Baidu is a Chinese website and search engine that enables individuals to obtain information and find what they need and is one of the largest Internet companies in the world.
Baidu offers 57 kinds of functional search and community services including Baidu Baike (an online, collaboratively built encyclopedia) and a searchable, keyword-based discussion forum.
Its products include Baidu Webpage, Baidu Video, Baidu Map, hao123.com, BaiduPedia, Baidu Input, Baidu Toolbar, TTPlayer, Iqiyi, and Sky Software.
On 8 October 2015, Baidu announced their IoT platform, BAIDU IoT, at the Baidu World 2015 Public Cloud forum. BAIDU IoT is currently in their beta test phase, with an open invitation to participate in connecting their products to the cloud.