IT Live: Huawei, world’s leading ICT solutions provider has partnered with Audi, the German automobile manufacturer, for the development of intelligent connected vehicles through signing a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for a strategic cooperation on Tuesday. The agreement forms a broad partnership between the companies in the two countries initiated by Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
Veni Shone, President of LTE Solution, Huawei said, “We are entering a new era of intelligent vehicles that will see the emergence of new technological synergies between information and communications technology and the automotive industries. With increased innovation in mobile connectivity, Huawei is committed to transforming the driving experience.”
The cooperation between Huawei and Audi is intended to facilitate the advancement of intelligent driving and the digitalization of services in the vehicle environment. The companies have agreed to jointly develop training programs in order to strengthen the skills of technology experts in both of these areas. Intelligent connected vehicles allow relevant information to be exchanged between the vehicle and the surrounding environment. To achieve this, cars need a high-quality, stable data connection.
Saad Metz, Executive Vice President of Audi China said, “We are intensifying our joint research with Huawei in the area of intelligent connected vehicles. Our aim is to improve safety and optimize traffic flows in order to create intelligent cities.”
In September 2018, the project will enter its next phase at the “World Internet of Things Exposition” in Wuxi with an even broader range of applications. Huawei and Audi have cooperated in many areas related to intelligent connected vehicles in recent years.
The two companies initiated the telecom-vehicle cross industry organization 5GAA and have held several joint trials in various countries including Germany, Spain and China, ensuring the vibrant growth of the intelligent connected vehicles industry.
Dhaka, 11 July, (campuslive24.com) //MI