Monthly Archives: September 2016

Snapdragon 600 and 410E are game changers for the Internet of Things with 10-year commitment

Snapdragon 410E and 600 are joining a diverse and powerful CPU family
Snapdragon 410E and 600 are joining a diverse and powerful CPU family

On Tuesday, Inforce Computing was featured at the Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ for Embedded Community event in San Francisco where they announced the availability of the Snapdragon 410E and 600 embedded processors.  These processors were specifically designed for IoT and embedded applications.  Whether you are a global OEM or a maker working out of your garage, the Internet of Things is the future.  We will soon see millions of devices communicating with us and each other in every aspect of our lives. And the best part, Qualcomm has committed to supporting these processors for at least 10 years which is great news to IoT and embedded application developers.

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Protecting your premium HD content with Widevine™ Digital rights management (DRM) on Inforce platforms

Multimedia content must be protected against unauthorized access and distribution and thus needs protection. Qualcomm® provides a comprehensive content security through its hardware and firmware which allows users to seamlessly enjoy the latest premium content, at up to 4K Ultra HD resolution. The Content Protection feature on Qualcomm chipsets protects premium HD content based on the Qualcomm’s TrustZone (TZ) solution. TrustZone is a hardware based security system built into Qualcomm chipsets to provide secure end points and roots of trust. The different components involved in content protection are shown below. Continue reading Protecting your premium HD content with Widevine™ Digital rights management (DRM) on Inforce platforms

The home of the San Diego Padres™, Petco Park, becomes an IoT connected smart city with Snapdragon™ technology

Home of the San Diego Padres™ an IoT based smart city with Snapdragon We hear a lot about the Internet of Things(IoT) in our home, but can it scale to bigger venues or even cities? Down in San Diego at the ballpark, Petco Park is getting connected, and improving its sustainability and efficiency with the power of Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ technology.

Many ballparks in the U.S. have completed basic “green” upgrades such as replacing existing lights for more efficient LEDs. San Diego Padres™ looked to Qualcomm for additional savings and possible revenue by bringing the Internet of Things to their large-scale venue. Continue reading The home of the San Diego Padres™, Petco Park, becomes an IoT connected smart city with Snapdragon™ technology