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For more than 30 years, Qualcomm has served as the essential accelerator of wireless technologies and the ever-growing mobile ecosystem. Now our inventions are set to transform other industries by bringing connectivity, machine vision and intelligence to billions of machines and objects—from mobile devices, connected cars and homes, to connected cameras, robotics, drones, and entire cities—catalyzing the IoT. Furthermore, we are driving the evolution of connectivity with new technologies for 5G, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth, to create a unified platform that will empower new user experiences, connect new industries and devices, and enable innovative types of services for the next decade and beyond.

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Shaping the Future of AI Responsibly

This blog post was originally published at Qualcomm’s website. It is reprinted here with the permission of Qualcomm. Artificial Intelligence (AI) has taken the world by storm, revolutionizing industries, and transforming the way we live and work. But as AI continues to advance, it is crucial that we prioritize responsible AI practices to ensure a […]

Beyond Smart: The Rise of Generative AI Smartphones

This blog post was originally published at Qualcomm’s website. It is reprinted here with the permission of Qualcomm. From live translations to personalized content management — the new era of mobile intelligence It’s 2024, and generative artificial intelligence (AI) is finally in people’s hands. Literally. This year’s early slate of flagship smartphone releases is a […]

LLMs, MoE and NLP Take Center Stage: Key Insights From Qualcomm’s AI Summit 2023 On the Future of AI

This blog post was originally published at Qualcomm’s website. It is reprinted here with the permission of Qualcomm. Experts at Microsoft, Duke and Stanford weigh in on the advancements and challenges of AI Qualcomm’s annual internal artificial intelligence (AI) Summit brought together industry experts and Qualcomm employees from over the world to San Diego in […]

2024 Embedded Vision Summit Showcase: Expert Panel Discussion

Check out the expert panel discussion “Multimodal LLMs at the Edge: Are We There Yet?” at the upcoming 2024 Embedded Vision Summit, taking place May 21-23 in Santa Clara, California! The Summit is the premier conference for innovators incorporating computer vision and edge AI in products. It attracts a global audience of technology professionals from […]

2024 Embedded Vision Summit Showcase: Qualcomm General Session Presentation

Check out the general session presentation “What’s Next in On-Device Generative AI” at the upcoming 2024 Embedded Vision Summit, taking place May 21-23 in Santa Clara, California! The generative AI era has begun! Large multimodal models are bringing the power of language understanding to machine perception, and transformer models are expanding to allow machines to […]

Unleashing the Potential for Assisted and Automated Driving Experiences Through Scalability

This blog post was originally published at Qualcomm’s website. It is reprinted here with the permission of Qualcomm. Working within an ecosystem of innovators and suppliers is paramount to addressing the challenge of building a scalable ADAS solution While the recent sentiment around fully autonomous vehicles is not overly positive, more and more vehicles on […]

Democratizing AI: Top 5 Insights from Axios, Meta, Black Magic Design, and Our Panel of Industry Titans

This blog post was originally published at Qualcomm’s website. It is reprinted here with the permission of Qualcomm. In a panel discussion at our annual Snapdragon Summit in the breathtaking setting of Maui, Hawaii, we had the privilege of engaging in a dynamic conversation with four esteemed experts about the democratization of artificial intelligence (AI). […]

The Rise of Generative AI: A Timeline of Breakthrough Innovations

This blog post was originally published at Qualcomm’s website. It is reprinted here with the permission of Qualcomm. Explore the most pivotal advancements that shaped the landscape of generative AI From Alan Turing’s pioneering work to the cutting-edge transformers of the present, the field of generative artificial intelligence (AI) has witnessed remarkable breakthroughs — and […]

Micron’s Full Suite of Automotive-grade Solutions Qualified for Qualcomm Automotive Platforms to Power AI in Vehicles

Micron’s automotive memory and storage enable central compute, digital cockpit and advanced driver-assistance systems for Qualcomm customers NUREMBERG, Germany, April 10, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Embedded World — Micron Technology, Inc. (Nasdaq: MU), today announced that it has qualified a full suite of its automotive-grade memory and storage solutions for Qualcomm Technologies Inc.’s Snapdragon® Digital Chassis™, […]

Advantech Establishes Collaboration with Qualcomm to Shape the Future of the Edge

Taipei, Taiwan and Nuremberg, Germany, 10th April 2024 — Today, at Embedded World, Advantech proudly announced its strategic collaboration with Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. to revolutionize the edge computing landscape. This effort, combining AI expertise, high-performance computing, and industry-leading connectivity, is set to propel innovation for industrial computing. This collaboration establishes an open and diverse edge […]

Qualcomm Announces Breakthrough Wi-Fi Technology and Introduces New AI-ready IoT and Industrial Platforms at Embedded World 2024

Highlights: Qualcomm Technologies’ leadership in connectivity, high performance, low power processing, and on-device AI position it at the center of the digital transformation of many industries. Introducing new industrial and embedded AI platforms, as well as micro-power Wi-Fi SoC—helping to enable intelligent computing everywhere. The Company is looking to expand its portfolio to address the […]

How to Enable Efficient Generative AI for Images and Videos

This blog post was originally published at Qualcomm’s website. It is reprinted here with the permission of Qualcomm. Find out how Qualcomm AI Research reduced the latency of generative AI Generative artificial intelligence (AI) is rapidly changing the way we create images, videos, and even three-dimensional (3D) content. Leveraging the power of machine learning, generative […]

What is an NPU, and Why is It Key to Unlocking On-device Generative AI?

This blog post was originally published at Qualcomm’s website. It is reprinted here with the permission of Qualcomm. The NPU is built for AI and complements the other processors to accelerate generative AI experiences The generative artificial intelligence (AI) revolution is here. With the growing demand for generative AI use cases across verticals with diverse […]

Enabling the Generative AI Revolution with Intelligent Computing Everywhere

This blog post was originally published at Qualcomm’s website. It is reprinted here with the permission of Qualcomm. This post originally appeared on World Economic Forum on January 15, 2024. Generative artificial intelligence is era-defining and could benefit the global economy to the tune of $2.6 to $4.4 trillion annually. To realize the full potential of […]

Qualcomm Champions the Most Powerful Snapdragon 7 Series Yet, Snapdragon 7+ Gen 3, Featuring Exceptional On-device AI Capabilities

Highlights: Snapdragon 7+ Gen 3, showcases new-in-series on-device generative AI capabilities as well as a 15% boost in CPU performance and a 45% GPU improvement. This Mobile Platform is the first in the 7-series to support Wi-Fi 7 with HBS (High Band Simultaneous) Multi-Link for unrivaled connectivity. Snapdragon 7+ Gen 3 will be initially adopted […]

Qualcomm Brings the Best of On-device AI to More Smartphones with Snapdragon 8s Gen 3

Highlights: Snapdragon 8s Gen 3 Mobile Platform leverages specially selected premium capabilities for next-level on-device generative AI features, photography and gaming experiences. Snapdragon 8s Gen 3 will be adopted by major OEMs including Honor, iQOO, realme, Redmi and Xiaomi, with commercial devices expected to be announced in the coming months. Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. today announced […]

The Power to Transform Retail with On-device Generative AI

This blog post was originally published at Qualcomm’s website. It is reprinted here with the permission of Qualcomm. NRF 2024 — Retail’s Big Show — is just a few days away as I write these words, and Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., alongside our customers, are excited to demonstrate how we are bringing to life digital retail […]

A One-stop Solution for Digital Skin Analyzers

This blog post was originally published at e-con Systems’ website. It is reprinted here with the permission of e-con Systems. In this blog, we are exploring types of skin analyzers prevalent in the industry and giving insights on the kind of cameras that should be used to get the best results. In the skincare industry, […]

AI on the Edge: Generative AI Technology Impacts, Insights and Predictions

This blog post was originally published at Qualcomm’s website. It is reprinted here with the permission of Qualcomm. Explore topics about on-device generative AI in 2023 with our subject matter experts Welcome back to AI on the Edge. In our last roundup of posts, we introduced our new series with topics relating to the ever-growing […]

5 Generative AI Use Cases Impacting Our Lives

This blog post was originally published at Qualcomm’s website. It is reprinted here with the permission of Qualcomm. Generative AI has unlocked the power of AI, and the potential is unlimited Since the introduction of ChatGPT in November 2022, the world has become enamored with the potential for artificial intelligence (AI). ChatGPT ushered in the […]

Qualcomm Continues to Bring the Generative AI Revolution to Devices and Empowers Developers with Qualcomm AI Hub

Highlights: Qualcomm now enables at-scale on-device AI commercialization across next-generation PCs, smartphones, software-defined vehicles, XR devices, IoT and more – bringing intelligent computing everywhere. Qualcomm AI Hub offers 75+ optimized AI models for Snapdragon and Qualcomm platforms, reducing time-to-market for developers and unlocking the benefits of on-device AI for their apps. These models are also […]

Optimizing Generative AI for Edge Devices

This blog post was originally published at Qualcomm’s website. It is reprinted here with the permission of Qualcomm. How pruning, quantization and knowledge distillation help fit generative AI into resource-limited edge devices As of April 2023, one in three U.S. adults have used generative artificial intelligence (AI): Are you among them?1 When OpenAI unveiled ChatGPT […]

