Qualcomm reveals Qualcomm AI Hub, offers 75+ optimized AI models for Snapdragon

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  • Qualcomm unveiled the Qualcomm AI Hub, offering developers pre-optimized AI models for easier application integration.
  • Qualcomm AI Research showcased advancements like LLaVA and LoRA, enabling multi-turn conversations and personalized image generation.
  • Generative AI capabilities were demonstrated across various devices, including smartphones, PCs, and automotive platforms.

Qualcomm showcased its latest artificial intelligence developments at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. 

A new resource, the Qualcomm AI Hub, was launched to provide developers with a library of pre-optimized AI models. These models are designed for application integration and are optimized for superior on-device performance, lower memory usage, and improved power efficiency.

Qualcomm AI Research presented a couple of advancements, including:

  • LLaVA (Large Language and Vision Assistant): This model can process data inputs, including text and images, and generate multi-turn conversations. This technology can enhance privacy, reliability, and personalization in various applications.
  • LoRA (Low-Rank Adaptation): This technology allows users to create personalized, high-quality images based on their preferences. This possibly expands the possibilities of generative AI applications.

They also showcased various examples of generative AI capabilities across different device categories:

  • Smartphones: Flagship smartphones powered by the Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 platform featured functionalities like AI-generated image expansion, video creation, and object removal.
  • PCs: The new Snapdragon X Elite platform, with its powerful NPU, allows users to generate images using popular editing software in seconds, surpassing competitor offerings in terms of speed.
  • Automotive: The Snapdragon Digital Chassis Platform leverages AI to deliver enhanced safety and personalization for drivers and passengers.
  • Consumer IoT: The AI Pin, powered by a Snapdragon platform, offers a unique way to interact with AI on the go through a conversation without needing a screen.

Moreover, Qualcomm unveiled the new Snapdragon X80 Modem-RF System, equipped with a second-generation 5G AI processor, aiming to improve cellular performance, coverage, and efficiency. 

The Qualcomm FastConnect 7900 Mobile Connectivity System, the first AI-optimized Wi-Fi 7 system, is designed to establish a new standard for reliable and low-power wireless connectivity.

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