Although it is widely known for its smartphones (accused in some cases of plagiarizing other brands), the catalogue of products of Xiaomi together all types of devices, from patinetes a
This has led him to achieve the largest platform for IoT in the world, above companies like Amazon, Apple or Google. But now he wants to give a step further in its process of expansion and is preparing a strategic cooperation agreement with IKEA that will be announced officially tomorrow.
An agreement focused on the connected home
The news, powerful given the volume of both companies, has jumped on the channel Telegram of MIUI.is: the president of Xiaomi, Lei Jun, will announce tomorrow officially a strategic alliance between Xiaomi, one of the tech giants of the current scene, and IKEA, the famous Swedish manufacturer of muebles and
the announcement of The cooperation agreement between the two entities, it will occur tomorrow, during the World Conference on Artificial Intelligence (MIDC 2018) that Xiaomi will be held during the next two days in Shanghai and that, according to the event program, will have a mysterious guest (which is not to deny that it is Jesper Brodin, CEO of IKEA).
Although there is no known more details, everything seems to indicate that the alliance is related to the platforms IoT (Internet of Things) of both companies, that are based on the same open protocol wireless communication (ZigBee). This news has caused a flurry of speculation: will we Be able to buy devices from Xiaomi in IKEA stores? How will the chinese manufacturer to create, from now products home automation of the multinational Swedish? Will we see special editions or exclusive?
Tomorrow we will leave doubts. What is clear is that this strategic cooperation agreement implies a new chapter in the expansion process that is being conducted by Xiaomi (opening shops all over the world) and in which IKEA has a great experience.
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The news Xiaomi prepares a strategic agreement with IKEA to continue with its expansion process was originally published in Xataka Android by Laura Sexton .
November 28, 2018
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