Generative AI in 2024: The 6 Most Important Consumer Tech Trends

This blog post was originally published at Qualcomm’s website. It is reprinted here with the permission of Qualcomm. Qualcomm executives reveal key trends in AI, consumer technology and more for the future Not that long ago, the banana-peel-and-beer-fueled DeLorean in “Back to the Future” was presented as comedy. Yet today, 10% of cars are electric-powered.1 […]

Qualcomm at NeurIPS 2023: Cutting-edge Research in Generative and Embodied AI, Model Efficiency, and More

This blog post was originally published at Qualcomm’s website. It is reprinted here with the permission of Qualcomm. Learn about Qualcomm Technologies’ accepted AI demos and papers Neural Information Processing Systems (NeurIPS) is the marquee machine learning (ML) conference of the year. This year the paper acceptance rate was 26%, making it one of the […]

The Generative AI Economy: Worth Up to $7.9T

This blog post was originally published at Qualcomm’s website. It is reprinted here with the permission of Qualcomm. The potential for generative AI is unlimited Generative artificial intelligence (AI) is so powerful, it’s impacting aspects of the human condition, driving innovation across industries, creating new consumer and enterprise applications, and stimulating revenue growth. And as […]

The State of AI and Where It’s Heading in 2024

This blog post was originally published at Qualcomm’s website. It is reprinted here with the permission of Qualcomm. An interview with Qualcomm Technologies’ SVP, Durga Malladi, about AI benefits, challenges, use cases and regulations It’s an exciting and dynamic time as the adoption of on-device generative artificial intelligence (AI) grows, driving the democratization of AI […]

Advancing Perception Across Modalities with State-of-the-art AI

This blog post was originally published at Qualcomm’s website. It is reprinted here with the permission of Qualcomm. Qualcomm AI Research papers at ICCV, Interspeech and more The last few months have been exciting for the Qualcomm AI Research team, with the opportunity to present our latest papers and artificial intelligence (AI) demos at conferences […]

The Positive Social Impact of AI

This blog post was originally published at Qualcomm’s website. It is reprinted here with the permission of Qualcomm. Harnessing AI for the greater good and to improve our world Artificial intelligence (AI) has the potential to improve productivity, boost creativity and enhance the human experience. Although AI may create a sense of uncertainty about the […]

Qualcomm Accelerates New Wave of Mixed Reality Experiences with Snapdragon XR2+ Gen 2

Highlights: The Snapdragon XR2+ Gen 2 supports 4.3K per eye resolution and 12 or more concurrent cameras to deliver crisp, immersive mixed reality (MR) and virtual reality (VR) experiences. Samsung and Google to provide leading XR experiences by utilizing Snapdragon XR2+ Gen 2. Jan 4, 2024 | San Diego | Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. today announced […]

Everyone Becomes More Efficient with Generative AI

This blog post was originally published at Qualcomm’s website. It is reprinted here with the permission of Qualcomm. An interview with Qualcomm’s CMO on the future of AI, generative AI and on-device AI Just as Qualcomm was critical to the wireless and mobile revolution, so too is it part of the artificial intelligence (AI) revolution. […]

AI in Smartphones: Premiumization Towards Saturation

IDTechEx‘s market research report, “AI Chips for Edge Applications 2024-2034: Artificial Intelligence at the Edge“, projects that the global AI chips market for edge devices will grow to US$22 billion by 2034, with the consumer electronics industry vertical taking the largest chunk of this revenue figure, at just over 45% by this date. AI has […]

Accelerating Generative AI At the Edge

This blog post was originally published at Qualcomm’s website. It is reprinted here with the permission of Qualcomm. Advanced techniques powering fast, efficient and accurate on-device generative AI models As generative artificial intelligence (AI) adoption grows at record-setting speeds and computing demands increase, on-device AI processing is more important than ever. At MWC 2023, we […]

The Evolution of Generative AI: From the Generic Cloud to the Personalized Intelligent Device

This blog post was originally published at Qualcomm’s website. It is reprinted here with the permission of Qualcomm. An interview with Qualcomm’s head of AI on where generative AI is going As part of Qualcomm Technologies’ executive outreach on the importance of on-device generative AI, the Senior Vice President of Product Management, Snapdragon Technologies and […]

Qualcomm and Meta are Expanding Your Reality: Here’s How

This blog post was originally published at Qualcomm’s website. It is reprinted here with the permission of Qualcomm. New Snapdragon XR processors power Meta Quest 3 and the Ray-Ban Meta smart glasses collection to revolutionize your reality Qualcomm Technologies and Meta have a long history of driving innovation in the extended reality (XR) industry. Our […]

Brand-new Snapdragon 7-series Mobile Platform Provides Remarkable Performance and Power Efficiency with First-in-tier Features

Highlights: Snapdragon 7 Gen 3 Mobile Platform amplifies experiences, bringing next-generation Snapdragon technology and features to more consumers, globally. Provides exhilarating on-device AI, fan-favorite mobile gaming, a creativity-charged camera, powerful 5G connectivity, and more to the Snapdragon 7-series. Snapdragon 7 Gen 3 will be initially adopted by key OEMs including HONOR and vivo, and the […]

Embodied AI: How Do AI-powered Robots Perceive the World?

This blog post was originally published at Qualcomm’s website. It is reprinted here with the permission of Qualcomm. While robots have proliferated in recent years in smart cities, factories and homes, we are mostly interacting with robots controlled by classical handcrafted algorithms. These are robots that have a narrow goal and don’t learn from their […]

Preserving Privacy and Security In a Generative AI World

This blog post was originally published at Qualcomm’s website. It is reprinted here with the permission of Qualcomm. AI and privacy: How on-device AI enhances privacy and security The rapid adoption of generative artificial intelligence (AI) has opened a new world promising explosive creativity, convenience and productivity. With large language models (LLMs), as well as […]

Modern Vehicles See More with Computer Vision

This blog post was originally published at Qualcomm’s website. It is reprinted here with the permission of Qualcomm. The Snapdragon Ride Vision System is designed to enhance vehicle perception for safer driving experiences Today’s drivers reap the benefits of active safety features in their vehicles. Automatic emergency braking, lane departure warnings, blind spot detection and […]

Qualcomm Brings Record-breaking Generative AI for Devices at Snapdragon Summit 2023

On-Device AI Leader Shows how Intelligence can Enhance Experiences From Snapdragon PCs and Phones to Earbuds Highlights: New Snapdragon platforms showcase unmatched on-device AI performance for a wave of generative AI devices and applications, with enhanced focus on immediacy, reliability, personalization and privacy. Snapdragon X Elite is built from the ground up for on-device AI […]

First Night Vision for Mobile Reaches the Market

Extreme low light imaging surpasses human vision, soon to be available on smartphones thanks to Visionary.ai and Qualcomm [Jerusalem, 24th October 2023] – Visionary.ai is proud to announce its groundbreaking collaboration with Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a global leader in semiconductor and telecommunications technology. At its Snapdragon Summit in Hawaii, Qualcomm Technologies unveiled the latest Snapdragon® […]

Getting Personal with On-device AI

This blog post was originally published at Qualcomm’s website. It is reprinted here with the permission of Qualcomm. Personalized AI enhances users’ overall experience by providing tailored solutions to meet their individual needs In the mid-50’s, Julie Andrews had the world singing, “Getting to know you; getting to know all about you,” and now, this […]

Democratizing On-device Generative AI with Sub-10 Billion Parameter Models

This blog post was originally published at Qualcomm’s website. It is reprinted here with the permission of Qualcomm. On-device generative AI is critical for scale, privacy and performance: Here’s how sub-10 billion parameter models are critical for the proliferation of on-device generative AI Previous series posts established the prohibitive costs and AI privacy issues inherent […]

The History of AI: How Generative AI Grew from Early Research

This blog post was originally published at Qualcomm’s website. It is reprinted here with the permission of Qualcomm. From how AI started to how it impacts you today, here’s your comprehensive AI primer When you hear Artificial Intelligence (AI): Do you think of the Terminator or Data on “Star Trek: The Next Generation”? While neither […]

Qualcomm Launches Its Next Generation XR and AR Platforms, Enabling Immersive Experiences and Slimmer Devices

Meta to commercialize both in 2023. Highlights: Snapdragon® XR2 Gen 2 Platform delivers significant performance innovations with 2.5x higher GPU performance and 8x better AI1. Snapdragon AR1 Gen 1 Platform is the first dedicated processor for sleek smart glasses. Both platforms deliver on-device AI, enabling more complex, immersive, and personalized experiences. Qualcomm remains the spatial […]

“Generative AI: How Will It Impact Edge Applications and Machine Perception?,” An Embedded Vision Summit Expert Panel Discussion

Sally Ward-Foxton, Senior Reporter at EE Times, moderates the “Generative AI: How Will It Impact Edge Applications and Machine Perception?” Expert Panel at the May 2023 Embedded Vision Summit. Other panelists include Greg Kostello, CTO and Co-Founder of Huma.AI, Vivek Pradeep, Partner Research Manager at Microsoft, Steve Teig, CEO of Perceive, and Roland Memisevic, Senior […]

Applying Advanced Compilation Technology to the AI Stack for Better Performance, Productivity and Power Efficiency

This blog post was originally published at Qualcomm’s website. It is reprinted here with the permission of Qualcomm. How Qualcomm is improving on-device performance with AI compilers Artificial intelligence (AI) is having its big moment with the rise of generative AI models, but it often comes at an increasing cost: energy consumption and computing. To […]

5 Benefits of On-device Generative AI

This blog post was originally published at Qualcomm’s website. It is reprinted here with the permission of Qualcomm. On-device AI processing offers must-have benefits for privacy, performance, personalization, cost, and energy In the mid-’90s, the World Wide Web ushered in the era of massive remote data center computing now known as the cloud. And this […]

Generative AI Trends by the Numbers: Costs, Resources, Parameters and More

This blog post was originally published at Qualcomm’s website. It is reprinted here with the permission of Qualcomm. We did the math: And here’s the cost of today’s AI Big Bang As indicated in our whitepaper, The Future of AI is Hybrid (part 1): Unlocking the generative AI future  with on-device and hybrid AI, a […]

Floating-point Arithmetic for AI Inference: Hit or Miss?

