Qualcomm Adding Gesture Tech to SnapDragon Chips
Qualcomm today announced that it has acquired gesture recognition technology and engineering resources from GestureTek. GestureTek develops gesture recognition products and services for mobile devices, entertainment facilities, healthcare systems, retail locations, and public and private venues. Qualcomm said that GestureTek's technology will be added to its next-generation SnapDragon mobile processors. This will give handset makers and application developers the opportunity to include gesture-based actions and features in their products. GestureTek will retain the assets to a number of its other businesses, and terms of the sale to Qualcomm were not disclosed.
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Qualcomm today fully revealed the Snapdragon 855 mobile platform, its top-tier system-on-a-chip heading into 2019. Qualcomm focus on a number of pillars when developing this SoC, including performance, connectivity, AI, camera, and entertainment.
Apr 19, 2018
Motorola today announced four new affordable Android phones coming to the U.S. market before mid-year.
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Apple today made several commitments to environmental conservation efforts based on recycling old iPhones. To start, the company will make a donation to Conservation International for every device recycled at Apple stores and Apple.com between now and April 30.