Qualcomm rolled out seven new IoT processors to the market to help industries with varied needs along with Wi-Fi 6 and 5G connectivity. The chipmaker is a substantial bet for Internet of Things technology, Qualcomm also named 18 different device makers including Honeywell that will incorporate the chipsets into their own devices and designs to appear later this year and next year.
Over all, the firm claims over 13,000 IoT customers, many processing extensive volumes of video and audio data in edge devices along with video conferencing systems that have popularity across the world even during the pandemic.
Nagaraju Naik, senior director for IoT project management at Qualcomm, said the 8250 could function in fleet management, allowing AI to work with cameras that can detect when a driver gets drowsy or uses a cell phone or at other times when the driver’s eyes leave the road.
Qualcomm’s 8250 made to the group of great power efficiency with AI at the edge and support Wi-Fi 6 and 5G connectivity.It works with Qualcomm’s Kryo 585 CPU architecture and the Qualcomm AI Engine to support up to seven concurrently-running cameras with 4K resolution at 120 frames per second. Its Hexagon processor delivers 15 TOPS of AI performance, according to a slide preview Qualcomm provided.