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Huawei and Microsoft double down on Artificial Intelligence, expanding partnership with Microsoft's leading SwiftKey Keyboard

Mar 09, 2018

[Shenzhen, China, March 9, 2018]Today, Huawei and Microsoft have announced to further expand the serviceable range of SwiftKey.

Both Huawei and SwiftKey are dedicated to launching products for consumers that are powered by Artificial Intelligence, giving users more convenient and more personalized experiences. Since the first partnering in 2016, Huawei has powered their devices in most countries worldwide with SwiftKey Keyboard as the default keyboard.

Last year saw an expansion with Huawei's Mate 10 device the first to bring SwiftKey Keyboard as the default standard keyboard to all Southeast Asian countries, which consequently expanded the serviceable range of SwiftKey. Today's announcement further extends this global coverage to bring personalized word predictions and corrections powered by Artificial Intelligence technology to more users outside China.

President of Huawei Consumer Cloud Service Alex Zhang claims, “Huawei customers can enjoy faster, easier typing with a keyboard that learns to predict the words and language they use most”. Jon Reynolds, SwiftKey’s co-founder said, “It’s our mission to make it easier for everyone to accomplish more on mobile and we're proud to deepen our partnership with Huawei, to bring our innovative smart keyboard to millions of people all over the world.”