Hou Jinlong (left), president of cloud and AI business group at Huawei announces the Shenzhen Intelligent Twins with Liu Jiachen (right), director of Government Services Data Bureau of Shenzhen Municipality. [Photo provided to chinadaily.com.cn]
Huawei Technologies Co is ramping up efforts to take advantage of the opportunities from enterprises’ and governments’ growing desire to embrace digital transformation, by unveiling a systematic reference architecture dubbed as Intelligence Twins.
Huawei said Intelligent Twins is proposed for the intelligent upgrade of governments and companies. Customers and partners of Huawei can build their own intelligent solutions based on the Intelligent Twins to enable intelligent transformation across industries for all-scenario intelligence, the company said.
Intelligent Twins enable an intelligent, open system that is capable of all-dimensional perception, all-domain collaboration, precise judgment, and continuous evolution, delivering a smart experience for people, cities, and enterprises in all scenarios, the Chinese tech giant said.
Hou Jinlong, president of cloud and AI business group at Huawei, said “Industries are upgrading from ‘go cloud’ to ‘go intelligent’. AI innovation is no longer confined to one single scenario, and bringing intelligence to all scenarios is an irreversible trend.”
Hou said “The Intelligent Twins are an integrated system with synergy across five tech domains, integrating the cloud, network, edge, and device. It is perceptive, conscious, actionable, and evolvable.”
“Building on the Intelligent Twins, Huawei will work with partners to accelerate the intelligent upgrade of governments and enterprises, expand the industry market, advance the software and service industries, and unlock the blue ocean of the edge computing industry,” Hou said.
The senior executive made the comments at Huawei Connect 2020, an annual flagship event hosted by Huawei for the global information and communication technology industry.
At the event, the Shenzhen municipality government and Huawei announced Shenzhen Intelligent Twins. The project aims to build an integrated deep learning system for citywide coordination, enabling a smart city that is perceptive, conscious, evolvable, and familiar. This will turbocharge the intelligent transformation of Shenzhen to new levels, Huawei said. The event was also attended by China University of Petroleum and China FAW Group, with their success cases of Intelligent Twins for the oil and gas industry and manufacturing.