About September last year, Qualcomm set up COMET, Multimedia Research and Development Center and Mobile AI Innovation Center in Taiwan, and these three centers will be officially launched in early 2019. .
It is understood that Qualcomm Taiwan Operations and Manufacturing Engineering and Testing Center will be the core point responsible for Qualcomm supply chain, related engineering and business development overseas business.
Qualcomm is the industry leader in mobile artificial intelligence. Its mobile artificial intelligence innovation center will focus on the platform and application of on-device AI in terminal devices.
Qualcomm's Multimedia Research and Development Center mainly focuses on the research and development of 3D sensing images, computer vision, virtual reality and augmented reality related technologies, etc.
In addition, Qualcomm's Multimedia R&D Center and Mobile Artificial Intelligence Innovation Center are long-term construction and investment. In the future, these two R&D centers will also cooperate with Taiwan's top universities and scientific research institutes in a project plan to enable Taiwan's academic research to reflect industry trends and integrate with international resources. Qualcomm Taiwan will also continue to support Taiwan's local innovative talents. The training and development will further help to enhance Taiwan's independent R&D capabilities.
Today (27), according to the Economic Daily, Qualcomm has set up three centers in Taiwan that are short of talents. The company is recruiting talents for this purpose. It is expected to increase about 200 manpower in Taiwan by the end of this year, which is equivalent to about one third of the increase in the number of employees in Taiwan.
Qualcomm currently has about 600 employees in Taiwan, including Taiwan Operations and Manufacturing Engineering and Testing Center, Multimedia Research and Development Center and Mobile AI Innovation Center, in addition to the Taiwan branch. However, Qualcomm has not disclosed the size of each of the three centers.