The Huawei HMS (Apps UP) Global Application Innovation Competition was officially launched today. The Chinese manufacturer encourages global developers to integrate the open capabilities of Huawei HMS Core to develop innovative applications. According to reports, at the end of In May 2021, the number of developers registered by Huawei exceeded 4 million. In addition, the number of applications incorporating HMS Core exceed 134,000 overall.
Huawei will launch Apps UP simultaneously in five major regions, including China, Europe, Latin America, Asia-Pacific, the Middle East and Africa. The company plans to roll out a special incentive bonus of $ 1 million and there will be other rewards. Huawei will also create incentives such as exclusive support resources and incentives for HMS Core payment capabilities.
At the launch ceremony, Huawei also announced the HMS Core 6.0. It further clarifies the role of Huawei Cloud and Huawei’s terminal cloud service (Cloud-Cloud Synergy) for developers. Huawei said
“With the help of Huawei’s Global HMS Application Innovation Competition, Huawei hopes to boost the innovative power of global application developers and deliver smarter and more innovative applications and services in all scenarios. We will continue to enrich the HMS ecosystem ”.
Huawei wants HMS Core to be global
Currently, Huawei’s HMS ecosystem has become the third largest mobile application ecosystem in the world. HMS Core opens up over 60 features to developers and provides five root engine services for map, search, payment, navigation, and advertising. These can help apps gain more users, higher activity, and more efficient business success.
Huawei hopes to use the global launch of HMS Core 6.0 to increase its application ecosystem. At present, Huawei Cloud and Huawei Terminal Cloud Services will bring more functionality for global developers. The company’s goal is to globalize HMS Core. He does not want this service to be restricted to the Chinese region.
Chen Lifang, senior vice president and director of Huawei, said
“We are moving towards the world of digital intelligence. In fact, we are already living in an era full of applications. Apps make our work and life more convenient than ever before. This is inseparable from the efforts and contributions of thousands of developers ”.
She used “trees” and “roots” as a metaphor for the close relationship between the thriving ecology of HMS and the developers: “The towering tree must have its roots. The flourishing growth process of HMS ecology is not only the evolution of technological empowerment but also the result of the close collaboration between Huawei and the majority of developers … I think more and more people are coming together via the HMS platform ”