Huawei launched the HarmonyOS ecosystem as an all-in-one platform that has capabilities to provide its services in all fields. According to the latest information, Huawei HarmonyOS is now expanding its boundaries and will be used for the betterment of space technologies this year.
However, Huawei has donated the core structure of HarmonyOS and all the basic capabilities codes to OpenAtom Foundation. Based on the HarmonyOS system, OpenAtom Foundation developed an Open Source Project OpenHarmony and operate it.
OpenHarmony is an open-source distributed operating system and jointly created by developers around the world. It has the characteristics of being oriented and distributed for all scenarios.
On January 6, the OpenHarmony project group and Aerospace project group’s (OpenHarmony in space, “OHIS”) first meeting was held from Aerospace University in Beijing, after preparation of more than half a year. During the meeting, the participants were the Research institutes, commercial aerospace companies, and secondary schools, sponsor member units of the working group.
The OpenHarmony can vital play in the future is presented from a scientific and engineering point of view. This is expected to open up huge opportunities for development in China’s satellite systems and surpass SpaceX’s Star Chain plan.
OpenHarmony and micro-nano satellite technology:
At the meeting, Yu Xiaozhou, leader of the OHIS Working Group and Professor at the Dalian University of Technology, introduced the latest work progress of the Working Group, especially the possibility of combining OpenHarmony and micro-nano satellite technology.
Micro-nano satellites usually refer to satellites of 1-100 kg, and about 2,000 of them have been launched into orbit. The operating systems used in micro-nano satellites such as VxWorks, FreeRTOS, and µC/OS have been developed by large foreign companies.
At present, with the increasingly complex software and hardware systems of on-board systems, the adoption of the OpenHarmony operating system will facilitate generalization and modular design of on-board systems, shorten development cycles, and improve reliability and real-time performance.
Currently, the key research and development international cooperation project of the Ministry of Science and Technology, led by Dalian Technological University, and jointly undertaken by the University of Lige, Lige Space Center, Chinese Academy of Sciences Microsatellite Innovation Research Institute, and the Chinese Academy of Sciences. Gone. The Society of Astronautics has been officially approved by the Ministry of Science and Technology. Experts from China and Belgium will locate exoplanets 4.2 light-years away based on the Micro-Nano Satellite Platform.
A range of core systems such as the project’s approach control and propulsion will use the OpenHarmony operating system. With collaboration with several domestic commercial satellites, the OpenHarmony operating system will be taken to the sky in 2022 with multiple missions.
Professor Wang Zhaokui of Tsinghua University, deputy head of the OHIS working group, gave a report titled “Real-time situational awareness and intelligent processing of imaging satellites”. Real-time intelligent situational awareness is an important direction for the development of satellite applications in the future.
Based on the research of this team, Wang Zhaokui initiated deep learning into the research progress and software and hardware requirements of intelligent methods such as satellite real. Timely situational awareness, and handling of proposed OpenHarmony’s future satellite intelligence technical needs and development proposals.
OpenHarmony in Space:
Concentrating on the potential application of OpenHarmony in the field of space target detection and detection, Professor Jing Fei from Tsinghua University conducted a comprehensive analysis of the hazards of space target manufacturing and spacecraft operation and studied China’s deep space and low- analyzed jointly with Earth’s orbit and target monitoring.
The projects, the important role that OpenHarmony can play in the future, are presented from a scientific and engineering point of view. Based on resources from Tsinghua University such as Future Chip Beijing High-Precision Advanced Center, Jing Fei highlights the advantages and long-term position of OpenHarmony, such as satellite intelligent chips, hardware mutual assistance, and multi-machine migration. Satellite bottom chips, core devices, and three levels of functional components. This is expected to open up huge opportunities for development in China’s satellite systems and surpass SpaceX’s Star Chain plan.
Professor Zhang Guo of Wuhan University introduced the future construction plan of the “Light Sound” constellation, the progress, and the possibility of combining it with OpenHarmony technology. “Space Hydrology Station” and “Space Water Quality Station” are partial replacements for Surface Hydrology Station and surface water quality stations.
In addition, the planetarium UAV integrates swarm and ground monitoring stations, which will become an integrated intelligent perception network of sky and ground, which can better serve water conservancy, agricultural environmental protection, and other industries. Geng Sameng of Aerospace Maker (Beijing) Technology Co., Ltd. presents the relevant plan for the introduction of OHIS education in primary and secondary schools.
Focusing on OpenHarmony’s open-source ecosystem, Yang Mutian of Zhongke Weilan Technology Co., Ltd. with the title “Open Source in Aerospace, Building a Foundation for Security -” discusses the security issues of open source software supply chains for the aerospace sector, startup, open-source ecological security vulnerability awareness technology”, and proposed a series of recommendations to build a new generation of security infrastructure to improve industry security.
