BEIJING, China, November 28 2018 — Global technology leader Xiaomi today announced at its annual MIDC conference a strategic partnership with IKEA. IKEA’s full range of smart lighting products will be connected to Xiaomi’s IoT platform starting this December in China. This marks the first time IKEA has partnered with a Chinese technology company.
A pioneer in AI and Internet of Things (IoT), Xiaomi IoT platform has connected more than 132 million smart devices (excluding mobile phones and laptops), and has more than 20 million daily active devices in more than 200 countries and regions around the world, as of September 30. This is according to data released at the conference by Lei Jun, Founder, Chairman and CEO of Xiaomi Corporation. Xiaomi Xiao Ai voice assistant has cumulatively been activated on about 100 million devices, with monthly active users exceeding 34 million and cumulative wake-up times exceeding 8 billion.