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Contributor: PR Newswire Asia (China)
Thursday, September 17 2020 - 01:08
HMS Ecosystem Breaks New Ground to Enable Global Developers to Create A Digital Future
SHENZHEN, China, Sept. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire-AsiaNet/ --

At Huawei Developer Conference 2020 (Together) today, Huawei shared updates on 
Huawei Mobile Services (HMS) Ecosystem. Delivering his keynote speech titled 
"Together, Let's Play with HMS", Zhang Ping'an, President of Consumer Cloud 
Service, Huawei Consumer Business Group, highlighted its 2020 achievements, 
announced that there are 1.8 million developers registered with HMS ecosystem, 
doubling that of HDC.2019.  

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"HMS ecosystem is now the third largest in the world, and HMS core achieved a 
tremendous improvement. Together with the many Huawei teams, we made the 
impossible possible within a year." said Zhang. 

HMS – The World's Third Largest Ecosystem

As of August 2020, 96,000 global apps have integrated with HMS Core. HMS Apps 
continues to launch globally, with content apps such as HUAWEI Music, HUAWEI 
Video, HUAWEI Themes, HUAWEI Reader and HUAWEI GameCenter taking center stage 
in various countries and regions.

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AppGallery now has 73,000 overseas apps, up from 6,000 last year, reaching 700 
million users worldwide. Local apps and services continue to be on-boarded 
everyday - in line with AppGallery's 'Global + Local' strategy - bringing 
consumers an all-scenario experience. From January to August 2020, applications 
in AppGallery, the top 3 app store, have been distributed for 261 billion times.

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"Global sales of HMS mobile phones grow rapidly since May this year, from the 
strong support of developers, partners and especially global consumers. With 
that, we invite more developers and partners to join us actively, as we bring 
to life your innovations with our fully open capabilities, to benefit more 
consumers." said Zhang.

HMS Introduces Five Basic Service Engines

Huawei introduced five basic service engines to global developers, including 
search, map, payment, browser and ads.

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HMS search engine is available in more than 170 countries and regions around 
the world. Offering an innovative and diverse search experience in over 20 
vertical industries including app, sports, finance and more, it supports more 
than 50 languages. 

HMS map engine has collected more than 180 million pieces of POI information 
and open 11 capabilities such as route planning, drag-and-drop 3D scene layout, 
full-scene spatial computing capabilities and precise AR walking navigation. 
Currently, more than 2,000 overseas apps have integrated with HMS map engine.

HMS payment engine provides developers with global and localised mobile payment 
capabilities, helping developers to achieve business success. Since HDC 2019, 
the number of overseas applications integrated with IAP services has increased 
by 619%.

Huawei Browser provides intelligent, accurate and high-quality web browsing 
services, as well as support for Quick App distribution. 

HUAWEI Ads provides efficient traffic monetisation services for developers, to 
achieve further commercial success. It provides efficient traffic monetisation 
services for developers expanding into global markets. With over 3,100 overseas 
apps connected to HUAWEI Ads, global developers are accelerating their 
commercial success. 

HMS Core 5.0: Let Every Innovation Come to Life 

HMS Core 5.0 is officially launched at HDC.2020, covering open capabilities in 
seven main areas including App Services, Graphics, Media, AI, Smart Device, 
Security and Systems. 

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For Graphics, Computer Graphics Kit provides open capabilities centred around 
GPU technology to support game developers with a high-performance rendering 
framework and a series of rendering plug-ins to improve game screen rendering 
efficiency. Gaming app achieved close to 11% in both increase in average frame 
rate and reduction in average power consumption by integrating HMS Core's 
Computer Graphics Kit.

In AI area, ML Kit provides abundant text, speech, language, images, as well as 
face and body detection service to help developers build AI apps easily and 
efficiently. Currently, this feature is supported in six languages: Chinese, 
English, French, German, Italian, and Spanish. Apps integrated to ML Kit can 
easily cover all platforms and all devices.

Huawei VR audio-visual platform provides developers with a comprehensive 
technical platform to bring a subversive and innovative audio-visual experience 
to consumers. 

Image Kit open 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 required previously to achieve the effect, 
after integrated, only two or three lines of code are required, and easier to 
set simple parameters to achieve more brilliant creative effects.

Huawei provides global developers with a one-stop, highly efficient operation 
service through AppGallery Connect, which includes 68 services – an increase of 
27 services since HDC 2019. The number of apps using AGC increased by 90%.

Huawei Mobile Services has set up 6 regional centres, 7 DIGIX LABs, with local 
tech experts and operation staff, to provide services for local developers and 
partners. Huawei empowers developers in every region to innovate and offers 
full support to help them bring their local innovations to the global stage, 
allowing HMS ecosystem to flourish at the same time.

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"Stars brighten the future. In the past year, we grew to the world's third 
largest ecosystem. We will continue to work with our developer stars from 
around the world to let the fire of innovation shine," Zhang added. 

SOURCE: Huawei Consumer Business Group

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   Caption: Zhang Ping’an, President of Consumer Cloud Service, Huawei Consumer 
Business Group, delivered rkeynote speech titled “Together, Let’s Play with HMS”


   Caption: Soaring global developer enrollment in the HMS ecosystem


   Caption: HMS phones have become increasingly popular among consumers around 
the world


   Caption: Five HMS basic service engines nurture global developer innovation


   Caption: HMS Core 5.0 opens 56 kits and 12,981 APIs, spanning 7 service 


   Caption: HMS: The Spark of Inspiration to Light Our Lives