Huawei is preparing to launch an operating system for the Internet of things, the size of which is only 10 KB. According to the corporation, LiteOS – this is the “easy” software among peers, which can be used in a huge number of smart devices ranging from handheld gadgets to cars. According to forecasts of Huawei have by 2025 in the world there will be 100 billion devices connected to the Internet, and each hour will employ 2 million new sensors.
The company also reported that the operating system will be open to all developers, and they will be able to quickly and easily create their own smart devices. However, it is unclear whether LiteOS operating system is a fully open source. According to Huawei, the platform supports zero configuration, automatic detection and automatic interaction with the network.
Director of Strategic Planning and Marketing William Xu said the company is very interested in creating your own gadget of the Internet of things. According to him, LiteOS – it is not a tool to compete with operating systems for mobile devices. This platform aims to improve the work of a large number of devices that are used in consumer and business area. As an example, Xu brought an electric toothbrush that is connected to the Internet, which could record information about how often and effectively you brush your teeth, and tell you when they need to be cleaned and how to do it well.