At current the competition of lock market has changed from simple price competition to quality competition of the product. Most companies begin to realize the true importance of product quality, thus they strengthen the capacity of implementation of standards and product quality testing capabilities. Various kinds of representative laboratory, testing center have been established. They lay a solid foundation for improving the quality of lock products in China.
The first trend is the integration of culture in the industrial design and the concern of individual taste. The style and variety of lock hardware in the market are numerous. But the one that really bring cultural content into the design concept from the start is rare. Now the hardware R & D team tries to explore from this area since a few years ago.
The second trend is the attention to the user experience and personalized product. Developers made a wide range of study on the existing indoor lock in the market from product applications, user needs, consumer habits start. They combine the feedback of senior industrial customers and the door factory, making new designs of the lock feature to meet the needs of their families.
The third trend of lock and supporting hardware is the rise of biometric technology. The development of smart and intelligent hardware locks will upgrade lock and hardware application to a new height. Home intelligent may enter the homes of ordinary people in the near future.
Currently, the technology and the intelligent high-tech locks, including IC card lock, fingerprint lock have gradually won recognition in the high-end consumer due to its unique convenience and the mature technology. They have got a place in the market.
The fourth trend is the focus on product innovation and patent applications to enhance the core competitiveness. The protection of intellectual property is increasingly standard.
The fifth trend is the complete solution of locks and related hardware. China has now formed a total of five major series and 18 complete product lines of smart door locks, building locks, door hardware, and bathroom hardware category.
The sixth trend is to emphasize attention to details of products and product quality improvement to reflect the understanding of the product content and consumer tastes from the details.
Analysts of the hardware lock industry say that the fierce competition of lock market has changed from simple price competition to quality competition of the product. Most companies must realize the true importance of product quality and strengthen the capacity of implementation of standards and product quality testing capabilities.