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Qualcomm to make new Snapdragon Wear chipsets for smartwatches

NEW DELHI: In May this year, the tech giant Google announced the integration of its portable platform wear bone with Samsungfrom Tizen OS. At its annual developer conference, Google announced a unified Wear OS platform. Now Qualcomm has made announcements on the hardware side.
The chipset maker explained how it plans to help the new portable ecosystem. Qualcomm has revealed plans to revamp investments in wearable technology and chipsets. The company plans to roll out new Snapdragon Wear chipsets over the next year.
“Our Snapdragon Wear platforms have become the de facto standard in the industry with smartwatches for children, seniors and adults and smart trackers for pets and accessories,” said Pankaj Kedia, senior director and global head of the segment. clothing, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. “We are significantly increasing our investments in silicon, platforms and advanced technologies and plan to deploy new Snapdragon Wear platforms in all segments over the next year to meet our long-term vision. term, ”Qualcomm said in a statement.
At the same time, the company also announced the launch of its “Wearable Ecosystem Accelerator” program. With this program, Qualcomm aims to help OEMs accelerate the development and commercialization of wearables.
Qualcomm will help connect suppliers of portable hardware and software through this program. “Our goal is to provide a vehicle in the industry where ecosystem partners collaborate to deliver differentiated wearable experiences and inject new energy and innovation into this exciting space,” added Qualcomm.
Meanwhile, the head of Qualcomm believes that by next year his company will have a chip for laptops that will compete with the custom-designed mainframe chip introduced by Apple.
This new chip introduced by Apple claims to increase the battery life of the device.
Qualcomm chief executive Cristiano Amon told Reuters he believes his company can have the best chip on the market, with the help of a team of chip architects who previously worked on the Apple chip but who now work at Qualcomm.

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