We will change the future of the mobile industry by building a virtual universe ecosystem with Qualcomm and Google.
South Korean technology company Samsung Electronics has announced that it will partner with US companies Qualcomm and Google to build a virtual universe ecosystem, also known as augmented reality (XR).
Samsung announced the partnership on February 1 (US time, Korea time February 2) at the Galaxy Unpacked event in San Francisco (US time), where the event was launched, Yonhap News Agency reported. . Introducing the 3 newest phones in the Galaxy S23 series. series.
At the biennial event, Roh Tae-moon, director of mobile experience at Samsung, affirmed: “We will change the future of the mobile industry by building an ecosystem. XR is on par with Qualcomm and Google.”
XR is an umbrella term for virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR).
Qualcomm CEO Cristiano Amon and Google Senior Vice President of Android Hiroshi Lockheimer joined Roh on stage to make the announcement.
Samsung, Qualcomm and Google did not announce the specific time and products jointly developed by the two parties.
However, tech industry experts predict that the South Korean tech giant may use Qualcomm’s chipset and Google’s operating system to develop the XR headset.
The partnership agreement was announced amid speculation that Samsung rival Apple could unveil its first virtual reality headset as early as this spring.