With the prevalence of different technologies such as laptops, tablets, and phones in our lives, companies are trying to connect their products seamlessly for ease of use. Huawei’s Super Device, unveiled in its Smart Office launch stream for Mobile World Congress, is the company’s vision of bringing together its own products.
To be exact, however, some of the features that are part of Super Device are nothing new. Multi-screen collaboration and tablet connection modes like mirror mode and extended mode are some of the features currently available. However, these features will now all fall under the Super Device bubble. The main distinguishing feature of Super Device, however, is to make a Huawei PC the center of your Huawei devices.
The new super device can be accessed through the PC’s Control Center, with other detected devices appearing as nodes that you can drag to connect to the PC.
Some functions on connected devices will be available to users. Huawei smartphones act as an external storage device with files on the phone accessible on PC, and up to three mobile apps can be opened on PC via multi-screen collaboration. The MatePads share the same external storage function and, in addition, support the three pre-existing connection modes:
- Mirror mode, which mirrors the PC display to the tablet, with M-Pencil support
- Extended mode, where the tablet acts as a second monitor
- Collaboration mode, where the tablet and PC share the same keyboard and mouse while maintaining their own interfaces
Huawei Super Device support also extends to screens such as MateView and Vision for additional screens, the latter supporting mirror mode and extended mode.
Finally, Huawei assured in its feed that older laptop models, although it did not specify which ones, will support Super Device, via an update to its PC Manager application (specifically an update). updated to version 12.0.2) which is now available.
Speaking of Smart Office, it’s the company’s new label focused on improving product connectivity. Super Device comes with other features including contextual pairing for wireless Huawei devices such as printers and headphones, and an integrated Huawei mobile application engine on PC to bring mobile applications to Huawei laptops. On a macro scale, Smart Office is part of Seamless AI Life, the company’s five-year strategy of which Smart Office is one of the scenarios.
This article was first published in Material area.