Huawei set to launch an innovation hub for App Developers in Africa

Huawei plans to expand its DIGIX Lab to Africa. [Image: courtesy]
South Africa—Huawei technologies company Ltd is a Chinese multinational technology organization headquartered in Shenzhen, Guangdong. It designs, develops, and sells communication equipment and consumer electronics.

The company has announced plans to launch DIGIX Lab. A new facility targeting app developers in the Middle East and Africa.

DIGIX Lab Test Services can be used to develop, debug, and test mobile apps on a wide selection of real Huawei devices, enabling you to easily and efficiently integrate Huawei Mobile Services’ open capabilities.

The first in the region Huawei says DIGIX Lab will allow developers to experience its open capabilities and real devices firsthand, master and share knowledge about Huawei’s latest open capabilities through hands-on practice, and directly access the Huawei Mobile Services (HMS) ecosystem.

It’s a new facility that apparently shows the tech giant’s continued growth and investment in the region, as well as its commitment to skills development and training. It will serve as an innovation hub for HMS App development on the African continent to drive idea exchanges, business growth, and collaboration.

Its lab will give space to a home for developers to experience the full range of HMS developer resources such as training on Huawei integration kits, marketing of Apps, technical skills assistance, and testing to help them reach new heights.

This is in conjunction with the “Huawei Developers Programme,” which provides developers to participate in workshops, developer community and receive newsletters and comprehensive support from the DIGIX Lab team.

Huawei says it is empowering developers by putting their skills to use and giving them platforms to innovate from scratch, building the entire App lifecycle from ideation to development.

Also, Huawei has various platforms and resources in place that are helpful for the developer community, such as Huawei Developer Groups, which provide a space for in-depth exchange and collaboration among developers.

Through these initiatives, developers all around the world get to connect and share ideas. Over one million developers have already registered on Huawei’s developer portal.

The mobile tech is set to launch the Huawei Developer Hub, the “DIGIX Lab” in Johannesburg on 21st September 2021.