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Augmented reality: Qualcomm, Microsoft partner on Metaverse chip

Software from Qualcomm called Snapdragon Spaces will also be used by the future hardware to help perform basic augmented reality functions

On Tuesday, Qualcomm Inc. said it is working with Microsoft Corp on custom chips that would control lightweight augmented reality glasses for use by both consumers and businesses for metaverse apps.

Cristiano Amon, Chief Executive of Qualcomm, during a press conference at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, said that the two companies will work together to mate the custom chips with the software that developers need to create virtual worlds in which people can work and play.

To make it feel like the two people are in the same room, future devices from the collaboration will work with a Microsoft software product called Mesh that allows users to beam a realistic likeness of them into the headset of another user, he said.

Software from Qualcomm called Snapdragon Spaces will also be used by the future hardware to help perform basic augmented reality functions like mapping out physical spaces so that digital objects can be overlaid on them and hand-tracking so that users can manipulate those digital objects with hand gestures.

“We’ve been talking for years about the possibility of having wearable augmented reality devices that will gain scale”, Amon, one of the few major tech executives not to cancel his physical presence at the trade show, said from a live-streamed talk on stage in Las Vegas.

Details about when the chips and headsets would be available were not revealed by the two companies.

“Our goal is to inspire and empower others to collectively work to develop the metaverse future, a future that is grounded in trust and innovation”, Rubén Caballero, corporate vice president for mixed reality at Microsoft, said in a statement.

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