Huawei: Our smart devices to reach 40bn

Tuesday May 22 2018


By The Citizen Correspondent @TheCitizenTZ

Shenzhen. The number of personal smart devices will reach 40 billion in 2025, with total number of connections around the world will reach 100 billion. According to the recent Huawei’s Global Industry Vision (GIV) 2025 this will create a digital economy worth $23 trillion.

“The Industrial Internet will be the major source of these 100 billion connections. The massive amounts of data generated by the ability for all things to sense will be extensively integrated in all industries, forming new industries like the Industrial Internet of Things and Connected Vehicles,” says a report.

“With more and better connections, data traffic will grow exponentially, and most of it will be from video. The Cloud VR market will reach $292 billion by 2025.”

GIV 2025 describes a future where the role of smart devices and smart robots will evolve from being just a tool to being an assistant. The penetration rate of smart assistants will be 90 per cent by 2025, with 12 per cent of homes having smart service robots.

“And with the assistance of guide robots, the world’s 39 million blind people and 246 million people with impaired vision will live normal lives,” says a report. Huawei predicts that the digital economy will be worth US$23 trillion. The value of +Intelligence will be widely accessible to manufacturing, services, transportation, and many other industries.

Huawei has noted that the outcomes of innovation in the intelligent world will be apparent everywhere.

“The intelligent world will reshape industries and give birth to new intelligent industries. It will also enable industries to go beyond current growth trajectories and achieve leapfrog development while giving a massive boost to innovation,” the company says.

William Xu, Director of the Board and Chief Strategy Marketing Officer of Huawei, noted, “This is the first time that Huawei has released the GIV report. Based on data and predictions about the future, we aim to unfold the industry blueprint of an intelligent world driven by information and communications technology (ICT).”