You might know 5G from one of the many ads American carriers have been pitching at us consumers, promising faster data downloads, lack of latency and overall better mobile experience. But 5G, the next-generation data network, impacts much more than the little device always in our pocket.
SAN DIEGO, September 20, 2021 /3BL Media/ - A new Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. report, “Environmental sustainability and a greener economy: The transformative role of 5G” highlights the many ways 5G technology can achieve critically needed sustainability benefits and calls for joint efforts by industry and government to accelerate 5G adoption.
We are in a pivotal decade as we work towards COVID-19 recovery and continue the countdown toward the SDGs’ 2030 deadline. And while we are depending on businesses, governments, and NGOs to drive progress, it is important not to forget about the power of the individual. If everyone around the world does their part to raise awareness, advocate for change, and take direct action, we can accelerate progress towards these key Global Goals.
In 2020, everyday life was suddenly impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic. Schools closed, hospitals were overwhelmed, and masks became essential. Students, naturally observant, were drawn to the pandemic-related problems and inspired to invent relevant and highly valued solutions. Watch how they used an Internet of Things framework to mitigate the challenges and help people in this much needed time.
The future of our everyday computing devices continues to be defined by lower power consumption and higher performance, all wrapped into smaller, sleeker form factors. Qualcomm Technologies’ innovation in mobile computing isn’t limited to smartphones and laptops. Smaller, powerful platforms, like wearables, are creating new, exciting possibilities for the next generation of mobile personal devices.
5G is the 5th Generation of wireless technology. 5G is one of the biggest, most complex technological challenges of the past decade, and because of its speed and reliability, it will provide the framework for how we connect to the world around us. This website and Field Guide will explain the ins and outs of 5G, and why the world will be a better place because of this transformative technology.
The Qualcomm Smart Cities Accelerate 2021 event takes place on Tuesday, September 28, from 9am – 7pm PT and Wednesday, September 29, from 9am - 3pm PT. Join us to learn best practices and trends, and hear about the use cases that are helping to make our communities smarter, safer, and more connected.
In a few weeks, the smart cities and connected spaces ecosystem is gathering to talk about the ways innovation is driving digital transformation across a variety of vertical industries.
By Dr. Gloria Banuelos, Thinkabit Lab Lead, Qualcomm
This summer, the Qualcomm® Thinkabit Lab™ expanded its seven-year collaboration with the American Association of University Women (AAUW) to provide summer camps focused on engineering to more girls around the country. In partnership with Thinkabit Lab, AAUW's Tech Trek summer program engaged more than 200 girls living in California. This inspired AAUW in Florida, New Mexico, and Washington to pilot the Thinkabit Lab Wearable Tech project in their Tech Trek camps this summer.