Innovative technologies for wearables

Snapdragon AR

Augmented Reality Solution

Snapdragon innovations in augmented reality enable a new, enhanced reality - blurring the lines between the virtual and real worlds. With devices powered by Snapdragon, your augmented reality experiences are fast, seamless and realistic. Future innovations will soon bring lightweight, self-contained smart glasses that can be worn all day and could replace the smartphone as we know it.


5100 AR Development Kit & Reference Design

The AR Glasses 5100 brings Thundercomm insights into low power, low memory usage, fast booting and operating system optimization to a highly integrated, compact, and lightweight AR Glasses reference design that can handle speech recognition and translation. It supports a stereo optical waveguide module, RGB camera, wireless connection, speakers, and microphone. Customers can customize AR glasses development based on the overall reference design or use the standard 5100 board to speed up product development and mass production process.

Zwei Augmented Reality Brillen vom Hersteller Thundercomm

Solution Highlights

  • Tailor & Optimized Android OS + Fastboot
  • XR SDK based on OpenXR API
  • Low latency stereo rendering < 19 ms
  • 6DOF Hand/Head Tracking Algorithm
  • Various Plug-ins
  • Launcher and Key Applications
  • Reference design ready for referring and building the prototype
  • and platform evaluation
  • Vertical Field : AR, VR and MR Product

Snapdragon Wearables

Snapdragon W5+ Gen 1

The Snapdragon W5+ and W5 platforms are purpose-built for next generation wearables. Comprised of a new 4nm System-on-Chip (SoC) and new a 22nm ultra-low power co-processor, Snapdragon W5+ enhances our hybrid architecture with display, sensors, audio, and notifications offload use cases. Snapdragon W5 includes the SoC and forgoes the co-processor for segment specific wearables.

Powerful SoC (Qualcomm® SW5100 and Qualcomm® SW5100P)
4nm quad core A53 processor @ 1.7 GHz, Qualcomm® Adreno™ 702 GPU, 1x16 LPDDR4 2133MHz memory, dual ISPs with support for 16-megapixel cameras, 4G LTE multi-mode modem, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth®, integrated location, and dual Qualcomm® Hexagon™ DSPs.

Always-on, ultra-low power co-processor (Qualcomm® QCC5100)
22nm cortex M55 @ 250MHz. U55 ML core, HiFi5 DSP, 2.5D GPU, integrated Bluetooth 5.3, 802.11n RF, 8+ MB memory, and requisite IO capabilities.

Multiple configurations available
Snapdragon W5+ Gen 1 wearable platform features SW5100 (4G) or SW5100P (Bluetooth) plus the QCC5100 AON Co-processor and supports Wear OS by Google, Android Open Source (ASOP), and RTOS. Also available without the QCC5100 AON co-processor as Snapdragon W5 wearable platform with support for Wear OS by Google and AOSP.

Development kits for wearables

Rapid prototyping

TurboX™ SDW4100 Development Kit

Qualcomm® Snapdragon 4100 Wearable-Platform
  • The TurboX SDW4100 Development Kit is based on the Qualcomm® Snapdragon 4100 wearable platform and TurboX Wear OS. It includes the key features of wearable devices based on the Android operating system.
  • The TurboX SDW4100 Development Kit offers rich interfaces and peripherals.
  • The modular design allows developers to customize the components by redesigning the FPC.
  • TurboX SDW4100 comes with a standard software baseline that speeds up watch product development and allows developers to evaluate performance and quickly prototype a wearable product.

TurboX™ SDW5100 Development Kit

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  • TurboX SDW4100/5100 Development Kit is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 4100/5100 wearable platform and TurboX Wear OS.
  • It contains major functions of the wearable devices based on Android operating system.
  • TurboX SDW4100/5100 Development Kit offers rich interfaces and peripherals, the modular design allows developers to customize the components by redesigning the FPC.
  • TurboX SDW4100/5100 comes along with the standard software baseline, which will speed up the watch product development, enable developers to evaluate the performance and build the wearable product prototype quickly.

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