Qualcomm's Study Highlights 5G As Sustainability Enabler

By Carolina Milanesi

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.

New Qualcomm Report Calls for Accelerated Efforts to Use 5G to Enable a More Sustainable Future

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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. 

Leveraging Technology to Mobilize Individual Action Toward the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)


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.

Thinkabit Lab Inventions: COVID-19 Response - Part 1

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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.

Qualcomm Wearable Ecosystem Accelerator Program to Help Accelerate Wearables Adoption and Reduce Product Development Times


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 Field Guide by Qualcomm

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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.

Demonstrating Advanced 5G Innovations

Our latest 5G technology demonstrations for Mobile World Congress Barcelona 2021

This week, Mobile World Congress is taking place virtually and in Barcelona, Spain. Undoubtedly, it is one of the most important events of the year for the entire mobile industry.

STEM Community Partnerships


Our STEM Giving programs support organizations that deliver effective STEM education to learners of all ages and backgrounds.

Our STEM-focused, community collaborations support organizations that deliver effective STEM engagement and education opportunities to learners of all ages and backgrounds.

Qualcomm Smart Cities Accelerate 2021

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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.

Qualcomm® Thinkabit Lab™ and the Association of American University Women Expand Tech Trek Nationwide

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.


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