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April 11, 2015

3/18、Qualcomm、Snapdragon 410プロセッサーを搭載した開発ボードDragonBoard 410cがMicrosoft Windows 10をサポートする事を発表

拙著「クアルコムの次世代プラットフォーム戦略」などのフォローとして、クアルコムから2015/03/19にいただいたお知らせを抜粋転載します。

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■ 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。
- これまでに、QRDを活用した1080機種以上の端末が21カ国で発売・発表されています。また、QRDを活用したLTE端末は、270機種以上の端末が発売されているほか、180機種以上の端末が現在開発されています。

プレスリリースは以下にて確認する事が可能です。
https://www.qualcomm.com/news/releases/2015/03/18

Microsoft社からの発表はこちらをご覧下さい。
http://blogs.windows.com/bloggingwindows/2015/03/17/windows-10-launching-this-summer-in-190-countries-and-111-languages/

DragonBoard 410c 詳細は以下をご確認ください。
http://developer.qualcomm.com/dragonboard410c

QRD詳細は以下をご確認ください。
https://qrd.qualcomm.com/

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
http://channel9.msdn.com/Events/WinHEC/2015/IOT201
Building IoT devices with AllJoyn
http://channel9.msdn.com/Events/WinHEC/2015/IOT200

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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. Additional information about QRD can be found at https://qrd.qualcomm.com/, or on the DragonBoard 410c at http://developer.qualcomm.com/dragonboard410c. The DragonBoard 410c is anticipated to be made commercially available by third party distributors this summer.

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
Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM) is a world leader in 3G, 4G and next-generation wireless technologies. Qualcomm Incorporated includes Qualcomm’s licensing business, QTL, and the vast majority of its patent portfolio. Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, operates, along with its subsidiaries, substantially all of Qualcomm’s engineering, research and development functions, and substantially all of its products and services businesses, including its semiconductor business, QCT. For more than 25 years, Qualcomm ideas and inventions have driven the evolution of digital communications, linking people everywhere more closely to information, entertainment and each other. For more information, visit Qualcomm’s website (https://www.qualcomm.com/), OnQ blog (https://www.qualcomm.com/blog), Twitter (https://twitter.com/qualcomm) and Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/Qualcomm) pages.

Qualcomm, Snapdragon and DragonBoard are trademarks of Qualcomm Incorporated, registered in the United States and other countries.

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April 10, 2015

3/12、Qualcomm、Snapdragon 410プロセッサーを搭載した開発ボードDragonBoard 410cを発表

拙著「クアルコムの次世代プラットフォーム戦略」などのフォローとして、クアルコムから2015/03/13にいただいたお知らせを抜粋転載します。

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■ Qualcommは3月12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 410cを発表しました。

- 64ビット対応Snapdragon 410を搭載した低コストな開発用ボードDragonBoard 410cを発表しました。
- クレジットカードサイズの開発キットは迅速なソフトウェア開発と新たな技術や製品の発売に向けた試作をサポートするように設計されています。
- DragonBoard 410c は、Linaroがサポートする高性能な開発ボード用オープンプラットフォーム仕様である96Boards Consumer Editionと互換性があります。
https://www.96boards.org/
- 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。

DragonBoard 410c 詳細は以下をご確認ください。
http://developer.qualcomm.com/dragonboard410c

プレスリリースは以下にて確認する事が可能です。
https://www.qualcomm.com/news/releases/2015/03/12/qualcomm-announces-new-development-board-based-snapdragon-410-processor

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Qualcomm Announces New Development Board Based on Snapdragon 410 Processor
DragonBoard 410c designed to provide OEMs, developers and makers a high-performance Snapdragon platform

SAN DIEGO, Ca. - March 12, 2015 - Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM) today announced that its subsidiary Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. (QTI) is introducing the DragonBoard(tm) 410c, a low-cost development board design based on the 64-bit capable Qualcomm(r) Snapdragon(tm) 410 processor. Bringing the Snapdragon 410 processor’s high-performing, feature-rich functionality to a broader group of developers, makers and OEMs, the credit card-sized development kit is designed to support rapid software development and prototyping for commercializing new inventions and products. The Snapdragon 410 processor is a powerful enablement technology for embedded solutions providers to support off-the-shelf or custom system-on-modules, support and design services for commercial deployments. Products in these embedded computing and Internet of Everything (IoE) product categories include the next generation of robotics, cameras, set-top-boxes, wearables, medical devices, vending machines, building automation, industrial control, digital signage, and casino gaming consoles to name a few. The DragonBoard 410c is anticipated to be made commercially available by third party distributors this summer.

