Internet of Things

Increasing connectivity with our IoT solutions.

As we move towards the future of the Internet of Things (IoT), Qualcomm Technologies is helping customers commercialize their products faster and more cost-effectively using our optimized platforms in the areas of smart bodies, smart home and smart cities. Our scale and expertise in connectivity and compute puts us in a unique position to invent and deliver the technologies needed in IoT—today and in the future. 

Meeting the expanding needs of IoT.

The IoT has enormous beneficial opportunities for customers and consumers—but its evolution has been affected by product development challenges, such as rapidly changing requirements, consumer expectations, pricing and heavy competition. And it continues to be. As widespread consumer adoption of connected devices increases, so does the pressure on customers to create differentiated, high-end devices that are powerful, yet power-efficient, and interoperable yet highly secure.

Explore our solutions approach.

Qualcomm Technologies’ comprehensive solutions approach provides the technology, tools and relationships needed to help create and scale various ecosystems within the IoT, with smart platforms that reduce development times and cost. These solutions offer the connectivity, interoperability, security and accessibility customers need to create innovative end products that provide more personalized services and new user experiences. 

Cutting-edge technology

In order to achieve high customer and consumer satisfaction, we offer advanced connectivity and computing technologies that provide value, accelerate innovation and deliver expanded capabilities for current and future IoT end products. Several of our IoT solutions include:

Turnkey platforms

We approach each IoT customer application with a unique focus and purpose in order to effectively meet different product needs and requirements. Through turnkey platforms, we combine our integration expertise and end-to-end systems approach for specific segments and various technologies. We create easily implementable solutions—helping get products to consumers quickly and at a low cost. All of which helps make smarter homes, smarter cities and even wearables and smart bodies even more intelligent. 

Proven technology leadership

Hundreds of customers, including some of the best-known consumer brands, benefit from developing and successfully launching IoT products quickly and at a low cost using Qualcomm Technologies—with over a billion IoT devices shipped to date. Building on our connectivity history and experience, we continue to assist customers in getting their innovative products to consumers. 

IoT Security Solutions

The IoT is connecting people, places and devices at a rapid pace. With the surge of connected devices comes the demand and necessity to implement security features for IoT devices. Qualcomm Technologies has a long heritage of providing mobile security solutions. Today, our security solutions are found in billions of commercial devices around the world, utilizing our proven mobile solutions for consumer and industrial IoT applications.

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Consumer Electronics

Dramatically transform the way your users discover, interact with and consume home entertainment content with our customized platforms, which offer an unmatched combination of computing, connectivity integration and advanced capabilities.

Smart Cities

Further smart city development with Qualcomm Technologies’ proven portfolio of wide- and local-area connectivity technologies, providing end-to-end solutions, including LTE, that help minimize expenses while keeping cities connected.

Smart Homes

Create a more connected home experience using our secure, low-power, end-to-end platform solutions that support all required ecosystems by bringing premium wireless connectivity and technology to a wide range of devices.

Voice and Music

Seamlessly support music from any source, on any device with Qualcomm Technologies’ voice and music solutions, which enhance the user listening experience by combining premium quality audio with the freedom and flexibility of wireless.

Leading the way in IoT devices.

We work with OEMs at the forefront of IoT product development, creating millions of connected devices.

The State of Play report.

This report looks at the present state of wireless device-to-device and networked audio, consumer audio trends, buying decisions and attitudes towards in-car listening. It identifies key consumer expectations, pain points and purchase drivers.

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