This blog post was originally published at Qualcomm’s website. It is reprinted here with the permission of Qualcomm. Our latest whitepaper shows that a new floating-point format doesn’t measure up to integer when you’re quantizing AI models to run on edge devices Artificial intelligence (AI) has become pervasive in our lives, improving our phones, cars, […]

Qualcomm Works with Meta to Enable On-device AI Applications Using Llama 2

Highlights: Qualcomm is scheduled to make available Llama 2-based AI implementations on flagship smartphones and PCs starting from 2024 onwards to enable developers to usher in new and exciting generative AI applications using the AI-capabilities of Snapdragon platforms. On-device AI implementation helps to increase user privacy, address security preferences, enhance applications reliability and enable personalization […]

Qualcomm Delivers Unprecedented Accessibility to Mobile Experiences in the Value Tier with New Snapdragon 4 Gen 2 Mobile Platform

Highlights: Packed with purpose, Snapdragon 4 Gen 2 makes impressive technologies like 5G more accessible worldwide. Designed to meet consumer needs in the value tier by providing effortless multi-tasking, advanced photography and videography, and reliable connections. Commercial devices are expected to be announced in the second half of 2023. Jun 26, 2023 | San Diego| […]

Qualcomm at CVPR 2023: Advancing Research and Bringing Generative AI to the Edge

This blog post was originally published at Qualcomm’s website. It is reprinted here with the permission of Qualcomm. ControlNet running entirely on device, fitness coaching with an LLM, 3D reconstruction for XR, our accepted papers and much more The annual IEEE/CVF Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR) is regarded as one of the […]

“Develop Next-gen Camera Apps Using Snapdragon Computer Vision Technologies,” a Presentation from Qualcomm

Judd Heape, VP of Product Management for Camera, Computer Vision and Video Technology at Qualcomm Technologies, presents the “Develop Next-gen Camera Apps Using Snapdragon Computer Vision Technologies” tutorial at the May 2023 Embedded Vision Summit. The Qualcomm Snapdragon mobile platform powers the world’s best smartphones, XR headsets, PCs, wearables, automobiles and IoT products. These devices […]

“Accelerating Newer ML Models Using the Qualcomm AI Stack,” a Presentation from Qualcomm

Vinesh Sukumar, Senior Director and Head of AI/ML Product Management at Qualcomm Technologies, presents the “Accelerating Newer ML Models Using the Qualcomm AI Stack” tutorial at the May 2023 Embedded Vision Summit. The Qualcomm AI Stack revolutionizes how Qualcomm thinks about AI software and provides the ultimate tool and user interface to enable ecosystem partners […]

e-con Systems Announces Advanced Multi-camera Solutions for the Qualcomm Robotics RB5 Kit

QRB5 kit Multi-camera support up to 6 cameras MIPI & GMSL Interfaces Qualcomm ISP Full HD 20 MP camera Monochrome HDR LFM Low light NIR CALIFORNIA & CHENNAI (June 01st, 2023) – e-con Systems™, with over two decades of experience in designing, developing, and manufacturing OEM cameras, recently launched an extensive multi-camera solution to fully […]

Solving Unsolvable Combinatorial Problems with AI

This blog post was originally published at Qualcomm’s website. It is reprinted here with the permission of Qualcomm. How Qualcomm AI Research is optimizing hardware-specific compilers and chip design with AI Combinatorial problems are all around us. When we are faced with many choices and we need to find an optimal solution, it is often […]

The Future of AI is Hybrid: How On-device AI Leadership, Global Scale and Ecosystem Enablement are Making Hybrid AI a Reality

This blog post was originally published at Qualcomm’s website. It is reprinted here with the permission of Qualcomm. Qualcomm’s AI investments are key to the global adoption of generative AI: Here’s why As our previous post and whitepaper established, the future of artificial intelligence (AI) needs to be hybrid, with AI processing distributed between the […]

2023 Edge AI and Vision Product of the Year Award Winner Showcase: Qualcomm (Cameras and Sensors)

Qualcomm’s Cognitive ISP is the 2023 Edge AI and Vision Product of the Year Award Winner in the Cameras and Sensors category. The Cognitive ISP (within the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 Mobile Platform) is the only ISP for smartphones that can apply the AI photo-editing technique called “Semantic Segmentation” in real-time. Semantic Segmentation is like […]

The Future of AI is Hybrid: How On-device AI is Enabling Generative AI to Scale

This blog post was originally published at Qualcomm’s website. It is reprinted here with the permission of Qualcomm. Providing cost savings as well as performance, personalization, privacy and security benefits As generative artificial intelligence (AI) adoption grows at record-setting speeds1 and computing demands increase2, hybrid processing is more important than ever. But just like traditional […]

Qualcomm to Acquire Autotalks

Highlights: Fully committed to V2X for the automotive and transportation ecosystem, ensuring that a standalone dual-mode solution offers enhanced safety solutions for vehicle-to-everything communications. Strengthens the Snapdragon® Digital Chassis portfolio offering by accelerating adoption timelines of V2X technologies. May 8, 2023 | SAN DIEGO | Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM) today announced that its subsidiary, Qualcomm Technologies, […]

Is Causality the Missing Piece of the AI Puzzle?

This blog post was originally published at Qualcomm’s website. It is reprinted here with the permission of Qualcomm. Qualcomm AI Research explores fundamental research to combine causality with AI At its core, science is all about finding causal relations. For example, it is not enough to know that smoking and cancer are correlated; what is […]

Bringing AI Research to Wireless Communication and Sensing

This blog post was originally published at Qualcomm’s website. It is reprinted here with the permission of Qualcomm. Our fundamental AI research is fueling wireless innovation by combining the strengths of machine learning with wireless domain expertise. Artificial Intelligence (AI) for wireless is already here, with applications in areas such as mobility management, sensing and […]

Qualcomm Introduces Cutting-edge IoT Solutions to Enable New Industrial Applications and Help Scale the IoT Ecosystem

Highlights: Latest IoT solutions deliver superior performance, advanced connectivity and next-gen processing for a wide range of IoT use cases for smart buildings, enterprises, retail and industrial automation. These will enable next-gen smart cameras, drones, robotics, video collaboration, cloud gaming, industrial handhelds, panels, point-of-sale devices, and more. The solutions aim to further expand IoT ecosystems […]

Can Neural Networks “Think” in Analogies?

This blog post was originally published at Qualcomm’s website. It is reprinted here with the permission of Qualcomm. In their 1980 book “Metaphors we live by”, cognitive linguists George Lakoff and Mark Johnson famously argue that practically all human thought is governed by metaphors – creative analogies that help explain one thing in terms of […]

The Future of Model Efficiency for Edge AI

This blog post was originally published at Qualcomm’s website. It is reprinted here with the permission of Qualcomm. How we are pushing the boundaries of integer quantization and making it possible at scale. Artificial intelligence (AI) is enhancing our daily lives, whether it’s improving collaboration, providing entertainment, or transforming industries through autonomous vehicles, digital health, […]

Qualcomm Unveils Game-changing Snapdragon 7-series Mobile Platform to Bring Latest Premium Experiences to More Consumers

Highlights: Snapdragon® 7+ Gen 2 Mobile Platform unleashes legendary entertainment with exceptional performance gains system-wide, including CPU, GPU, AI, and power efficiency Delivers premium, in-demand experiences brand new to the Snapdragon 7-series for unprecedented capabilities in this tier—from on-device AI enhanced experiences, exhilarating mobile gaming, photography, videography, audio, and more Commercial devices based on Snapdragon […]

Qualcomm Expands Connected Intelligent Edge Ecosystem Through Groundbreaking IoT and Robotics Products

Highlights: Introduced the world’s first integrated 5G IoT processors that can support four different operating systems – to create new business opportunities for partners. Announced new robotics and IoT platforms to create avenues for business growth through enhanced affordability, advanced features and ease of configurability. Offers an IoT accelerator that pairs robust technologies with a […]

