Futurum Analyst Michael Diamond discusses Silicon Labs Works with Developer Conference where the company made a flurry of product announcements that will help its partners rapidly create solutions addressing the needs for better connectivity and interoperability in the home coupled with the FED/SLED markets to adopt smart city strategies.
Futurum’s Ron Westfall examines why Qualcomm’s new RFFE portfolio additions including new Wi-Fi 7 FEMs build on its robust presence throughout the handsets segment into new device categories such as automotive and IoT and provides the competitive foundation to attain new revenue growth thresholds as well as bolster overall RFFE portfolio differentiation.
Futurum Research analyst Todd R. Weiss dives into the latest collaboration between AMD and Qualcomm that brings Qualcomm’s FastConnect technologies together with AMD Ryzen CPUs to deliver higher performance to business laptops running Windows 11.
Futurum Senior Analyst Olivier Blanchard dives into the Qualcomm Snapdragon Sound platform’s latest technical improvements and its global momentum as OEMs take notice of shifting consumer behaviors. Blanchard also discusses Snapdragon Sound’s timely relevance with data from the newly released State of Sound Report, which highlights the degree to which Covid-19 and mobile gaming are accelerating consumer demand for premium sound quality and ultra-low latency performance.
Qualcomm’s slick new integrated X60 5G Modem-RF system sets a new high bar for global premium-tier smartphone connectivity. Featuring both a welcome return to an integrated modem design, as well as a focus on global connectivity in the 5G era, as far as I can tell, the X60 delivers the world’s fastest commercially available 5G speeds. 7.5 Gbps is pretty impressive this early into 5G deployments and gets us a lot closer to 10 Gbps than I expected to be in 2020.
From an engineering standpoint, selecting the solution with the lowest power consumption and the smallest possible network footprint makes perfect sense, not just for Fedex but also for carriers, for whom bandwidth can often be a challenge. SenseAware ID should be able to provide the high level of value-add tracking that FedEx customers will find valuable while not monopolizing precious network resources.