Service Industries - Highlight
27 June 2017
Smart cities are a growing trend around the world. In Hong Kong, there are also a number of start-ups focusing on developing smart city and smart home solutions. Accosys has developed an artificial intelligence (AI) concierge, which brings AI on the frontline of a brand communicating directly with the customer. Another company, GL Technologies specialises in wifi enabled smart routers and gateways to create smart homes and smart offices.
Consumers’ Appetites for Audio-visual Products on the Rise: The Spring 2017 Hong Kong Electronics Fair Survey
With the electronics market remaining optimistic, audio-visual and digital entertainment items will be the products worth noting, according to the survey at the Hong Kong Electronics Fair 2017 (Spring Edition). Consumer electronics continue to be the items with the best growth prospects in 2017. Smart watches remain the products with the greatest potential among wearable electronic items while smart home applications also appears promising.
Despite disappointment at the lack of Chinese films making the cut at this year's Cannes Film Festival, Hong Kong moviemakers were doing brisk business in terms of global sales, while Netflix was proving to be the event's bête noire.