Qualcomm Expands Smart Headset Platform to Include Support for the Google Assistant

  • New Audio Headset Reference Design, Based on the Flagship Qualcomm® QCC5100-series, Helps Manufacturers Create Innovative Products with Fast Pair and the Google Assistant

SAN JOSE, Calif., May 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Qualcomm Technologies International, Ltd., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM), today announced support for the Google Assistant and Google Fast Pair on the Qualcomm® Smart Headset PlatformBased on Qualcomm Technologies International's most advanced family of low power Bluetooth audio chips (QCC5100-series), the reference design includes key hardware and software required for manufacturers to more easily create differentiated wireless stereo earbuds featuring support for the Google Assistant and enabling a variety of product tiers and categories. The end-to-end reference design supports push-button activation for the Google Assistant which connects to the Google Assistant app running on the smartphone. The integrated platform is designed to bring a unique combination of processing capability, connectivity options, voice assistant interfaces and premium audio technologies to help meet increasing consumer demand for comprehensively featured, highly intuitive wireless stereo headsets and earbuds.

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