Huawei releases Cloudified video platform in Africa

huawei-logo1By GIFT NDOLWANE
JOHANNESBURG – HUAWEI is set to launch its cloud video platform aimed at assisting African carriers develop and optimise video as a fundamental service.
The Envision Video Platform will be launched next week at the AfricaCom 2017 taking place in Cape Town.
AfricaCom is the premier Pan-African technology, telecoms and media event.
“By releasing this platform during AfricaCom, we want to deliver a message to operators and our partners, that in this golden era for video business, especially 4K video; we are ready and capable of helping them shape their video strategies to drive new revenue,” said David Chen, Director of Marketing and Solution Sales of Huawei Southern Africa region.
The cloudification architecture platform will support the latest 4K/Ultra High Definition, Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality; these technologies will improve the user’s experience with high quality video and enable user interaction. This platform can also optimise video streaming services based on network conditions.
As a key participant, Huawei’s theme for AfricaCom 2017 is ROADS to New Growth, with a focus on working together with operators and industry partners to explore ways to build a successful ecosystem that will speed up return on investment and achieve value-driven new growth.
Huawei kicks off AfricaCom with the highly anticipated local launch of its flagship smartphone the Mate 10 series which is powered by the AI Kirin 970 chip featuring a dedicated Neural Processing Unit.
South Africa will be among the first countries to have the Mate Series devices in country, with the HUAWEI Mate 10 Pro and the PORSCHE DESIGN HUAWEI Mate 10.
“We are delighted to bring the Mate 10 Pro and the Porsche Design Mate 10 to South Africa as we believe these devices will cater for the South African consumer needs as we enter the age of AI,” said Likun Zhao, General Manager, Huawei Consumer Business Group SA.
– Technoafrica

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