Huawei opens first DIGIX Lab in Asia Pacific to empower developers to build a digital future

SINGAPORE, February 24, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Huawei Mobile Services (HMS) today announced the opening of DIGIX Lab in Singapore, the first in the Asia Pacific area to become an innovation hub for mobile app developers in the region to drive ideas exchange, business growth and collaboration.

Huawei DIGIX Lab @ Singapore is equipped with AR, VR, AI, HMS Core kits and other open source technology capabilities, offering developers across APAC a place to experience the full range of HMS developer resources. Visitors can visit the lab virtually through the DIGIX Lab website and access remote services such as Cloud Debugging and Cloud Testing. (PRNewsfoto / Huawei mobile services)

Equipped with AR, VR, AI, HMS Core kits and other open source technology capabilities, the Lab offers developers a place to connect and experience the full range of HMS developer resources. DIGIX Lab services are also available online, allowing developers across the region to make use of the resources virtually.

“In the 5G era, HMS aims to build a ‘1 + 8 + N’ mobile ecosystem and empower developers and partners in the region to innovate and build a digital future. New DIGIX Lab serves as an all-encompassing space.Innovation center to inspire developers to succeed.Hweiwei will continue to strengthen our collaboration with partners and institutions in the community and nurture a growing collection of advanced technical talent Asia Pacific area “said Shane Shan, Huawei Asia Pacific Customer Service Director.

Under Seamless AI Life’s “1 + 8 + N” strategy, the smartphone serves as a Any (1) center, and Huawei ecosystem partners connecting across Eight (8) supports Huawei devices to create a fully connected IoT environment made up of Unlimited (N) services. HMS supports this strategy by building innovative mobile apps and IoT products through Huawei’s hardware and software capabilities. Combined with Huawei’s AI-powered system and cloud computing solution, it will ultimately establish a live AI environment for Huawei’s end users.

HUAWEI DIGIX Lab @ Singapore “Knowledge Zone” showcases Huawei’s full-view results.  Developers, partners, and technical enthusiasts can look forward to a series of Residency Programs such as developer workshops, information sharing sessions, and on-site consultation with technical experts hosted by Huawei online and offline.  (PRNewsfoto / Huawei mobile services)

HUAWEI DIGIX Lab @ Singapore “Knowledge Zone” showcases Huawei’s full-view results. Developers, partners, and technical enthusiasts can look forward to a series of Residency Programs such as developer workshops, information sharing sessions, and on-site consultation with technical experts hosted by Huawei online and offline. (PRNewsfoto / Huawei mobile services)

Connect, communicate, and collaborate at Huawei DIGIX Lab

DIGIX Lab is divided into three main zones where developers, partners and technical enthusiasts can connect, communicate and collaborate in the community:

  1. Knowledge Zone: An area where visitors can experience Huawei’s “1 + 8 + N” ecosystem. This area showcases the latest smartphone models, and eight different types of Huawei devices including tablets, PCs, smart wearables and VR smart glasses. In addition, HUAWEI HiLink-supported third-party IoT home products are also displayed here.

  2. Connection zone: Multi-faceted zone with collaborative space and training rooms to support community building. Developer programs such as training, workshops, industry and networking events will take place in this area. At the same time, tech enthusiasts or individual developers can reserve the space to host community events related to mobile app development.

  3. Capacity zone: In this zone there are three meeting rooms where developers facing challenges while developing an app can meet with Huawei engineers or business teams to get hands-on support. There are four discussion destinations available at the lab to assist developers with the resource requirement.

Visitors from across the region can visit the DIGIX Lab virtually via https://developer.huawei.com/consumer/en/DIGIXLab-Offline?page=0. In addition to walking through the space digitally, online visitors can learn about the latest HMS facilities and offers, join Huawei Developer Programs and webinars and connect to technical support. Additionally, developers can access emerging remote services such as Cloud Debugging and Cloud Testing, allowing them to test running apps and remotely test on any of Huawei’s most advanced devices. soils, including the HUAWEI P Series and the HUAWEI Mate Series.

Encouraging developer innovation through Huawei Mobile Services Ecosystem

The opening of DIGIX Lab complements other tools and programs available to developers in the region to drive innovation through the HMS ecosystem.

HMS recently launched HUAWEI Developer App, an official open platform for Huawei developers to manage their apps backend system, get the latest activity for developers and stay informed of upcoming events.

In addition, HMS will introduce three developer community programs in APAC this year, including HUAWEI Student Developers (HSD), HUAWEI Developer Groups (HDG) and HUAWEI development experts (HUAWEI). HDE) to help developers of all levels grow the HMS ecosystem. Developers at APAC will also be able to sign up for training courses to learn how to install HMS development tools into their apps and receive a “Huawei Developer Certificate” upon completion of the course.

Adding value to app owners and developers with HMS

The HMS ecosystem has achieved rapid growth globally and is now one of the three largest mobile ecosystems in the world with over 700 million global users. By the end of 2020, more than 2.3 million HUAWEI developers are registered – an increase of 77% over one year.

App owners who want to integrate their apps into the HMS ecosystem, will be able to reach out to a strong HMS user base through its multi-distribution platforms, such as HUAWEI AppGallery, HUAWEI Browser and Petal Search.

The latest version of HMS Core 5.0, which is comprised of 56 open source capabilities and 12,981 APIs, provides complete functionality to support developers to integrate apps easily. In addition, developers can also access local HMS technical teams to seek help during the process.

Moving forward, HMS will continue to invest in the technological capabilities and provide local operational support to developers to encourage mobile innovation in a growing landscape.

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