Chinese technology company Huawei is providing technological services in Artificial Intelligence (AI), video conferencing, wireless network coverage and smartphones to nations across the Asia Pacific.
Huawei claimed in a press statement that they have joined hands with many countries including Bangladesh, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand to address on-ground communication challenges, ensuring connectivity and supporting essential services with innovative technologies during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The press release claimed Huawei telemedicine practices have developed on-ground use cases for four key scenarios in the fight against the coronavirus: Live video streaming, Remote collaboration, Remote diagnosis, and Remote protection, all in active use in live scenarios across nations in the Asia Pacific.
Bangladesh's Ministry of Health & Family Welfare has received Huawei's video conference systems to assist the government in combating the epidemic situation.
In Thailand, Huawei's Telemedicine Video Conference Solution deployed in hospitals and Disease Control Department has enabled government and medical experts with epidemic prevention, multi-collaboration, online consultations, and interactive training.
Philippines' Baguio General Hospital and Medical Center installed Huawei's solutions for AI-assisted CT Screening to help doctors detect COVID-19 cases.
Singapore's 7-Network leveraged HUAWEI CLOUD's solutions to provide a daily health check-in platform for small- and medium-sized enterprises.
Based on HUAWEI CLOUD platform, Huawei's AI assisted diagnosis solutions significantly reduce diagnosis time, enabling faster identification and confirmation of COVID-19 suspected cases, with accurate detection of early, advanced and severe stages of the disease thus saving time for treatment and reducing the backlog, as the press release stated.