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CES 2013: Qualcomm keynote live blog

Qualcomm CEO Paul Jacobs will take the stage to talk up the mobile revolution.

  • Shara Tibken 1/8/2013 3:36:22 AM
    For people who haven't had access to basic healthcare, mobile health products can make a difference
  • Marguerite Reardon 1/8/2013 3:36:27 AM
    This is when my eyes start to gloss over. A tech CEO talking about mobile technology is going to change health care.
  • James Martin 1/8/2013 3:36:36 AM
  • Shara Tibken 1/8/2013 3:36:49 AM
    Video of Desmond Tutu
  • Shara Tibken 1/8/2013 3:37:06 AM
    Tutu: Mobile is the technology of choice for helping the underserved
  • James Martin 1/8/2013 3:37:22 AM
  • Shara Tibken 1/8/2013 3:37:26 AM
    Going to have a transformative impact on health in emerging markets and everywhere
  • Shara Tibken 1/8/2013 3:37:44 AM
    Jacobs: We share his vision of a world where everyone has access to mobile health.
  • Shara Tibken 1/8/2013 3:38:09 AM
    Last year's CES, Qualcomm announced a Tricoder XPrize that puts personalized health in the palm of your hand.
  • James Martin 1/8/2013 3:38:33 AM
  • Shara Tibken 1/8/2013 3:38:49 AM
    I believe this is possible and this is going to revolutionize health care. Over 255 teams in 34 countries preregistering. Registration will open tomorrow at 8 a.m. ET.
  • Shara Tibken 1/8/2013 3:38:54 AM
    Prize is for $10 million
  • Marguerite Reardon 1/8/2013 3:39:03 AM
    Jacobs is talking up Qualcomm's partnership with X Prize in mobile health. I do think XPrize competitions are very interesting and can spur some interesting innovations and products. It would e interesting to see what comes out of this.
  • Shara Tibken 1/8/2013 3:39:14 AM
    There are a few Star Trek fans here at Qualcomm. We can't wait for the new Star Trek Into Darkness film.
  • Shara Tibken 1/8/2013 3:39:19 AM
    Cue another clip.
  • James Martin 1/8/2013 3:39:45 AM
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  • Shara Tibken 1/8/2013 3:41:33 AM
    Star Trek using Qualcomm's context awareness tech for its app
  • Shara Tibken 1/8/2013 3:41:41 AM
    Use geofencing, audio recognition, etc.
  • Shara Tibken 1/8/2013 3:41:47 AM
    And ... another guest.
  • Shara Tibken 1/8/2013 3:41:55 AM
    Alice Eve, an actress
  • Shara Tibken 1/8/2013 3:42:23 AM
    Jacobs: Star Trek fans are serious about their love for this franchise.
  • Shara Tibken 1/8/2013 3:42:45 AM
    There's been a lot of mystery here. Are you going to tell us about your character
  • Shara Tibken 1/8/2013 3:43:04 AM
    Eve: I play Dr. Carol Marcus. She has a PhD. I can't tell you anything else.
  • James Martin 1/8/2013 3:43:18 AM
  • Shara Tibken 1/8/2013 3:43:21 AM
    Jacobs: You're not going to tell us anything more?
  • Shara Tibken 1/8/2013 3:43:26 AM
    Eve: No, my lips are sealed
  • Marguerite Reardon 1/8/2013 3:43:46 AM
    Sorry I'd probably be more excited if a character from Downton Abbey took the stage. I guess I am another kind of nerd.
  • Shara Tibken 1/8/2013 3:43:50 AM
    There is a way you can delve deeper into the Star Trek universe through the app
  • Shara Tibken 1/8/2013 3:44:01 AM
    Fans can become a part of crew when login. Go on real world missions.
  • James Martin 1/8/2013 3:44:20 AM
  • Shara Tibken 1/8/2013 3:44:28 AM
    Matthew Crawley! If only ...
  • Shara Tibken 1/8/2013 3:45:11 AM
    App has a sound scanner.
  • James Martin 1/8/2013 3:45:12 AM
  • Shara Tibken 1/8/2013 3:45:22 AM
    The app works with Vuforia platform like that Big Bird is using.
  • Shara Tibken 1/8/2013 3:46:33 AM
    The app runs silently in the background. Can unlock features just by walking into a movie theater.
  • Shara Tibken 1/8/2013 3:47:01 AM
    You'll hear more in February about Star Trek
  • