Qualcomm Snapdragon Tech Tip: Day 1 Keynote Unrecorded Weblog

06:08PM EST – And we begin

06:08PM EST – Don McGuire to the stage, CMO

06:09PM EST – Snapdragon for a decade

06:09PM EST – Driving next gen experiences

06:09PM EST – Preference for snapdragon global all time high

06:10PM EST – 2B+ snapdragon devices

06:10PM EST – 3.5M snapdragon insiders around the globe

06:10PM EST – These are super fans

06:10PM EST – They invited some to the event

06:10PM EST – Snapdragon has 53% brand awareness globally

06:10PM EST – 80% in china

06:11PM EST – Prepare for the next snapdragon

06:11PM EST – Thrilled with the evolution

06:11PM EST – Bold changes to logo and badge designs

06:11PM EST – Simplified mobile platform naming structure

06:11PM EST – rejig the brand

06:12PM EST – Snapdragon 8 series platform

06:12PM EST – new era for the brand, prem performance

06:12PM EST – build the brand

06:12PM EST – rising beyond user expectation

06:12PM EST – Lineup of announcements today

06:12PM EST – ecosystem of partners here at the event

06:12PM EST – Cristiano Amon to the stage, CEO

06:13PM EST – ‘I heard this is the coolest tech industry event’

06:13PM EST – All about the flagships

06:13PM EST – Industry changes

06:15PM EST – Qualcomm defines premium

06:15PM EST – exceeding user experience

06:15PM EST – Demand for mobile is at an all-time high

06:16PM EST – taking mobile technology to new experiences

06:16PM EST – Influencing more than just smartphones

06:16PM EST – Laptops, gaming, XR

06:16PM EST – Snapdragon at the center

06:17PM EST – Engineering solutions

06:17PM EST – No-one has ever said ‘my connection is fast enough’

06:17PM EST – There’s more you can do with a smartphone

06:17PM EST – What you come to expect from Qualcomm

06:18PM EST – Snapdragon remains the platform with industry leading performance and features

06:18PM EST – Building technologies across every single area of processing and connectivity to build the best of what you can get in mobile

06:18PM EST – AI is an incredible technology

06:19PM EST – Scaling in the datacenter

06:19PM EST – But true scaling occurs at the edge with end-user devices

06:19PM EST – Connected via 5G, naturally

06:19PM EST – AI perf/watt

06:19PM EST – Apply AI to everything

06:19PM EST – Without compromising battery life

06:20PM EST – Today is about how snapdragon with continue to provide experiences and improve on them

06:20PM EST – evolution of social interactions, gaming

06:20PM EST – Will be able to continue to redefine premium mobile experiences

06:20PM EST – Start with connectivity

06:21PM EST – Reliable connectivity is required

06:21PM EST – More computation in the cloud, more data in the cloud, so connectivity has to be there and reliable

06:21PM EST – Most people watching the livestream are likely relying on a wireless technology, Wi-Fi or 4G/5G

06:22PM EST – X65 is first release 16 modem

06:23PM EST – 4nm process efficiency

06:23PM EST – Only solution supporting mmWave and Sub-6

06:24PM EST – World first 10G modem using 3GPP release 16

06:24PM EST – Continuing the part of the story

06:24PM EST – Upload speed is just as important as download

06:25PM EST – Enables the ability to store all your data in the cloud as if it was local

06:25PM EST – 3.5 Gbps uplink

06:26PM EST – 8K Livestream HDR over 5G mmWave to mainland US with Verizon 5G and bitripple

06:26PM EST – With smartphones

06:28PM EST – 10,000s of USD to make it happen

06:28PM EST – mmWave in New Jersey

06:28PM EST – Working hard on C-band on Verizon

06:29PM EST – Give customers new capabilities to drive their lives and businesses

06:30PM EST – mmWave enables much more spectrum possibilities

06:31PM EST – Super excited about getting traction globally

06:33PM EST – Qualcomm pushes the boundaries on camera

06:33PM EST – Multi-gigapixel speeds on the camera

06:34PM EST – 4K HDR video recorded on snapdragon

06:34PM EST – Computational HDR

06:34PM EST – Now 8K

06:35PM EST – Also use AI on top

06:35PM EST – Professional edits

06:35PM EST – make the camera contextually aware

06:36PM EST – Take smartphone cameras to next gen quality

06:37PM EST – Now a camera expert to the stage

06:40PM EST – Lights looks mode available for snapdragon smartphones – ai enhancement

06:41PM EST – Leica used to have a Huawei relationship, it’s now with Qualcomm

06:41PM EST – Now for audio

06:42PM EST – lag free audio for gaming

06:42PM EST – true to life for gaming and calls

06:42PM EST – industry first to stream lossless CD bluetooth audio

06:43PM EST – Musician to the stage now

06:46PM EST – Musician is doing a set later today

06:47PM EST – Now for gaming

06:47PM EST – Mobile gaming is now mainstream gaming

06:47PM EST – Leading form of entertainment

06:48PM EST – Fast growing industry

06:48PM EST – enabling qualcomm to bring desktop-level to mobile

06:48PM EST – maximum FPS

06:49PM EST – high resolution displays, connectivity

06:49PM EST – Pushing the boundaries of mobile gaming

06:49PM EST – 10-bit HDR gaming, VRS

06:50PM EST – Working with the ecosustem

06:50PM EST – Working with gamers

06:50PM EST – >Do gamers _really_ know what they want/need ?

