Qualcomm to Demonstrate Android Operating System on Snapdragon Platform at CES 2009
Company Unveils Innovative OS Leveraging Unprecedented Computing and Connectivity of Snapdragon for Mobile Computing
Qualcomm Incorporated (Nasdaq: QCOM), a leading developer and innovator of advanced wireless technologies and data solutions, today announced that a demonstration of Google's Android mobile operating system running on Snapdragon™ mobile computing chipsets will be available for the first time at the International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, January 8-11, 2009. The demonstration runs at WVGA resolution which can support larger displays for mobile computing devices. The technology demonstration underscores the tight integration between the innovative Android platform and the unsurpassed combination of computing performance, low power consumption and ubiquitous connectivity capabilities offered by Snapdragon chipsets.
“Qualcomm's vision for the Snapdragon platform to redefine how people access information is well-aligned with the Android platform's capabilities,” said Mark Frankel, vice president of product management for Qualcomm CDMA Technologies. “We are excited to be showcasing Android running on Snapdragon chipsets which highlights some of the advanced functionality that will distinguish this next generation of mobile computing devices.”
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