Qualcomm Joins Open Security & Safety Alliance to Help Transform the IP Surveillance Camera Industry
Global Industry Leaders Collaborate to Create a Common Standardized Platform for Security and Safety Solutions
SAN DIEGO – March 20, 2019 –Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM), today announced it has joined the Open Security & Safety Alliance, a collaborative organization that represents leading companies in the security, safety, building automation solutions and associated industries. The goal of the Alliance is to outline specifications for a common standardized platform and to help drive the adoption, guidance and promotion of best practices for new standards and specifications. The aim is to fuel innovation and to develop differentiating security and safety use cases, including those utilizing Artificial Intelligence (AI) and machine learning within on-device edge computing devices like Smart IP Cameras.
“Qualcomm Technologies invents and delivers the AI/machine learning, edge computing, 5G connectivity and security technologies that are helping to accelerate the transformation of the fast-growing surveillance camera industry toward the digital era,” said Jeffery Torrance, vice president, business development, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. “We are pleased to join the Open Security & Safety Alliance and support its objective of facilitating innovation through standards and specifications for common components while still allowing for value-added differentiation in next-generation smart surveillance cameras.”
About the Open Security & Safety Alliance
The Open Security & Safety Alliance is a collaboration initiative that brings together like-minded organizations in order to create a framework providing standards and specifications for common components including an operating system, IoT infrastructure, collective approach for data security and privacy, and a drive for improved levels of performance for security and safety solutions. This will help the market and parties involved to focus on the aspects that really add value for their customers and open up new application possibilities, even beyond security and safety. For more information, visit www.opensecurityandsafetyalliance.org.
Qualcomm invents breakthrough technologies that transform how the world connects, computes and communicates. When we connected the phone to the Internet, the mobile revolution was born. Today, our inventions are the foundation for life-changing products, experiences, and industries. As we lead the world to 5G, we envision this next big change in cellular technology spurring a new era of intelligent, connected devices and enabling new opportunities in connected cars, remote delivery of health care services, and the IoT — including smart cities, smart homes, and wearables. Qualcomm Incorporated includes our licensing business, QTL, and the vast majority of our patent portfolio. Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, operates, along with its subsidiaries, all of our engineering, research and development functions, and all of our products and services businesses, including, the QCT semiconductor business. For more information, visit Qualcomm’s website, OnQ blog, Twitter and Facebook pages.