Furthermore, OHIS Working Group Charter and future directions for space exploration based on OpenHarmony. As the OpenHarmony open source project enters the aerospace sector and gradually realizes the ambitious goal of OpenHarmony in Space. Also, a number of achievements will be implemented in 2022.
Huawei P50 is getting HarmonyOS 220.127.116.11 upgrade
The standard Huawei P50 is now receiving HarmonyOS 18.104.22.168 software update in China. This update primarily optimizes system stability to make the flagship run smother and execute tasks on time. Huawei P50 users are recommended to install this software update as soon as it arrives.
This is another software update that Huawei is rolling out to improve this flagship device and deliver better to the consumers. However, the phone is only available for the Chinese market and Huawei P50 Pro has already on sale in the overseas market.
Coming to the details, Huawei P50 HarmonyOS 22.214.171.124 software update could be downloaded by visiting Settings > System & updates > then tap on the Software update section, followed by the check for updates button. From here let the phone check for the available firmware version and fetch them down for you.
Be mentioned, Huawei P50 Pro in the global market comes with EMUI 12 software, which on the other hand, runs solely on HarmonyOS in China. According to previous details, Huawei P50 series phones could be the first ones to test HarmonyOS 3.0, when it comes out.
Talking about the standard Huawei P50, the phone features a flat panel display, and a powerful camera system consisting of two large circles to house the cameras. While the design of the phone remains intriguing in all aspects. The P50 is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 chipset but only with 4G connectivity.
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Huawei FreeBuds Pro is testing HarmonyOS 2.0
It’s reported that one of the most popular smart audio devices – Huawei FreeBuds Pro is now testing HarmonyOS 2.0 operating system. A screenshot coming from a Chinese consumer shows a FreeBuds Pro firmware upgrade with the HarmonyOS build version.
According to the screenshot, version 126.96.36.1996 is under testing with beta features and the update only has an OTA size of 2.89MB. The update has a big changelog. However, the Huawei support representative has a different angle on this matter, the representative is unaware of this firmware version and reveals that the latest Huawei FreeBuds Pro software version is 188.8.131.526.
Huawei Audio Service Widget:
After opening the Control Panel, you’ll find the audio control center, which will help you to quickly switch between multiple devices with one tap.
The latest feature is supported by the following devices:
- FreeBuds 4
- FreeBuds 4E
- FreeBuds Pro
- FreeBuds Lipstick
- FreeBuds Studio
- Smart Glasses
Here’s how to update your FreeBuds Pro:
Connet your FreeBuds Pro devices to a HarmonyOS powered by, then open Huawei AppGallery, then tap on My, and then on Update management. From here tap on Audio Manager and Smart Life App. Tap on an update to update the application.
To update the latest Audio service on your phone’s home screen visit Settings > Bluetooth Settings and then tap on Audio Services, followed by Add to Home Screen option.
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HarmonyOS 3.0 will come for global Huawei smartphones?
Huawei has its fully-owned operating system – HarmonyOS, which offers a bunch of new features in comparison to the EMUI software. The operating system was designed to work across different platforms including an extra edge of functionality in smartphone devices. In the current scenario, the Chinese tech maker is pursuing the HarmonyOS 2.0 version and continuously enhancing it by releasing new software update versions.
Now, Huawei is planning to reveal the next version of the HarmonyOS operating system – HarmonyOS 3.0. This new version will surely come up with some advanced features for smartphones, tablets, smartwatches, and other adapted platforms. However, it was also reported that the upcoming Mate 50 series could arrive with a pre-installed HarmonyOS 3.0.
At Huawei Developer Conference (HDC), the Chinese tech maker announced HarmonyOS 3.0. Although, the tech firm has not revealed any specific details on the user interface but we’re aware that Huawei has focused on the performance part this time and wants to rollout this software version on most of the devices.
Currently, Huawei has not announced the rollout of HarmonyOS 3.0 or its testing but the developer preview roadmap of this software suggests that it could come somewhere in July. Still, a confirmation is awaited.
Huawei HarmonyOS 3.0 for global users:
Meanwhile, many consumers of Huawei devices asked us, whether Huawei is planning to launch HarmonyOS 3.0 for the global Huawei smartphone owners? To answer that, we should look at some facts that have appeared previously on the ground.
Huawei currently treats HarmonyOS 2.0 as the Chinese consumer-based operating system, especially for smartphones. The company has told us in a statement that it has no plans to roll this out to global smartphone users and continues to push EMUI as the lead smartphone software.
Meanwhile, Huawei consumers are taking on EMUI 12 as their prime operating system and receiving it via OTA software update. Looking at the fact that HarmonyOS 2.0 is not coming to the global market, Huawei has made some changes in the core EMUI user interface and brought it much closer to its Chinese counterpart.
However, confirmation is still awaited on whether HarmonyOS 3.0 will come for global consumers.
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