Behind Huawei's Innovative Projects: Determination to be the Leader of 5G Technology
IN A RECENTLY RELEASED DOCUMENTARY SERIES, THE ECONOMIST HAS ACKNOWLEDGED HUAWEI’S DETERMINATION TO EMERGE AS A GLOBAL LEADER IN 5G
July 2, 2021: Renowned British Media, The Economist has recently given extensive coverage to the Chinese Tech Giant, Huawei in its latest documentary series. The brand is now known worldwide for fighting back all the way to the top, despite being heavily sanctioned by the United States. Huawei has claimed its spot on the global centerstage by officially becoming the largest networking gear provider in the world. Moreover, it has also emerged as the biggest proponent of the futuristic 5G Technology.
“The Economist has released this three-episode documentary series with the theme of scientific innovation of the tech brands worldwide, and it has extensively focused on Huawei.” A tech journalist said, while talking about the documentary series. “Besides Huawei, the series also featured the Ghana’s Rural Star project that help connect country’s remote areas to the internet and improve its medical system.” He added. The series is massively popular on social media, and it also featured TrackAI project that can help solve eyesight problems for young children.
Founded in 1987, Huawei has come a long way in the last 35 years, and it has recently emerged as the second largest smartphone manufacturer in the world, and in a nutshell, Huawei is now the world's largest maker of telecom equipment with revenues exceeding $103 Billion Dollars. In the wake of a historic trade war against China waged by the former US President Trump, many countries led by the US sanctioned China and the primary target of this war was Huawei. However, the Chinese tech company not only survived but also fought back to emerge as a global leader in the 5G technology.
In addition to the US cutting off Huawei from the chip supply, the Chinese company was also excluded from Germany’s 5G plan, while its base stations have been removed by the UK. But regardless of all that, Huawei successfully launched Harmony OS 2.0, which was featured in The Economist documentary as well. Harmony OS 2.0 is a historic victory on Huawei’s part, and a master stroke that put Huawei on the world map of information technology and high-end innovation.
Also featured in the documentary was Huawei’s Track AI technology has contributed to diagnosing eye diseases of adolescents and kids. According to Huawei sources, artificial intelligence will continue to play an important role in the medical system, and also in the core policies of the company. The Chinese Tech Giant has invested more than 100 billion dollars in R&D for 5G in the last decade, and it established more than ten R&D centers worldwide. However, Huawei’s management still believe that there is still a long way to go with a lot of research and a lot of backing.
According to The Economist, Huawei’s broadband base station helped connect the remote town of Iqaluit in Northern Canada, close to the Arctic to the world. Moreover, the Digitruck built by Huawei and its partners is bringing digit opportunities to many people in remote areas of Africa, helping them enjoy digital education and change their lives. Furthermore, Huawei launched a free Storysign software in 2018. The project is a pioneer to use AI technology to convert content of children's books into sign language, thus helping mute-deaf children to read. In a nutshell, Huawei is unlocking the future of information technology ranging from 5G technology to autonomous vehicles like never before and setting new benchmarks in the tech industry worldwide.