World’s First On-device Demonstration of Stable Diffusion On an Android Phone

This blog post was originally published at Qualcomm’s website. It is reprinted here with the permission of Qualcomm. Qualcomm AI Research deploys a popular 1B+ parameter foundation model on an edge device through full-stack AI optimization Foundation models are taking the artificial intelligence (AI) industry by storm. A foundation model is a large neural network […]

Enabling Machines to Efficiently Perceive the World in 3D with AI

This blog post was originally published at Qualcomm’s website. It is reprinted here with the permission of Qualcomm. Qualcomm AI Research’s latest cutting-edge research in 3D perception The world is 3D and, as humans, we perceive the world in 3D. 3D perception offers many advantages over 2D, allowing us to more accurately perceive and engage […]

How Qualcomm Technologies is Unlocking the Power of Machine Learning

This blog post was originally published at Qualcomm’s website. It is reprinted here with the permission of Qualcomm. Meet the researchers bringing AI to the connected intelligent edge. Since its founding in 2018, Qualcomm AI Research has developed into a vital resource for the industry, impacting virtually every technology vertical, from wireless to automotive, XR, […]

Qualcomm Builds Global Momentum in Advanced Driver Assistance and Autonomous Driving Segment with Snapdragon Ride Platform Portfolio

Highlights: Snapdragon Ride™ Platforms adopted by leading automotive companies to rapidly create safe, scalable and updateable advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) and automated driving (AD) solutions First generation of the Snapdragon Ride Platforms currently available in commercialized vehicles across the globe with next generation Snapdragon Ride Platforms and integrated Snapdragon Ride™ Vision stack, which supports […]

Qualcomm Unveils Snapdragon Ride Flex – the Automotive Industry’s First Scalable Family of SoCs to Simultaneously Support Digital Cockpit and Advanced Driver Assistance Systems

Highlights: Snapdragon Ride Flex SoC (System-on-Chip) product family is built on Qualcomm Technologies’ leadership in Digital Cockpit and Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) compute platforms Snapdragon Ride Flex SoC supports mixed-criticality workloads, allowing for digital cockpit, ADAS and automated driving (AD) capabilities to be co-implemented on the same hardware Snapdragon Ride Flex SoC is pre-integrated […]

VVDN Technologies Demonstration of Its Various Reference Platforms

Kalpeshkumar Chauhan, Senior Director and Technology Evangelist for Vision and IoT at VVDN Technologies, demonstrates the company’s latest edge AI and vision technologies and products at the December 2022 Edge AI and Vision Innovation Forum. Specifically, Chauhan demonstrates the company’s various reference platforms, developed in partnership with other Alliance Member companies. VVDN has strong relationships […]

Leading Research Delivers AI Firsts

This blog post was originally published at Qualcomm’s website. It is reprinted here with the permission of Qualcomm. Qualcomm AI Research establishes firsts in AI across research and proof-of-concept. At Qualcomm, we have a culture of innovation. We take pride in researching and developing fundamental technologies that will change the world. It’s also in our […]

Qualcomm Launches Snapdragon AR2 Designed to Revolutionize AR Glasses

Highlights: The Company unveils the world’s first purpose-built headworn augmented reality platform, Snapdragon® AR2 Gen 1, as part of its extended reality (XR) portfolio. The groundbreaking multi-chip architecture achieves 50% lower power consumption and 2.5x better AI performance1, to enable high-performance, sleek AR glasses. Snapdragon AR2 is in various stages of development with OEMs including […]

Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 Defines a New Standard for Premium Smartphones

Highlights: Snapdragon® 8 Gen 2 Mobile Platform to revolutionize flagship smartphones for truly extraordinary experiences Snapdragon Smart enables groundbreaking AI experiences like faster natural language processing with multi-language translation and revolutionary INT4 support Snapdragon Sight™ technology additions include new Cognitive ISP to power real time semantic segmentation for photo and video capture, delivering breakthrough customized […]

Exploring AIMET’s Quantization-aware Training Functionality

This blog post was originally published at Qualcomm’s website. It is reprinted here with the permission of Qualcomm. In Exploring AIMET’s Post-Training Quantization Methods, we discussed Cross-layer Equalization (CLE), Bias Correction, and AdaRound in AIMET. Using these methods, the weights and activations of neural network models can be reduced to lower bit-width representations, thus reducing […]

Qualcomm Scales Flagship Experiences to More Consumers with Introduction of Snapdragon 6 and 4 Gen 1

Enabling Illuminating Capture, Advanced Connectivity Features, and Next-Generation Artificial Intelligence Highlights: Snapdragon 6 Gen 1 and Snapdragon 4 Gen 1 Mobile Platforms provide advanced technology solutions for the mid-tier and mass-volume segments. Snapdragon 6 Gen 1 Mobile Platform provides brilliance beyond expectation, fueling dynamic experiences. Commercial devices powered by Snapdragon 6 are expected to be […]

Exploring AIMET’s Post-Training Quantization Methods

This blog post was originally published at Qualcomm’s website. It is reprinted here with the permission of Qualcomm. Usually, when you’re presented with three options, such as powerful, efficient, and low cost, you’re also faced with the conundrum where you’re only allowed to pick one or two. Machine learning (ML) practitioners developing neural networks for […]

Enabling On-device Learning at Scale

On-device intelligence provides important benefits. This blog post was originally published at Qualcomm’s website. It is reprinted here with the permission of Qualcomm. Our latest AI research to personalize and adapt models while keeping data private One size doesn’t fit all. The need for intelligent, personalized experiences powered by AI is ever-growing. Our devices are […]

Neural Network Optimization with AIMET

This blog post was originally published at Qualcomm’s website. It is reprinted here with the permission of Qualcomm. To run neural networks efficiently at the edge on mobile, IoT, and other embedded devices, developers strive to optimize their machine learning (ML) models’ size and complexity while taking advantage of hardware acceleration for inference. For these […]

Meet Your Next-generation Visual AI Intelligence Application Requirement with the VVDN-QCS610/410 Development Kit

VVDN Technologies, a global provider of digital engineering, manufacturing, solutions, and services, has released the VVDN-QCS610/410 Development Kit, a compact and powerful solution to meet your new visual intelligence application needs. The VVDN-QCS610/QCS410 development kit is a compact and powerful solution for advanced visual intelligence applications. The development kit is a combination of the powerful […]

New Unified Qualcomm AI Stack Portfolio Revolutionizes Developer Access and Extends AI Leadership Across the Connected Intelligent Edge

Highlights: End-to-end AI software offering improves the developer experience by providing richer access to Qualcomm Technologies’ AI software capabilities within one unified software stack OEMs and developers will now have access to Qualcomm AI Stack to fully unleash the AI power of the Connected Intelligent Edge products – which includes smartphones, IoT, automotive, XR, cloud, […]

“The Future of AI is Here Today: Deep Dive into Qualcomm’s On-Device AI Offerings,” a Presentation from Qualcomm

Vinesh Sukumar, Senior Director and Head of AI/ML Product Management at Qualcomm, presents the “Future of AI is Here Today: Deep Dive into Qualcomm’s On-Device AI Offerings” tutorial at the May 2022 Embedded Vision Summit. As a leader in on-device AI, Qualcomm is in a unique position to deliver optimized and now personalized AI experiences […]

“Autonomous Driving AI Workloads: Technology Trends and Optimization Strategies,” a Presentation from Qualcomm

Ahmed Sadek, Senior Director of Engineering at Qualcomm, presents the “Autonomous Driving AI Workloads: Technology Trends and Optimization Strategies” tutorial at the May 2022 Embedded Vision Summit. Enabling safe, comfortable and affordable autonomous driving requires solving some of the most demanding and challenging technological problems. From centimeter-level localization to multimodal sensor perception, sensor fusion, behavior […]

“Tools for Creating Next-Gen Computer Vision Apps on Snapdragon,” a Presentation from Qualcomm

Judd Heape, Vice President of Product Management for Camera, Computer Vision and Video Technology at Qualcomm, presents the “Tools for Creating Next-Gen Computer Vision Apps on Snapdragon” tutorial at the May 2022 Embedded Vision Summit. The Snapdragon Mobile Platform powers the world’s best smartphones, XR headsets, PCs, wearables, cars and IoT products. Thanks to Snapdragon, […]

“Seamless Deployment of Multimedia and Machine Learning Applications at the Edge,” a Presentation from Qualcomm

Megha Daga, Senior Director of Product Management for AIoT at Qualcomm, presents the “Seamless Deployment of Multimedia and Machine Learning Applications at the Edge” tutorial at the May 2022 Embedded Vision Summit. There has been an explosion of opportunities for edge compute solutions across the internet of things. This growth in opportunities and the diversity […]

“A Practical Guide to Getting the DNN Accuracy You Need and the Performance You Deserve,” a Presentation from Qualcomm

Felix Baum, Director of Product Management at Qualcomm, presents the “Practical Guide to Getting the DNN Accuracy You Need and the Performance You Deserve” tutorial at the May 2022 Embedded Vision Summit. Every day, developers struggle to take DNN workloads that were originally developed on workstations and migrate them to run on edge devices. Whether […]

“Powering the Connected Intelligent Edge and the Future of On-Device AI,” a Presentation from Qualcomm

