Qualcomm smart home reference platform based on Snapdragon 212 announced

Smart Home

Qualcomm today announced its smart home reference platform, based on the Qualcomm Snapdragon 212 processor at the CES. It integrates computing, voice recognition, audio, display, camera, connectivity, and control capabilities so that manufacturers and developers can use it in their next-gen smart home devices.

“With Fluence Pro voice recognition and input tech, the smart home reference platform is perfect for developing for smart speakers, control hubs, and many other devices,” said Qualcomm.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 212 smart home reference platform

Features of Qualcomm smart home reference platform

  • Keyword voice wakeup and speakerphone mode allows users to issue voice commands
  • Far-field echo cancellation and noise suppression help eliminate unwanted sound that might hamper a voice-controlled smart home.
  • Sound focus and position tracking frees consumers to interact with their devices regardless of their location in the home.
  • Hi-Fi smart audio technology with up to 24-bit/192-KHz playback and low-power DSP playback offload lets users enjoy streaming high-quality audio without draining the battery.
  • High-end processing and fast connectivity

Highlights of Qualcomm Snapdragon 212 SoC

  • Up to 1.3 GHz quad-core ARM Cortex A7 CPU
  • 28nm LP Process Technology
  • Adreno 304 GPU
  • 1080p video playback with H.265 (HEVC)
  • Display up to 720p
  • Qualcomm RF360 Front End Solution
  • LPDDR2/LPDDR3 at 533MHz
  • eMMC 4.5 SD 3.0 (UHS-I)
  • LTE Category 4 (up to 150 Mbps), WCDMA (3C-HSDPA, DC-HSUPA), EV-DO Rev. B, TD-SCDMA and GSM/EDGE
  • up to 8MP camera support, 1080p Full HD video recording
  • Wi-Fi 802.11n, Bluetooth 4.1 + BLE, NFC and GPS
  • Qualcomm IZat Gen8C
  • Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0

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