Qualcomm Snapdragon 802 processor to power Ultra HD content for Smart TVs | Ultra High Definition Television (UHDTV) | Scoop.it

Qualcomm has made an important announcement today at CES 2014. The company has announced its latest Snapdragon processor called the Snapdragon 802.

This processor isn't aimed at tablets and smartphones, rather Qualcomm is aiming the Snapdragon 802 at the next generation of smart TVs, set top boxes, and digital media players.

The Snapdragon 802 was designed by Qualcomm to power Ultra HD video content and console quality gaming on smart TVs and other devices like set top boxes.

The Snapdragon 802 is also designed to allow concurrent use.

That means the 802 will allow users to play an online game while video conferencing or surf the web while streaming a movie.