Qualcomm Technologies has announced that it currently ships more than one million chips per day into a wide range of connected applications.
The company is using its technical expertise to design platforms that help customers commercialize IoT products quickly and cost-effectively in areas including wearables, voice and music, connected cameras, robotics and drones, home control and automation, home entertainment, and commercial and industrial IoT, according to the press materials.
Qualcomm Technologies has its grip in IoT spanning across various networks. For instance, the company’s wearables platforms have been adopted in more than 150 wearable designs, and over 80% of Android Wear smartwatches launched or announced are based on Snapdragon Wear 2100. In smart homes, more than 125 million TVs, home entertainment and other connected home products from leading brands have shipped using Qualcomm Technologies’ connectivity chips. MDM9206 is purposely developed for IoT applications and is commercially available today.
To address this wide variety of network, form factors and requirements in the IoT, Qualcomm Technologies offers one of the broadest portfolios of chips and platforms, including mobile, multimedia, cellular, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth system-on-chips. These solutions include comprehensive software with platform-specific applications and APIs, as well as support for multiple communication protocols, operating systems and cloud services.
Qualcomm Technologies is making available over 25 production-ready reference design platforms through a network of original design manufacturers for products including voice-enabled home assistants, connected cameras, drones, VR headsets, lighting, appliances and smart hubs/gateways to further help manufacturers develop IoT devices quickly and cost-effectively.