Electronic Enthusiast Network Report (Text/Editorial Department) Innovation has no boundaries and demands are endless. In 2021, another complete natural year accompanied by the epidemic, global electronic technology has not stopped, mature products have become more sophisticated, and innovative products have begun to take shape. When the clock passes through 24:00 on December 31, 2021, 2022 will officially start.
One yuan starts again, everything is updated, and the editorial department of Electronic Fancier.com released the “Top Ten Popular Terminal Predictions in 2022”, bringing new trends to the development of the electronic information industry.
Top 10 Popular Terminal XR Devices
“Metaverse” has become the focus of attention of the whole people in just half a year. Although everyone knows little about Metaverse, and even the major manufacturers can only give a vague concept, after the overwhelming publicity, it seems that everyone has become “Metaverse expert”, whoever read a few related articles, can always chat and laugh happily on the topic of Metaverse after dinner.
Of course, the XR industry may be the biggest beneficiary of the metaverse concept under the vigorous promotion of capital. To put it simply, XR is the general term for immersive technologies such as VR/AR/MR, and from the current general understanding, the development path of the lowest level of the Metaverse is inseparable from the improvement of XR technology.
In terms of application, driven by the concept of the metaverse in 2021, various online VR concerts, industry conferences, and metaverse games emerge in endlessly. The point is that game companies will have greater motivation to develop XR games. In the future, a real killer XR game will appear, which will force the technology upgrade of XR equipment, including the improvement of parameters such as field of view, resolution, and delay. . Of course, for XR hardware, a large amount of capital will enter the market in 2021, and XR terminal manufacturers will definitely increase their investment in marketing and research and development in 2022. We have reason to believe that in 2022, XR equipment will take the lead in ushering in a round of industry standard changes, and cheaper and more powerful products will be launched on the market.
Smart Helmets of Top Ten Popular Terminals
In November 2021, a smart helmet put on the shelves of Huawei Mall caused a lot of discussion. This smart helmet called Helmetphone BH51M Neo is priced as high as 1,080 yuan, and its biggest highlight is the access to the Hongmeng ecology, which can be connected with a touch of the phone. The helmet itself not only has an intelligent lighting system to ensure the safety of riding at night, but also supports Bluetooth calls and fall alarms.
In fact, the concept of smart helmets did not only exist in 2021. Leaving aside the military field, consumer smart helmet products actually had many crowdfunding projects in Europe and the United States in 2015. At that time, some products even featured AR functions, similar to Google Glass. Display navigation, weather, schedule and other information on the helmet.
At present, smart helmets are used in many industries, such as public security, railways, engineering and other fields, with security alarms, video recording, and other functions. However, judging from the current market demand, video creation may be an important function of smart helmets in 2022. Smart helmets on the consumer side may emerge with video recording, with functions such as recording motorcycles or bicycles and shooting first-person-view videos of sports.
New energy scooter among ten popular terminals
Nowadays, people’s living conditions are getting better and better, and automobile products have entered the homes of ordinary people just like mobile phones and computers. For most people, a car is just a means of transportation, and the performance requirements are not so high. In recent years, with the development of new energy vehicles, low-cost scooters are rapidly becoming popular.
Source: Wuling Hongguang
Due to the characteristics of new energy, cars no longer need to be equipped with complex fuel engines, but instead use more economical and affordable electric drive devices, which also makes many low-voltage new energy vehicles possible. For example, Wuling Hongguang MINI EV, Chery QQ ice cream, and Changan New Energy’s Benben series are all low-priced scooters with a price of around 50,000 yuan.
In terms of sales, the 2021 Wuling Hongguang MINI EV has long been at the top of the new energy vehicle sales list, which is enough to prove that people’s demand for cars has become more pragmatic. New energy scooters will become a more important category of new energy vehicles in 2022.
Smart Home Lighting of Top Ten Popular Terminals
As people spend more and more time at home in recent years, the requirements for the home environment are also getting higher and higher. This has also led to the popularity of smart homes, and it is the smart lighting system that best reflects smart home products. Although the smart lighting market has existed for many years, after years of accumulation, the relevant technologies have made great progress, and it is well-deserved to be selected as the top ten popular terminal products in 2022.