Ziad Asghar, Vice President of Product Management at Qualcomm, presents the “Powering the Connected Intelligent Edge and the Future of On-Device AI,” tutorial at the May 2022 Embedded Vision Summit. Qualcomm is leading the realization of the “connected intelligent edge,” where the convergence of wireless connectivity, efficient computing and distributed AI will power the devices […]

Snapdragon Spaces is Globally Available for All Developers to Download and Revolutionize Headworn AR

Highlights: Snapdragon Spaces™ XR Developer Platform is available for developers to download. The first Snapdragon Spaces ready hardware development kit, the Lenovo ThinkReality A3 smart glasses and a motorola edge+ smartphone, can be purchased. Qualcomm Ventures announces investments in echo3D and Tripp as part of the previously announced $100M Snapdragon™ Metaverse Fund. June 1, 2022 […]

Qualcomm Cuts the Cord with the New Wireless AR Smart Viewer Reference Design Powered by the Snapdragon XR2 Platform

The Reference Design Enables OEMs to Build the Next Generation of Untethered Augmented Reality (AR) to Enable Immersive Experiences that Unlock the Metaverse Highlights: The Wireless AR Smart Viewer eliminates the cord between an AR glass and a compatible1 smartphone, Windows PC, or processing puck and still achieves virtually lag-free AR experiences using a fully […]

Qualcomm Extends Leadership in Premium and High Tier Android Devices with Snapdragon’s Newest Powerhouse Mobile Platforms

Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 and Snapdragon 7 Gen 1 Mobile Platforms Deliver Cutting-Edge Mobile Experiences in Premium and High-Tiers Smartphones Highlights: The Company’s newest premium-tier platform—Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1—is a true powerhouse delivering power and performance enhancements forthe ultimate boost across all on-device experiences. Offering a selection of high-end, in-demand features and technologies, Snapdragon 7 […]

Qualcomm Advances Development of Smarter and Safer Autonomous Robots for Logistics, Industry 4.0, and Urban Aerial Mobility with Next-Generation 5G and AI Robotics Solutions

New solutions enable more productive, intelligent, and advanced connected robots and intelligent machines to improve business operations, enhance manufacturing productivity, and fuel innovation Highlights: As 5G advances beyond the smartphone, 5G and premium AI-enabled robotics, drones and intelligent machine solutions will empower more productive, intelligent, and advanced robots, unlocking new possibilities with critical intelligence and […]

Q&A: AI Researcher Roland Memisevic Discusses the Secret to Dataset Generation, Data-driven AI, and What’s Next in Machine Learning

This blog post was originally published at Qualcomm’s website. It is reprinted here with the permission of Qualcomm. Why a change in mindset about capturing the right data is essential for advances in machine learning Machine learning is rapidly changing how software and algorithms are developed. And data is the lifeblood driving the machine learning […]

Qualcomm Completes Acquisition of Arriver Business from SSW Partners

Augmenting and Accelerating Qualcomm Technologies ADAS Offering April 4, 2022 – SAN DIEGO – Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM) today announced it has completed its acquisition of Arriver™ from SSW Partners, enhancing Qualcomm Technologies ability to deliver open, fully integrated, and competitive Advanced Driver Assistance System (ADAS) solutions to automakers and Tier-1 suppliers at scale. “As […]

How AI Research is Enabling Next-gen Codecs

This blog post was originally published at Qualcomm’s website. It is reprinted here with the permission of Qualcomm. AI-based compression has compelling benefits for both video and speech. The world is going digital. With increased demand for multimedia along with the rising trends of AI, IOT, and 5G, a tremendous amount of data is being […]

What’s New with Our AI Open Source: AIMET Enhancements and Code from Papers

This blog post was originally published at Qualcomm’s website. It is reprinted here with the permission of Qualcomm. AIMET now supports AdaRound and RNN quantization, plus a new GitHub open source project features code from prominent Qualcomm AI Research papers Over the past couple of years, we’ve been expanding our collaboration efforts by starting open-source […]

World’s First Software-based Neural Video Decoder Running HD Format in Real-time On a Commercial Smartphone

This blog post was originally published at Qualcomm’s website. It is reprinted here with the permission of Qualcomm. Qualcomm AI Research demonstrates 1280×704 HD video being decoded real-time at 30+ frames per second on Snapdragon 888 It used to be that most people wondered about the value of artificial intelligence (AI) and what it could […]

Qualcomm Announces Collaboration with Microsoft to Expand and Accelerate AR to Usher in New Gateways to the Metaverse

The Companies will Collaborate on Designing Custom AR Chips and Integrating Software Platforms January 4, 2022 – Las Vegas – At the 2022 Consumer Electronics Show (CES), Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. announced their collaboration with Microsoft to expand and accelerate the adoption of augmented reality (AR) in both the consumer and enterprise sector. Both companies are […]

Intelligence At Scale Through AI Model Efficiency

This blog post was originally published at Qualcomm’s website. It is reprinted here with the permission of Qualcomm. Qualcomm AI Research’s latest research and techniques for power and compute efficient AI, including Neural Architecture Search (NAS) AI, specifically deep learning, is revolutionizing industries, products, and core capabilities by delivering dramatically enhanced experiences. However, the deep […]

Morpho and Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. Join Forces, Enabling AI and Image Processing on Snapdragon Compute Platforms

Tokyo, Japan – December 10th, 2021– Morpho, Inc. (hereinafter, “Morpho”), a global leader in image processing solutions and imaging AI solutions, announced today its collaboration with Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a leading semiconductor company, to implement Morpho’s AI and image processing technologies in upcoming Snapdragon® compute platforms. Due to the surge in online meetings driven by […]

How to Represent Information: On Bayesian Bits, Qubits, and Hintons

This blog post was originally published at Qualcomm’s website. It is reprinted here with the permission of Qualcomm. Before I joined Qualcomm Technologies Netherlands, computation was always a black box for me. I’d design an algorithm, code it up in some high-level programming language, run it, and it would simply work. Since then, I have […]

ADLINK Releases its First SMARC Module Based on Qualcomm QRB5165 Enabling High Performance Robots and Drones at Low Power

Integrated IoT technologies provide on-device AI capabilities at the edge Summary: The LEC-RB5 SMARC is a high-performance module, built with the Qualcomm® QRB5165 processor, allowing on-device AI and 5G connectivity capabilities for consumer, enterprise and industrial robots. It features a high performance NPU, Octa-Core (8x Arm Coretex-A77 cores) CPU, low power consumption and support for […]

Qualcomm Announces World’s Most Advanced Mobile Platform, the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1

Snapdragon 8 will Usher in the Next Generation of Premium Android Smartphones with Commercial Devices Expected by the End of 2021 Highlights: Snapdragon® 8 Gen 1 leads the way into a new era of premium mobile technology Most advanced 5G mobile platform and the world’s first 5G modem-RF solution to reach 10 Gigabit download speeds […]

AIMET Model Zoo: Highly Accurate Quantized AI Models are Now Available

This blog post was originally published at Qualcomm’s website. It is reprinted here with the permission of Qualcomm. 8-bit integer models using the AI Model Efficiency Toolkit Making neural network models smaller is crucial for the widespread deployment of AI. Qualcomm AI Research has been developing state-of-the-art quantization techniques that enable power-efficient fixed-point inference while preserving […]

Qualcomm Upgrades Mobile Roadmap to Deliver Increased Capabilities Across Snapdragon 7, 6 and 4 Series

Four New Snapdragon 5G and 4G Mobile Platforms Expected to Launch Commercially in Q4 2021 Oct 26, 2021 – SAN DIEGO – WHAT’S NEW: Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. introduced four new mobile platforms – Snapdragon® 778G Plus 5G, 695 5G, 480 Plus 5G, and 680 4G – to enable increased performance and capabilities across our high-, […]

Making It Possible to Efficiently Analyze Video with AI

This blog post was originally published at Qualcomm’s website. It is reprinted here with the permission of Qualcomm. Qualcomm AI Research’s latest research and techniques for efficient video perception The saying goes that a picture is worth a thousand words, so what does that imply for video? Video, which is essentially a sequence of static […]

Qualcomm Flight RB5 5G Platform — The World’s First 5G- and AI-enabled Drone Platform

This blog post was originally published at Qualcomm’s website. It is reprinted here with the permission of Qualcomm. Qualcomm Flight is now ready to transform industries with premium computing, camera, computer vision, and connectivity features. Qualcomm Technologies is a leader in inventing breakthroughs that power robotics and drone platforms. We help people connect and communicate […]

“Hate It Or Love It, Your Neural Network Software Stack Defines Application Performance and Reach,” a Presentation from Qualcomm

Felix Baum, Director of Product Management at Qualcomm, presents the “Hate It Or Love It, Your Neural Network Software Stack Defines Application Performance and Reach” tutorial at the May 2021 Embedded Vision Summit. Qualcomm has invested extensively in its state-of-the-art Qualcomm Neural Network and software stack, including the Qualcomm Neural Processing SDK and the AI […]

“Deploying Edge AI Solutions at Scale for the Internet of Things,” a Presentation from Qualcomm

Megha Daga, Director of Product Management for AI Enablement at Qualcomm, presents the “Deploying Edge AI Solutions at Scale for the Internet of Things” tutorial at the May 2021 Embedded Vision Summit. There are many large-scale opportunities for edge AI solutions across a broad range of Internet of Things applications. But deploying the kinds of […]

