The Mobile Future of eXtended Reality (XR)

The Mobile Future of eXtended Reality (XR)
Mr. Hugo Swart, Senior Director, Product Management | Qualcomm Atheros, Inc.
Wednesday 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm

Mobile eXtended Reality (XR) is poised to become one of history’s most disruptive computing platforms. It is expected to transform the way we interact with the world around us every day – redefining education, healthcare, entertainment and how we navigate our world and with the potential to exponentially increase productivity. XR is inherently meant to be mobile, intuitive and always connected. Many new technologies in the areas of low power visual processing, cognition, and connectivity are required for this vision to become reality. This presentation will discuss:

  • Device challenges for XR with technology innovation and the HMD Accelerator Program
  • The evolution of content for XR and examples of unprecedented experiences that XR is expected to enable
  • The future of XR with 5G and opportunities for operators
Speaker: Mr. Hugo Swart
Senior Director, Product Management | Qualcomm Atheros, Inc.
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Hugo Swart serves as Senior Director, Product Management and business lead for the Home Entertainment business within the Internet of Things (IoT) group at Qualcomm. Additionally, Hugo advances customer engagement for Qualcomm Snapdragon and connectivity chips in various product segments, including micro-game consoles, virtual reality, wireless docking, smart assistants, drones and robotics.

Hugo joined Qualcomm in 2003, where he served as Director of Technical Marketing until 2011, and was responsible for promoting wireless data technologies to operators and infra-structure vendors worldwide. Before joining Qualcomm, he worked at Telecom Italia and Lucent Technologies.

Hugo holds an MBA from San Diego State University, a Master’s degree in Telecommunications Engineering and a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Campinas in Brazil.