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Qualcomm Enables The Next Generation of Immersive Compute with Ecosystem Collaboration for XR Viewers for 5G Smartphones
-- Company and Top Mobile Ecosystem Players Come Together to Deliver XR Viewers Tethered to Compatible Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Smartphones --

BARCELONA, Spain, Feb. 25, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM) announced today at Mobile World Congress, broad ecosystem support from world-leading OEMs, operators, and platform providers to deliver the next generation of mobile immersive computing experiences with XR viewers connected to 5G smartphones. XR viewers provide a sleek, lightweight headset form factor that offers visually rich, interactive, augmented (AR) or virtual reality (VR) experiences with high-resolution displays and advanced inside-out Six Degrees of Freedom (6DoF) tracking. These lightweight XR viewers are designed to connect to smartphones based on the Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 855 Mobile Platform, tethered via USB Type-C. XR is the next generation of immersive mobile compute and with the significant benefits that 5G affords like high data rates and low latency, XR viewers can be optimized and commercial-ready for the mobile industry in 2019. To support compatibility requirements, Qualcomm Technologies has also announced it will expand the HMD Accelerator Program (HAP) to include and help pre-validate components and performance between smartphones and XR viewers.

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