China: Hexagon has entered into a strategic partnership with Huawei to deliver smart city solutions. By integrating Huawei’s communications hardware with Hexagon’s safety and infrastructure software solutions, the companies plan to provide solutions which would improve inter-agency collaboration and leverage big data analytics to better predict, prepare for, and respond to urban area challenges.
Talking about the collaboration, Ola Rollén, Hexagon President and CEO, said, “Huawei’s technologies, expertise and global coverage, especially in emerging market areas, nicely complement our ability to deliver smart city solutions to law enforcement, government, security personnel and other public service agencies around the world.”
Yan Lida, president of Huawei Enterprise Business Group, added, “Safety, including efficient response to crisis management, will continue to be a key challenge for urban management, especially in developing economies that are stimulating population movement into these areas. Together with Hexagon, the global authority on safety and infrastructure solutions, our extensive ICT technologies that help architect Safe City infrastructure will help make societies safer.”