Qualcomm Archive

Qualcomm debuts plans to help build more connected cameras

A couple of big, roadmappy pieces of news out the Qualcomm 4G/5G Summit, being held in Hong Kong this week, far away from the component company’s sunny Southern California headquarters. Alongside a number of new chips, the Qualcomm is laying out its plans to support camera functionality across a wide set of different form factors. The new technology portfolio moves well beyond the currently supported array …

A different glimpse at VR’s future through Qualcomm’s eye-tracking headset

Poor Qualcomm. Always the reference design, never the retail unit. It’s like being the guy behind the guy, the comedian’s comedian, the power behind the product that doesn’t get to reap the pomp and circumstance of a retail displays and big and flashy press conferences. The San Diego-based company did kick off IFA a few days back with its own event, but coverage got buried …

Qualcomm nets patent deals with China’s top two fastest-growing phone makers

Qualcomm’s busy year in China continues with news that it has agreed to patent licensing deals with two of the world’s fastest-growing smartphone companies: Oppo and Vivo. U.S. chip firm Qualcomm was hit with a near-$1 billion fine for anti-trust violations in 2015, and since then it has gone on a licensing spree to link deals with Chinese OEMS en masse. Today, it added Vivo to the list after it announced a similar arrangement with Oppo last …