The move is meant to strengthen Qualcomm’s technology and patent portfolio.
As part of the deal, all members of the HaloIPT staff have joined Qualcomm’s European Innovation Development group (which is based in the UK).
In addition to the HaloIPT transaction, Qualcomm and Auckland UniServices, the commercialization company of the University of Auckland, have committed to a ‘long-term research and development arrangement’ to promote innovation in the field of wireless charging for electric road vehicles.
In July 1985, seven industry veterans came together in the den of Dr. Irwin Jacobsâ€™ San Diego home to discuss an idea. Those visionariesâ€”Franklin Antonio, Adelia Coffman, Andrew Cohen, Klein Gilhousen, Irwin Jacobs, Andrew Viterbi and Harvey Whiteâ€”decided they wanted to build â€œQUALity COMMunicationsâ€ and outlined a plan that has evolved into one of the telecommunications industryâ€™s greatest start-up success stories: Qualcomm Incorporated. Qualcomm started out providing contract research and development services, with limited product manufacturing, for the wireless telecommunications...