Qualcomm, ooVoo to Deliver HD Video Chat to Phones
Qualcomm and ooVoo today announced that they are partnering up to bring an HD video chat client to mobile devices. The partnership makes use of Qualcomm's SnapDragon processors and ooVoo's media streaming software to deliver VGA quality video to up to six participants at a time. According to Qualcomm, the new solution offers better quality mobile video chats and has lower power requirements when compared to the competition. The solution is being demonstrated on an in-production Android handset at CES in Las Vegas this week. The companies didn't say when it would be offered to end users.
Qualcomm's 205 Mobile Platform Brings 4G to Entry-Level Phones
Qualcomm today announced the 205 Mobile Platform, a collection of components that includes an application processor, radios, audio codec, power management, and speaker amplifier. Qualcomm sees the 205 Mobile Platform as a plug-and-play solution for device maker to bring ultra-low-cost feature phones to emerging markets.
Qualcomm's Snapdragon 835 Targets Flagships
Qualcomm today announced the Snapdragon 835, its premiere processor for 2017. Qualcomm says the chip is smaller, faster, and more efficient than any previous processor from the company.
Qualcomm's Snapdragon 820 Optimized for Project Tango
Qualcomm today said its top-of-the-line processor, the Snapdragon 820, is ready to power Project Tango hardware. Qualcomm initially supported Project Tango with the Snapdragon 652, which required a number of software optimizations.
Qualcomm Intros 802.11ad 60 GHz WiFi for Phones
Qualcomm and Letv today announced the first phone with the Snapdragon 820 and Wi-Fi 802.11ad, which operates in the very high-frequency 60 GHz radio band. The Letv Le Max Pro also includes Qualcomm's Sense ID ultrasonic fingerprint sensor.