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Qualcomm subsidiary acquires certain assets of EPOS Development

Qualcomm Technologies, a wholly owned subsidiary of Qualcomm (QCOM), announced that it has acquired certain assets of EPOS Development, a developer of ultrasound technologies for input solutions, including pen, stylus and gesture recognition.. The acquired assets will further strengthen and differentiate Qualcomm's Snapdragon processor, allowing unique experiences for smartphones, tablets and e-readers, the company said. EPOS team members who are joining Qualcomm will be integrated into Qualcomm Israel's R&D team and will be focused on delivering new mobile device and service capabilities. The EPOS technology is based on the digital transmission of ultrasonic waves, enabling precise tracking by a receiver to enable multiple applications.