtain information, accounting for 69.6%, 49.0%, and 35.3%, respectively. 78.4% of the interviewed netizens said that they would think of mobile search engines as soon as they searched for information so they have a strong dependence on mobile search. For mobile search modes, the most common mobile search mode used by interviewed users is text search, accounting for 72.6%. With the maturity of AI technology and the deepening of usage habits, the interviewed users who use voice search and image search accounted for 44.4% and 20.8% respectively. In the future, the demand for mobile search will show diversified and professional development, and the application of AI technology will become the main force of the market. The competition of mobile search market will continue to escalate, and the head market will maintain a market structure of “one super strong, many stronger” in the medium and long term.
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.
iiMedia Research（艾媒咨询）数据显示，2020年2月新春复工期间，中国有超过1800万家企业采用线上远程办公模式， 共计超过3亿人使用在线办公应用。受疫情等突发事件影响，中国在线办公需求显著提升。疫情催化在线办公需求短期提升，但长期使用粘性有待加强，在线办公仍需突破当前发展难点。艾媒咨询分析师认为，在完善的网络基础资源、云计算等技术发展以及协同办公等需求提升下，疫情危机将倒逼在线办公行业突破障碍，借数字化转型东风，有望实现常态化发展。在线办公的常态化发展，将加速企业数字化转型进程，并推进办公场景的进一步拓展以及新型雇佣方式的兴起。2019年中国智能移动办公市场规模达到288亿元，随着在线办公需求增长及用户习惯养成，智能移动办公市场将更快速发展，预计2020年将达到449亿元。
According to iiMedia Research, more than 18 million enterprises in China adopted the online telecommuting mode during the Spring Festival return to work in February 2020, and more than 300 million people in total used online office applications. Affected by the outbreak and other emergencies, online office demand in China has increased significantly. Epidemic situation catalyzes the short-term increase of online office demand, but the long-term use of stickiness to be strengthened, online office still needs to break through the current development difficulties. Imedia consulting analysts believe that the epidemic crisis will force the online office industry to break through barriers and realize normal development by virtue of digital transformation under the improved network basic resources, cloud computing and other technological development as well as the demand for collaborative office. The normal development of online office will accelerate the process of digital transformation of enterprises, and further expand the office scene and the rise of new employment methods. In 2019, the smart mobile office market in China reached 28.8 billion yuan. With the growth of online office demand and the formation of user habits, the smart mobile office market will develop more rapidly, and is expected to reach 44.9 billion yuan in 2020.
Under the background of consumers’ increasing health awareness and the development of harm reducing tobacco industry, the scale of China's e-cigarette users is expanding year by year. In 2019, the market size was 78.6 billion yuan, an increase of 26.6% compared with 2018. As the data of iiMedia Research showed, 40% of the respondents did not form the habit of using e-cigarettes, and nearly 30% of the e-cigarette users were only in an attitude of trying to buy e-cigarettes at a low price, indicating that the penetration rate of China's e-cigarette market is still low and a stable consumer group has not been formed yet . Therefore, there is a certain development space in the industry. However, with the online regulatory ban, the online sales channels of e-cigarettes have been blocked. In order to expand the market, businesses have to turn to offline layout. Due to the unclear trend of relevant national policies and the competitive pressure from state-owned enterprises, the prospect of China's e-cigarette industry is not clear in the future, but it is expected to become a good development opportunity for enterprises to open up the international market through product export in the future.
As the data of iiMedia Research showed, during the epidemic, the network enthusiasm of the intelligent manufacturing industry maintained a high level, showing strong growth potential. Intelligent manufacturing uses unmanned, intelligent technical support and product systems to help China ’s daily output of masks reach 100 million yuan; robots can not only help medical staff to relieve the pressure on hospital staff, but also help enterprises resume work and resume production while ensuring production safety and efficiency; The Industrial Cloud also has outstanding performance in assisting the supply and demand matching of epidemic-related materials, cloud office, and building an epidemic prevention and control system. According to Ai Media data, the network reputation of "smart manufacturing" during the epidemic period reached 78.5, and the performance of the intelligent manufacturing epidemic has established public confidence. Over 50% of netizens said that they have improved their attitudes to the industry's prospects. The strong vitality exhibited by intelligent manufacturing during the epidemic will accelerate the development of "Made in China" towards "Chinese Intelligent Manufacturing".
