Huawei founder and CEO Mr. Ren Zhengfei has revealed that the company will look for new opportunities for the industrial application of the 5G network. He emphasized focusing on innovation and core business to create a platform for several industries, with the use of 5G.
Some of the industrial 5G applications include sectors like Mining, Transportation, Music, etc. He also pointed out that ICT solutions shall instigate innovation in those legacy industries.
“In the 5G era, connecting businesses is the main goal. While the 5G applications for different industries are different, but most of the technologies are the same. So our main goal is to increase the adoption of electronic, software, and computing systems in different industries.” Said Mr. Ren Zhengfei.
Huawei could achieve the development of such technology and innovation, due to their continued effort, commitment, and investment in R&D. They have built an excess of 100 research centers and joint labs across the world. These labs are specialized in several subjects like Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and aesthetics.
The research in those fields shall accelerate the development of 5G applications and ICT solutions for a thriving ecosystem of smart cities, autonomous vehicles, smart education; healthcare; mining, etc. These Innovation Labs are co-partnered with customers who provide insights and expertise to direct the research as per requirements of their respective industries while Huawei’s expertise in electronics technology helps develop great applications and services for these industries.
Under joint cooperation with industry customers and partners, Huawei has helped build the 5G networks and digital connections across cities globally such as Berlin, Seoul, Bangkok, and Riyadh. These networks have proven their industry-leading capabilities by enabling seamless connectivity and peak performance for high-end devices operating across the networks.
Today, as the leading global ICT solutions provider, Huawei continues to offer best-in-class products and solutions to its customers. Huawei began researching 5G technology in 2009, and by the end of 2019, it had submitted 26,600 standards contributions to the 3GPP. According to the European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI), the company owns 4,348 families of 5G essential patents, accounting for over 20% of the total. This places Huawei first among all vendors in terms of 5G patents, laying a solid foundation for its R&D prospects and innovative applications of 5G into a diverse range of industries.