Hangzhou, China /October 24, 2018 The “Enjoy Smart Life” Imou Brand Launch Conference was held in Beijing, where industry - experts, Imou primary partners, and user representatives gathered together to witness the launch of Imou and the new brand image it delivers. The conference also demonstrated new AI products and “1+N+X” concept. As a Dahua Technology’s brand for consumer IoT products, Imou is based on the “Dahua Heart of City (HOC)” framework, focusing on a new brand strategy for global market to provide high quality products & services for consumers.
President of Dahua Technology, Mr. Li Ke, gave his opening remarks to the conference, proposing that Imou will be based on the “Dahua Heart of City (HOC)” new smart city framework, which is supported by full-sensing, full-intelligence, full-computing, and full-ecosystem capabilities. It focuses on satisfying a diverse range of user scenarios for the global consumer market, providing values and services to end users together with its partners in the value chain.
At the conference, Ms. Lai Zhen, a senior consulting analyst from iResearch Consulting Shanghai, shared the China IoT and Home Security Industry Report, which particularly points out that “Under the leadership of technologies such as face recognition, intelligent video analytics, and front-end computing capabilities, home security is positioned to be the most promising area to experience a market breakout. Currently, China’s home security market has just taken its first steps, and the “key” for success is to identify the real user needs at different scenarios”
Mr. Xie Yun, Vice President of Hangzhou Huacheng Network Technology Co., Ltd., presented the brand meaning of Imou. As a response to the strategic engagement with global consumer market, as well as the development towards intelligent and connected Home, the brand formerly known as Lechange is upgraded with its new English name, Imou. The name Imou’s core meaning is that it utilizes smart technologies to protect everyone of your home and save the memorable moments of your life, bringing all-round real-time companion and conveying happiness to your beloved ones with your hearts and smiles. The conference also launched a new brand slogan, “Enjoy Smart Life,” which is set to allow everyone enjoys safety, freedom, and happiness in their daily life.
The conference also featured the release of the Imou Cloud “1+N+X” concept, which uses 1 Imou Cloud platform, N-types of application scenarios, and enables third-parties to develop more X-type applications using intelligent analytics based on IoT big data to better satisfy users, make life more convenient, and make business smarter.
The conference also saw the launch of many new heavyweight high-tech products, among which there was the highly anticipated Imou K8 AI Face Recognition Smart Lock - the world’s first to use security industry-level AI face recognition technology to achieve intelligent face-based unlocking, allowing users to bid farewell to keys, free their hands, and enjoy more relaxed lives. In addition, the release of the Imou Wire-Free Security System also received strong attention. With just a 5-hour charge, its camera can last 6 months, “freeing” the camera and allowing it to realize “full wire-free” operation, thus providing users with increased convenience.
At the conference, Imou held a brand launch ceremony, in which Dahua President, Mr. Li Ke, Dahua Vice President, Mr. Ying Yong, Director of Industry Research at iResearch Consulting Shanghai, Mr. Xu Fanlei, and top-performing partner representative Mr. Zhang Jingquan were in attendance to kick off the event. Imou partners and fans witnessed this shining moment together.
The successful convening of the “Enjoy Smart Life” Imou brand launch conference represents Imou as Dahua Technology’s consumer brand, which caters to the global consumer smart IoT market with Imou Cloud, intelligent hardware, and intelligent technologies as its core. In addition to providing user scenario-focused smart IoT services to homes, shops, and SMBs, the system also provides open cloud capabilities to allow third-party application developers to explore more scenario-based applications, aiming for strong partnership in creating smart IoT ecosystem.
During the final media interview segment, questions were asked about the Imou brand strategy, domestic and overseas business development, industry applications, and other areas. The Imou management team, Hangzhou Hangzhou Huacheng Network Technology Co., Ltd.’s Deputy General Manager, Mr. Xie Yun, Marketing Director, Mr. Wang Yanbo, Overseas Business Director, Mr. Chen Le, took the stage to answer questions. In the future, Imou is committed to using lastest smart technologies to bring more surprises to our lives.