Qualcomm

KGI: Apple ahead of Qualcomm with 3D sensing tech by 2 years

In a new report out by KGI’s Ming-Chi Kuo, the group believes that Apple has a significant lead on Qualcomm in the 3D sensing technology space. Kuo believes that Qualcomm won’t be making significant shipments until at least 2019.<p>3-Pack 10-Ft MFi-Certified Lightning - $16.99<p>Kuo iterates in the …

Apple

Verizon uses Qualcomm's new X20 modem to go beyond 1Gbps wireless speeds

Qualcomm, Ericsson and Verizon have successfully reached 1.07 gbps download speeds on LTE.<p>While 5G is a ways away, there's still some growing room …

Wi-Fi

Qualcomm's 3D Sensing Technology Two Years Behind Apple's

Apple's progress in 3D sensing design and mass production is 1.5 to 2 years ahead of Qualcomm's, according to a new investor's note released today by KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo.<p>Kuo believes that Qualcomm is behind in both software and hardware development for 3D sensing, and won't be able …

Apple

Apple holds commanding lead over Qualcomm in 3D sensing tech development by nearly two years

A new analyst report claims that Apple holds up to a two year lead on rival Qualcomm, when it comes to software and hardware development of accurate …

Touch ID

Qualcomm bets on AI, acquires machine learning startup

The chipmaker buys Scyfer as part of a plan to bring artificial intelligence to devices, cars and machines.<p>Qualcomm is aiming to stake a bigger claim in the artificial intelligence world.<p>The chipmaker announced Wednesday that it's acquiring Scyfer, a Netherlands-based machine learning startup. …

Artificial Intelligence

Qualcomm Develops Active Depth-Sensing Camera for Android Phones - ExtremeTech

By on August 16, 2017 at 3:15 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Future Android phones could come …

Ziff-Davis

AI Sees New Apps, Chips, says Q'comm

Neural networks for machine learning will be applied to new applications and create new hardware designs, said a Qualcomm researcher.

Machine Learning

Qualcomm to Android users: Apple's iris scanning is NBD

Apple, shmapple. The chipmaker reassures Android users its next generation of processors can match, if not outperform, its rivals.<p>Qualcomm is pumped up. The San Diego, California-based chipmaker, whose flagship Snapdragon 835 chipset is featured in the likes of the Samsung Galaxy S8, HTC U11 and …

Samsung Galaxy S8

This mind-blowing video reveals the future of smartphone cameras

In the race to improve the senses of machines ever further, Qualcomm has shown off a new system that could let your next smartphone see depth with …

Augmented Reality

Qualcomm announces depth sensing camera tech that will make its way to Android devices

In what could be exciting news for the future of cameras on Android smartphones, Qualcomm has announced an expansion to its Spectra™ Module Program. …

Augmented Reality

Qualcomm says modem sales to Apple are declining in the midst of lawsuits

Qualcomm told the Securities and Exchange Commission that sales of its modems with CDMA tech to Apple are expected to fall as litigation continues …

Apple

Next-gen Qualcomm Spectra ISP aims to unify and improve Android depth-sensing tech

Augmented reality, virtual reality, mixed reality and the lesser-known extended reality term all seem to designate what’s undoubtedly the “next big …

Augmented Reality

Qualcomm's new depth-sensing camera is surprisingly effective

Dual cameras are so passé. Qualcomm is getting ready to define the next generation of cameras for the Android ecosystem. It's adding three new camera modules to its Spectra Module Program, which lets device manufacturers select readymade parts for their products. The additions are an …

Long-form Journalism

Here are some of the camera features you’ll probably find on 2018 flagships

Advances in the Android ecosystem owe a lot to Qualcomm. As one of the major producers of smartphone chipsets — or platforms, as it now calls to them — Qualcomm is often responsible for the progress made in Android flagship smartphones each year.<p>For example, Qualcomm introduced its Clear Sight dual …

