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Huawei 1+8+N Strategy: Smartphones, Smart Devices and Smart Ecosystem

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Huawei‘s strategy for the Seamless AI Life experience is based on the innovative “1+8+N” product and software ecosystem which helps users stay connected effortlessly and at all times. With the newly announced range of IoT ecosystem partners and AppGallery applications, the company is committed to making life more seamless and intelligently connected for consumers.

According to Huawei, the company promises to create a world where everything works together seamlessly, intelligently, and effortlessly. While the era of 5G network is increasing, the user of IoT devices is also growing that’s why Huawei has doubled down on its plan to add value for consumers through the unique benefits of the 1+8+N ecosystem. Following this dedication, Huawei will expand its product focus areas such as audio, wearables, PCs, tablets, and other categories of connected technology.

Huawei’s 1+8+N strategy is based on a concept to deliver digital to every home, person, and organization to create a fully connected intelligent world. This ecosystem brings a collection of new technologies that work together to deliver the world’s most exciting new intelligently connected digital experience which can be controlled by the smartphone and connected by EMUI.

The Chinese tech giant has also explained its “1+8+N” strategy. The ‘1’ represents the smartphone, which is central to the ecosystem, connecting and controlling the broader devices.

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In the ‘8’, the company has put external/peripheral connected devices such as Huawei FreeBuds, Huawei MatePad Pro, Huawei MateBook X Pro, Huawei Vision, Huawei Watch GT 2, Sound X, and Huawei FreeBuds. Its ‘N’ layer consists of all the third-party IoT devices which can be connected using Huawei HiLink and Huawei Share technologies.

However, Huawei is one of two device companies in the industry to have built its own software and hardware ecosystems, also it’s a brand that has unrivaled expertise in building networking infrastructure. These things make us believe that Huawei can bring unique benefits to consumers through distributed technology inside 1+8+N architecture.

New apps and partnerships announced as Huawei expands the ecosystem:

Huawei has several partnerships as it continually expands the 1+8+N ecosystem with new additions every week. Meanwhile, the company has continuously demonstrated its collaborative nature, often working with leading brands such as Leica and Devialet to enhance the customer experience.

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Some of the examples are listed below.

  • 360 Robot Vacuum Cleaner has been added to the 1+8+N ecosystem, providing an intelligent and automated floor cleaner that can be remotely controlled and monitored using the Huawei AI Life app on a Huawei device.
  • Samsonite the world’s leading luggage brand has also entered into a partnership with Huawei. Moving beyond the home to offer connected benefits while traveling, 1+8+N users can simply tap their Huawei device on the Samsonite smart lock to lock their suitcase. Leveraging Huawei Share and Huawei Pay technology to make life easier and more secure when on the move.
  • Joyoung Intelligent Thermostatic Electric Kettle has been added to the 1+8+N ecosystem, allowing users to remotely control and monitor their kettle using the Huawei AI Life app on a Huawei device. Making a cup of tea or coffee has never been easier.
  • Kärcheris the world’s leading provider of cleaning technology. The brand is renowned for bringing innovative cleaning solutions to the market, the latest of which is the Huawei HiLink Kärcher Water Purifier. Now also added to the 1+8+N ecosystem, users can detect their water purifier’s filter life and water quality in real-time using the Huawei AI Life app on a Huawei device.
  • OPPLE Lightingprovide a range of lighting solutions, including smart lighting. Integrating seamlessly into the 1+8+N ecosystem, users can now control their OPPLE smart lamps using the Huawei AI Life app on a Huawei device.

In addition to the exciting new hardware partnerships, Huawei has also added a range of popular apps to the Huawei AppGallery. Including a complete range of apps across several important verticals, this represents a significant step forward for Huawei and is set to delight users of the latest smartphones and tablets. Some of the most recent additions are set to capture users’ imaginations, and more new apps are being added every day.

  • Social media: Telegram and Viber cater to users’ instant messaging and VOIP needs while TikTok is the top destination for short-form videos.
  • Education: BBC Learning English, ClasseViva, and Kahoot! represent a wide spectrum of educational apps.
  • Finance: Two of Spain’s largest banks, Caixa Bank and Santander add to the likes of BoC Pay, DBS Digibank, Eurobank, and Société Générale to offer essential banking and financial services for users.
  • Gaming: Asphalt 9, Clash of Kings, Game of Thrones, Rise of Kingdoms join a growing list of games to keep users entertained at all times.
  • Shopping: Lidl, JD Sports, AlliExpress, and Rakuten join a growing list of international vendors.
  • Sports, Media, and Entertainment: The Sun and The Times to offer a well-rounded media and entertainment experience, with the Premier League and talkSPORT apps catering for sports fans.
  • Travel and Accommodation: Booking.com, Skyscanner, and Agoda are joined by Emirates, Lufthansa, Turkish Airlines and more to provide all the tools users need to plan international trips, with Bolt, the popular ride-hailing service, helping people get around town easily.
  • Maps, Navigation, and Search: Qwant search, HereWeGo maps, and Sygic navigation provide useful and secure tools to help users navigate the internet and the real world around them.
  • Photo editing: Cut Cut, PicsArt, and PhotoGrid provide a rich suite of tools for photo editing, adding to Huawei devices’ already-exceptional photographic capabilities.