“Efficient Video Perception Through AI,” a Presentation from Qualcomm

Fatih Porikli, Senior Director of Technology at Qualcomm, presents the “Efficient Video Perception Through AI” tutorial at the May 2021 Embedded Vision Summit. Video data is abundant and being generated at ever-increasing rates. Analyzing video with AI can provide valuable insights and capabilities for many applications ranging from autonomous driving and smart cameras to smartphones […]

“5G and AI Transforming the Next Generation of Robotics,” a Presentation from Qualcomm

Kishore Chakravadhanula, Staff Product Manager at Qualcomm, presents the “5G and AI Transforming the Next Generation of Robotics” tutorial at the May 2021 Embedded Vision Summit. Bringing together the transformative power of 5G and AI technologies is essential to driving the next generation of high-compute, low-power robots and drones for consumer, enterprise and industrial sectors. […]

“What We Need to Transform Lives and Industries with On-Device AI, Cloud and 5G,” a Presentation from Qualcomm

Ziad Asghar, Vice President of Product Management at Qualcomm, presents the “What We Need to Transform Lives and Industries with On-Device AI, Cloud and 5G” tutorial at the May 2021 Embedded Vision Summit. Every day, AI-enabled systems enhance how we live and work—and we’ve barely scratched the surface! These systems are poised to create new […]

Qualcomm Upgrades its Premium Tier with Snapdragon 888 Plus 5G Mobile Platform

Upgraded Flagship Mobile Platform to Power Second Half 2021 Commercial Smartphones from ASUS, Honor, Motorola, vivo, and Xiaomi Jun 28, 2021 – BARCELONA – Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. announced the new Snapdragon® 888 Plus 5G Mobile Platform, a follow-on to the flagship Snapdragon 888. These two platforms power more than 130 designs announced or in development. […]

Why Machine Learning is a Powerful Tool, Even Without Data

This blog post was originally published at Qualcomm’s website. It is reprinted here with the permission of Qualcomm. Combining machine learning and classical algorithms through neural augmentation for combinatorial optimization Machine learning (ML) is transforming industries, improving products, and enhancing everyday life for consumers. You should think of ML as a horizontal technology that will […]

Announced at Google I/O 2021: Regular Google NNAPI Updates to Qualcomm Snapdragon Mobile Platforms

May 20, 2021 – San Diego – Getting the latest software updates and features on your smartphone is key to a better user experience and adds excitement to the devices you use all the time. In late 2019, Qualcomm Technologies announced GPU updateable drivers — a first in the mobile industry. Just like how you […]

Qualcomm Expands Compute Portfolio with Snapdragon 7c Gen 2 Compute Platform

Next-Generation Compute Platform Delivers Breakthrough Entry-Tier Laptop Performance, Efficiency, and Features to Scale Always On, Always Connected PC Ecosystem May 24, 2021 – San Diego – Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. today debuted the Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 7c Gen 2 compute platform, the second generation of the Company’s breakthrough entry-level platform for always on, always connected Windows PCs […]

Qualcomm Announces New Snapdragon 778G 5G Mobile Platform; Showcases Mass Ecosystem Adoption

Global Original Equipment Manufacturers Demonstrate Strong Support for New Snapdragon 7-Series 5G Mobile Platform May 19, 2021 – SAN DIEGO – During the annual Qualcomm 5G Summit, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. announced the new Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 778G 5G Mobile Platform, which is slated to power upcoming high-tier smartphones from Honor, iQOO, Motorola, OPPO, Realme, and Xiaomi. […]

TVM Open Source Compiler Now Includes Initial Support for Qualcomm Hexagon DSP

This blog post was originally published at Qualcomm’s website. It is reprinted here with the permission of Qualcomm. Qualcomm Technologies contributes Hexagon DSP improvements to the open source Apache TVM community to scale AI AI is revolutionizing industries, products, and core capabilities by delivering dramatically enhanced experiences. However, to make AI truly ubiquitous, it needs […]

Could Qualcomm Technologies and QUVA Lab Pave the Way for a New Style of Scientific Research?

This blog post was originally published at Qualcomm’s website. It is reprinted here with the permission of Qualcomm. Qualcomm Technologies announces the renewal of research lab for another five years Back in 2014, Qualcomm Technologies acquired a spin-off startup of the University of Amsterdam called Euvision Technologies. This was a visionary R&D bet for Qualcomm. […]

Qualcomm Extends the Leadership of its 7-Series with the Snapdragon 780G 5G Mobile Platform

Snapdragon 780G Delivers Premium Industry-Leading Innovations First to 7-Series Mar 25, 2021 – SAN DIEGO – Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. announced the latest addition to its 7-series portfolio, the Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 780G 5G Mobile Platform. Snapdragon 780G is designed to deliver powerful AI performance and brilliant camera capture backed by the Qualcomm Spectra™ 570 triple ISP […]

From Training to Inference: A Closer Look at TensorFlow for Developers

This blog post was originally published at Qualcomm’s website. It is reprinted here with the permission of Qualcomm. As machine learning (ML) has grown, many open source frameworks have come along, effectively democratizing what was once reserved for artificial intelligence (AI) researchers. Of these frameworks, TensorFlow has become the most popular for building and running […]

Qualcomm Advances AR Industry with the Qualcomm Snapdragon XR1 AR Smart Viewer Reference Design

The Reference Design Is Engineered to Reduce Commercialization Time for OEMs to Deliver High-Quality, Immersive Experiences Using an AR Smart Viewer Architecture Feb 23, 2021 – SAN DIEGO – Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. introduces its first augmented reality (AR) reference design based on the Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ XR1 Platform, equipped to deliver high-performance, immersive experiences, and lower power […]

Qualcomm Announces Boosted Snapdragon 870 5G Mobile Platform

Jan 19, 2021 – SAN DIEGO – Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. unveiled the Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 870 5G Mobile Platform, a follow-on to the flagship Snapdragon 865 Plus, which features an enhanced Qualcomm® Kryo™ 585 CPU prime core clock speed of up to 3.2 GHz. The new Snapdragon 870 is designed to deliver increased performance across the […]

Qualcomm to Acquire NUVIA

Augmenting its leading technology roadmap to redefine computing performance Accelerating successful partnerships with OS providers for next-generation computing devices Enabling Samsung and the mobile ecosystem to redefine premium performance for smartphones Leading CPU talent to join Qualcomm’s best in class innovation culture Jan 13, 2021 – SAN DIEGO – Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM) today announced […]

Qualcomm Expands 5G Capabilities to Mobile Devices Powered by New Snapdragon 480 5G Mobile Platform, a First in the Snapdragon 4-Series

Snapdragon 480 Accelerates Global 5G Commercialization and Delivers Series-Defying Features to Mass-Volume Smartphone Segment Jan 4, 2021–SAN DIEGO–Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. announced the Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 480 5G Mobile Platform, the first 4-series mobile platform equipped with 5G. Snapdragon 480 continues to help drive further proliferation of 5G, allowing users access to truly global 5G connectivity and […]

Qualcomm Cloud AI 100 Advances to Next Stage of Development

Qualcomm Cloud Edge AI Development Kit commercially available in 1st half of 2021 This blog post was originally published at Qualcomm’s website. It is reprinted here with the permission of Qualcomm. Since the Qualcomm Cloud AI 100 inference accelerator was announced a year ago, our AI team has been very busy. Today marks an important […]

Pushing the Boundaries of AI Research

A look at select, cutting-edge research coming out of Qualcomm AI Research This blog post was originally published at Qualcomm’s website. It is reprinted here with the permission of Qualcomm. Artificial Intelligence (AI) is revolutionizing industries, products, and core capabilities by delivering dramatically enhanced experiences. However, this is just the start of the AI revolution. […]

Qualcomm Redefines Premium at Snapdragon Tech Summit Digital 2020

New Mobile Platform, Snapdragon 888, to Power the Next Era of Flagship Devices December 1, 2020 – San Diego – During the first day of the Snapdragon Tech Summit Digital, Qualcomm Incorporated President, Cristiano Amon took the virtual stage with global industry leaders to highlight the critical role Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 8-Series mobile platforms have played […]

“Advancing Embedded Vision for an Autonomous World,” a Presentation from Qualcomm

Ning Bi, Vice President of Technology at Qualcomm, presents the “Advancing Embedded Vision for an Autonomous World” tutorial at the September 2020 Embedded Vision Summit. Qualcomm Technologies Inc. has revolutionized smartphones, wearables, PCs, smart homes and more. Now Qualcomm has set its sights on vehicles with solutions leveraging Qualcomm’s 5G connectivity, Qualcomm Computer Vision and […]

“Benchmarking vs. Benchmarketing: Why Should You Care?,” a Presentation from Qualcomm

Felix Baum, Director of Product Management at Qualcomm, presents the “Benchmarking vs. Benchmarketing: Why Should You Care?” tutorial at the September 2020 Embedded Vision Summit. Qualcomm is determined to provide best in class AI hardware solutions, enabling companies to leverage AI acceleration in their products. But how can developers know what is the best hardware […]

