Velourit Joins Qualcomm Smart Cities Accelerator

Qualcomm® announced Velourit's participation in the Qualcomm® Smart Cities Accelerator Program. Qualcomm’s innovative 5G technology will now power the tech startup's unique architecture as the company's solution expands across the United States.

The Qualcomm Smart Cities Accelerator Program brings technologies and companies together to collaborate, innovate, and accelerate the rollout of smart cities and smart connected spaces in around the world.  Velourit believes its presence in this ecosystem aligns with Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.’s vision of bringing efficient, safe, and advanced technology to fast-growing emerging countries. 

As part of the Qualcomm® Advantage Network, the Qualcomm® Smart Cities Accelerator Program is designed to connect cities, municipalities, government agencies, and enterprises with an ecosystem of providers to help deliver greater efficiencies, cost savings, safety, and sustainability. With proven expertise in commercially deployed solutions, program members include hardware and software providers, cloud solution providers, system integrators, design and manufacturing companies, as well as those offering end-to-end smart city solutions. By connecting members with those searching for smart city solutions, together we’re accelerating the transformation of city infrastructure and services to help enrich people’s lives.

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Qualcomm Technologies’ smart city solutions enable intelligent network connectivity and edge processing solutions in cities across the globe. Our full suite of wide- and local-area connectivity processing technologies include Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, 3G, 4G LTE and small cells to help bring efficiency, safety, and innovation to fast-growing urban environments. By addressing challenges within city infrastructure, energy, transportation, and buildings, we are helping to develop sustainable solutions that minimize total cost of ownership—and position cities with an eye to the future. 

Qualcomm said its smart city and internet of things (IoT) ecosystem now has more than 400 participating tech companies as the company enters the third year of its Qualcomm Smart Cities Accelerator Program. The group includes system integrators, hardware and software providers, cloud solution providers, design and manufacturing companies, and more — all focused on delivering smart end-to-end solutions for modern cities, spaces, and enterprises. 

A comprehensive strategy of delivering IoT-as-a-service with a massive ecosystem is helping industries and cities adopt end-to-end smart solutions, enabling easier, faster, and more cost-effective management and deployment of smart spaces across industries including education, logistics, health care, transportation, inspection, energy, agriculture, and more.