In 1996,Easepal set up R&D department since its establishment. In 2008, the Group’s technology center was built and the special R&D platform was formed so as to make up professional group. Every year, over a hundred million Yuan is invested in the R&D of new technology and products. Possessing with largest number of mechanical, electronics, software, structure techniques in massage industry, Easepal is the national standard-setter of massage industry.

Adhering to the concept of consistent innovation on technology R&D and products design, Easepal has gradually formed a new R&D mode of “products + internet + service” through years of development. Easepal always focuses on the developing trend of massage industry and establishes strategic cooperation with professional institutions; therefore, remarkable progress has been made on the research basis of accurate movement control, smart APP, smart Chinese medicine massage skills and new trans-boundary technology importing and cooperation, which also provided guarantees to the group’s strategic goal of branding, go-international and mass-healthy and led to an technological updating of the whole industry. Meanwhile, Easepal is also the only leading company using “4D thermo massage”technology and the sixth generation of “health management”theory.

R&D chain of Easepal Group
  • R&D CenterX1
  • Innovation TeamX2
  • R&D DepartmentX3
R&D Center
In 1996,Easepal set up R&D department since its establishment. The group’s technology R&D Center was built since 2008 and focused on the R&D of massage healthcare for 20 years. Serving as the leading enterprise of massage industry, the high investment on R&D results in the frequent products updating that is leading the market trend. Up to now, massage chair has developed to the sixth generation technology from the first generation and Easepal is the only enterprise who has the very technology.
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The Inter-generation Development of Massage Chair
  • 1 Generation
    Fixed vibrating massage
    Massage scope is fixed within waist and hip
    Vibrating massage
    Single skill
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  • 2 Generation
    Fixed vibrating massage
    Fixed and targeted massage only
    No vertical shifting
    Simple knead and massage
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  • 3 Generation
    2D Movement
    Most massage chairs use the technology
    2D flat massage
    Lack of massage accuracy
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  • 4 Generation
    3D Movement
    Only OGAWA and some brands have the technology
    3D stereo massage
    Highly improved massage accuracy
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  • 5 Generation
    4D Movement
    Only OGAWA and Panasonic have the technology
    Force feedback control technology imported
    Accurate targeted massage can be
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  • 6 Generation
    Healthy Management
    Only OGAWA has the technology now
    Stimulated hand power massage
    Healthy management imported
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R&D Group

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Up to now, Easepal has more than 40 specialists at home and abroad,They are overseas returnee doctors, professors, researchers, senior engineers with more than 30 years of R&D and management experiences. The core technology takes up the high ground of the industry and leads the reformation of the technology.
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Moreover, Easepal also recruits many professional talents with rich experiences and creates a powerful group. At present, the group R&D group has more than 800 professional and technical talents.
R&D Investment
Annual income
5%

5% of annual income for R&D investment

Increasing speed
20%

20% increase every year

R&d spending
0.135B

135 million R&D investments in 2016

R&D Platform
  • Chinese medicine smart massage health research institute
  • Certificated as national high-tech enterprise for consecutive years
  • Xiamen new high-tech products imports and exports advanced enterprise
  • Certificated as Xiamen’s key massage appliance laboratory
  • Granted as massage appliances R&D and imports base of China
  • Certificated as Fujian enterprise technology center
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University-industry Cooperation
  • Cooperated with the Imports and Exports Commerce Chamber of Chinese Medicine Healthcare Products and Massage Appliances Branch, the group’s technology center set up Chinese medicine smart massage healthcare research institute. Up to now, the digitalization of 101 massage skills has been completed.

  • Cooperated with external universities, a research development was conducted in terms of Chinese medicine massage theory and long-distance personalized treatment scheme.

  • Together with the specialists from Guangzhou Respiratory Medicine Research Institute, breathing environment products and assisting treatment equipments were jointly developed.

  • Together with the specialists from Guangzhou Respiratory Medicine Research Institute, breathing environment products and assisting treatment equipments were jointly developed.

