Tag: Qualcomm

Apple and Broadcom sign $15 billion wireless parts deal through 2023

While Apple famously cut a last-minute deal last year with Qualcomm for the 5G modem components it will need for future iPhones and iPads, it indicated that it wouldn’t depend exclusively on the San Diego-based chipmaker for its wireless needs. Today, wireless antenna and power amplifier maker Broadcom announced that it has signed two new […]

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Kneron raises $40 million to grow edge AI chip design operations

Edge AI startup Kneron today said it’s raised $40 million led by Horizon Ventures. The funding will be used to grow Kneron’s algorithms made especially for on-device machine learning and semiconductor design operations. Kneron released the KL520, a chip made especially for deployment of AI on devices like smart home or IoT devices last year, […]

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Audi and Qualcomm will deploy C-V2X on Virginia roads in Q3 2020

Cellular vehicle-to-everything (C-V2X) communications will be one of the lynchpins for future autonomous driving, enabling cars to directly communicate with one another and local traffic infrastructure using wireless signals. Today, Audi, Qualcomm, and the Virginia Department of Transportation announced that they will bring the new communications technology to actual streets in Virginia later this year, […]

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Accenture unveils XR Event Planner for booking hotel events

Accenture has unveiled its XR Event Planner, a mixed reality app that lets event planners view hotel spaces in virtual reality or augmented reality in order to figure out whether they should book the rooms. Accenture is collaborating with AR and VR chip creator Qualcomm and has created demos of the planner with InterContinental Hotel […]

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