Recently, Jing Kun, vice president of Baidu group and general manager of Baidu intelligent life business group (SLG), shared with the media the latest development of Baidu's AI hardware brand Xiaodu in the first half of 2020, and also conveyed to the outside world his thoughts on the intelligent voice assistant and intelligent speaker industry and his prediction of the future development trend.
Jing Kun thinks,
He said that in 2020, Xiaodu has released four new products, namely, the small education intelligent screen focusing on children's education, the small smart screen air, which covers more family scenes and reduces the threshold of intelligent speaker with screen, and the small smart speaker 2 Infrared version equipped with the first Honghu chip developed by Baidu for far-field voice interaction.
The second is to break the circle in the scene. In the past, smart speakers and smart screens focused on family scenes, and in the second half of the year, they will focus on breaking through the family scene. For example, a small voice car holder, users with mobile phones can carry out voice interactive experience in the car scene. Jing Kun also revealed that the new products with small scene breaking are expected to meet with you in the second half of the year.
For the new observation of the industry, Jing Kun told reporters that the causes of the epidemic have greatly changed users' habits of using speakers. For example, they obviously saw the increase in the number of users during the epidemic, especially for the elderly and children. And smart speakers are competing for time with other entertainment devices in the home.
And he confessed,