■ Qualcommは3月18日（米国時間）に、Qualcomm Snapdragon 410プロセッサーを搭載した開発ボードDragonBoard(tm) 410cがMicrosoft Windows 10をサポートする事を発表しました。
－ Snapdragon 410搭載開発用ボードDragonBoard 410cが、IoT デバイスやInternet of Everything（IoE）アプリケーション向けにMicrosoft Windows 10をサポートすることを発表しました。
－ Wi-FiやBluetooth、GPSのほか高度な性能やコンピューティング機能を持つ高性能で低価格のARM(r)ベースのWindows 10向けプラットフォームであるDragonBoard 410cは3月18日から19日に深川で開催されるWinHEC（Windows Hardware Engineering Community: https://www.winhec.com/en-US/ ）で初めてデモが公開されるほか、WinHECではQualcomm Reference Designs（QRD）の技術セッションやQRDを活用したWindows Phone端末も展示されます。
－ DragonBoard 410cは今年の夏にサードパーティーのディストリビューターから購入が可能となる予定です。
－ 携帯電話及びタブレット向けQualcomm Snapdragon 210プロセッサー対応QRDは、Windows 10 OSをサポートする初のレファレンスデザインとなります。
－ QualcommとMicrosoft社の長期に渡る協業により、25社のOEMからQRDを活用した30以上のWindows Phoneが発表されています。
DragonBoard 410c 詳細は以下をご確認ください。
WinHEC Shenzhen 2015での関連講演は以下をご確認ください。
Building Devices with Windows 10 IoT
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Qualcomm Announces Support of Windows 10 for the DragonBoard 410c Development Platform and Mobile Device Reference Designs
---Support brings OEMs and developers high-performance Snapdragon enabled platform to help accelerate development for Windows 10 mobile and Windows 10 IoT devices---
SHENZHEN, CHINA - March 18, 2015 - Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. (QTI), a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM), today announced its support for Microsoft Windows 10 for IoT devices and Internet of Everything (IoE) applications with the DragonBoard(tm) 410c development board. Based on the Qualcomm(r) Snapdragon(tm) 410 processor by QTI, the DragonBoard 410c platform has superior functionality and computing capabilities, as well as Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and GPS, and is one of the world’s first high performance, low cost ARM(r)-based platforms for Windows 10. It is a credit card-sized development kit designed to support rapid software development and prototyping for commercializing new inventions and products, such as the next generation of robotics, cameras, set-top-boxes, wearables, medical devices, vending machines, building automation, industrial control, digital signage, and casino gaming consoles.
“Qualcomm Technologies continues to offer the mobile device and development community the foundation and resources they need to build their portfolio of Windows devices across smartphones, tablets and IoE applications,” said Jason Bremner, senior vice president of product management for Qualcomm Technologies. “We are thrilled to demo DragonBoard 410c running Windows 10 IoT at WinHEC. DragonBoard 410c is an ARMv8-based development platform which is designed to support a wide array of embedded computing and IoE devices, drivers and application development.”
“Microsoft is committed to advancing the Internet of Things with Windows 10 and Azure Cloud Services. Our collaboration with Qualcomm Technologies to provide Windows 10 for the DragonBoard 410c is an important milestone in realizing a new device-as-a-service proposition for device builders,” said Kevin Dallas, general manager, IoT Team, Operating Systems Group, Microsoft. “Combining Windows 10 with the performance of Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 processors will help the ecosystem realize robust, feature-rich use cases and enable developers to quickly commercialize their hardware products.”
The first live demos on the DragonBoard 410c will occur at WinHEC on March 18-19, 2015, in Shenzhen. The event will also feature technical sessions on Qualcomm Reference Designs (QRD) by QTI, as well as a QRD-based Windows Phone device display. For more information on WinHEC, please visit www.winhec.com
In addition to the introduction of Windows 10 support for the DragonBoard 410c, QTI’s long-standing collaboration with Microsoft has resulted in 25 OEMs developing over 30 new Windows Phones based on various Qualcomm Reference Designs to date. The Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 processor-based reference design will be the first reference design from Qualcomm Technologies to support the new Windows 10 operating system, with both phone and tablet reference designs to help manufacturers quickly introduce feature-rich Windows mobile devices.
About the Qualcomm Reference Design Program
To date, the Qualcomm Reference Design program by QTI has helped OEMs and ODMs around the world to accelerate their product development time and reduce related costs. More than 1,080 commercial QRD-based devices have been shipped or are in the pipeline across 21 countries. Additionally, there are more than 270 commercial QRD-based LTE devices with more than 180 designs in the pipeline, helping provide consumers with more connected devices around the world.
About Qualcomm Incorporated
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