The site, “Gez China” technical specialist, that “Huawei” is preparing a bold plan to launch its “Harmony OS” operating system to become a popular alternative such as “Android”.
The report quoted Wang Chenglu, head of the software engineering department and director of the AI and Integrated Intelligent Systems business unit in the Huawei Consumer Business Group, that Huawei is looking to supply up to 300 million devices with the HarmonyOS operating system during the current year 2021.
The Chinese official’s remarks came in a speech entitled “An Easier Life, Depending on Communication Technologies,” he gave at the TEDx Huhai conference, which was held under the slogan “Success under pressure.”
Wang Chenglu said: “Huawei is also looking forward to cooperating with partners to create a coherent system for the Harmony OS system, which will contribute to realizing the ambitions to rely on technology and attract more consumers to a better and easier life.”
As a next-generation operating system, Cheng Lu adds, Harmony OS provides the ability to communicate between various smart devices in one language, and enables more devices to be connected and thus devices can work with each other, providing a seamless experience across different devices.
Harmony OS also provides equipment manufacturers with the ability to implement smart updates, and also allows data to be transferred to smart devices, in addition to mobile phones, which in turn promotes digital and smart transformation in various sectors.
The alternative operating system for Android can also support the rapid development of the Internet of Things in transforming the technical sector, stressing the importance of cooperation between the actors in the technical sector to build a new and thriving ecosystem to keep pace with the era of the mobile Internet.
And the Chinese official added, “Modern technologies contribute to changing the entire world. When I was young, I dreamed of being able to watch movies at home, which has become possible nowadays. The rapid development of the mobile Internet has led to an increase in dependence on cashless payment and online shopping.” Internet and taxi services, which contributed to “big changes in our lives.”
However, he acknowledged that the mobile Internet sector, which focuses on smartphones, undoubtedly faces many challenges, explaining that smartphone shipments have witnessed a decline at the global level in 2018, and decreased by almost 6 percent in 2020.
The average time that consumers spend on their mobile phones has remained between four and five hours a day as of 2018, indicating that this sector faces great challenges and must keep pace with changes, “according to Cheng Lu’s remarks.
He added, “Given that many systems are relied on to operate different devices, it is difficult to connect them together and equip them with a unified smart system. Therefore, devices must communicate in one common language to provide a connected lifestyle.”
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