“Huawei has won the hearts of consumers around the world with our innovative and often ground-breaking technology. Now we are bringing this technology together for everyone via our 1+8+N ecosystem of products and software. Thanks to our Seamless AI Life experience, users can simply tap to connect most effortlessly, opening up a world of possibilities through Huawei Share, multi-screen collaboration, and more. By providing a Seamless AI Life experience for consumers everywhere, we hope to bring the world together and help people stay connected.” – said Andrew Garrihy, Global Chief Brand Officer of Huawei’s Consumer Business Group.

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Huawei published new vehicle patent, provides faster and safer unlocks

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Recently, Huawei has published a new vehicle unlocking patent, which has been approved on the 23rd of July 2021. This patent aims to provide a quicker and safer unlocking method for zero effort access.

As per the information, on 29th February 2021, Huawei has applied for a patent entitled “Vehicle unlocking method, system, device, vehicle and storage medium”. This patent has been published with the publication number CN113165598A in China.

Speaking of this new patent, it will work on the voice determination mechanism to identify the authorized user and provide him/her access in one call. This new technology will optimize the unlocking methods for sure as everyone wants extra convenience for them.

Huawei Vehicle Unlocking Patent

Furthermore, the method embodied by this vehicle unlocking method works on precise and high computing algorithms. We can describe the procedure in the following terms-

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  1. First, this method used an efficient voice capturing method to identify the keyword that is “Wake-UP”
  2. If the voice message contains the wake-up word, the user gets permission of access after passing the next step
  3.  Afterward, the source of direction is determined
  4. The inbuilt camera started to take action and gather the data in image form
  5. This target camera analysis the field view to determining the user sanding position
  6. If all processes go smoothly then the system unlocks the vehicle of the user

Huawei Vehicle unlocking patent

Previous Patent Information:

On 27th July, Huawei introduced a new flexible glass patent technology for a more refined bending performance of flexible glass. This patent called, “a processing method for improving the bending performance of flexible glass” publish with the announcement number CN113173708A was applied on 3rd March 2022.

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Huawei’s new flexible glass technology can improve its bending capability

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On 27th July, Huawei introduced a new flexible glass patent technology for a more refined bending performance of flexible glass. This new technology aims to bring some extra convenience for users.

As per the information, Huawei published a new patent entitled “a processing method for improving the bending performance of flexible glass” with the announcement number CN113173708A.

The idea to bring this technology came a few months ago and the company applied to patent this technology in March this year. This new method can help to significantly increase the bending implementation of the flexible glass.

 Huawei flexible glass patent

Flexible glass patent Technology:

The patent document describes the method for more refined bending performance of flexible glass. The working procedure is described below-

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  • The multilayer glued flexible glass passes under the scratch, cut, debond, and chemically strengthening procedure to reach the maximum level of bending capability.
  • The multi-layer glass contains a foundation base that is placed at the bottom layer and a minimum of one iterated unit layer glued to the upper layer of the foundation base.
  • Furthermore, the iterated unit layer combines a flexible glass located in the bottom layer and a substrate glued to the upper layer of the flexible glass
  • At last, the repeating unit layers are glued and covered together

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Previous Patent:

Last week Huawei published the video call sharing method patent, which allows sharing a video call with family, friends, colleagues, and other associates. This patent with the publication number  CN11314148A was applied back on the 17th of January 2020.

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Huawei inaugurated first Arm-based data center in Moscow, Russia

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According to the latest information, Huawei has established the first ARM-based data center in Russia. It mainly started to provide access to Arm-based TaiShan servers to local customers.

The TaiShan server utilizes the Kunpeng 920 processor developed by Huawei’s semiconductor subsidiary, HiSilicon. Also, this data center was built by Huawei’s Intelligent Computing Systems Department in Moscow, Russia.

Regarding this, Huawei said that the Russian scientific and academic community are using the facility to optimize open source solutions and supercomputing development. The construction of the new facility indicates the company’s aim to develop software products in Russia.

Kunpeng 920 Processor:

In 2019, Huawei launched the Kunpeng 920 processor along with the first ARM-based server CPU to deliver higher performance. This processor was based on ARMv8 architecture, the 7nm Kunpeng 920 comes with 64 cores and operates at 2.6GHz, with eight channels of DDR4 memory.

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To be mentioned, Huawei has promised $1.5 billion to help develop Arm-native applications in an effort to help it overcome sanctions. Last month, the Chinese tech firm announced it was working with Sitronics to develop hardware that meets domestic localization requirements.

Kunpeng 920

In addition, the Nikiya Solodun intelligent computing systems expert at Huawei Russia stated that:-

“The computing cluster will enable our partners and customers to test their software products, to join the construction of a new open ecosystem”

“Prior to the commissioning of this data center, we had to spend resources on the delivery of equipment and deployment of servers at the customer’s sites, now it is possible to provide both remote and local access to equipment with virtually no time delays.”

ARM Processor:

Huawei said however the ARM processor are dominant in mobile technology but it can be a replacement to the x86 architecture in the data centers. On the other hand, Ampere, Fujitsu, and Microsoft are also preparing to launch ARM CPUs for the server market.

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Huawei Russia’s Intelligent Computing System Department Director- Liu Yu said:

“High-performance Arm cores have proven themselves well not only in tasks with numerous parallel computing, such as big data, virtualization systems, databases, storage systems, but also other tasks.

The tests carried out have shown that in a number of scenarios Arm servers can already compete fully with solutions based on the x86 architecture,” said Liu Yu.

Furthermore, Arm can be acquired by US cooperation Nvidia if regulators will let it, which could also make this matter more complicated.

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Huawei unveiled a 7nm 64-bit Arm-compatible processor, the Kunpeng 920

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