06:50PM EST – Announcing partnership with ESL

06:52PM EST – Co-CEO of ESL to the stage

06:53PM EST – Gaming is the best

06:53PM EST – The leader in mobile gaming

06:53PM EST – Partner with Qualcomm and cement Qualcomm as the leader in this space

06:54PM EST – Big stuff happening next year

06:54PM EST – Snapdragon defines premium android

06:54PM EST – Over 30+ OEMs

06:55PM EST – Google to the stage

06:56PM EST – ‘Innovation happens first on Android’

06:59PM EST – Excited about Android/Qualcomm collaborations

07:01PM EST – Qualcomm to demo at GoogleIO

07:02PM EST – Alex Katouzian to the stage

07:03PM EST – Tech Summit is about showcasing the latest and greatest

07:03PM EST – supercharging the mobile industry

07:03PM EST – This is directly linked to snapdragon mobile

07:03PM EST – Innovation on Snapdragon starts on the smartphone

07:03PM EST – Mobile technology has ended up in XR, smart watches, laptops, automotive

07:04PM EST – smart home

07:04PM EST – telematics

07:05PM EST – The smartphone is the hub

07:06PM EST – The past roadmap was traditional semiconductor

07:07PM EST – The new roadmap is different

07:07PM EST – user experiences drive innovation

07:08PM EST – Connectivity like 5G mmWave improves events and campses

07:08PM EST – a lot of focus on AI

07:09PM EST – especially for camera

07:10PM EST – Snapdragon in 1.6 billion smartphones

07:10PM EST – shot on snapdragon program

07:11PM EST – snapdragon leads on video

07:12PM EST – Showcasing 8K video…. with a 720p screen

07:13PM EST – Amazon now talking about audio

07:14PM EST – UltraHD and Spacial audio

07:14PM EST – Spatial*

07:14PM EST – Now for security

07:15PM EST – Innovative solutions on snapdragon, such as 3D sonic fingerprint and facial recognition

07:15PM EST – (Did anyone use Sonic 3D Fingerprint?)

07:16PM EST – Stopping fraudulent 5G connections through Qualcomm

07:16PM EST – In gaming, others are still figuring out their gaming strategy

07:17PM EST – Only qualcomm works with game developers and all major engine developers to optimize on smartphones

07:17PM EST – Mobile gaming creates more revenue than the rest of the gaming industry combined

07:18PM EST – (What’s the breakdown for IAPs for basic games)

07:18PM EST – Next platform announcement

07:19PM EST – Snapdragon 8 Gen 1

07:19PM EST – Read our article on it here for more info: https://www.anandtech.com/show/17091/qualcomm-announces-snapdragon-8-gen-1-flagship-soc-for-2022-devices

07:20PM EST – Or stay with the live blog for the onstage details (sometimes they throw in new info)

07:20PM EST – #8 has represented top tier for QC for a decade

07:21PM EST – 8 Gen 1 is Qualcomm’s most powerful snapdragon built to date

07:21PM EST – China partners are already using most if not all of 8 Gen 1’s characteristics

07:21PM EST – Xiaomi pre-recorded video time

07:23PM EST – Focusing on user experiences: Connectivity, AI, Gaming, Camera

07:23PM EST – 7th Gen AI engine

07:24PM EST – Chris Patrick to the stage, GM of Mobile Handset at Qualcomm Technologies

07:25PM EST – Been at QC 25 years as an engineer, now getting in front of the press to talk about the technology

07:25PM EST – The drive to always be connected

07:26PM EST – Snapdragon is at the heart of being connected

07:26PM EST – X65 5G Modem RF – 4th Gen

07:27PM EST – These phones will be first to combine Sub6 and mmWave into a single ‘session’

07:27PM EST – This is the first 10Gbps 5G solution

07:27PM EST – in download

07:27PM EST – World First 3GPP Release 16 solutions

07:28PM EST – Unlocking 5G opportunities, deployments, industries

07:28PM EST – 4th Gen Elite Gaming

07:28PM EST – 4th Gen Adreno

07:29PM EST – Volumetric rendering

07:29PM EST – Snapdragon Sight – the new premium camera brand

07:30PM EST – 8K HDR mentioned again

07:30PM EST – That’s the third time now

07:31PM EST – 7th Gen AI Engine for Cameras, Productivity, Language processing, Security, Gaming, Health

07:31PM EST – Relies on software support ofc

07:31PM EST – GPU is rebuilt from ground up btw

07:31PM EST – AI perf is now 4X previous gen

07:33PM EST – More details later today in the Mobile Hardware session

07:35PM EST – That’s a wrap for this keynote. There’s another session later, with more technical details

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