Chinese tech giant Huawei has selected Leeds language service provider thebigword to help deliver smart, wearable technology to a global audience.
thebigword has a strong history of work with Huawei, having cooperating with the Shenzen-based company for over a decade.
Huawei has invested heavily in smart phone and a new line of wearable tech including, fitness trackers and its new smartwatch – the Watch2.
The partnership will see the language service provider delivering support for Huawei’s tech portfolio in over 20 main languages, helping Huawei reach into new markets as well as delivering the best experience to existing consumers.
Though thebigword support for tech firms in Silicon Valley, London and Europe, this is the company’s first major deal with one of China’s biggest home-grown technology and ICT firms.
Larry Gould, CEO of thebigword, said: “One of the reasons for our continued success with other global tech companies and now in China as well is the investment we’ve made in our in-house software portfolio, allowing seamless integration between our systems and those of our partner businesses.
“It means that translation can happen faster than ever before and crucially, products can be delivered to market on a global scale faster than ever before, a key advantage for any company but most especially those in such a competitive industry.”