At this year’s 2023 CES, Qualcomm’s ‘Snapdragon Satellite’ is to bring a satellite-based two-way capable messaging solution for premium smartphones….!!
In order to offer global coverage from pole to pole and can support two-way messaging for emergency use, SMS texting, and other messaging applications, for a variety of purposes such as emergencies or recreation in remote, rural, and offshore locations.
While Qualcomm and global satellite communications company, Iridium shook together and entered into an agreement. Which is for the same objective often bringing satellite-based connectivity to next-generation premium Android smartphones.
According to the company, the US-based technology company Garmin looks forward to collaborating with support for emergency messaging.
Durga Malladi, senior vice president, and general manager, of cellular modems and infrastructure, at Qualcomm Technologies, said in a statement.
“Kicking off in premium smartphones later this year, this new addition to our Snapdragon platform strongly positions us to enable satellite communication capabilities and service offerings across multiple device categories.”
Snapdragon Satellite will offer global coverage from pole to pole and can support two-way messaging for emergency use, SMS texting, and other messaging applications — for a variety of purposes such as emergencies or recreation in remote, rural and offshore locations.
Matt Desch, the CEO, of Iridium, has driven words on the fact.
“Iridium is proud to be the satellite network that supports Snapdragon Satellite for premium smartphones.”
“Our network is tailored for this service — our advanced, LEO satellites cover every part of the globe and support the lower-power, low-latency connections ideal for the satellite-powered services enabled by the industry-leading Snapdragon Satellite,” he added.
The company also mentioned that beyond smartphones, Snapdragon Satellite can expand to other devices, including laptops, tablets, vehicles, and IoT (Internet of Things).
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