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Company Overview of Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.

Company Overview

Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. engages in the research, development, and manufacturing of wireless semiconductor chips. The company develops virtual reality software development kit. It has strategic alliances with Google Inc., Microsoft Corp., Lenovo Group Limited, Google Inc., Advanced Micro Devices, Inc., ARM Holdings plc, Huawei Investment & Holding Co., Ltd., International Business Machines Corporation, Emirates Telecommunications Group Company PJSC, Sprint Corporation, SoftBank Group Corp., Deutsche Telekom AG, Mellanox Technologies, Ltd., AT&T Inc., Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ), Telstra Corporation Limited, and Xilinx Inc. The company was incorporated in 2011 and is based in Sa...

5775 Morehouse Drive

San Diego, CA 92121

United States

Founded in 2011





Key Executives for Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.

Executive Vice President and President of Global Market Development
Age: 55
Executive Vice President
Age: 47
Senior Vice President of Business Development
Senior Vice-President of Business Development - Cdma Technologies
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2017.

Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. Key Developments

Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. Announces Availability of Qualcomm Snapdragon Neural Processing Engine Software Development Kit on Qualcomm Developer Network

Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. announced the immediate availability of the Qualcomm® Snapdragon(TM) Neural Processing Engine (NPE) software development kit (SDK) on Qualcomm Developer Network. The Snapdragon NPE is the first deep learning software framework designed for Snapdragon Mobile Platforms. The Snapdragon NPE is designed to offer developers in multiple industries, including mobile, automotive, healthcare, security and imaging, the tools they need to deliver on-device neural network-driven user experiences. Developers can take advantage of deep learning user experiences like style transfers and filters (augmented reality), scene detection, facial recognition, natural language understanding, object tracking and avoidance, gesturing, and text recognition to name a few. The Snapdragon NPE, which is compatible with Snapdragon 600 and 800 Series Mobile Platforms, is designed to support common deep learning frameworks such as Caffe, Caffe2 and Tensorflow, and also offers support for custom layers. The SDK includes runtime software, libraries, APIs, offline model conversion tools, sample code, documentation, and debugging and benchmarking tools.

Qualcomm Introduces Support for Standardized Bluetooth Mesh Networking to Enable Exceptional Power Efficiency and Extended Coverage in IoT Devices

Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., introduced support for the Bluetooth® Special Interest Group (SIG) mesh networking standard with the new Qualcomm® Bluetooth mesh, a SIG mesh implementation and evolution of CSRmesh(TM) connectivity commercialized to date. Qualcomm Bluetooth mesh is planned to be supported on all of Qualcomm Technologies' future generations of Bluetooth Low Energy products, starting with the QCA4020 and QCA4024 connectivity system-on-chips (SoCs) through engineering samples available on July 18, 2017, followed by anticipated commercial availability in September 2017. Qualcomm Bluetooth mesh is designed to allow devices to send and receive messages, act on received messages, and repeat those messages to nearby devices - extending the range of Bluetooth wireless technology by turning Bluetooth-enabled devices into a security-rich mesh network.

Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. Announces 2X2 11ac Wi-Fi Technology

Qualcomm Incorporated through its subsidiary, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., has announced that a number of device and network OEMs are realizing the benefits of Qualcomm Technologies' integrated 2x2 802.11ac Wi-Fi with MU-MIMO solutions to provide premium Wi-Fi performance and improve the user experience -- by providing concurrent multi-device support, virtually eliminating dead spots, reducing download times and increasing web browsing speed. The 2x2 11ac Wi-Fi technology is currently available on the Qualcomm® Snapdragon(TM) 835 and 660 Mobile Platforms, working with companion WCN3990 solution. More than 100 device designs from device OEMs in China and around the world are currently leveraging the technology.

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