  • Together with the specialists from Guangzhou Respiratory Medicine Research Institute, breathing environment products and assisting treatment equipments were jointly developed.

  • Cooperated with external research institutes, a post-doctoral workstation focusing on home healthcare service is now preparing.

Patent application and holding

Up to July 2017, Easepal has been granted 403 patents (including 33 invents, 209 utility models and 161 design patents), 46 software copyrights, 322 domestic authorized trademarks and 10 international authorized trademarks.

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    2017 Fujian Intellectual Property Advanced Enterprise

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    2016 Intellectual Property Management System Certification of China

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    2016 Design Patent Excellence Award of China

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    2015 Famous Trademark of Fujian Province

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    2015 Famous Trademark of Xiamen

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    2014 Member of Xiamen Intellectual Property Association

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    2012 Xiamen Intellectual Property Demonstration Enterprise

Technology Certification
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“Enterprise Technical Center” of Fujian Province

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“Enterprise Technical Center” of Xiamen

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“High-tech Enterprise” of Xiamen

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“Fujian Industrial Design Center”

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“Massage Appliances Key Laboratory” of Xiamen

Revising of Standards

Started with the self-owned brand operating strategic goal, Easepal formulated the overall R&D strategy and planning, drawn up the long-term technology roadmap and built and completed the technical management system. Moreover, the participation and formulating of patents and standards for industry and the country ensures Easepal to remain invincible in the market competition. Serving as the main drafter, researchers from the group’s technical center take the responsibility of massage industry standards formulation. Easepal has led and participated into the formulating of standards for massage industry and the country. There are 4 national standards, 7 industrial standards and 2 group standards as follows:

National Standards

1.Easepal led the formulation of the national standard GB4706.10-2008 the Safety of Home Appliances and Similar Purpose and Special Demand for Massage Appliances. It was also the only coerciveness national standard in the massage industry;

2.As the first drafting company, Easepal led the formulating of national standard GB/T26182-2010 Home Appliances and Similar Purpose Massage Chair;

3.Easepal participated the formulating of national standard GB/T26254-2010 Home Appliances and Similar Purpose Massage cushion;

4.Easepal participated the formulating of national standard GB/Z28496-2012 Customers’ Group Testing Guide for Home Appliances.

Industrial Standard

1.As the first drafting company, Easepal led the formulating of industrial standard QB/T4412-2012 Handheld Electronic Massage Appliances;

2.Easepal participated the formulating of industrial standard JB/T11355-2013 Permanent Magnet DC Motor General Specification for Massage Chair;

3.Easepal participated the formulating of industrial standard JB/T 11356-2013 General Specification for Small Gear Reducing Motor;

4.Easepal led and participated the formulating of industrial standard QB/T4704-2014 Legs and Feet Massage Appliances;

5.Easepal participated the draft formulating of industrial standard QB/T4705-2014 the Test Method of Home Appliances and Similar Purpose and the Special Demand for Massage Chair;

6.As the first drafting company, Easepal led the formulating of industrial standard QB/T 4985-2016 Home-use and Similar Purpose Massage Belt;

7.Easepal is hosting the formulating of industrial standard Energy Efficiency Value and Grade for Massage Chair.

Group Standards

1.Easepal led the formulating of group standard T/CCMD 01-2017 Safety Guide for Massage Appliances;

2.Easepal led the formulating of group standard T/CAQI18—2016 Indoor Air Quality Classification for infant children.

Awards
  • Excellent Design Evaluation of China Home Appliances Research Institute
  • Golden Prize of Xiamen Patent Award Appearance Design
  • Second Prize of Xiamen Paten Award
  • The product “ez Keep” awarded Golden Prize of the Straits Industrial Design in 2017
  • Second Prize of Xiamen New Excellent Products
  • Scientific and Technological Achievement Prize
  • Fujian Standards Contribution Prize
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