“The DragonBoard 410c is a powerful, low cost platform engineered to allow the rapid development of commercial solutions to address the expanding embedded compute and IoE industries across multiple operating systems,” said Jason Bremner, senior vice president of product management for Qualcomm Technologies. “The DragonBoard 410c will play a critical role in helping drive the innovation of embedded computing products on a global basis.”

DragonBoard 410c platform has superior functionality and computing capabilities. Key features include:
* CPUs: Quad-core ARM(r) Cortex(r)-A53 CPUs at up to 1.2 GHz per core; 64-bit capability
* Graphics: Qualcomm(r) Adreno(tm) 306 GPU with 400MHz high quality graphics
* Video: 1080p HD video playback and capture with H.264 (AVC)
* Camera: Support for 13 megapixel camera with Wavelet Noise Reduction, JPEG decoder, and other post-processing techniques done in hardware
* Memory: LPDDR2/3 533MHz Single-channel 32-bit (4.2GBps) non-POP/ eMMC 4.51 SD 3.0 (UHS-I)
* Integrated Connectivity Qualcomm(r) VIVE(tm) 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth(r), FM
* Integrated Location: Qualcomm(r) IZat(tm) Gen8C
* OS Support: Android and Linux
* Expansion Connectors: 1x 40 pin Low-Speed connector (UART, SPI, I2S, I2C x2, GPIO x12, DC power), 1x 60 pin High-Speed connector (4L-MIPI DSI, USB, I2C x2, 2L+4LMIPI CSI) and Analog expansion connector (Headset, Speaker, FM antenna)
* I/O Interfaces: HDMI Full-size Type A connector (1080p HD @ 30fps), 1x USB 2.0 micro B (device mode only), 2x USB 2.0 type A (host mode only), micro SD card slot

The DragonBoard 410c is one of the world’s first high performance, 64-bit capable, low cost ARM based platforms.

“Qualcomm Technologies’ high-performance, 64-bit ARM developer platform will offer new possibilities for the industry,” said Noel Hurley, general manager, CPU group, ARM. “The feature-rich functionality of the DragonBoard 410c will enable developers, makers and OEMs to utilize ARM technology to accelerate the rate of inventions and products reaching the embedded industry. Qualcomm Technologies’ latest board is a dynamic addition to the vast choice designers can enjoy.”

DragonBoard 410c is also designed to be compatible with the 96Boards Consumer Edition which supports the hardware ecosystem to develop a range of compatible add-on products, shields and accessories. 96Boards is the open platform specification for high-performance development boards supported by Linaro, the non-profit engineering organization developing open source software for ARM architecture.

“Linaro is working with Qualcomm Technologies to accelerate open source software development for Snapdragon processor-based platforms,” said George Grey, CEO, Linaro Ltd. “We are excited to have the DragonBoard 410c support the 96Boards Consumer Edition specification. We look forward to assisting the DragonBoard 410c development community, makers, universities and embedded product developers through the 96Boards.org community site.”

For more information, please visit http://developer.qualcomm.com/dragonboard410c.

About Qualcomm Incorporated
Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM) is a world leader in 3G, 4G and next-generation wireless technologies. Qualcomm Incorporated includes Qualcomm’s licensing business, QTL, and the vast majority of its patent portfolio. Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, operates, along with its subsidiaries, substantially all of Qualcomm’s engineering, research and development functions, and substantially all of its products and services businesses, including its semiconductor business, QCT. For more than 25 years, Qualcomm ideas and inventions have driven the evolution of digital communications, linking people everywhere more closely to information, entertainment and each other. For more information, visit Qualcomm’s website, OnQ blog, Twitter and Facebook pages

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April 09, 2015

3/2、クアルコム、最先端のSnapdragon、LTE-Advanced及びWi-Fiソリューションが実現するユーザー体験をMobile World Congress 2015で発表

拙著「クアルコムの次世代プラットフォーム戦略」などのフォローとして、クアルコムから2015/03/02にいただいたお知らせを抜粋転載します。

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■ 最先端のSnapdragon、LTE-Advanced及びWi-Fiソリューションが実現するユーザー体験をMobile World Congress 2015で発表

Qualcomm Powers Mobile and Home Connectivity Innovations at Mobile World Congress 2015

