Huawei, leading ICT solutions provider has announced Huawei’s AI strategy, as well as its full-stack, all-scenario AI portfolio. The third annual HUAWEI CONNECT, a global event for the ICT industry, opened today at the Shanghai World Expo Exhibition and Convention Center. At the event, Huawei Rotating Chairman Eric Xu announced the AI strategy. The Theme of the vent is “Activate Intelligence”, which focuses on AI: its challenges, opportunities, innovations, and practices.
Huawei’s full-stack portfolio includes chips, chip enablement, a training and inference framework, and application enablement. By “all scenarios”, Huawei means different deployment scenarios for AI, including public clouds, private clouds, edge computing in all forms, industrial IoT devices, and consumer devices.With its full-stack AI portfolio, Huawei aims to provide pervasive intelligence to help drive industry development and build a fully connected, intelligent world.
At the event, Huawei’s Rotating Chairman Eric Xusaid, “Huawei’s AI strategy is to invest in basic research and talent development, build a full-stack, all-scenario AI portfolio, and foster an open global ecosystem,” He explained, “Within Huawei, we will continue exploring ways to improve management and efficiency with AI. In the telecom sector, we will adopt SoftCOM AI to make network O&M more efficient. In the consumer market, HiAI will bring true intelligence to our consumer devices, making them smarter than ever. Our Huawei EI public cloud services and FusionMind private cloud solutions will provide abundant and affordable computing power for all organizations – especially businesses and governments – and help them use AI with greater ease. Our portfolio will also include an AI acceleration card, AI server, AI appliance, and many other products.”
Ten future changes: Driving Huawei’s AI strategy:
Huawei predicts that by 2025, the world will see upwards of 40 billion personal smart devices, and 90% of device users will have a smart digital assistant. Data utilization will reach 86% and AI services will be readily available. Huawei has defined ten changes that will help pave the way:
1. Faster model training
2. Abundant and affordable computing power
3. AI deployment and user privacy
4. New algorithms
5. AI automation
6. Practical application
7. Real-time, closed-loop system
8. Multi-tech synergy
9. Platform support
10. Talent availability
Huawei’s AI strategy has focused on the following five areas:
Invest in AI research, Build a full-stack AI portfolio, Develop an open ecosystem and talent, Strengthen existing portfolio and Drive operational efficiency at Huawei.
HUAWEI CONNECT 2018 willcontinue from October 10 to 12.This year’s HUAWEI CONNECT conference is designed to help all businesses and organizations step over the threshold and stake their claim in the intelligent world.