“Qualcomm AI Leading the Way with Distributed Intelligence,” a Presentation from Qualcomm

Ziad Asghar, Vice President of Product Management at Qualcomm, presents the “Qualcomm AI Leading the Way with Distributed Intelligence” tutorial at the September 2020 Embedded Vision Summit. Qualcomm is leading the way in distributed intelligence. The company’s vision is to make all devices increasingly intelligent, giving them the ability to perceive their surroundings, to reason […]

What’s Next in Machine Learning: New Qualcomm AI Research Papers Accepted at Major Conferences

This blog post was originally published at Qualcomm’s website. It is reprinted here with the permission of Qualcomm. Even though most of the machine learning conferences this year have become virtual due to COVID-19, the AI community continues to drive the industry forward with novel work that will ultimately help people and enhance lives. The […]

Qualcomm Snapdragon XR2 Platform Commercially Debuts in Oculus Quest 2

Snapdragon XR2 Platform Delivers Superior Performance, Immersion and Interactivity in Virtual Reality Gaming and Experiences in Oculus Quest 2 Sep 16, 2020 – San Diego – Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, is powering better-than-ever virtual reality (VR) gameplay and experiences with the launch of Oculus Quest 2, the first-to-launch VR device powered […]

Qualcomm Announces First Shipments of Qualcomm Cloud AI 100 Accelerator and Edge Development Kit

Development Kit Offers Video and AI Processing with 5G Connectivity For Cloud Edge Applications Sep 16, 2020 – San Diego – Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, announced the Qualcomm® Cloud AI 100, a high-performance AI inference accelerator, is shipping to select worldwide customers. Qualcomm Cloud AI 100 uses advanced signal processing and […]

Qualcomm Drives 5G PC Ecosystem Expansion with Next Generation Compute Platform, Powering New 2-in-1 Laptops from OEMs Including Acer in 2020

Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 2 5G Compute Platform Brings Superior Power, AI Performance and Security to Commercial and Consumer Always On, Always Connected PCs September 3, 2020 – San Diego – Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. today announced at Internationale Funkausstellung (IFA) Berlin the Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 8cx Gen 2 5G compute platform, the company’s most advanced and efficient […]

Qualcomm Scales 5G to the Snapdragon 4-Series Mobile Platforms

Enables 5G Accessibility to More than 3.5 Billion Smartphone Users Globally September 3, 2020 – San Diego – Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. announced its plans to accelerate 5G global commercialization at scale by expanding its portfolio of 5G mobile platforms to the Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 4-series in early 2021. Alike the rest of the Snapdragon mobile platforms, […]

Qualcomm Announces Snapdragon 732G to Improve High-Tier Mobile Gaming

August 31, 2020 – San Diego – Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. announced the Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 732G Mobile Platform, a follow-on to the Snapdragon 730G. Snapdragon 732G is designed to deliver immersive gameplay backed by smarter, faster artificial intelligence (AI) and accelerated performance, including an upgraded GPU and CPU compared to the previous generation. “Snapdragon 732G will […]

Veoneer and Qualcomm to Power Next Generation ADAS and Autonomous Driving Systems

August 27, 2020 – San Diego – Automotive technology company Veoneer, Inc. and Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. have decided to collaborate on the delivery of scalable Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS), Collaborative and Autonomous Driving (AD) solutions powered by Veoneer’s next-generation perception and driving policy software stack and Qualcomm® Snapdragon Ride™ ADAS/AD scalable portfolio of System […]

Qualcomm Announces Snapdragon 865 Plus 5G Mobile Platform

Upgraded Flagship Mobile Platform to Power Second Half 2020 Commercial Smartphones Jul 8, 2020 – SAN DIEGO – Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. unveiled the Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 865 Plus 5G Mobile Platform, a follow-on to the flagship Snapdragon 865 that has powered more than 140 devices (announced or in development) – the most individual premium-tier designs powered […]

Qualcomm Brings Advanced Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Capabilities to Address Multiple Tiers of Smart Cameras with New System-on-Chips

Designed to deliver improved AI performance, multiple connectivity options, and design development efficiency while enabling more affordable devices Jul 7, 2020 – SAN DIEGO – Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, today announced the introduction of the Qualcomm® QCS610 and Qualcomm® QCS410 system-on-chips (SoCs) to the Qualcomm® Vision Intelligence Platform. The QCS610 and […]

Qualcomm Launches World’s First 5G and AI-Enabled Robotics Platform

Qualcomm® Robotics RB5 Platform Delivers Cutting-Edge Connectivity and Power Efficient Inferencing at the Edge for AI and Machine Learning (ML) The Platform Facilitates Accelerated Development of Innovative, Power-Efficient, High Computing Robots and Drones for Enterprise, Industrial and Professional Service Applications Qualcomm® QRB5165 Robotics Processor Enables AI, ML, Heterogeneous Computing, Enhanced Computer Vision, Multi-Camera Concurrency with […]

Qualcomm Announces First 5G Snapdragon 6-Series Mobile Platform

Global Original Equipment Manufacturers Demonstrate Strong Support for New Platform June 16, 2020 – San Diego – Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. announced its first 5G mobile platform in the 6-series, the Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 690 5G Mobile Platform. This new platform is designed to make 5G user experiences even more broadly available around the world. Snapdragon 690 also supports remarkable […]

Open Sourcing the AI Model Efficiency Toolkit: Contributing State-of-the-art Compression and Quantization Techniques from Qualcomm AI Research

This blog post was originally published at Qualcomm’s website. It is reprinted here with the permission of Qualcomm. QuIC is excited to open source the AI Model Efficiency Toolkit on GitHub to collaborate with other leading AI researchers and to provide a simple library plugin for AI developers to utilize for state-of-the-art model efficiency performance. […]

Qualcomm Addresses Growing Demand for 5G by Announcing New Snapdragon 768G Mobile Platform

Snapdragon 768G is Designed to Deliver Immersive Gaming Experiences and Truly Global 5G May 10, 2020 – San Diego – Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. announced the Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 768G Mobile Platform, a follow-on to the Snapdragon 765G. Snapdragon 768G is designed to bring next-level performance that enables smart, immersive gaming experiences with the integration of truly […]

Qualcomm Accelerates XR Headset Development with the New Qualcomm Snapdragon XR2 5G Reference Design

Snapdragon XR2 Reference Design Delivers an End-to-End Boundless XR Over 5G Solution and Helps to Shorten Commercialization Time of XR Devices for OEMs Feb 25, 2020 – San Diego – Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. unveiled a new extended reality (XR) reference design headset based on the Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ XR2 Platform, making it the world’s first 5G-enabled […]

Qualcomm Launches Three New Snapdragon Mobile Platforms to Address Ongoing Demand for 4G Smartphones

Enabling Extraordinary Gaming and Entertainment, Advanced Connectivity Features, and Next-Generation Artificial Intelligence January 20, 2020 – New Delhi – Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. announced the launch of three new mobile platforms: the Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 720G, 662 and 460, which will enable enhanced user experiences across connectivity, gaming and entertainment. These new mobile platforms enable fast 4G […]

Qualcomm Accelerates Autonomous Driving with New Platform – Qualcomm Snapdragon Ride

Paves the Way to Autonomy with Scalable, Customizable and Power Efficient Autonomous Driving Platform and Qualcomm® Snapdragon Ride™ Autonomous Stack January 6, 2020 – Las Vegas – Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, today unveiled at the 2020 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) its newest addition to the company’s extensive portfolio of automotive products […]

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At Annual Snapdragon Tech Summit, Qualcomm Unveils Roadmap for Bringing 5G Mainstream in 2020

Day 1 Keynote Introduces Two New 5G Snapdragon Mobile Platforms, Modular 5G Platforms and New 3D Sonic Fingerprint Technology Dec 3, 2019 – Hawaii – During the first day of the annual Snapdragon Tech Summit, Qualcomm Incorporated President, Cristiano Amon took to the stage with ecosystem leaders from across the globe to declare 2020 as […]

“Snapdragon Hybrid Computer Vision/Deep Learning Architecture for Imaging Applications,” a Presentation from Qualcomm

Robert Lay, Computer Vision and Camera Product Manager at Qualcomm, presents the “Snapdragon Hybrid Computer Vision/Deep Learning Architecture for Imaging Applications” tutorial at the May 2019 Embedded Vision Summit. Advances in imaging quality and features are accelerating, thanks to hybrid approaches that combine classical computer vision and deep learning algorithms and that take advantage of […]

“Efficient Deployment of Quantized ML Models at the Edge Using Snapdragon SoCs,” a Presentation from Qualcomm

Felix Baum, Director of Product Management for AI Software at Qualcomm, presents the “Efficient Deployment of Quantized ML Models at the Edge Using Snapdragon SoCs” tutorial at the May 2019 Embedded Vision Summit. Increasingly, machine learning models are being deployed at the edge, and these models are getting bigger. As a result, we are hitting […]

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Qualcomm Announces Snapdragon 855 Plus Mobile Platform

Upgraded Flagship Platform to Support Enhanced Performance and Experiences in 5G, Gaming, AI and XR July 15, 2019 – San Diego – Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM), unveiled the Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 855 Plus Mobile Platform, a follow on to the flagship Snapdragon 855 launching with leading OEMs globally, built for […]

