Cristiano Amon, president and CEO of Qualcomm, recently delivered a keynote speech during the International Consumer Electronics Show 2022 (IFA 2022) in Berlin, showcasing the long-standing and ongoing partnership between Qualcomm Technologies and Bose. and music platforms in its top-tier earbud, headphone, speaker and bar portfolio. It is easy to see that the two companies have a long-standing partnership in creating a top-notch listening experience.
Bose has an extremely strong and competitive product roadmap and will leverage Qualcomm’s best-in-class audio and connectivity platforms to bring its most innovative audio devices ever to market,” said Qualcomm President and CEO, Ann Monk.
For years, Bose and Qualcomm Technologies have worked closely together to bring solutions that raise the bar for consumer audio experiences,” said Lila Snyder, CEO of Bose. As our relationship expands, we will continue to work together to push the limits of our products and technologies to bring consumers unprecedented audio and content enjoyment.
Bose’s recently launched QuietComfort Earbuds II, a new generation of true wireless noise-cancelling headphones, are powered by Qualcomm’s S5 audio SoC (QCC517x), which leverages its powerful processing and low-power capabilities to bring a richer wireless listening experience to users in music, calling and gaming applications. Earbuds II also supports the latest Bluetooth 5.3 technology, with better connection stability and faster transmission speeds.
Qualcomm’s S5 audio platform (QCC517x) is a feature-rich wireless audio platform announced by Qualcomm on February 28, designed to enhance audio enjoyment by supporting ultra-low power performance and enabling all-day wear and robust, high-performance wireless connectivity. Also launched at the same time is the Qualcomm S3 audio platform (QCC307x), both of which support Snapdragon Sound Snapdragon Listen technology and a dual Bluetooth mode that combines traditional Bluetooth wireless audio with the new LE Audio technology standard. Compared to the previous generation of Qualcomm wireless audio platforms, the new platforms deliver a rich user experience, thanks to a full multiplier increase in computing power from the enhanced platform architecture and better performance in terms of ultra-low power consumption.