On August 17, 2020, Known as the “Oscars” of the design industry, the Red Dot Design Award: Brands & Communication Design 2020 has recently awarded to Huawei Assistant.
Originating in Germany 1955, Red Dot Design Award is an international design competition for product design, communication design, and design concepts. The Red Dot Design Award is one of the world’s three major design awards along with the iF Design Award (Germany) and IDEA International Design Excellence Awards (America).
With more than 18,000 entries, the Red Dot Design Award is established internationally as one of the most sought-after quality marks for good design. The award winners are presented in the yearbooks, museums, and online.
“This award is a testament to Huawei’s efforts in continuous innovation to provide a smart consumer experience. The brand was among the select few to win this year, out of the thousands of competition entries that were vying for this revered international seal of outstanding design quality.” Wrote Huawei.
Accessable via the left swipe of the screen, Huawei Assistant TODAY, is a personal assistant embedded in Huawei smartphone, provides quick access to various services without downloading the application.
Huawei and Honor mobile device users can simply start it by swiping right from the home screen. The smart assistant brings a new level of intelligent performance by helping users find services and information when and where they are needed.
As of Q2 2020, Huawei Assistant – TODAY is making the lives of its 210 million MAUs in 170 countries and regions easier and more convenient every day.
From a product design perspective, Huawei Assistant · TODAY offers a seamless intelligent user experience. It breaks down the barriers between apps by efficiently providing services such as search and discovery, quick access, smart service dynamics, and content recommendations at a single touch. It also learns users’ preferences to offer recommendations that make the overall user experience more intuitive and optimized.
With Huawei Assistant · TODAY, users can now effortlessly search for any apps, settings, and files on their smartphones while simultaneously scanning their tailored newsfeed for items of interest.
Additionally, a key feature of the Huawei Assistant · TODAY is the smart service cards that display notifications and reminders based on users’ needs and specific usage scenarios. For instance, users can stay up to date on their favourite team with the Sports card while getting reminded of key travel details and updates in real-time with the Travel card based on their locations.
Huawei Assistant · TODAY will continue to work on bringing more smart services to its users to enhance their everyday lives.
To do so, HUAWEI will unceasingly optimize perfect the product experience from the users’ perspective, thereby offering each and every user experience akin to having a personal assistant in their day-to-day activities.
In addition to the Huawei Assitant, Huawei UCD Center, Huawei’s design department, won a total of 8 Red Dot Design Awards 2020 for the following products:
- Huawei IdeaHub Interactive Design
- Huawei NetEco 6000
- Huawei Cloud Meeting
- Huawei Assistant Today
- Huawei HoloSense Store
- Huawei Intelligent perception Platform
- Huawei Smart Flow Management
- Huawei Data Center Autonomous Driving Network Solution
Huawei officially announced Watch GT 2 Petal Maps update
Huawei Watch GT 2 is a prominent smartwatch that has created a huge amount of sales for the company. Recently, Huawei has officially announced that the Watch GT 2 now officially supports Petal Maps app services via software update.
Since December last year, Huawei has started to rollout a major software update for the Watch GT 2 smartwatch that comes with a range of new features including the Petal Maps app.
Designed and developed by Huawei, Petal Maps is a navigation service application for smart devices and is available in over 140 countries around the globe.
On the other hand, the app has seen a large growth in its existing growth from zero to millions of downloads in a year on AppGallery. Later with Huawei Watch GT 2 Pro, the app became possible to install on smartwatches and worked with synchronization for different use cases.
Huawei Watch GT 2 series users can access the Petal Maps app from their applications section. However, you should know that the user interface will remain simple and let you help with distance, name, and directions to your destined place.
Still, it’s a major move made by Huawei for the Watch GT 2 consumers, as it will surely increase the overall productivity and use case of this popular smartwatch.
Aside from other features, Huawei is rolling out other new features that come with a number of benefits for the Watch GT users.
These features include:
- Pin unlock feature
- Features for outdoor training
- Adds Always on Display
- Better female cycle management
However, if you haven’t already, go check out the latest software update on your Huawei Watch GT 2 smartwatch and take the benefit of the latest software rollout features today via the instructions below.
Open the Huawei Health app, then tap on your smartwatch, open devices, and then click on firmware updates. Let the app check for the latest version and proceed to download if there’s any available.
Huawei Browser app 12.0.3 will bring simple homepage features
Huawei browser has been the main software for the smartphone for a long time. And now, the company has announced to bring a new simple homepage for the app soon with Huawei Browser 12.0.3 version.
According to the information, Huawei has added a simple webpage starting Browser version 12.0.3 and it’ll launch soon to upgrade for the consumer’s user experience. Additionally, the feature may also let you customize your default Huawei webpage to your own preference.
For more information, you can perform the following tasks with this.
- Add a simplified homepage feature to customize your browser’s user experience.
- Create an interface preset and switch to make new layouts instantly.
- You can also access new video-related features
- There are also new services added to this app to bring it more convenient while navigating through.
Currently, Huawei has not revealed any specific date to launch Huawei Browser version 12.0.3 but we can expect it to unveil soon.
Huawei Browser as:
- Search – Search instantly through the search bar.
- Ultra-fast speed – Access fast web browsing through HUAWEI Browser’s brand new engine.
- Night mode – Effectively reduce blue light to protect your eyes.
- Private browsing – Keep your browsing activities and history private. Saved passwords – Conveniently save your passwords for fast access to all of your favorite services.
- Save Password – Conveniently save your passwords for fast access to all of your favorite services.
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Huawei Petal Maps to launch soon in China
It’s reported that Huawei will soon launch the Petal Maps application in China. The company has not announced this information through official channels but we can wait for a confirmation as soon as it makes available.
The Huawei Petal Maps China launch information is coming from Ma Xiaoqiang, VP of Huawei’s Consumer Business Asia Pacific Region, showed the Petal map on the Huawei P50 Pocket flip foldable phone screen, but he was in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
However, a Weibo user confirmed this news further that the company may soon launch the mobile version of Petal Maps for China.
Petal Maps lets you explore the world around you in new ways. Available in over 140 countries and regions. The app not only lets you get your current location, browse the map, search for places, and your favorite but also displays real-time traffic conditions, events and other traffic conditions.