Huawei announced today a
update The importance for the HMS system that it offers for all its phones, here it is available to users around the world right now.
“Bucharest, September 14, 2020 – Huawei announced the updates brought to the level of the Huawei Mobile Services (HMS) ecosystem, during the Huawei Developer Conference 2020 (Together) event. The new capabilities made available to global developers give them the support they need to bring innovation into the lives of consumers.
During his speech entitled “Together, Let’s Play with HMS”, Zhang Ping’an, President of Consumer Cloud Service, Huawei Consumer Business Group, recalled the achievements of 2020 and announced a number of 1.8 million registered developers in HMS, double compared to 2019.
„The HMS ecosystem is now the third largest in the world, and the HMS core has seen tremendous improvement. Thanks to the Huawei teams, we achieved the impossible within a year. ”, Zhang added.
HMS – The third largest ecosystem in the world
As of September 2020, 96,000 global applications have been integrated into HMS Core. HMS applications continue to be launched internationally, with content applications such as HUAWEI Music, HUAWEI Video, HUAWEI Themes, HUAWEI Reader and HUAWEI GameCenter in the forefront in various countries and regions.
Currently, AppGallery hosts 73,000 applications, up from last year, when they reached 6,000, reaching 700 million users worldwide. Local applications and services continue to be integrated daily according to AppGallery’s “Global + Local” strategy, giving consumers an experience for all scenarios. Between January and August 2020, apps in AppGallery, one of the top three app stores, were distributed 261 billion times.
„Global sales of HMS phones have grown rapidly since May this year and have received strong support from developers, partners and, in particular, global consumers. Thus, we invite more developers and partners to actively join us, as we bring their innovations to life with the help of our open capabilities, so that more consumers can benefit from them.. ”Said Zhang.
HMS introduces five basic service engines
Huawei has introduced five basic service engines for global developers: search, maps, payments, browser and advertising.
The HMS search engine is available in over 170 countries and regions around the world. Offering an innovative and diverse search experience in over 20 vertical industries, applications, sports, finance and more, it is available in over 50 languages.
The HMS map engine has collected over 180 million POI information and opened up 11 capabilities, such as route planning, drag-and-drop 3D scene layout, full-scene spatial computing capabilities, and precise walking AR navigation. . Currently, over 2,000 local applications are integrated with the HMS map engine.
The HMS payment engine provides developers with global and localized mobile payment capabilities, helping them achieve success. Since HDC 2019, the number of local applications integrated with IAP services has increased by 619%.
The Huawei browser provides intelligent, accurate and high-quality web browsing services, as well as support for Quick App distribution.
HUAWEI Ads provides efficient traffic monetization services for developers, for additional commercial success, for those of them expanding into global markets. With over 3,100 global applications connected to HUAWEI Ads, global developers are accelerating their commercial success.
HMS Core 5.0: Every innovation comes to life
HMS Core 5.0 was officially announced for global commercial use at the Huawei Developer Conference event, covering open capabilities in seven main areas: Application Services, Graphics, Media, AI, Smart Device, Security and Systems.
In terms of graphics, the Computer Graphics (CG) Kit offers open capabilities centered around GPU technology to support game developers with a high-performance rendering framework and a series of plug-ins to improve rendering efficiency on screen in gaming. By integrating this HMS Core kit, the gaming application has reached almost 11% both in increasing the average frame rate and in reducing the average power consumption.
In the AI area, the ML Kit provides text, speech, language, images, and face and body detection services to help developers build AI applications easily and efficiently. This feature is currently available in six languages: Chinese, English, French, German, Italian, and Spanish. The applications integrated in the ML Kit can easily cover all platforms and devices.
Huawei has officially launched the VR audio-visual platform, offering developers a comprehensive technical platform for a captivating and innovative audio-visual experience.
Image Kit opens the capability of HUAWEI themes, provides animation effects and ready-made template, allowing developers to quickly produce creative content. Thousands of lines of code were needed before to get the effect, and after integration only two or three lines of code are needed and simple parameters are easier to set to get brilliant creative effects.
Through AppGallery Connect, which includes 68 services – an increase of 27 services from HDC 2019 – Huawei offers global developers a one-stop, highly efficient operating service. The number of applications using AGC has increased by 90%.
Huawei Mobile Services has set up 6 regional centers, 7 DigiX labs with local technology experts and operational staff, to provide services to local developers and partners. Huawei offers developers in each region the opportunity to innovate and fully supports them to bring their local innovations to the global stage, while enabling the development of the HMS ecosystem.
„The stars illuminate the future. In the last year, we have become the third largest ecosystem in the world. We will continue to work with our developers around the world to keep the fire of innovation burning“Zhang concluded.”