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Chinese Tech Giants Huawei, Tencent Sign Deal on Streaming Services

Huawei Video will also provide feedback for content creation based on user demand data, which allows its partners to know consumer preferences for video content as well as their watching habits

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A staff member stands in front of a Huawei shop in Beijing, China, March 7, 2019. VOA

Chinese tech giants Huawei and Tencent have inked an agreement to seek deep cooperation on streaming service, during the ongoing 7th China Internet Audio and Video Convention in Chengdu, Sichuan province.

According to the deal, they will achieve inter-working accounts, collaborative operations and shared technologies on their video platforms.

Huawei device users, through the Huawei Video app, can have a smoother experience of HD and quality streaming from Tencent Video app, Xinhua news agency reported on Tuesday. Huawei Video will share with Tencent Video its AI enhancement and high-performance audio and video technologies to strengthen acoustic and visual effects.

Sun Zhonghuai, CEO of Penguin Pictures and Vice-President of Tencent Holdings, said the cooperation would help Tencent’s mass video resources to reach Huawei end-users.

FILE - Visitors use their smartphones underneath the logo of Tencent at the Global Mobile Internet Conference in Beijing, May 6, 2014.
FILE – Visitors use their smartphones underneath the logo of Tencent at the Global Mobile Internet Conference in Beijing, May 6, 2014. VOA

“Huawei is committed to an inclusive, win-win innovation ecosystem and is willing to become the amplifier and accelerator of its partners worldwide,” said Zhang Ping’an, President of Huawei Consumer Cloud Service.

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Huawei Video will also provide feedback for content creation based on user demand data, which allows its partners to know consumer preferences for video content as well as their watching habits.

As a global provider of information and communications technology infrastructure and smart devices, Huawei operates in more than 170 countries and regions, helping connect one-third of the world’s population. (IANS)

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Huawei Unveils GT2 Smartwatch With Bluetooth Calling in India

The smartwatch will be available across Flipkart, Amazon India, Croma and other retail stores

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According to the company, the Huawei Watch GT2 can operate continuously for up to two weeks with both the intelligent heart rate monitor and call notification functions turned on. Wikimedia Commons

Huawei Consumer Business Group India on Thursday launched its much-anticipated Huawei Watch GT2 with two weeks of battery life, Bluetooth calling and in-device music in the country in 42mm variant (with 1.2 inch AMOLED display) and 46mm variant (with 1.39 inch AMOLED display).

The Huawei Watch GT2 46mm Sport (Black) has been launched for Rs 15,990, 46mm (Leather) for Rs 17,990 and 46mm (Metal) for Rs 21,990.

In terms of heart rate monitoring, the user will be notified if heart rate is above 100bpm or below 50bpm for more than 10 minutes. The watch is also powered with sleep monitoring function.

“This versatile smartwatch Huawei Watch GT2 further underlines our focus on health and fitness and help our customers manage it better. The watch scientifically monitors heart rate, physical activities and sleep pattern with help of accurate positioning feature,” Tornado Pan, Country Manager (Huawei Brand), Consumer Business Group, Huawei India, said in a statement.

The watch is equipped with Huawei’s proprietary Kirin A1 chipset to improve battery life. There’s also a super AMOLED display with 3D glass screen.

The chip essentially integrates an advanced Bluetooth processing unit, a powerful audio processing unit, an ultra-low power consumption application processor and a separate power management unit.

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Huawei Consumer Business Group India on Thursday launched its much-anticipated Huawei Watch GT2 with two weeks of battery life, Bluetooth calling and in-device music in the country in 42mm variant. Wikimedia Commons

According to the company, the Huawei Watch GT2 can operate continuously for up to two weeks with both the intelligent heart rate monitor and call notification functions turned on.

The smartwatch will be available across Flipkart, Amazon India, Croma and other retail stores.

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Prospective buyers can book the watch from December 12-18 and get a Huawei Freelace worth Rs 6,999 for free.

However, they will be required to make the full payment for the watch at the time of booking the device. (IANS)