Mainland smart robot developer "goes global" through Hong Kong

Hong Kong (HKSAR) -      â€‹Mainland smart robot developer, Shanghai Xiaoi Robot Technology Co Ltd, announced today (January 9) that it has set up its subsidiary in Hong Kong, leveraging the city’s fast growing innovation and technology ecosystem to take its brand to the global stage. 

     The company develops and commercialises its leading Chinese smart machine technology to provide virtual or physical smart robots, Software as a Service and Platform as a Service, and multiple industrial solutions for various industries. The technology has been widely used by medium and large enterprises, developers and government branches, according to the President and Chief Technology Officer of Xiaoi, Mr Zhu Pinpin.

     Mr Zhu said, "Hong Kong is a global financial centre with great infrastructure and a sound legal system. Together with its advanced information technology, the city offers a solid foundation for us to access the global market.

We see here a trend of industrial transformation driven by innovation and technology which adds further appeal for us to establish our foothold in the city."

     He added, "The Hong Kong subsidiary is our main window to develop business in Hong Kong, Macau, and Taiwan as well as overseas markets. It is responsible for research and development, sales and services for the company and will cooperate with universities in Hong Kong for joint research in developing smart robot technology."  

     Associate Director-General of Investment Promotion Mr Charles Ng welcomed Xiaoi’s presence in Hong Kong. He said, "Hong Kong government actively promotes innovation and technology development.

I believe that artificial intelligence robot enterprises, like Xiaoi, can make use of the city’s international platform and world-class technology infrastructure to expand their business globally."

About Xiaoi 

     Established in 2001 in Shanghai, Xiaoi focuses on developing smart robot technology. It provides services to hundreds of medium and large enterprises, government branches, thousands of small and medium enterprises and developers with more than 500 million users. Its services cover various industries, including communications, finance, e-Government, e-commerce, intelligent home appliances and automobile.

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Published on: 2017-01-09

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