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Qualcomm to Bring RISC-V Based Wearable Platform to Wear OS by Google


  • Qualcomm and Google are extending their collaboration on wearables by developing a RISC-V Snapdragon Wear™ platform that will power next-generation Wear OS solutions.
  • Work has begun and will continue, to ensure that applications and a robust software ecosystem for RISC-V will be available for commercial launches.
  • Qualcomm plans to commercialize the RISC-V based wearables solution globally including the U.S.
Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. announced today that they are building on their long-standing collaboration with Google by bringing a RISC-V based wearables solution for use with Wear OS by Google. This expanded framework will help pave the way for more products within the Android ecosystem to take advantage of custom CPUs that are low power and high performance. Leading up to this, the companies will continue to invest in Snapdragon Wear platforms as the leading smartwatch silicon provider for the Wear OS ecosystem.

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