May 31, according to foreign reports, Qualcomm introduced a new wearable device for the Snapdragon Wear chip.
Recently in Taipei Computex computer show, the company announced the news. These new Snapdragon Wear 1100 chip is the company's previously announced expansion of its wearable device chip. The new chip will be implanted for a particular user wearable device, such as children or the elderly Smart Watch smart watches, fitness trackers, helmets and intelligent wearable accessories.
& Ldquo; Snapdragon Wear 1100 aimed at having a specific function wearable device, or only around for a few application scenarios set wearable device. & Rdquo; Qualcomm senior director of smart wearable devices Pankaj several & middot; Ke Diya (Pankaj Kedia) said, & ldquo; These products have a two to five great features. They run a more targeted software environments, such as Linux. The entire user experience around these scenarios are designed. Their energy consumption is less, high integration, small size and good networking experience. & Rdquo;
More ambitious plans to build chips Qualcomm is in addition to pure mobile chip. For wearable device chip is part of the plan. The company focuses on bigger things for the chip market, including & ldquo; Smart body & rdquo;, & ldquo; intelligent home & rdquo; and & ldquo; Smart Cities & rdquo ;. Snapdragon Wear 1100 in size, energy consumption, sensors, networking and geographical features and other aspects of optimization improvements.
& Ldquo; For us, things are a big market. & Rdquo; Ke Diya explained, & ldquo; the wearable device is in the field of intelligent body. In this area, the market prospects are very exciting. & Rdquo;
In the summer of 2014, Qualcomm established wearable device chip sector. Four weeks ago, the company now has 100 models announced wearable device using its chips. Basically every week there is a new customer to use its chips. Qualcomm, running the operating system Android Wear wearable device, which had accounted for 80% market share.
& Ldquo; For people passionate about wearable device, for our wearable device chip business also developed well, which makes us feel very excited. & Rdquo; Ke Diya said.
Qualcomm also focused on developing for versatile wearable device chip, such as smart watches and smart glasses. 3 months ago, Qualcomm launched for versatile wearable device Snapdragon Wear 2100 chip.
Snapdragon Wear 1100 chip with a Cat 1 modem, voice, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity. It contains a high-pass iZat indoor positioning capabilities, Cell ID positioning base and support for the use of geo-fence for security monitoring applications. In this chipset also integrates a hardware encryption engine, a hardware random number generator, and TrustZone security technology.
Snapdragon Wear 1100 and now has begun commercial shipments. Qualcomm also announced that it has with Aricent, Borqs, Infomark and SurfaceInk company launched a series of cooperation, which fully demonstrates the strength of its 2100 and 1100 chipsets feature. The wearable device aimed at children and the elderly smartwatch market. Ke Diya said that these wearable devices will start shipping in the second half of this year.
& Ldquo; Aricent is pleased to collaborate with Qualcomm, its Snapdragon 1100 SoC chip applications to wearable devices, in order to allow consumers to play games, track health information, and ensure safety. & Rdquo; Aricent's chief technology officer Walid & middot; Najem (Walid Negm) in a statement said, & ldquo; using Snapdragon Wear 1100 and various module functions such as 3G / LTE, gesture control and interactive applications, we We will be able to seize the best price performance and market development opportunities. & Rdquo;