Aigo (Chinese: 爱国者; literally meaning "Patriot") is a consumer electronic brand manufactured by the Chinese company Beijing Huaqi Information Digital Technology Co., Ltd. It has 16 subsidiaries and 1,200 employees. AIGO is a trademark of Huaqi. AIGO serial products include mobile storage, digital products, monitors, MP3 players, computer cases and optical products. Huaqi’s growth rate has been reaching 60% annually for the past eleven years; its revenue exceeded 300 million USD in 2004. Huaqi products are exported to North America, Europe, Southeast Asia and other regions.
Aigo is the most popular
MP3 playerbrand in China.Fact|date=February 2007
Beijing Huaqi Information Digital Technology Co., Ltd. was established in 1993. The company is a technology company headquartered at the heart of the
Zhong Guan Cunin Beijingthat is involved in the research and development, support, and service of PC software and hardware products. Its CEO is Mr. Jun Feng.
Aigo made its fame in
2005, when it released digital cameras with "patriotic" names against its Japanese rivals. One was named "V815+", after the Allied victory of WWII over Japan in August 15, 1945, while "V60" was named after the same victory 60 years ago. [http://www.zgc.gov.cn/yqxw/25056.htm]
The company's products include portable storage solutions, monitors, digital products, and computer cases. They are sold abroad in
North America, Europe, Southeast Asiaand other regions. Aigo portable storage products have the largest market share and have dominated the Chinese market for the past four years. Other products with the highest market share include Aigo monitors, peripherals, and PC cases.Fact|date=February 2007Huaqi has over 1700 employees, including over 200 R&D staff. Furthermore, the company has an incorporated national marketing network system, and has developed into one of the primary enterprises in the Chinese information technologyindustry.Fact|date=February 2007
*Huaqi Information Technology (Singapore) PTE Ltd
*Huaqi Information Technology (France) PTE Ltd
*Shanghai Huaqi International Co., Ltd,
*Shanghai Aigo Digital Technology Co., Ltd.
*Beijing Huaqi Digital Lab Inc.,
*Aigo Research Institute of Image Computer Co., Ltd
*Huaqi Image Data Intelligence Technology Co., Ltd
*Beijing Legend Advertisement Co., Ltd,
*Beijing Aigo Chess Club (BACC)
*Huaqi Information Digital Technology Co.
*Aigo Canada Inc.
Formula 1 sponsorship
Aigo is currently sponsoring the
Vodafone McLaren-Mercedes Formula 1team.
* [http://www.aigo.com Aigo (Chinese)]
* [http://en.aigo.com/ Aigo (English)]
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