Qualcomm Snapdragon XR1 for AR and VR devices launched

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The first ever chipset designed specially for AR and VR devices has been launched by Qualcomm. The Qualcomm Snapdragon XR1 is made particularly for smart yet small devices like various controllers and goggles. There are many things that might start using this chipset after it’s availability.

Qualcomm Snapdragon XR1

There are many things that this new chipset debuts for the first time. They have packed a punch of power which can process the 4K video that too at 60 frames per second. It has inbuilt thermal efficiency which don’t allow it to heat too much. It is a perfect match for most of all the small smart products. The platform supports key visual APIs like OpenGL, OpenCL, and Vulkan, opening a slew of possibilities for developers.

Qualcomm Snapdragon XR1 Audio

It is optimised from all aspects whether it is video, audio, performance or power efficiency. Particularly, in audio , it holds technologies like Qualcomm Technologies 3D Audio Suite, Qualcomm Aqstic Audio Technologies, Qualcomm aptX Audio for hi-fi experiences.

Says Alex Katouzian, senior vice president and general manager, Mobile Business Unit, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc: “As technology evolves and consumer demand grows, we envision XR devices playing a wider variety of roles in consumers’ and workers’ daily lives. By integrating powerful visuals, high-fidelity audio, and rich interactive experiences, XR1 will help create a new era of high-quality, mainstream XR devices for consumers.”

So, from now on let’s see when it is going to come with a smart device. Then only its actual performance can be measured.