・Qualcomm Technologies Continues to Define the Connected Mobile and Home Experiences with Next-Generation LTE-Advanced and Wi-Fi Solutions

URL:https://www.qualcomm.com/news/releases/2015/03/02/qualcomm-powers-mobile-and-home-connectivity-innovations-mobile-world

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April 08, 2015

3/2、クアルコムとAlcatel-Lucent社、T-Mobile社と共に5GHz帯アンライセンス周波数帯を使用するLicensed Assisted Accessを推進する事を発表

拙著「クアルコムの次世代プラットフォーム戦略」などのフォローとして、クアルコムから2015/03/02にいただいたお知らせを抜粋転載します。

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■ クアルコムとAlcatel-Lucent社はT-Mobile社と共に5GHz帯アンライセンス周波数帯を使用するLicensed Assisted Accessを推進する事を発表

Qualcomm and Alcatel-Lucent Join Forces with T-Mobile to Accelerate Licensed Assisted Access Adoption

・Technology Extends LTE Benefits to the 5GHz Unlicensed Spectrum to Increase Capacity for Mobile Users

URL:https://www.qualcomm.com/news/releases/2015/03/01/qualcomm-and-alcatel-lucent-join-forces-t-mobile-accelerate-licensed

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April 07, 2015

3/2、クアルコム、モバイル端末でリアルタイムのコグニティブ・コンピューティングをサポートするSnapdragonプロセッサー向けZerothプラットフォームを発表

拙著「クアルコムの次世代プラットフォーム戦略」などのフォローとして、クアルコムから2015/03/02にいただいたお知らせを抜粋転載します。

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■ モバイル端末でリアルタイムのコグニティブ・コンピューティングをサポートするSnapdragonプロセッサー向けZerothプラットフォームを発表

Qualcomm Previews The Next-Generation of Snapdragon Experiences at MWC 2015

・Qualcomm introduces the Zeroth platform for Snapdragon processors, supporting real time cognitive computing on mobile devices

URL:https://www.qualcomm.com/news/releases/2015/03/02/qualcomm-previews-next-generation-snapdragon-experiences-mwc-2015

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April 06, 2015

3/2、クアルコム、携帯電話業界として初となる超音波技術に基づいた3D指紋認証であるSnapdragon Sense IDを発表

拙著「クアルコムの次世代プラットフォーム戦略」などのフォローとして、クアルコムから2015/03/02にいただいたお知らせを抜粋転載します。

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■ 携帯電話業界として初となる超音波技術に基づいた3D指紋認証であるSnapdragon Sense IDを発表

Qualcomm Announces Next Generation Biometrics Solution with its New Snapdragon Sense ID 3D Fingerprint Technology

・Company Extends Security Leadership with Mobile Industry’s First Comprehensive 3D Fingerprint Authentication Solution based on Ultrasonic Technology

URL:https://www.qualcomm.com/news/releases/2015/03/02/qualcomm-announces-next-generation-biometrics-solution-its-new-snapdragon

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April 05, 2015

3/2、クアルコム、Snapdragon X12 LTEモデム及びSnapdragon X5モデムを新たにオートモーティブソリューション向けに追加

拙著「クアルコムの次世代プラットフォーム戦略」などのフォローとして、クアルコムから2015/03/02にいただいたお知らせを抜粋転載します。

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■ Snapdragon X12 LTEモデム及びSnapdragon X5モデムを新たにオートモーティブソリューション向けに追加

Qualcomm Drives Future of Automotive Connectivity with New 4G LTE Modems

・The Snapdragon X12 LTE modem and Snapdragon X5 LTE modem join Snapdragon Automotive Solutions portfolio to extend connectivity across all tiers of the auto industry

URL:https://www.qualcomm.com/news/releases/2015/03/02/qualcomm-drives-future-automotive-connectivity-new-4g-lte-modems

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April 04, 2015

3/2、クアルコム、メルセデスAMGペトロナス(MEREDES AMG PETRONAS) F1チームのオフィシャルテクノロジーパートナー就任を発表

拙著「クアルコムの次世代プラットフォーム戦略」などのフォローとして、クアルコムから2015/03/02にいただいたお知らせを抜粋転載します。

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■ クアルコムは3月1日(中央ヨーロッパ時間)に、メルセデスAMGペトロナス(MEREDES AMG PETRONAS) F1チームのオフィシャルテクノロジーパートナーに就任し、クアルコムの持つモバイルのノウハウを生かし、レースでのパフォーマンスを向上するための新たなコネクティッドカー技術開発に協力することを発表しました。

