Huawei is usually working on its own voice assistant which works outside of China, potentially pitting which against software produced by Google along with Amazon.
In China, Huawei has its own voice assistant called Xiaoyi which operates in its smart speaker called the AI Cube along with its smartphones. nevertheless which is usually only for the Chinese market.
right now the technology giant is usually working on a voice assistant which will work outside China.
“We are using our own in China, in (the) future we will also have our own outside of China,” Richard Yu, CEO of Huawei’s consumer business, told CNBC in an exclusive interview.
“inside the beginning, we are mainly using Google Assistant along with Amazon Alexa” for its AI Cube along with smartphones, he said. “We need more time to build our AI (artificial intelligence) services … Later we will expand This specific outside of China.”
The CEO made clear which which will continue working in partnership with both Amazon along with Google. However, any step outside China could put which in direct competition with the two U.S. tech giants, both of which have their voice assistants integrated with various hardware.
Reached by CNBC, Google declined to comment. Amazon was not immediately available for comment.