This year marks the 16th anniversary of OPPO's presence on the market. During this time, it has become one of the largest smartphone manufacturers in the world, the first to introduce many advanced technologies. In honor of this landmark event, the company summed up some results, recalling the main achievements of these years.
Since the beginning of 2019, cellular network operators, manufacturers of telecommunications equipment, and smartphones have begun active deployment of fifth-generation networks. Since then, the new standard has been available in dozens of countries around the world. Analyst firm Opensignal decided to find out where the fastest 5G is now.
For the first time in its existence, the management of ByteDance, a service for creating and viewing short videos, TikTok, has published global statistics revealing the number of users around the world, their activity, and audience growth in less than two years.
Samsung is actively investing in the development of its own technologies. New plants are being built, technological standards are being developed and improved. Recently, the South Korean company reported that by the end of the first half of 2020, it invested more in research than ever before.
Researchers at the Ural Federal University (UrFU), together with colleagues from India, were the first to synthesize highly stable perovskites. These minerals have attracted the attention of scientists for many years: they are expected to make solar energy much cheaper and more accessible. However, to date, it has not been possible to obtain stable materials from perovskites.
The number of people with diabetes continues to grow every year. Even 10 years ago, when affordable smartphones with digital cameras appeared, doctors assumed that they could be used to diagnose this disease. Now, a technique has been created that can determine the presence of diabetes with fairly high accuracy only with the help of a smartphone camera.
The first information about the Dojo supercomputer appeared last year, but it was not completely clear for what purpose it would be used. The answer to this question came directly from Elon Musk, who wrote on Twitter that the device will find application in Tesla for processing huge amounts of video data. The billionaire calls him a real "beast" and encourages specialists in artificial intelligence, computers, and processors to join his team.
Hyperion XP-1 - hydrogen hypercar with a range of 1600 km and acceleration to 100 km/h in 2.2 seconds
Major car brands have been trying to solve the problem of autonomous electric cars for many years. Hyperion has unveiled the new XP-1 supercar. The new model has a range of 1,600 kilometers and is able to accelerate to 100 km/h in just 2.2 seconds, with a top speed of 355 km/h.
In the spring, automaker Hyundai spoke about the imminent release of new electric vehicles based on existing prototypes. Recently, the South Korean company has allocated the Ioniq brand as a separate division, within which models will be produced on the modular E-GMP platform. The company has ambitious plans: it plans to sell 1 million electric cars by 2025.