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. 

Discover our IoT solutions

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.

Get started building with our IoT solutions.

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.

The Latest

Press Releases

Qualcomm Fuels IoT Growth by Currently Delivering More Than 1 Million Chips a Day into a Wide Range of Connected Applications

Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM) through its subsidiary, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., today announced at its Internet of Things (IoT) industry analyst workshop that the Company is currently shipping more than 1 million chips per day for the IoT*. This momentum reflects Qualcomm Technologies’ unique ability to invent and deliver the technologies needed for the IoT, and to meet challenging customer requirements for interoperability, connectivity, compute and security. The Company uses its technical expertise to design platforms that help customers commercialize IoT products quickly and cost-effectively in areas including wearables, voice and music, connected cameras, robotics and drones, home control and automation, home entertainment, and commercial and industrial IoT.

“We are focused on significantly expanding capabilities at the edge of the network by supporting everyday objects with the connectivity, compute and security technologies required to build a powerful Internet of Things, where devices are smart, convenient, work well together and incorporate advanced security features,” said Raj Talluri, senior vice president, product management, IoT, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. “While hundreds of brands have shipped over 1.5 billion IoT products using our solutions, we are just getting a glimpse of the benefits that the IoT can deliver, with analysts estimating that IoT applications could have a total economic impact of up to 11 trillion dollars a year by 2025. We have built strong capabilities on top of our leadership in mobile inventions, and we are innovating in exciting new areas such as deep learning, voice interface and LTE IoT that will power a new generation of IoT devices.”

Qualcomm Technologies’ traction in IoT spans across a variety of ecosystems. For instance, the Company's wearables platforms have been adopted in more than 150 wearable designs, and over 80 percent of Android Wear™ smartwatches launched or announced are based on Snapdragon Wear 2100. In smart homes, more than 125 million TVs, home entertainment and other connected home products from leading brands have shipped using Qualcomm Technologies’ connectivity chips. For commercial and industrial IoT applications, over 30 designs are using the Company’s MDM9206 modem with multimode support for LTE categories M1 and NB1, E-GPRS and global RF bands. MDM9206 is purposely developed for IoT applications and is commercially available today.

To address this wide variety of ecosystems, form factors and requirements in the IoT, Qualcomm Technologies offers one of the broadest portfolios of chips and platforms, including mobile, multimedia, cellular, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth system-on-chips. These solutions include comprehensive software with platform-specific applications and APIs, as well as support for multiple communication protocols, operating systems and cloud services.

To further help manufacturers develop IoT devices quickly and cost-effectively, Qualcomm Technologies makes available more than 25 production-ready reference design platforms through a network of original design manufacturers (ODMs) for products including voice-enabled home assistants, connected cameras, drones, VR headsets, lighting, appliances and smart hubs/gateways.

For more information, visit www.qualcomm.com/IoT.

About Qualcomm

Qualcomm's technologies powered the smartphone revolution and connected billions of people. We pioneered 3G and 4G – and now we are leading the way to 5G and a new era of intelligent, connected devices. Our products are revolutionizing industries, including automotive, computing, IoT, healthcare and data center, and are allowing millions of devices to connect with each other in ways never before imagined. Qualcomm Incorporated includes our licensing business, QTL, and the vast majority of our patent portfolio. Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, operates, along with its subsidiaries, all of our engineering, research and development functions, and all of our products and services businesses, including, our QCT semiconductor business. For more information, visit Qualcomm’s website, OnQ blog, Twitter and Facebook pages.

23 mai 2017

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