・クアルコムとメルセデスAMGペトロナスはスピードや車両の信頼性だけでなく、オペレーションや電力効率の向上に注力し、現在及び今後のプロジェクトとして、リアルタイムのデータ転送、センサーネットワーク、ワイヤレス給電対応があります。

・クアルコムブランドはメルセデスF1 W06ハイブリッド車、ドライバーおよびチームウェアに使用されます

・クアルコムは自動車メーカーやサプライヤーと通信、安全、ナビゲーション、インフォテインメント、電気自動車向けワイヤレス給電であるQualcomm Haloの新たな技術開発のために40以上の取り組みをすすめています

◆ プレスリリースリンク
https://www.qualcomm.com/news/releases/2015/03/01/qualcomm-joins-mercedes-amg-petronas-formula-one-team-official-technology

◆ ビデオ 
https://vine.co/v/O2l0BMHwpOn

◆ メルセデスAMGペトロナスサイト
http://www.mercedesamgf1.com/en/ 

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Qualcomm Joins the MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS Formula One Team as Official Technology Partner
Qualcomm and MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS align to develop advanced communication features for the team’s Formula One car

BARCELONA ? March 1, 2015 ? Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM) today announced that its subsidiary, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., entered a multi-year agreement with the MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS Formula One Team to become an official technology partner. The two companies will collaborate to develop new connected car technologies to enhance the team’s on-track performance, utilizing Qualcomm’s expertise in mobile as the foundation for development.

Together, Qualcomm Technologies and MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS will focus on improving overall race speed and vehicle reliability, as well as operational and power efficiencies. Current and future technology projects will target real-time data transmission, sensor networks and wireless charging integration. Qualcomm branding will be featured on the Mercedes F1 W06 Hybrid car, driver attire and team apparel.

“Qualcomm is committed to leading the connected car movement and bringing the benefits of mobile technology to automotive and we’re excited to bring our technology leadership to a team within one of the most elite organizations in the automotive industry,” said Derek Aberle, president of Qualcomm Incorporated. “With Mercedes-Benz leading the motorsports circuit, this collaboration provides a prominent testing ground for new technology advancements. We’re looking forward to helping the MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS Formula One Team rise to the next level and as a result, refine some of the industry’s most sophisticated auto technologies.”

“Innovation and racing are at the heart of Mercedes-Benz, so it was important to choose a technology sponsor that can raise the game for us in these areas,” said Toto Wolff, Head of Mercedes-Benz Motorsport. “With each year, developing a winning Formula One team relies more and more on electronics and connectivity, and we’re very excited to have Qualcomm onboard to work with us. Their unparalleled leadership in the mobile and automotive industries makes them a perfect addition to the team to help uncover the new connectivity potential of our car and to explore potential further applications of this technology in the future.”

Currently, Qualcomm is involved in more than 40 initiatives with automakers and suppliers to develop new technologies for improved connectivity, safety, navigation, infotainment and Qualcomm Halo? technology for wireless electric vehicle charging.

About Qualcomm Incorporated
Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM) is a world leader in 3G, 4G and next-generation wireless technologies. Qualcomm Incorporated includes Qualcomm’s licensing business, QTL, and the vast majority of its patent portfolio. Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, operates, along with its subsidiaries, substantially all of Qualcomm’s engineering, research and development functions, and substantially all of its products and services businesses, including its semiconductor business, QCT. For more than 25 years, Qualcomm ideas and inventions have driven the evolution of digital communications, linking people everywhere more closely to information, entertainment and each other. For more information, visit Qualcomm’s website, OnQ blog, Twitter and Facebook pages.

About MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS
The MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS Formula One Team competes in the FIA Formula One World Championship and is based at the team’s Operations Centre in Brackley, UK. Home to over 700 employees, the team is owned by Daimler AG along with shareholders Toto Wolff and Niki Lauda. The engines for the team’s Formula One cars are designed and built by Mercedes AMG High Performance Powertrains, based in Brixworth, Northamptonshire. www.MercedesAMGF1.com(http://www.MercedesAMGF1.com

Qualcomm is a trademark of Qualcomm Incorporated, registered in the United States and other countries. Qualcomm Halo is a trademark of Qualcomm Incorporated. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.
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