Mobile Technology

Qualcomm unveils better depth-sensing camera for Android devices

Qualcomm has announced new Spectra camera technology that could enable smartphones to capture three-dimensional images and movement in real time and convert that data into digital form on the fly.<p>The Qualcomm Spectra module will have improved biometric authentication and high-resolution depth …

Technology (India)

Qualcomm discloses further details about the impact of its ongoing licensing dispute with Apple

Chipmaker Qualcomm Inc on Monday disclosed further details about the impact of an ongoing dispute with Apple Inc, responding to questions from the …

Patents

Android phones will probably have depth-sensing IR cameras next year

Qualcomm’s next-generation image processor focuses on depth sensing<p>Your next Android phone could have some wild depth-sensing abilities, if Qualcomm has anything to say about it. The company is starting to release details about its next flagship Snapdragon processor, and as part of that, it’s …

Mobile Technology

Qualcomm’s new depth-sensing camera tech is designed for VR and face scanning

Qualcomm’s Spectra Module camera program is getting a few key new members set to arrive in the latest generation of Android handset. Most notable among the new options are depth sensing and biometric authentication, letting users unlock their phones with an iris scan.<p>The Spectra system essentially …

Samsung Gear VR

Qualcomm’s New Camera Will Give Smartphones 3D Vision

The mobile chip giant is introducing a new depth-camera system that could make its way into major smartphones, headsets, robots, and even cars.<p>Augmented reality—superimposing virtual objects on a smartphone screen or a headset’s view of the world—originated long before <i>Pokémon Go</i> and could take off …

Augmented Reality

Qualcomm depth-sensing tech could turn your phone into an AR powerhouse

Why it matters to you<p>Your phone will soon not only take better photos, but will also be able to handle high-tech augmented reality …

Augmented Reality

Your next smartphone's camera could get a huge improvement

More<p>Your next smartphone’s camera could do more than take great pictures of your latest meal. Qualcomm (QCOM), the company that builds the processors …

Augmented Reality

Qualcomm aims to improve mixed reality and biometrics with new camera tech

Qualcomm’s camera technology is evolving to focus strongly on security and mixed reality (XR) with the addition of three new camera modules for …

Mixed Reality

Feds Agree to Investigate Qualcomm’s Patent Violation Claims

The U.S. International Trade Commission has agreed to step in and investigate Qualcomm’s claims that Apple is violating its patents. It’s the latest …

Patents

Qualcomm gets ITC to look at Apple sales ban

After filing a complaint with the International Trade Commission, the US government agency is now taking up Qualcomm’s request into looking at …

Apple

US trade watchdog puts down the phone to Qualcomm, reaches for probe, sticks it in Apple

Investigation may lead to iPhone, iPad ban in USAmerica's international trade watchdog is officially probing Apple over claims its iPhones and iPads …

Patents

Apple vs Qualcomm: The ITC Is In It

The legal fight between <b>Apple</b> (AAPL) and <b>Qualcomm</b> (QCOM) now involves the <b>U.S. International Trade Commission.</b><p>In a statement issued today, the ITC said …

United States

Qualcomm Wins The First Round In Apple ITC Complaint

US International Trade Commission votes to act upon Qualcomm complaint.<p>Apple may have miscalculated.<p>The return of "vigilantism".<p><i>Rethink Technology</i> …

Business

ITC opens probe into Qualcomm's charges against Apple | ZDNet

Last month, Qualcomm asked the federal agency to bar the import of some iPhones and other devices, charging that Apple is infringing on Qualcomm …

Patents

Apple faces US agency investigation in Qualcomm legal spat

The US International Trade Commission, which has the power to bar products from entering the country, will investigate Qualcomm's complaints against Apple.<p>A key US agency has officially stepped into the legal battle between Apple and Qualcomm.<p>The US International Trade Commission, which has the …

Mobile Technology

Apple Under Investigation by ITC

The U.S. International Trade Commission will investigate charges by Qualcomm that Apple iPhone and iPads violates six of its non-standards-essential …

United States