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Qualcomm has announced a string developments at MWC Shanghai. The first announcement is the partenership of Qualcomm and ZTE for Advanced 5G Cloud Gaming on Live Networks. In the second announcement, the company said that its flagship Snapdragon 855 has become the first mobile SoC to receive Smart Card Equivalent Security Certification. The San Diego-based comapny has also announced 16 design wins on latest LTE IoT chipset, and it has collaborated with Tencent QQ Collaborate to bring watch QQ experiences to Snapdragon Wear Platforms.
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Qualcomm and ZTE to advance 5G Cloud Gaming on Live Networks
Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, has announced a joint demonstration with ZTE of 5G-powered cloud gaming on a live 5G network. The demonstration – which utilizes the cloud gaming solutions from Tencent Instant Play on 5G smartphones from OnePlus, Vivo, Xiaomi and ZTE – aims to demonstrate that console-quality mobile gaming experiences are achievable over live 5G networks and show the growth opportunity for the cloud-gaming ecosystem. The demos will use China Telecom’s live 5G network, ZTE’s 5G NR commercial system infrastructure, and 5G commercial smartphones featuring the flagship Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Mobile Platform with the Snapdragon X50 5G Modem with integrated RF transceiver and Qualcomm Technologies’ RF Front-End (RFFE) solutions.
“China’s 5G era has officially begun, and it was accelerated from the original timeline thanks to the work of the whole mobile ecosystem. With the readiness of 5G commercial networks, China is poised to have a fast large-scale 5G rollout, and within this year Chinese consumers will have access to numerous use cases and enhanced experiences, such as cloud gaming, powered by 5G and the Snapdragon 855 Mobile Platform,” said Pomp Sheng, vice president, sales, Qualcomm Communication Technologies (Shenzhen) Co., Ltd. “Qualcomm Technologies is committed to sharing opportunities with Chinese partners, and we are excited to be part of this extensive cooperation across operators, OEMs and content providers for facilitating the improved user mobile experience through 5G innovations.”
Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Becomes First Mobile SoC to Receive Smart Card Equivalent Security Certification
Secure Processing Unit can run High Assurance Applications Previously Only Performed by External Security Chips, Saving OEMs Bill of Materials Cost
Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated has announced the Qualcomm Secure Processing Unit, an on-die secure element recently launched as part of the Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Mobile Platform, has received Common Criteria EAL-4+ security certification, the gold standard for smart card hardware security assurance and testing. The internationally recognised certification makes the Snapdragon 855 the first mobile SoC (System on Chip) to attain smart card levels of security assurance. The integrated Qualcomm Secure Processing Unit enables Qualcomm Technologies’ OEM customers to save on Bill of Materials (BOM) cost without sacrificing security and offers the performance and power improvements that come with integration into the leading process node.
“Completing the EAL-4+ security certification is a major milestone in our journey to bring smart card levels of security to our Snapdragon customers and users. Use cases that previously required separate security chips will now be possible fully integrated in Snapdragon 855 powered devices,” said Jesse Seed, senior director, product management, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. “This certification is a testament to the industry firsts that Snapdragon 855 brings to market and Qualcomm Technologies’ continued leadership in embedded security.”
Qualcomm Technologies announces 16 design wins on latest LTE IoT chipset
Qualcomm 9205 LTE modem design wins will scale to address a growing portion of the eMTC and NB-IoT module segments
Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, today announced design wins from sixteen companies for its next-generation Qualcomm® 9205 LTE modem, which was announced in December of 2018. These design wins will enable a diverse range of Internet of Things (IoT) end products around the world, scaling to encompass thousands of unique eMTC and NB-IoT devices, and will further enrich the IoT with Qualcomm Technologies’ industry-leading connectivity and compute technologies and engineering expertise.
“The commercial success of the Qualcomm 9205 LTE modem really speaks to the importance of Qualcomm Technologies as a leading technology enabler for the Internet of Things,” said Jeffery Torrance, vice president, business development, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. “With 16 design wins in only six months since its launch, the Qualcomm 9205 LTE modem will enable thousands of IoT devices around the globe. Our customers are creating a wide array of products with applications in everything from smart water meters to wearable devices, and together we are proving yet again that the cutting-edge connectivity and computing abilities offered by Qualcomm Technologies’ chipsets are indispensable parts of our connected world.”
Qualcomm and Tencent QQ Collaborate to Bring Watch QQ Experiences to Snapdragon Wear Platforms
Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear Platforms now powering more than 30 4G LTE connected Smartwatches for Kids around the world
Today, at Mobile World Congress Shanghai, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, and Tencent QQ announced Watch QQ, an optimized version of QQ for smartwatches. Tencent QQ’s Watch QQ platform will bring the popular QQ social service, one of China’s largest, to kid wearables powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear Platforms. The fast growing QQ social platform is favored by Chinese young people, and provides instant messaging, news, entertainment and payment functions to more than 800 million users.
“The opportunity for connected Kid Smartwatches continues to grow dramatically in China and around the world,” said Pankaj Kedia, senior director, product marketing, Qualcomm Atheros, Inc. “We are delighted to work with Tencent QQ to help bring the popular QQ service to Snapdragon Wear-based smartwatches for kids, and significantly enhance the ways children communicate and connect every day. It is exciting to see our customers including 360, CMCC, Kido, and Mobvoi deploy Watch QQ on their products. These next generation Watch QQ experiences, which take advantage of low power, high performance, and 4G connectivity in our Snapdragon Wear platform, will drive consumer excitement and further accelerate the adoption of kid smartwatches in China.”
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