Qualcomm has announced that it is currently shipping more than 1 million chips per day for Internet of Things (IoT) devices. It also said that brands have shipped over 1.5 billion IoT products using Qualcomm Technologies’ Products, which is a new milestone.
Qualcomm 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. Here is some data.
- Qualcomm’s wearables platforms have been adopted in more than 150 wearable designs
- Over 80% 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.
Commenting on the new achievement, Raj Talluri, senior vice president, product management, IoT, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc, said:
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.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.