Source: Lumi Lianchuang
There are many types of smart lighting, but their common characteristics have not changed significantly. The most important thing about intelligent lighting is that it is convenient and fast, and can be remotely controlled, timed switch, and intelligent sensing; in addition, the intelligent lighting system can automatically adjust the brightness of the light in the space through sensors, effectively combining with natural light, which not only ensures sufficient illumination, but also realizes Energy saving and environmental protection.
While automatically adjusting the brightness of the light, it also greatly improves the lighting quality, thus promoting the work, study and life of consumers. On the other hand, intelligent lighting can significantly improve the service life of lamps. By automatically adjusting current and voltage fluctuations, intelligent lighting can extend the service life of lamps by about 3 times. It can not only improve the user experience, but also reduce costs and increase the service life of lamps. This is also the key to why smart home lighting is selected.
Portable charging treasure of ten popular technologies
The penetration of new energy vehicles is accelerating in 2021, but it has to be said that “mileage anxiety” is still a major obstacle to the popularization of new energy vehicles. During holidays, “a hard to find” almost appears in the circle of friends of most new energy vehicle owners Had similar complaints. The more serious situation is in winter. According to the low-temperature mileage performance statistics of new energy vehicles recently released by CCRT, almost all mainstream models will have a 30%-40% reduction in battery life in low temperature conditions.
When charging piles and battery replacement methods are still unable to meet the needs of car owners, charging treasures that have exploded on mobile phones are expected to become the third solution in the field of new energy vehicles. Judging from the current product form, this new type of portable charging device looks like a suitcase, and it can also be placed in the trunk of a car like a suitcase for emergencies.
Judging from the status quo of the new energy vehicle power bank industry, the current device can bring 20-30 kilometers of extra mileage to the car, and the charging time is about 20-30 minutes. According to relevant statistics, as of the end of June 2021, the number of new energy vehicles in the country has reached 6.03 million, the cumulative number of charging piles in the country is 2.253 million, and the ratio of vehicles to piles is about 2.68 to 1. Except for a few developed cities, charging new energy vehicles is difficult in many places. In 2022, rental power banks are expected to evolve into a new large-scale business model.
Top 10 Popular Terminals: Folding Screen Phones
At the 2019 World MWC Conference, folding screen mobile phones appeared intensively. The development of folding screen mobile phones in 2020 is relatively dull, but in the second half of 2021, folding screen mobile phones will once again become the focus of the mobile phone industry. Huawei P50 Pocket, OPPO Find N, Samsung Galaxy Z series folding screen The release of the mobile phone has attracted widespread attention.
It can be seen from the dismantling video and the comparison of multiple generations of products that the current folding screen mobile phone has formed a relatively mature solution in key links such as the screen, hinge, battery, and glass. The new machine can also be seen that the manufacturer attaches great importance to it.
In 2022, folding screen mobile phones are expected to usher in a greater explosion. First of all, consumers are expected to have more brand choices, and most manufacturers will have a folding screen device at the flagship level; secondly, the price of folding screen mobile phones is expected to drop again as the industry chain matures, and the price is close to the high-end Android The price of flagship mobile phones makes consumers no longer be persuaded by the price. These advancements include more mature hinge solutions and higher product yields.
Transparent advertising screen of ten popular terminals
On the occasion of Xiaomi’s 10th anniversary in 2020, Xiaomi Transparent TV was officially released as the second ultra-high-end product of the Xiaomi TV Master series. The price of this TV with a whole transparent OLED self-luminous screen is also as high as 49,999 yuan.
In fact, in 2019, LG has already started to commercialize transparent OLED panels, which are mainly used in commercial signs and advertising. Although transparent TVs are still not popular due to issues such as price and product yield, transparent screens have indeed found a larger commercialization scenario-transparent advertising screens, which are expected to replace high-end places such as airports, 4S stores, chain store windows and shopping malls Traditional advertising screen.
