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Contributor: PR Newswire Asia (China)
Tuesday, October 26 2021 - 15:48
2021 Huawei HMS App Innovation Contest Successfully Concluded: Lighting up a Seamless AI Life
DONGGUAN, China, Oct. 26, 2021 /PRNewswire-AsiaNet/ --

On October 23, the 2021 Huawei HMS App Innovation Contest successfully 
concluded at the HUAWEI DEVELOPER CONFERENCE 2021 (Together). In the China 
competition region, 20 apps stood out and swooped seven major awards. Along 
with other four competition regions, a total of US$1 million in prizes was 
shared between the winners.

The contest attracted more than 4,000 teams from over 200 countries and 
regions. "By fully opening the HMS Core ecosystem and helping global developers 
innovate, Huawei aspires to build a new global smart ecosystem covering all 
devices and all scenarios. Through various developer competitions, we hope to 
transform innovative ideas into reality as we strive towards building a 
fully-connected, intelligent world," said Zhang Ping'an, the president of 
Huawei Consumer Cloud Service and the CEO of Huawei Cloud BU.

Award Winner List: Passionately Exploring a Seamless AI Life

Among the seven awards that were given out in the China competition region in 
this year's contest, the Best App award went to Baby Panda World, Iflynote, 
Cartoon, Jnotes, and Tide. The title of Best Social Impact App went to 
Meditation Planet, Colorfulclouds, and Dnurse, while PVZ2, Jade Dynasty, and 
Eclipse won the Best Game award. Enjoying FM picked up the All-Scenario 
Coverage Award, and the Best HMS Core Innovation Award went to Itinerary 
Assistant and AR Words. Last but not least, AR Dinosaur World nabbed the Tech 
Women's Award, while Mira Music Junior, Text Grabber, Dongdong, Memopad, and 
Legends of the Condor Heroes scooped up the Honorable Mention. 

5-Star Apps in the Five Competition Regions: Showcasing Cutting-Edge Innovation

Tide, the Best App winner in the China competition region, is integrated with 
HUAWEI HiCar to implement the Internet of Vehicles (IoV). It also utilizes HMS 
Core Health Kit to help users sleep better and live a healthier life.

This year's contest saw the introduction of three new awards, which are the 
All-Scenario Coverage Award, Tech Women's Award, and Best HMS Core Innovation 
Award. Enjoying FM, winner of the All-Scenario Coverage Award, works with the 
HUAWEI HiCar ecosystem to provide users with premium in-car entertainment that 
supports seamless cross-device audio transfer. Shen Qiu, the developer of AR 
Dinosaur World, who won the Tech Women's Award, used her female traits to fuse 
fun with knowledge, helping spark children's imagination and encouraging them 
to explore the world. Itinerary Assistant and AR Words, winners of the Best HMS 
Core Innovation Award, integrate the Awareness Kit, Ads Kit, ML Kit, and AR 
Engine to deliver smarter, more convenient and innovative experiences for users.

Competition regions outside China have also witnessed a number of outstanding 
apps that aim to tackle human and social issues. One such app is Plano – 
Parental Control from the Asia Pacific competition region, which helps protect 
children's eye health. Other notable entries include Go Zero Waste from the 
Europe competition region, which is dedicated to resource conservation and 
environmental protection, Blind Assistant from the Middle East & Africa 
competition region, which helps visually impaired users recognize images and 
texts, and Mujer Ingeniera from the Latin America competition region, which 
aims to inspire females to pursue a career in engineering.

By the end of September 2021, the number of developers in Huawei's ecosystem 
has reached 5.1 million, and the number of apps integrated with HMS Core has 
exceeded 173,000. With the official launch of HMS Core 6, advanced technologies 
spanning many fields are being further opened, and existing features and 
services are being upgraded to provide a consistent user experience for 
cross-platform and cross-device apps. We will continue hosting and supporting 
various developer competitions and the Shining Star Program to encourage the 
participation of global developers in the HMS ecosystem and help them achieve 
innovation towards building a smarter and more convenient all-scenario digital 
life experience.

SOURCE: Huawei

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