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Huawei Showcases Latest ICT Innovations with Partners at Hannover MESSE 2017

2017-04-24

Leading New ICT to Power Digital Industrial Transformation

[Hannover, Germany, April 24, 2017] At Hannover MESSE 2017 which kicks off today, Huawei is showcasing its full suite of capabilities based on open platforms to drive digital transformation and unlock new opportunities for industrial enterprises.

Exhibiting under the theme of “Leading New ICT, The Road to Digital Transformation”, Huawei is teaming up with industry-leading partners to showcase its latest products and solutions based on new ICT technologies such as IoT, industry cloud, All-Cloud network, and enterprise wireless. It will show how these products and solutions can be harnessed to accelerate the digital transformation of manufacturing, logistics, and energy industries. Huawei will also unveil ground-breaking cooperations with General Electric Company (GE), Intel, Toshiba and T-System.

This year, Hannover MESSE has embraced the theme of “Integrated Industry – Creating Value”. After undergoing radical transformation during the first and second industrial revolutions, manufacturing is now evolving toward greater connectivity and automation. Traditional manufacturing is being redefined and will eventually become a fully-connected intelligent industry with connected manpower, application systems, ultimately bringing an era of networked manufacturing.


Huawei Showcases Latest ICT Innovations with Partners at Hannover MESSE 2017

Inaugural Presentation of Huawei's Flagship Manufacturing Solutions to Accelerate Digital Transformation

Commenting on the digitalization of the manufacturing industry, Yan Lida, President of Huawei Enterprise Business Group, said: "Digital transformation of the manufacturing industry requires the convergence of new ICT with advanced manufacturing technologies, and more importantly, the use of these technologies throughout the design, production, management, and service phases. Using collaborative ICT such as IoT, cloud, and Big Data, Huawei teams up with partners to develop more efficient, smart, and innovative solutions for industrial digital transformation. During Hannover MESSE 2017, Huawei will launch joint innovations with industry-leading partners, such as GE, Toshiba, Intel, T-System. The innovations represent the best practice of accelerating digital industrial transformation with new ICT technologies."

Manufacturing enterprises are increasingly connecting their information networks with their industrial networks, enabling information systems to collaborate with multiple types of production resources to meet challenges created by diversified, real-time, and customized requirements. At the exhibition, Huawei is showcasing a series of manufacturing solutions, including a 5G-based industrial robot solution jointly demonstrated with KUKA; a flexible manufacturing solution jointly demonstrated with SAP, Hand Enterprise Solutions, and United VARs; and an agile design solution jointly developed with Altair, ANSYS, and ESI, among others. The solutions make it possible to establish new work models and basic platforms that meet the real requirements of Industry 4.0. They present intelligent, ICT-enabled, and cloud-based features throughout the design, decision-making, predictive maintenance, and logistics phases.

Huawei and Schindler, a leading global elevator and escalator company, are showcasing their Internet of Elevators solution. The solution will help Schindler achieve full connection and centralized management of its millions of elevators worldwide, delivering better service availability and enhancing the passenger experience for more than a billion people globally.

At the show, visitors will also gain insights into Huawei's smart logistics solutions which provide multifunctional intelligent gateways that connect drivers, vehicles, and goods, as well as Big Data platforms to facilitate efficient management. The solutions help customers implement smart retail and fleet management.

In the energy sector, Huawei is displaying its smart grid solutions and oil & gas solutions, particularly the smart grid solution developed with the State Grid Corporation of China and Wasion Group.

Announcements of Groundbreaking Partnerships with Industry-Leading Partners

  • Huawei and GE Release Industrial Cloud-based Predictive Maintenance Solution

Huawei and GE Digital jointly launched their Industrial Cloud-based Predictive Maintenance Solution. As a new round of industrialization and digitalization gains momentum, the two parties seamlessly integrated Huawei's Edge-Computing-IoT (EC-IoT) with GE's Predix platform for the industrial Internet. The new solution seamlessly integrates Huawei's Edge Computing IoT (EC-IoT) with GE's Industrial Internet cloud platform Predix to enable rapid end-to-end connectivity between industrial assets and cloud applications, allowing real-time machine health monitoring, data analysis and perception, and smart maintenance decision-making. In the digital industrial era, the solution helps manufacturers reduce maintenance costs and prevent unplanned asset downtime, as well as drive innovation in products and services. The new industrial preventive maintenance solution will be deployed by Schindler.

  • Huawei and Intel Sign a MOU to Accelerate HPC Innovation

Huawei and Intel will hold a global high-performance computing (HPC) collaboration launch ceremony on April 25, signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to cooperate in HPC to provide competitive and innovative HPC products and solutions. The two parties will desire to develop HPC solutions based on Huawei servers and cloud platforms which are powered by Intel® Xeon® processor, Intel® Xeon PhiTM processors and Omni-Path Architecture (OPA). Huawei will also build HPC innovation centers in Shenzhen and Chengdu, China, as well as in Munich, Germany. At these centers, the two parties may carry out joint initiatives such as application optimization, technical training and community development, so that they can provide cutting-edge HPC solution experience and services for customers. Additionally, they will carry out joint exploration and marketing events across the globe.

  • Huawei and Toshiba Sign a MOU to Deepen Cooperation on Smart Factory IoT and NB-IoT

Huawei and Toshiba officially signed an MOU to collaborate on boosting the deployment of NarrowBand IoT (NB-IoT) in smart factory management. Through technical innovation and product R&D, the two parties will accelerate the availability of NB-IoT across a diverse range of scenarios and vertical industries and the implementation of industrial IoT.

  • Huawei and T-System Launched the IoT-based Smart Cooler Solution

Huawei and T-System jointly launched and showcased their Smart Cooler IoT (Internet of Things) solution. The solution connects smart coolers with Huawei’s AR series IoT gateways and utilizes T-Systems’ Open Telekom Cloud (OTC) to implement real-time operation and management of a huge number of devices, which reduces labor costs. The solution also provides a unique real-time and experimental marketing mode to increase goods sales.

Hannover MESSE 2017 is held from April 24-28 in the Hannover Exhibition Center in Germany. Huawei's booth is located at A26, Hall 7. For more information about Huawei’s products and solutions found at Hannover MESSE 2017, visit http://e.huawei.com/topic/hannovemesse2017-en/index.html.