iiMedia Research(艾媒咨询)数据显示，中国智能硬件市场规模大，增长迅速，2020年市场规模预计达到10767.0亿元。随着居民人均收入和人均支出的提高、消费主力人群的变化，对智能产品的消费需求日益增加。智能家居，消费电子及智能交通等细分领域都得到了较快发展，iiMedia Research(艾媒咨询)数据显示，中国智能家居2020年市场规模预计达到1820亿元，中国可穿戴设备出货量2020年预计突破1亿件，2035年全球智能汽车规模预计将达到1180万辆。目前，消费电子领域成长型产业整体渗透率不高，潜在用户规模大，发展前景广阔，将成为智能硬件行业新的增长点。
As the data of iiMedia Research showed, the scale of intelligent hardware market in China is large and growing rapidly，which is expected to reach 1.0767 trillion yuan in 2020. With the increase in pre capital income and expenditure of residents, the changes in the main consumer groups, consumer have more demand for intelligent product. Intelligent home equipment, consumer electronics and intelligent transportation have achieved rapid development. As the data of iiMedia Research shows that, the scale of intelligent home equipment market in China is expected to reach 182 billion yuan in 2020，the shipment of wearable device will exceed 100 million in 2020，the scale of global intelligent vehicle is expected to reach 11.8 million in 2035. At present, the overall penetration rate of growth industries in the field of consumer electronics is not high, the scale of potential users is large, and the development prospect is broad, which will become a new growth point for the intelligent hardware industry of China.
iiMedia Research（艾媒咨询）数据显示，预计到2020年，中国TWS无线耳机销量将超三千万件，虽然受疫情影响，2020年市场销售规模增长将全面降速，但基于整体市场初步的发展阶段，销售量仍将维持正向增长，市场前景普遍受看好。同时，包括智能终端无孔化趋势、蓝牙技术、芯片技术的不断提升，也将进一步加快TWS无线耳机的产品普及。另外，根据iiMedia Research（艾媒咨询）数据显示，41.8%的受访受访者能够接受500元以下的TWS无线耳机价格， TWS无线耳机中低端市场仍有较大用户群可挖掘。
According to the data of iiMedia Research, it is estimated that by 2020, the sales volume of TWS wireless earphones in China will exceed 30 million. Although affected by the epidemic situation, the growth of the market sales scale in 2020 will be slowed down in an all-round way, based on the preliminary development stage of the overall market, the sales volume will maintain a positive growth and the market prospect will be generally optimistic. At the same time, it will further accelerate the popularization of TWS wireless earphone products, including the trend of smart terminal non porous, the continuous improvement of Bluetooth technology and chip technology. In addition, according to the data of iiMedia Research, 41.8% of the respondents can accept the price of TWS wireless earphone below 500 yuan. There is still a large user group in the middle and low-end market of TWS wireless earphone.
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.
According to the National Bureau of Statistics, national offline retail sales accounted for 75.3 percent of the total retail sales in 2019Q1-Q3, which shows the enormous commercial value of the offline retail market. However, the users’ demand is scattered and the retail scene is complex offline. With the help of technology-driven innovations, smart LBS services have emerged. Through using the perception of the scene and big data, smart LBS services can match relevant services with the need of users, to accurately meets the personalized needs of consumers.In 2019, Suning, Tmall and other businesses have equipped themselves with smart LBS services, and many system-level scene AI servicers, such as “Clickwifi”, have also emerged.The commercial value of smart LBS services, such as precise touch, data support and users’ experience upgrading, has been further developed. iiMedia consulting analysts believe that in the future, with the popularity of 5G, AI and other innovations, smart terminals such as mobile phones will provide users with a variety of smart services in the field of retail, urban construction, etc., and the development potential of smart LBS services market is tremendous.
According to the data of iiMedia research, as of August 2019, the number of blockchain projects promoted by governments around the world has reached 154, and the cumulative investment and financing scale of the global blockchain industry has reached US $10.369 billion. After ten years of development, blockchain technology has been applied in many fields, such as finance, government affairs, medical treatment, industrial manufacturing and so on, and the society's understanding of the value and applicable scenarios of blockchain has been constantly improved. The specific performance is that industrial capital returns to rationality, governments of all countries pay more attention to it, and the industry gradually moves from the barbaric growth stage to the standardized and orderly development stage. Although the blockchain industry has a broad prospect, but limited by the industry technology standard system that has not yet formed, the application and promotion of blockchain technology are subject to many restrictions. iiMedia consulting analysts believe that as the key technology of the next generation of Internet, governments and giant enterprises will increase efforts to layout the research and application of blockchain, and the competition for the right to formulate industry standards tends to be fierce. China has a good development foundation in the field of blockchain, and the number of related patent applications ranks first in the world. With the further liberalization of policies, China's blockchain industry will usher in a stage of rapid development, and it is expected to step into the first echelon of global blockchain industry in an all-round way.