Today, NetEase and Huawei formally signed a strategic cooperation agreement in Hangzhou.
It is reported that the two parties took the development of ‘cloud + AI + 5G + terminal’ new generation of information technology as an opportunity to cooperate. This cooperation is focusing on ‘digital entertainment’ innovation. So they will have in-depth cooperation on new technologies and ecology. And they will jointly promote the development of games, music, and educational apps.
NetEase founder and CEO Ding Lei and Huawei’s rotating chairman Hu Houkun witnessed the signing of the agreement. And they conducted in-depth talks on the cooperation content.
What Does This Cooperation Mean For a Regular User?
According to this cooperation, Huawei will combine its strong R&D and comprehensive technical capabilities to aggregate applications for future-oriented data center networks, computing, cloud services and other Internet infrastructure. Thus, their experience and knowledge will help NetEase build rich upper-layer applications, and bring a new experience to end-users.
The new technology developed by the strategic cooperation between the two parties will be applied to Netease’s ‘Shuishui Han’. Of course, other games will get it as well.
According to reports, the new cloud gaming technology will effectively help the large-scale game ‘to lose weight’. So they will break the space limitation of the game experience. Players can enjoy the new ecology of the game at any time and place.
Which Areas Are Touched By This Cooperation?
At the same time, the two sides also conducted in-depth exchanges and innovations on cloud game system solutions and rendering, cloud computing technology based on 5G scenarios, AR/VR technology, HMS ecological construction, and all-scenario smart entertainment terminal ecology.
Both parties expressed that in the future, NetEase and Huawei will carry out in-depth cooperation in multiple ecological applications. They include games, music, education, news, 5G, cloud, etc. Moreover, their creations will be used not only in the domestic market but also overseas. This should be done to achieve complementary advantages, mutual benefit, and collaborative development. Also, they want to jointly shape a new form of Internet entertainment. In other words, they are going to create a new trend in digital life.
By the way, yesterday, CNN reported NetEase is planning a secondary listing for its shares on Hong Kong’s stock market next week as scrutiny of Chinese companies on Wall Street intensifies and wider US-China tensions rise. The company said it was issuing more than 171 million new shares at a maximum price of 126 Hong Kong dollars ($16.26) each, offering no discount to NetEase’s closing price in New York.