2020年5月20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《2020H1中国在线教育数据调研及典型企业案例研究报告》。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，对在线教育行业、行业细分领域（如K12、职业培训、少儿英语、素质教育等）进行宏观把控和商业模式分析，对VIPKID、编程猫、中公教育等典型企业的分析，并且结合用户行为和消费心理，判断2020-2021年中国在线教育行业的发展趋势。艾媒咨询分析师认为，2020年的新冠疫情为在线教育带来了新的活力，预计2020年中国在线教育用户将达到3.09亿人。后续随着中国各地陆续复课，在线教育的用户数量将有所回落，因此，如何保持用户留存率等问题是在线教育企业应当关注的。
The new crown outbreak has brought some benefits to online education, but it has also increased competition in the industry. iiMedia Research believe that the domestic online education industry is about to enter the knockout stage, many enterprises, especially small and medium-sized enterprises are facing an existential crisis. How to make use of the current situation, improve the retention rate of enterprises, promote enterprise products out to sea is an important issue facing the development of the industry.
应对疫情停课不停学，推迟返校时间是避免疫情进一步扩大的有效措施，iiMedia Research（艾媒咨询）数据显示，51.1%的受访者赞成疫情期间线上教育，54.5%的受访者赞成疫情期间停课不停学。而在线教学中，如何有效达到教学质量以及监督学生完成教学任务，则成为了社会关注热点。iiMedia Research（艾媒咨询）数据显示，60.0%的受访者没有时间监督孩子进行线上教育，48.5%的受访者认为疫情期间线上教育学生注意力容易分散，39.6%的受访者认为线上教育教学质量不高，55.3%的受访者认为疫情期间，线上教育的预期效果比在学校学习效果差。如何解决这些线上教育的劣势，是在线教育进行持续发展需要解决的问题。
It is an effective measure to avoid further expansion of the epidemic to stop school and postpone the time of returning to school. According to the data of iiMedia Research, 51.1% of the respondents approve of online education during the epidemic, and 54.5% of the respondents approve of school suspension during the epidemic. In online teaching, how to effectively achieve teaching quality and supervise students to complete teaching tasks has become a hot topic of social concern. According to the data of iiMedia Research, 60.0% of the respondents did not have time to supervise their children's online education, 48.5% of the respondents thought that students' attention was easily distracted during the epidemic, 39.6% of the respondents thought that the quality of online education and teaching was not high, and 55.3% of the respondents thought that the expected effect of online education during the epidemic was worse than that of learning in school. How to solve the disadvantages of online education is a problem that needs to be solved in the sustainable development of online education.
With the rapid development of Internet technology, increasing social attention to education, and continuous improvement in economic levels, the online education industry continues to grow. According to iiMedia Research, the number of online education users in China will reach 309 million in 2020, and the market size will reach 453.8 billion yuan. In the survey of online education, 34.5% of users said they had a certain understanding of K12 online education. 38.1% of users believed that the combination of teaching and explanation links was closely related to technology. 44.8% of users said that they continued to wait and see the prospects of online quality education development. Thinking and programming online quality education were most recognized by users, accounting for 37.2%. iiMedia Consulting analysts believe that due to the favorable policies, strengthened social education awareness and the pressure of primary and secondary school students to enter the higher education, the future demand for K12 online education market will continue to increase. With the strengthening of parents' education consciousness in 80s and 90s, the demand for quality education will become more urgent.
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.