After its success in the smartphone industry, Shenzhen, China-based smartphone maker OnePlus, is now looking to discover the Internet of Things (IoT) industry and broaden offline retail stores.
In a recent report, OnePlus mentioned that it’s planning to aggressively expand its presence offline and develop new categories of IoT products. However, other than its IoT-powered smart TV, the details of other products weren’t disclosed by the company.
Additionally, during the launch of its flagship product, the OnePlus TV Q1 Pro in September 2019, the corporate had stated that it believes their smart TV will probably be a vital step towards enabling OnePlus’s IoT journey in terms of interconnectivity and creating intelligent home gadgets in the future.
Today, the IoT industry is picking up a pace as smartphone makers are introducing some new products and experiences. The businesses such as OnePlus, Samsung, Xiaomi, and other manufacturers are already trying to set foot in the IoT field, with plans to revamp retail expertise as well as introducing new merchandise in this category.
It’s projected that there will be over 30 Bn IoT devices energetic around the world by 2020. The IoT ecosystem for consumers consists of products equivalent to smartwatches, AR units, trackers and home surveillance, smart bulbs, smart switches, and a lot more.
Along with this, industries such as power management, healthcare, logistics, fin-tech, manufacturing, and agritech have further been focussing on IoT for automation, monitoring, surveillance, and seamless connectivity.