ZIVOO Technology, a subsidiary of computer peripheral equipment maker RAPOO Technology, announced ZIVOO brand yesterday to make inroad into smart home industry. The company took the wraps off several new products at the launch event, including an OTT box, a smart router, a smart socket, among others.

ZIVOO’s OTT Box integrated more than 1.5 million hours of video contents from video service iCNTV. The team also integrated various entertainment functions into ZIVOO box by releasing several peripheral devices including a micro phone, a gamepad and a motion sensor. The company has partnered with Karaoke app Audiocn and motion sensing game platform YD.jiajia to develop corresponding software.


Wifi antennas which are key components of most routers are removed from ZIVOO router. The gadget, which features 1T hard disc, can automatically adjust the Internet speed of users’ networks according to their usage.


ZIVOO Router

ZIVOO’s smart socket allows users to turn on/off the power via a mobile app. Moreover, it also serves as satellite for routers to improve Wifi coverage.

When talking about the positioning of ZIVOO brand, Zou Chao, CEO of the company and former CTO of RAPOO, said their layout in smart home industry is not restricted to hardware level, but to construct an ecosystem for smart home industry by combining hardware and software.

image credit: ZIVOO

Emma Lee (Li Xin) was TechNode's e-commerce and new retail reporter until June 2022, when she moved to Sixth Tone to cover technology and consumption. Get in touch with her via lixin@sixthtone.com or Twitter.

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