SAN DIEGO, USA— May 31, 2016 - Borqs International Holding Corp, a global leading provider of smart connected devices and cloud service solutions for IoT, today announced at COMPUTEX 2016 that it will showcase its kids, elderly and adult smartwatch reference designs, including prototypes and E2E cloud solution at the Qualcomm Technologies’ Wearables Event. The reference designs are based on the Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ Wear 2100 system-on-chip (SoC),a product of Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated.
At Mobile World Congress 2016, Qualcomm Technologiesannounced Borqs as one of threeoriginal device manufacturers (ODMs)that will offer reference designs based on the Snapdragon Wear 2100 SoC which is targeted for next generation connected and tethered smartwatches,kid and elderly watches, smart bands, smart eyewear and smart headsets.Borqs has developed customized reference designs that bring out leadership innovations in battery life, 3G/4G connectivity, user interface and cool designs and are ready for commercial launches by our OEM partners starting 2H’16 globally.
“The Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 2100 processor supports the most important features that the next generation of wearable devices needs – always-on connectivity in a compact size with low power usage for long battery life,” said Pankaj Kedia, senior director, product management, Qualcomm Atheros, Inc. “We are delighted to be working with Borqs on reference designs targeting such high-growth segments as kid, elderly, and adult connected smartwatches. Our ongoing collaboration will help our customers bring innovative wearable products to consumers and strengthen our technology leadership in the wearablesecosystem.”
“The Snapdragon Wear ecosystem opens exciting new possibilities for Borqs to accelerate design, development and deployment of innovative wearables, and we are delighted to showcase our innovative reference designs and products at this event,” said Hareesh Ramanna, senior vice president and general manager of product development at Borqs. “As the demand for smartwatches across kids, elderly and enterprise segments increases worldwide, Borqs’targeted smart connected devices that leverage our Snapdragon Wear 2100 basedreference designs with the customizable E2E cloud platform as the deployment channel, will enable our OEM partners to accelerate the deployment of innovative wearable devices and be successful in a wide variety of vertical markets.”
Borqs International Holding Corp., is a global leader in software and products for IoT providing customizable, differentiated and scalable Android-based smart connected devices and cloud service solutions. BORQS has achieved leadership and customer recognition as an innovative end-to-end IoT solutions provider leveraging its unique strategic chipset partner relationships as well as its broad software and IP portfolio.
BORQS designs, develops and provides turnkey solutions across device form factors from Smart Phones, Tablets, Smart Watches, Ruggedized Designs, Automotive IVI, Vertical application devices for restaurants, payments et al.,More details visit Borqs’ website: www.borqs.com
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