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The 8th Asia Communication Awards (ACA) 2018 saw Huawei take home awards for its efforts around Smart City and Safe City Solutions. The vendor claims these solutions feature complex security capabilities including physical, network, hosting, virtualization, application and data, incorporating Cloud, IoT and Big Data technology.
Lim Chee Siong, Chief Strategy and Marketing Officer of Huawei Southern Pacific Region, said, "Huawei has been contributing to the community through enhancing ICT infrastructure and solutions that will make the cities and communities a better place for living. The world is changing swiftly, a digital transformation of all aspects must take place. To fulfill the demand from all over the world, Huawei aims to bring digital to every person, home, organization for a fully connected, intelligent world."
"Today, we are pleased to be recognized for our Smart City and Safe City solutions. Using the latest innovative Information and Communications Technologies (ICT) to empower the city's services, Huawei Smart City solution provides informed decision-making through real-time situation reporting and analysis. Service teams can deliver intelligent coordinated actions and responses using collaborative command and control with real time multimedia video sharing," he added.
According to Emily Riches, Experience Manager of Terrapinn, "The judges described the entry as an ambitious and wide reaching smart cities initiative."
Huawei is collaborating with hundreds of partners to create new commercialized business services across innovative Smart City applications, including Smart Home, Intelligent Traffic Monitoring, Smart Parking, Smart Campus, Smart Transport and Smart Water Management. The key focus in the Smart City solution is the creation of the Intelligent Operation Centre (IOC) which is open, reliable, scalable and secured. Technically, IOC supports the convergence of voice, data and video to improve visualization and management dashboards of city operations. It enables cross-agency collaborations to achieve rapid decision-making.
The Asia Communication Awards, which is organized by Total Telecom, is one of the most prestigious recognitions given to individuals and organizations that have made significant contributions in successfully launching Asia's telecommunications industry to a global audience.