Qualcomm has announced the public preview release of Snapdragon SDK for Android. Snapdragon is Qualcomm’s single-chip, all-in-one mobile processor for smartphones and tablet computers.
“The Snapdragon SDK for Android is a collection of software components that can be downloaded to enhance your app – especially when it’s running on Snapdragon Processor powered devices. It is designed to make it easy for developers and device makers to take advantage of a host of next-gen technologies – from low power, always-on geo-fencing, to complex facial recognition and superfast computer vision, to dual mic stereo audio recording.”
Some features of the SDK are: Facial Processing; Burst Capture; Sensor Gestures; Improved Location Precision and Power-optimized Geofencing; Indoor Positioning; Surround Sound Recording; Fluence Echo Cancellation and Noise Suppression in VoIP; and Call latency reduction via industry standard voice codecs.
Instructions for downloading the SDK are available here.