Event: Huawei Developer Conference 2020 – CEO Opening Keynote

Richard Yu, Executive Director and CEO of Huawei delivered the opening keynote address for the second annual Huawei Developer Conference in a live broadcast, unveiling the latest updates on HarmonyOS, Huawei Mobile Services (HMS) and EMUI11.

Richard Yu, CEO of Huawei Consumer Business Group addressing the attendees at the Huawei Developer Conference. Image credit Huawei.

Richard Yu, CEO of Huawei Consumer Business Group addressing the attendees at the Huawei Developer Conference. Image credit: Huawei.

During the keynote, Huawei announced upcoming major updates for:

  1. HarmonyOS 2.0
  2. EMUI 11
  3. HMS Core 5.0
  4. HUAWEI HiLink
  5. HUAWEI Research

A brief summary of the updates below.


The improvements unveiled in the keynote will empower global developers and ecosystem partners to provide enhanced and innovative user experiences for users.

HarmonyOS 2.0: with the latest update, HarmonyOS will officially be open source and developers will be able to gain access to emulators, SDK packages, and IDE tools.

EMUI 11: can be upgraded to HarmonyOS in the future.

HMS Core 5.0: Huawei is committed to fully opening its core software and hardware capabilities. Through these, Huawei seeks to empower developers to create a new generation of well-loved innovative apps across different categories.

HUAWEI HiLink: This year, upgrades to HUAWEI HiLink will be made in five key areas: connection, interaction, operation, solution provider, and authentication. The goal is to make billions of IoT devices connect easily, more convenient to manage and control, and interact seamlessly to enable an all-scenario hardware ecosystem

HUAWEI Research: which focuses on front-end research, opens two key platform capabilities: HUAWEI Research Kit and HUAWEI Research Cloud. These capabilities facilitate efficient innovative research processes, accelerate technological breakthroughs, incubate apps innovations as well as quickly achieve result transformation.

Huawei will also be announcing a new line-up of products for audio, laptops and wearables later, in another four hours.

You can catch the product launch live at 8pm SGT later here.

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3 Responses to “Event: Huawei Developer Conference 2020 – CEO Opening Keynote”

  1. Christina Koh says:

    where was the conference held?

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