Category: Qualcomm

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Qualcomm Open Source on Dragonboard 410c

Posted by Charbax – November 11, 2015

Qualcomm talks about their Open Source Software Strategy, getting upstream support in the Linux Kernel for the Qualcomm based Development Boards like the Dragonboard 410c. Supporting Linux, Android, supporting Freedreno the Open Source GPU driver for Qualcomm processors, working towards support of OpenCL and more.

Bluetimes BQC Fast Charging Power Bank, iThink Smart WiFi Camera

Posted by Gennie – October 20, 2015

Bluetimes shows their fast charging power bank with their own BQC technology and Qualcomm 2.0 quick charge technology. The Bluetimes BQC technolohy supports full-charging 4000mAh battery in 15 minutes, it takes 3 hour to full-charging 4000mAh battery by normal 5V/2A power supply. iThink Smart WiFi Camera with 720P 135degree camera in , support live video streaming from smartphone, 2-way video conference call, local video recording to Micro SD card, automatic alarm if there is people movement. Infrared night version is also supported for iThink HandView2.

Distributors can contact Bluetimes here (let them know if you watched this video):
Alex Dou, Sales Director
Skype : alexdou3

Open Source GPU driver Freedreno

Posted by Charbax – October 18, 2015

Bernhard Rosenkränzer on the Android team at Linaro and Rob Clark of Red Hat who works on the open source GPU driver called Freedreno for Qualcomm's ARM processors Adreno GPU. This open source GPU driver enables better open source software such as for example all kinds of Linux for the Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 powered Dragonboard 410c which I have filmed here:

Lattice USB Type-C SuperMHL for Smartphone productivity, high-speed data

Posted by Charbax – October 17, 2015

Lattice recently acquired Silicon Image, makers of MHL, here showing the awesome features of upcoming SuperMHL Smartphones with USB Type-C, where the one USB Type-C connector can transfer 4K video, audio and 5gbitps data over USB 3.1 standard. Here showing off the solution using a Qualcomm development kit and some demonstration boards made by Lattice to show off their SuperMHL processor. In the future output at up to 8K at 120fps will be possible. Charging will be ultra fast at up to 20volts and at up to 5A.

MOTO X Style on Hexacore Snapdragon 808 with 5″ Quad HD display and fast charge

Posted by Charbax – October 12, 2015

Moto X Style powered by Hexa-Core (Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A57 and Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53) Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 (MSM8992), Adreno 418 GPU, 3GB DDR, 16GB/32GB/64GB Flash Storage, Micro SD support, Android 5.1.1 Lollipop, 21MP real camera and 5MP front camera with rapid auto-focus. Moto X style features a 5.7’’ Quad HD display, supports Turbo Power charge for an extra 10 hours of use in 15 minutes. It also comes on Motorola's Motomaker customization system for users to customize style with Bamboo/Wood/Black/White/Silver/Gray and more.

LG G4 on Hexacore 64bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 808

Posted by Charbax – October 11, 2015

LG G4 features with a 5.5inch Quad HD IPS Quantum Display, powered by 64bit Hexa-Core (Dual-Core ARM Cortex A57 and Quad-Core ARM Cortex A53 ) Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 Processor with X10 LTE, rear 10MP camera with Lase AF, Front 8M camera, Battery 3000mAh removable battery. 3G RAM, 32GB Internal Memory, micro SD card support up to 2TB.

eInfochips Eragon 410 and Eragon 600 ultra-small boards based on Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 and 600

Posted by Charbax – October 7, 2015

The eInfochips Eragon 410 is based Snapdragon 410 processor and comprises of on an ultra-small (26mm x 35mm) System-on-Module that acts as a building block for a wide range of products requiring low power consumption and connectivity, while providing a superior multimedia experience with solid processing power. The development kit comprises of a state of the art connector-less carrier board that interfaces the SoM via edge castellation for an added cost and size benefit. This benefit of Price, Performance, Package and Power makes the Eragon410 an ideal solution for robotics, infotainment, automation and control, and Internet of Things (IoT) devices, including wearable technology.

The eInfochips Eragon 600 is based on Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 Processor comprising of the high performance featuring a Qualcomm Krait 300 CPU with an advanced ARMv7 compliant architecture. The System on Module (SoM) is an MXM connector based high performance solution that comes in an 82mm x78mm form-factor including 2GB Memory, eMMC, GPS and integrated Wi-Fi/Bluetooth, making it an ideal solution for power efficient applications. eInfochips also has different versions of development kit to suit your end application. The engineering version of the development kit comes with an advance carrier card including Zigbee, Bluetooth, GPS, MPCIe, SATA, LVDS, MIC, and Speaker whereas the productized version of the Development Kit comes in a chassis with 7” LCD screen, 2.4 GHz Wi-Fi antenna.

Qualcomm Dragonboard 410c 64bit development board at Techcrunch Disrupt

Posted by Charbax – September 24, 2015

Qualcomm talks about the Dragonboard 410c now to be launched into mass production soon available on, enabling affordable ARMv8 64bit low-cost development, with a quad-core ARM Cortex-A53 with Adreno 306 GPU, with integrated WiFi, Bluetooth and GPS, also expandable according to the platform.

Arrow launches $75 Qualcomm Dragonboard 410c 96boards Quad-core 64bit ARM Cortex-A53

Posted by Charbax – September 23, 2015

Arrow Electronics is about to launch the mass production of this 64bit Qualcomm Dragonboard 410c development board, based on the Linaro Consumer Edition specification, featuring the Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 Quad-core ARM Cortex-A53 at 1.2GHz with Adreno 306 GPU, to run Android 5.1, Ubuntu 15.4 and Windows 10. You can read more about Dragonboard 410c and order it at

Qualcomm QCA401x Wi-Fi chip, Internet of Everything, QCA4002 Wi-Fi on GT202 development platform

Posted by Charbax – September 21, 2015

Qualcomm shows their AllJoyn open source project part of the AllSeen Alliance Internet of Everything development platform featuring the Qualcomm QCA4002 on the GT202 reference design development board with Freescale Freedomboard, Renesas RX11 and STMicroelectronics Microcontrollers, as well as launching the very low power Qualcomm QCA401x Wi-Fi chip that includes a RTOS based Microcontroller to power end-point devices like light bulbs and home surveillance cameras to answer manufacturer demand for increased computing, memory, and advanced features while lowering size, cost, and power consumption.