[Huawei Technology Japan Co., Ltd.] Huawei Announces New OS “HarmonyOS” “HarmonyOS” provides all users with additional convenience.
Huawei Technology Japan Co., Ltd. Huawei Announces New OS “HarmonyOS” “HarmonyOS” provides even more convenience to all users. This reference is a translation of a press release published in China on August 9, 2019 (local time). …………………………………………………………………………………………… [August 9, 2019 China] Huawei announced “HarmonyOS” at the Huawei Developers Conference on August 9. This is a new microkernel-based distributed operating system designed to provide a consistent user experience across all devices and scenarios. [Image 1
Huawei Consumer Business Group CEO Richard You explained the company behind the new OS development. “We are entering an era where people expect a comprehensive intelligent experience across all devices and scenarios. To support this, we felt the importance of an OS with improved cross-platform capabilities. An OS that can be supported in all scenarios used on the platform is needed, and that OS can meet consumer needs for low latency and strong security. ” “These were the goals of HarmonyOS,” he continued. “HarmonyOS is completely different from Android and iOS. It is a microkernel-based distributed OS that provides a smooth experience in all scenarios. It has a reliable and secure architecture and supports seamless collaboration between devices. Once you ’ve developed an app, you can then flexibly deploy it to various devices. ” Traditionally, new operating systems are released with new types of devices. Ten years ago, Huawei realized a future where intelligence would seamlessly integrate with every aspect of our lives, enabling this experience across physical hardware boundaries and across different hardware and platforms I started looking for a way to do it. “HarmonyOS” is a lightweight and compact OS with powerful functions. First, it is implemented in smart devices such as smart watches, smart screens, in-vehicle systems, and smart speakers. With this implementation, Huawei establishes an integrated and shared ecosystem between devices, creates a safe and reliable runtime environment, and provides a comprehensive and intelligent experience that interacts with all devices Aiming to do. HarmonyOS-4 different technical features Intelligent experiences for all scenarios have high hurdles to connectivity, so HarmonyOS is designed with four different technical features to fulfill its promise to consumers. 1. Seamless: First ever device OS with distributed architecture. Provide a seamless experience between devices By adopting a distributed architecture and distributed virtual bus technology, HarmonyOS provides a shared communication platform, distributed data management, distributed task scheduling, and virtual peripherals. With HarmonyOS, app developers no longer have to deal with the technology that forms the basis of distributed apps, so they can focus on the logic of each service. Developing distributed apps has never been easier. Apps built with HarmonyOS can run on a variety of devices, providing a seamless collaboration experience in all scenarios. 2. Smooth: deterministic delay engine and high performance IPC HarmonyOS addresses low performance issues with a deterministic delay engine and high performance interprocess communication (IPC). The deterministic delay engine presets task execution priorities and scheduling time limits. Resources are drawn to high priority tasks, reducing app response delay by 25.7%. The microkernel can deliver IPC performance up to 5 times more efficient than existing systems. 3． Safety: Microkernel architecture that fundamentally transforms security and reliability HarmonyOS uses a completely new microkernel design featuring enhanced security and low latency. This microkernel was designed to simplify kernel functionality, implement as many system services as possible in non-kernel user mode, and add mutual security protection. The microkernel itself provides only the most basic services such as thread scheduling and IPC. The HarmonyOS microkernel design uses a formal approach to recreate the security and reliability of Trusted Execution Environment (TEE) from scratch. Formal methods are an effective mathematical approach to verifying the correctness of a system from sources, but traditional verification methods such as functional verification and attack simulation have been limited to limited scenarios. In contrast, formal methods can use the data model to validate all software execution paths. “HarmonyOS” is the first OS to use the formal method in the device TEE and greatly improves security. In addition, because the HarmonyOS microkernel has much less code (about a thousandth of the Linux kernel), the potential for attacks is greatly reduced. 4. Integration: Multi-device IDE allows you to develop an app once and deploy it to multiple devices HarmonyOS with multi-device IDE, multi-language integrated compilation, and distributed architecture kit automatically adapts to various screen layout controls and interactions, and can support both drag-and-drop controls and preview-oriented visual programming The This allows developers to build apps that run on multiple devices more efficiently. With the multi-device IDE, developers can code an app once and deploy to multiple devices, creating a tightly integrated ecosystem for all user devices. HUAWEI ARK Compiler is the first static compiler that can perform as well as an Android virtual machine, allowing developers to compile a wide range of advanced languages into machine code in a single integrated environment. The HUAWEI ARK compiler greatly improves developer productivity by supporting integrated compilation in multiple languages. [Image 2
Developer planning and ecosystem development At today’s meeting, Huawei also announced HarmonyOS and its kernel evolution roadmap. HarmonyOS 1.0 will be the first to be used in smart screen products scheduled for release later this year. HarmonyOS will be optimized over the next three years and will gradually be adopted by a wider range of smart devices such as wearables, HUAWEI Vision and car head units. The success of HarmonyOS depends on the dynamic ecosystem of apps and developers. In order to promote wide adoption, Huawei will release HarmonyOS as an open source platform worldwide. It also establishes an open source foundation and an open source community to support closer collaboration with developers. China has a strong app ecosystem and a large user base. Huawei will build the foundation of HarmonyOS in the Chinese market and expand it to the global ecosystem. Focus on delivering new and unique values, and open and share Huawei’s core capabilities in areas such as connectivity, camera and AI. We work closely with ecosystem partners to deliver the best possible experience for consumers and provide apps and services that bring new life to the industry. HarmonyOS brings incredible new benefits to consumers, equipment vendors, and developers. For consumers, it will bring a close and powerful intelligent experience to all aspects of life. For device vendors, it will help them gain a pioneering advantage in an era of comprehensive intelligent experiences where 5G, AI and IoT are experiencing explosive growth. At the same time, HarmonyOS allows developers to acquire more users with less investment and quickly innovate services in all scenarios. Richard You said: “I believe that HarmonyOS will revitalize the industry and enrich the ecosystem.” “Our goal is to provide people with truly attractive and diverse experiences. Building this new ecosystem In the meantime, we want to invite developers from all over the world, and we will work together to provide consumers with an intelligent experience in all scenarios. ” About Huawei Consumer Business Group Huawei products and services span more than 170 countries and provide services to more than one-third of the world’s population. We have 14 R & D bases in North America, Europe, Japan, India and China. The consumer business covers mobile phones, personal computers and tablets, wearable devices, mobile broadband terminals, home terminals, and the consumer cloud, and is one of Huawei’s three core businesses. Huawei’s consumer business, which is based on a strong communications business spanning more than 30 years, provides new technologies through the advantages and operational capabilities of its global network and business partnerships that span the world. We try to use it in the area. For more information about the Consumer Business Group and the latest products, please check below. https://consumer.huawei.com/jp/
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