From the screen material point of view, most of the advertising screens are LED transparent screens. This material has the advantages of convenient installation, high permeability, thin and beautiful, and the price is relatively cheap. It can be perfectly integrated with the window and glass curtain wall. LED transparent screens can also reduce urban light pollution, and save energy by more than 30% compared with conventional LED screens, helping to achieve energy saving and emission reduction.
At the same time, with the outbreak of new retail, the application scenarios of this transparent advertising screen will be more abundant, creating a new incremental market for LED displays.
Top 10 Popular Terminals: Cloud Gaming Hardware
Cloud games are not a new concept. Cloud games have appeared in China a long time ago, but in 2021, this industry will usher in a large-scale explosion. According to the market research organization Newzoo’s review and analysis of the key data of the 2021 global game market and important events in the industry, the revenue of cloud games in 2021 will reach 16.46 billion US dollars, which is more than twice that of 2020, and even shows greater growth potential.
Relying on the powerful computing and rendering power on the cloud, cloud games allow players to play large-scale 3A games with only a simple terminal. In the past, this required top-level hardware configuration. As the potential of the cloud game market is gradually released, cloud game hardware is also being paid more attention to. Major technology companies are focusing on the layout, and players are willing to accept it.
There are several typical forms of cloud game hardware. The first is to integrate cloud games into TV boxes. Cloud games and Internet TV are perfectly integrated. This is actually the case for Tencent Aurora Box 3Pro START customized models. There will also be manufacturers who create separate cloud game consoles, which also provide a variety of playable large-scale games with wireless handles.
In addition, there is another form worth mentioning separately, that is, the combination of cloud game host and screen projection. This method undoubtedly enriches the applicable scenarios of cloud games, and makes the game out of the restrictions of the TV. This is the case for jointly building cloud game consoles that support Wifi6. Of course, no matter what kind of cloud game console is, it is expected to usher in a wave of explosion in 2022.
Top 10 Popular Terminals: Mini LED TV
According to statistics from the research organization Omdia, the global sales volume of Mini LED TVs in 2020 will only be around 200,000 units. In 2021, there will be a small explosion, with shipments reaching around 2 million units, of which Samsung Electronics alone occupies 70% of the market.
In 2022, the sales volume of Mini LED TVs is expected to further grow at a high speed. Some analysts predict that the sales volume of Mini LED TVs will exceed 35.5 million units by 2025, and together with OLED TVs, they will become a new growth driver of the TV market.
Mini LED uses smaller LED backlight beads, which means that more backlight partitions can be created. With many excellent features such as higher brightness, higher contrast, and higher color gamut, the Mini LED TV picture is more vivid. shocked. In 2022, both international and domestic brands will increase investment in Mini LED TVs, and it is expected that more Mini LED TV options will appear on the market.
Top 10 Popular Terminals: Flying Cars
Flying cars, as the name suggests, are able to fly in the air or drive on land, and can switch between cars and airplanes. It is an important step in the integration of aerospace and aerospace for car companies. It will still be a hot topic in the auto industry in 2022.
In fact, the development of flying cars is not for car companies to show off their skills, and has long been officially endorsed. As early as 2014, the American Helicopter Association (AHA) and the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) officially introduced the eVTOL electric vertical take-off and landing flying car concept at the Virginia Convention. So far, GM, Geely, Xiaopeng and other traditional car companies and new car-making forces have begun to vigorously develop flying cars. As the time point for large-scale commercial use (2024) predicted by analyst agencies is getting closer, it is expected that flying cars will fly in the next two to three years. Automobiles will be the absolute focus of the auto show, and the industrial chain will gradually improve.
Source: General Motors
In China, the regulatory authorities are also open to the development of flying cars, because they value their ability to effectively alleviate urban congestion. Hunan, Anhui and other provinces took the lead in trying to promote the complete opening of low airspace. Therefore, at the 2022 auto show, flying cars will be more interesting.