Hisense announced this year it will focus on picture quality and applications, as well as releasing the new Uled TV and the new TriChroma Laser TV. Moreover, the company will present ConnectLife, its new smart living platform. It’s ecosystem connects home appliances and smart devices with smart wizards. This combination brings their functioning to a whole new level. It’s available through all Hisense Group brands – besides Hisense also Gorenje, Asko, and Atag. ConnectLife allows its users to manage their smart appliances from anywhere and also stores all the information of registered appliances, including user manuals, warranty information, and certificates. It provides notifications, reminders, personalized services, and many tips that will ensure users can fully experience their smart home appliances. They can also be controlled with the popular personal assistants Alexa and Google. «With ConnectLife – they say from Hisense Group – we want to make everyday tasks easier and simplified, save time and make our user experience something new. For us, all of this means faster development, cheaper user support, quality customer base for marketing and sales activities, connection with other partners, and possibly a new business model – such as appliance rental.