On the current Snapdragon Summit held in Hawaii, Qualcomm made a number of important bulletins, together with the revealing of its flagship processor, the Snapdragon 8 Gen 3. Along with this highly effective cellular platform, the corporate launched an revolutionary cross-platform expertise referred to as Snapdragon Seamless.
Snapdragon Seamless goals to facilitate seamless connectivity between numerous gadgets, making it simpler for Android, Home windows, and Snapdragon-powered gadgets with different working techniques to work together. This expertise allows these gadgets to find one another, share peripherals, and change knowledge, enhancing the person expertise.
Whereas Home windows already features a Cellphone Hyperlink characteristic, the cross-platform integration between Android gadgets and PCs has not reached the identical stage of seamlessness as Apple’s ecosystem.
Apple’s merchandise have develop into recognized for his or her easy cross-device connectivity, permitting customers to effortlessly hyperlink a number of Apple gadgets and use their providers throughout numerous platforms. With Snapdragon Seamless, Qualcomm is striving to supply an analogous stage of connectivity between Snapdragon-enabled cellular gadgets and Home windows PCs.
Qualcomm emphasizes that supported gadgets will have the ability to work collectively as an built-in system, bridging the hole between gadgets from totally different producers that usually battle to speak successfully. This expertise goals to supply shoppers with extra selections and scale back the sensation of being locked right into a single producer’s ecosystem.
Snapdragon Seamless has a number of sensible functions, reminiscent of enabling mice and keyboards to operate seamlessly throughout PCs, telephones, and tablets. It additionally permits customers to pull and drop recordsdata and lively home windows between gadgets and intelligently swap earbuds based mostly on audio supply precedence.
Qualcomm has garnered the help of a number of main corporations on this enterprise. Collaborators embrace Microsoft, Android, Xiaomi, ASUS, Honor, Lenovo, and OPPO, amongst others. Snapdragon Seamless is ready to develop into out there on a world scale later this 12 months, although the precise launch date was not specified.
In response to Qualcomm, this cross-platform expertise is built-in into its cellular platforms, together with the Snapdragon 8 Gen 3, its newest flagship cellular processor. Additionally it is part of the Snapdragon X Elite platform for PCs. Along with this, Qualcomm plans to increase the expertise to XR (Prolonged Actuality), Auto, and IoT (Web of Issues) platforms sooner or later.