The research areas we explore are as exciting as they are technically challenging. We invite you to examine the projects below, learn what they’re about, follow their progress, and begin imagining the possibilities.
Enabling new services, connecting new industries and devices, and empowering new user experiences.
Enhancing LTE network capacity and the broadband user experience in a ubiquitous and cost-effective manner.
Device-to-device technology enabling discovery of thousands of devices and their services within proximity of ~500m.
Possible solution to cost-effectively meet the 1000x mobile data challenge.
Working with OneWeb to bring high-speed Internet to unserved and underserved areas around the world.
Driving innovation in small cell technology that simplifies or eliminates RF planning in deployment of small cells.
Transforming Industrial Automation and Robotics with Ultra-low Latency wireless connectivity.
Industry-leading innovations targeting ‘leap in value’ performance, efficiencies and user-experience improvements.
Innovating in the field of ASIC with a heavy focus on low power, high performance, and integration to enable a number of use cases intended to improve user experience.
Making devices smarter by enabling them to learn and adapt to their environment based on feedback.
Providing mobile security with real-time, on-device malicious software activity detection.
A new programming model and runtime environment that facilitates parallel programming while exploiting the benefits of multicore performance in an efficient manner.
An always-on, low power vision sensor to enable devices to detect and react to their surroundings enabling a “smarter” experience.
Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) and systems for autonomous vehicles fuse together a diverse sensor suite for perception and positioning which enable increased safety and autonomy.
Shaping the future of mobile robotics through a state-of-the-art computing platform using an integrated, low power solution for multiple robotics applications.
Technologies that enrich the user experience on mobile devices.
Enabling portable devices to sense acoustic environments; recognize audio events, identify sounds categories ranging from voice commands to ambient music or other generic sounds, in a way that’s pervasive and low power.
Qualcomm Research is working on enabling high quality and power efficient Virtual Reality.