Qualcomm President and CEO, Cristiano Amon, delivered the opening keynote of IFA 2022 in Berlin. Throughout his hour-long speech, he highlighted the important thing improvements of Qualcomm’s newest compute platform, the Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1.
One of many key pillars of high-end Qualcomm know-how is Snapdragon Join, the “finest at school 5G, Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth”.
Amon’s imaginative and prescient for Snapdragon Join is to ”construct the muse of the cloud-connected society for the gigabit society, making use of each single spectrum and use intelligence to ship utterly new experiences of connectivity”.
Snapdragon sound is one other key pillar of the Qualcomm platform. “Along with modem and AI, we see that sound now issues greater than ever[…] we’ve got been specializing in constructing the very best audio expertise attainable with Snapdragon sound,” mentioned Amon.
In line with Amon, Snapdragon sound is devoted to delivering high-resolution audio, lossless Bluetooth music streaming, lag-free audio experiences, and noise cancellation.
Qualcomm’s newest shopper analysis exhibits that for 85% of individuals, crystal-clear calls are key buy drivers when they’re on the lookout for wi-fi headphones and 58% mentioned lossless or high-resolution audio is the primary buying driver for earbuds, a development that’s rising for 3 years straight.
Cristiano Amon and Lila Snyder, CEO, Bose, introduced a partnership between Qualcomm and Bose, which implies that Qualcomm S5 Audio SoC will present sturdy connectivity, ultra-low energy, and superior processing to future Bose merchandise.
Towards the tip of the keynote, collectively with Fb CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, Cristiano Amon introduced a multi-year broad strategic settlement to deepen technical collaboration between each firms’ engineering and product groups for the event of customized Snapdragon XR chips for the long run Meta Quest VR headsets and different Meta units.
“By partnering with Meta, we’re bringing collectively two of the world’s metaverse leaders to revolutionize the way forward for computing for billions of individuals within the coming years,” mentioned Cristiano Amon, president and chief government officer, Qualcomm.
You possibly can watch the complete keynote right here.
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