Qualcomm’s giant plan to assist push the wearables business ahead

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Jimmy Westenberg / iandroid.eu

TL;DR

  • Qualcomm’s Wearables Ecosystem Accelerator Program will assist wearables firms find out about and collaborate on new merchandise.
  • The function is to decrease commonplace smartwatch business ache issues like gradual manufacturing instances and the top price of adopting new applied sciences.
  • Just about 50 manufacturers are already a part of this system, together with Mobvoi, Verizon, Fossil, BBK, and Arm.

Qualcomm’s newest Snapdragon Put on SoC is environment friendly and succesful, however it’s possible you’ll no longer are aware of it — most effective two smartwatches have introduced with the most recent Qualcomm chip since its announcement (*12*)over a yr in the past. Chipset adoption has been a constant concern over the previous few years, however Qualcomm is doing one thing about it. Lately, it’s pronouncing its personal Wearables Ecosystem Accelerator Program to assist firms concerned within the wearables house find out about and collaborate on new merchandise.

The accelerator program is made out of smartwatch OEMs and ODMs, ISPs, impartial {hardware} and device devs (IHVs and ISVs), and gadget integrators. Just about 50 manufacturers are already a part of this system, together with notable individuals comparable to Arm, BBK, (*14*)Fossil, Mobvoi, Oppo, TCL, Timex, Verizon, and ZTE.

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Qualcomm’s function with this system is to “facilitate collaboration” among individuals and boost up problem-solving. In different phrases, firms concerned within the smartwatch house will be capable of communicate with every different incessantly and assist every different remedy distinctive issues. It’s a method to get everybody within the room on the identical time to make the entirety transfer extra temporarily.

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