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Mine HarmonyOS operating system launched by Huawei, first in the industry

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On September 14, Huawei launched the Mine HarmonyOS operating system (HarmonyOS for Mining Industry). This is the first time when Huawei has opened HarmonyOS for business and enabled its industrial use cases with a commercial version. This is a significant development and we need to explore more of what it means and what is Mine HarmonyOS operating system and why it is launched.

According to the information, Huawei Coal Mine Corps and National Energy Group have created an industry-first HarmonyOS Mining system application and named it “Kuanghone” (translated). Mine Hongmeng (Mine HarmonyOS) brings the same connected features to the mining field as it works on consumer devices.

With Mine HarmonyOS, the company wants to break the barrier between the agreements and equipment, and bring services for the digital and intelligent transformation of the coal industry for prosperity.

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Huawei Coal Mine Corp:

This new Huawei subsidiary was established in March this year. Senior vice president of Huawei – Zou Zhilei took the chair as the chairman of Coal Mine Corp. The company has the vision to enable intelligent connected technologies to the mining industry.

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To do this, Huawei is working with its industry partners to create a powerful smart mine solution that includes safety, consumes less Human resources, and is energy efficient.

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Smart Mining Challenge and Solutions:

He pointed out that the current development of smart mines faces many challenges consisting:

  • Weak digital infrastructure requires supplementary lessons, industrial software, especially R&D tool software, is stuck, and low-end production equipment and industrial control system upgrades require new technology empowerment;
  • At the connection level, the connection of production equipment has not been opened up, the agreement is seven countries and eight systems, the cost of collecting data is high, and a large amount of data is isolated.
  • Fragmentation of industrial scenes, lack of high value-added applications, and weak corporate R&D capabilities.
  • The demographic dividend is gradually reduced, and production capacity has shifted to quality first, green manufacturing, R&D innovation, and high-end intelligent manufacturing.

Zou believes that smart mining is a combination of two industries of technology and mining. While only, a unified industrial internet platform can solve any issues in the industry system and construction structure.

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Huawei’s Smart Mining Solution:

Huawei has adopted a layered approach for its mining solution that different architecture based on Huawei Cloud and the Mining ecosystem to mix up and form intelligent coal mining.

The solution covers Minhong Internet of Things, industrial bearer networks, cloud infrastructure, digital platforms, and mining applications. Among them, Kuanghong builds the base of the unified interface and unified data format of the mine, laying the foundation of smart mining.

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Zou said the past 10 years of evolution in the mobile internet will gonna happen in the industrial internet in the future. HarmonyOS’s applications have the potential to exceed expectations and they’ll become the foundation of the next generation of the industrial internet.

“Huawei’s entry in the mining field will not cover the world, nor does it want to control the industry, instead it will adopt an integrated (Huawei Inside) model,” said Zou.

Huawei coal mine business chief said, the construction of smart mining solutions requires openness and win-win complementary advantages, Huawei will work with partners to build a smart mining ecosystem.

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Huawei FreeBuds Pro is testing HarmonyOS 2.0

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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 2.1.0.576 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 1.0.0.566.

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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:

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  • 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?

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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.

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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.

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However, confirmation is still awaited on whether HarmonyOS 3.0 will come for global consumers.

So what do you think, HarmonyOS 3.0 will come for the global consumers? Let us know via the poll below.

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April 2022 HarmonyOS update released for these 6 Honor smartphones

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Recently, Huawei has pushed off the April 2022 security update for several Honor smartphones running on the HarmonyOS operating system. As we know, after the separation of Huawei and Honor, the previously launched Honor smartphones came under the care of Huawei.

Yes! the latest software update rollout clearly shows the care of Huawei towards its former brand smartphones. Below, you can check the list of Honor smartphones, which getting the April 2022 HarmonyOS security update.

Adapting devices:

  • Honor Magic 2
  • Honor 20S
  • Honor 30S
  • Honor Play 4
  • Honor Play 4 Pro
  • Honor Play 9A

This newest update for the above-mentioned Honor smartphones mainly boosted the system’s security and stability. As it fixes over 49 vulnerabilities and threats found in the latest HarmonyOS software system. Read more

If you are any of the mentioned-device users in China and seeking for next update. Then, the update is here for you. Check the more information-related version below along with the update process and precautions.

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Latest Version Details:

  • Honor Magic 2: HarmonyOS 2.0.0.232 updated from 2.0.0.230/231
  • Honor 20S: HarmonyOS 2.0.0.232 updated from 2.0.0.230
  • Honor 30S: HarmonyOS 2.0.0.232 updated from 2.0.0.230
  • Honor Play 4: HarmonyOS 2.0.0.233 updated from 2.0.0.232
  • Honor X10 Max: HarmonyOS 2.0.0.233 updated from 2.0.0.232
  • Honor Play 4 Pro: HarmonyOS 2.0.0.232 updated from 2.0.0.230
  • Honor Play 9A: Magic UI 3.1.0.195 updated from 3.1.0.196

How to update:

Here are two ways to install the update and it’s up to you, which one do you like.

Through Settings:

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Open the phone settings menu, tap on system & updates then click on software updates. From here, tap on Check for updates and let the phone fetch the latest update for you. If an update appears on the device, tap on download and install.

Through My Huawei app:

Go to the My Huawei app and visit the support section. Afterward, tap on the update icon and follow the on-screen steps to grab the latest update.

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