Qualcomm Technologies Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, and Quectel Wireless Solutions Co., Ltd., a global IoT solutions provider, showcased the machine vision and edge intelligence solution for smart modules at MWC-Barcelona 2023. This solution can enable various use cases including industrial sorting, manufacturing line management and other industrial applications.
The solution uses the Qualcomm QCM6490 chipset with the Quectel smart module SG560D and can detect and recognize various objects and fully utilize the hardware acceleration on CPU, GPU, and DSP processors.
For years, Qualcomm Technologies has managed a technology value-added services (Tech VAS) program, developed by Qualcomm Incorporated through its Qualcomm Technology Licensing (QTL) division, to enable the wireless ecosystem, to develop and deploy the most advanced and complex technologies.
Qualcomm, Quectel Showcase Innovation
“Our collaboration with Quectel has yielded highly valuable results and we are pleased for the successful demonstration of the ML/AI solution for smart modules,” said An Chen, Vice President, Engineering, Qualcomm Incorporated. “The services provided by our Tech VAS team are just one of the many examples of how Qualcomm has been spearheading the advanced technology development, enabling our partners through technology collaborations to keep the ecosystem healthy. When our collaborators like Quectel succeed in bringing to market their devices enabled by Qualcomm’s fundamental R&D, we consider everyone better for it. This is another example of how Qualcomm uses its technology expertise and leadership to support our customer’s differentiation, global business expansion, and success.”
“We are very proud of our successful demonstration at MWC-Barcelona to showcase our continued collaboration with Qualcomm,” said Neset Yalcinkaya, VP of Products, Quectel Wireless Solutions. “The machine vision and edge intelligence solution demonstrates again how we continually strive to develop the best-in-breed smart modules needed for advanced industry applications. Those customers looking to develop high performance edge computing and machine vision-based advanced applications are able to work closely with Quectel to create highly customized solutions based on our smart modules.”