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.
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.
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 filed auxiliary makeup patent, could launch new app
Back in March 2020, Huawei filed a patent application for auxiliary makeup that recently got the approval of the Intellectuals. Seems like, the company is preparing to explore something that isn’t its main focus.
According to the Chinese Property Patent Database, Huawei has publishes the “Auxiliary Makeup Method, Terminal Equipment, Storage Media, and Program Products” patent on 12th October in China.
This new patent with the publication number CN113496459A embodies new methods and devices that are related to auxiliary makeup. The abstract describes it as suitable for make-up communication technology to provide proper guidance.
Huawei Auxiliary Makeup Patent Description:
As per the method described in the document, it’ll obtain one facial feature and analyze them to determine makeup instructions corresponding to different faces. The procedure can be described in the below-mentioned terms.
- Using an HD camera, the device will scan users’ facial appearance and collected the needed data.
- After gathering the data, it’ll analyse the makeup effect map with the respective makeup contours of the user
- Now, it’ll display the applicable makeup contour guidance on the area that needs the makeup
- This is how a user will get the instruction that suits most to them.
The outcome will provide users with effective makeup references during the makeup process to improve their makeup skills. Moreover, using these directories a user can apply makeup that is nearly close to the shown makeup effect.
However, Huawei hasn’t disclosed the actual medium for this implementation. But the description shows that the company is preparing for a new makeup app that will either launch separately in the Huawei App Market or will come pre-installs on the smartphones.
Besides, this Chinese tech giant is the top patent inventor with the most investment in research and development in the field of 5G, 6G, automotive, smartphones, cameras, operating systems, etc. Furthermore, it holds the maximum number of patents in the field of 5G and 6G in the native market as well the overseas markets.
Huawei filled “100 000” graphic trademark application
On 27th September, Huawei applied for a new graphic trademark- “1000 000” under the international classification of 9 kinds of scientific instruments and methods. This patent has been filled with the application number 59526520 in China.
According to the application document, this trademark consists of mathematical digits, some shaps, and symbols. Besides, it’s still in the registered process so there isn’t may information available regarding its application purposes.
However, if we look at the design of the trademark, it’s designed on a cuboid house having four cubes on it. The bottom plat displays the numerical values 100 and 000 with two signs. Meanwhile, the rest four cubes show some mathematical symbols.
Seems like the company is preparing for an application related to calculative methods, or it could be new machinery. Yet, we can’t confirm anything until the application doesn’t enter the second phase or the company provides some official information.
Previous Huawei Trademark:
Last month on 23rd, Huawei filled a new Dayu trademark with application number 59411348. It’s categorized into 42 kinds of design and research classes and currently is in the registration process. Likewise the above-mentioned trademark, the company didn’t disclose any information regarding the implementation of this Dayu name. Still, we can relate it to a county in China, which is nearer to Guangdong province.
More About Huawei:
Asides from the trademarks, Huawei is the top Chinese patent inventor with the most amount of investment in research and development among the private enterprises. The company holds a handy of patents describing 5G, 6G, automotive, smartphones, operating systems, cameras, and other technologies.
Furthermore, this Shenzeng based firm reported having over 100,000 patents in more than 40,000 patent families across the globe. Among them, 90% of the registered patents are innovative. The company has published a detailed description in the Patent Wall on the company’s official website.
Huawei filled Dayu trademark application, purpose is unknown
Huawei has conducted back-to-back launch events and introduced numerous brand new products this year. We can count the HarmonyOS product launch, Smart Office product launch, and Nova 9 series since June that brought us the latest flagship P50 lineup, HarmonyOS product batch, smart office products, Nova 9 series, and more
Maintaining the same flow, the Shenzhen-based firm plans new products and technologies that’ll give users a taste of Huawei’s capabilities. According to the Chinese Intellectual property database, Huawei has filed a new application for the trademark name Dayu.
As the document describes, this trademark with application number 59411348 was filled on 23rd September this year. Furthermore, its international classification shows 42 kinds of design research. Thus, it’s still in the registration process at present.
Though, the use or application scenario of the Dayu trademark is currently unknown and hard to relate with Huawei. If we took help the history and data, Dayu is a county near Guandong in China. However, it doesn’t seem to have any relation with Huawei until it doesn’t plan to set up any brand there. Yet we don’t have any official word from the company.
This month, we have come to know about two different trademarks of Huawei. The first is about the Watch GT series that has been filled in UK Intellectual Property Office (UK IPO) for GT3, GT5, GT8, and GT10 models after a dispute with Sony in the Europen office.
Besides, the company also filed a trademark under Europen Union Intellectual Property Office for Huawei V-Pencil. It’s expected that this new trademark cloud has been filled for its new Mate V flip smartphone’s stylus, which is reported to launch before the end of this year.