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New Qualcomm 215 Mobile Platform Raises the Bar for Mass Market Devices

Designed to Support 64-bit CPU, Dual-ISPs, and Multi-Day Battery Life July 9, 2019 – San Diego – Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM), announced the newest addition to its 2-series, the Qualcomm® 215 Mobile Platform. This platform aims to bring leading mobile experiences to entry-level smartphone buyers who need reliable, lasting […]

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Qualcomm Brings 30 Years of Experience in Mobile to the Data Center

This market research report was originally published at Tractica's website. It is reprinted here with the permission of Tractica. Qualcomm is swimming upstream and intends to take its 30+ years of experience in power efficient mobile silicon right into the data center with a new purpose-built chip for AI inference acceleration. The infancy of AI […]

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Qualcomm Brings Power Efficient Artificial Intelligence Inference Processing to the Cloud

The Qualcomm® Cloud AI 100 Accelerator Extends Qualcomm Technologies’ Reach into the Datacenter April 9, 2019 – San Francisco – Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM), announced that it is bringing the Company’s artificial intelligence (AI) expertise to the cloud with the Qualcomm® Cloud AI 100. Built from the ground up […]

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Qualcomm Enables Amazing Consumer Experiences with the New Snapdragon 730, 730G and 665 Mobile Platforms for High and Mid Tier Global Devices

Elevating New Experiences in Artificial Intelligence, Camera and Gaming April 9, 2019 – San Francisco – Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM), announced that it has expanded its mobile roadmap in the 7 and 6 series to include the latest Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 730, 730G and 665 Mobile Platforms. These platforms are […]

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Qualcomm Launches New Platform Aimed to Transform the Robotics Industry

Qualcomm® Robotics RB3 Platform is Designed to Help Manufacturers and Developers Create a New Wave of Innovative, Smart, Power-Efficient Consumer, Enterprise, and Industrial Robots Feb 25, 2019 – Barcelona – Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM), today announced its Qualcomm Robotics RB3 Platform – the Company’s first integrated, comprehensive offering designed […]

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Artificial Intelligence Engine in Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Mobile Platform Powers On-Device AI User Experiences in Flagship Premium-Tier Smartphones

Qualcomm AI Software and Cloud Ecosystem Expands to Satisfy Increasing Demand for Intelligent and Immersive Real-time Mobile AI Features Feb 25, 2019 – Barcelona – At Mobile World Congress, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM), announced that the 4th Generation Qualcomm® Artificial Intelligence (AI) Engine is supporting the surge of on-device […]

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Qualcomm Enables The Next Generation of Immersive Compute with Ecosystem Collaboration for XR Viewers for 5G Smartphones

Company and Top Mobile Ecosystem Players Come Together to Deliver XR Viewers Tethered to Compatible Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Smartphones Feb 25, 2019 – Barcelona – Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM) announced today at Mobile World Congress, broad ecosystem support from world-leading OEMs, operators, and platform providers to deliver the next […]

“Achieving High-Performance Vision Processing for Embedded Applications with Qualcomm SoC Platforms,” a Presentation from Qualcomm

Sahil Bansal, Senior Director of Product Management at Qualcomm, presents the “Achieving High-Performance Vision Processing for Embedded Applications with Qualcomm SoC Platforms” tutorial at the May 2018 Embedded Vision Summit. Advancements in machine learning are making it possible to equip devices such as connected cameras, robots, drones and smart home solutions with improved on-device vision […]

“Always-on Vision Becomes a Reality,” a Presentation from Qualcomm Research

Evgeni Gousev, Senior Director at Qualcomm Research, presents the "Always-On Vision Becomes a Reality" tutorial at the May 2017 Embedded Vision Summit. Intelligent devices equipped with human-like senses such as always-on touch, audio and motion detection have enabled a variety of new use cases and applications, transforming the way we interact with each other and […]

“Always-on Vision Becomes a Reality,” a Presentation from Qualcomm Research

Evgeni Gousev, Senior Director at Qualcomm Research, presents the "Always-On Vision Becomes a Reality" tutorial at the May 2017 Embedded Vision Summit. Intelligent devices equipped with human-like senses such as always-on touch, audio and motion detection have enabled a variety of new use cases and applications, transforming the way we interact with each other and […]

“Computer Vision and Machine Learning at the Edge,” a Presentation from Qualcomm Technologies

Michael Mangan, a member of the Product Manager Staff at Qualcomm Technologies, presents the "Computer Vision and Machine Learning at the Edge" tutorial at the May 2017 Embedded Vision Summit. Computer vision and machine learning techniques are applied to myriad use cases in smartphones today. As mobile technology expands beyond the smartphone vertical, both technologies […]

“Computer Vision and Machine Learning at the Edge,” a Presentation from Qualcomm Technologies

Michael Mangan, a member of the Product Manager Staff at Qualcomm Technologies, presents the "Computer Vision and Machine Learning at the Edge" tutorial at the May 2017 Embedded Vision Summit. Computer vision and machine learning techniques are applied to myriad use cases in smartphones today. As mobile technology expands beyond the smartphone vertical, both technologies […]

“Implementing the TensorFlow Deep Learning Framework on Qualcomm’s Low-power DSP,” a Presentation from Google

Pete Warden, Research Engineer at Google, presents the "Implementing the TensorFlow Deep Learning Framework on Qualcomm’s Low-power DSP" tutorial at the May 2017 Embedded Vision Summit. TensorFlow is Google’s second-generation deep learning software framework. TensorFlow was designed from the ground up to enable efficient implementation of deep learning algorithms at different scales, from high-performance data […]

“Implementing the TensorFlow Deep Learning Framework on Qualcomm’s Low-power DSP,” a Presentation from Google

Pete Warden, Research Engineer at Google, presents the "Implementing the TensorFlow Deep Learning Framework on Qualcomm’s Low-power DSP" tutorial at the May 2017 Embedded Vision Summit. TensorFlow is Google’s second-generation deep learning software framework. TensorFlow was designed from the ground up to enable efficient implementation of deep learning algorithms at different scales, from high-performance data […]

“High-resolution 3D Reconstruction on a Mobile Processor,” a Presentation from Qualcomm

Michael Mangan, Product Manager for Camera and Computer Vision at Qualcomm, presents the "High-resolution 3D Reconstruction on a Mobile Processor" tutorial at the May 2016 Embedded Vision Summit. Computer vision has come a long way. Use cases that were previously not possible in mass-market devices are now more accessible thanks to advances in depth sensors […]

“Is Vision the New Wireless?,” a Presentation from Qualcomm

Raj Talluri, Senior Vice President of Product Management at Qualcomm Technologies, presents the "Is Vision the New Wireless?" tutorial at the May 2016 Embedded Vision Summit. Over the past 20 years, digital wireless communications has become an essential technology for many industries, and a primary driver for the electronics industry. Today, computer vision is showing […]

“Deep-learning-based Visual Perception in Mobile and Embedded Devices: Opportunities and Challenges,” a Presentation from Qualcomm

Jeff Gehlhaar, Vice President of Technology, Corporate Research and Development, at Qualcomm, presents the "Deep-learning-based Visual Perception in Mobile and Embedded Devices: Opportunities and Challenges" tutorial at the May 2015 Embedded Vision Summit. Deep learning approaches have proven extremely effective for a range of perceptual tasks, including visual perception. Incorporating deep-learning-based visual perception into devices […]

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Amazon Announces the Fire Phone, Powered by a Snapdragon Processor

This article was originally published at Qualcomm's blog. It is reprinted here with the permission of Qualcomm. Today, Amazon introduced the Fire Phone, the first phone ever designed by the retail giant. Featuring a Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 800 processor, the Fire Phone aims to make a name for itself with innovative technologies, including a highly customized […]

May 2014 Embedded Vision Summit Technical Presentation: “Vision-Based Gesture User Interfaces,” Francis MacDougall, Qualcomm

Francis MacDougall, Senior Director of Technology at Qualcomm, presents the "Vision-Based Gesture User Interfaces" tutorial at the May 2014 Embedded Vision Summit. The means by which we interact with the machines around us is undergoing a fundamental transformation. While we may still sometimes need to push buttons, touch displays and trackpads, and raise our voices, […]

October 2013 Embedded Vision Summit Technical Presentation: “Using Heterogeneous Computing for Mobile and Embedded Vision,” Rick Maule, Qualcomm

Rick Maule, Senior Director of Project Management at Qualcomm, presents the "Using Heterogeneous Computing for Mobile and Embedded Vision" tutorial within the "Implementing Vision Systems" technical session at the October 2013 Embedded Vision Summit East. A single vision application typically incorporates multiple algorithms requiring many different types of computation. This diversity makes it difficult for […]

October 2013 Embedded Vision Summit Technical Presentation: “Vision-Based Gesture User Interfaces,” Francis MacDougall, Qualcomm

Francis MacDougall, Senior Director of Technology at Qualcomm, presents the "Vision-Based Gesture User Interfaces" tutorial within the "Vision Applications" technical session at the October 2013 Embedded Vision Summit East. MacDougall explains how gestures fit into the spectrum of advanced user interface options, compares and contrasts the various 2-D and 3-D technologies (vision and other) available […]

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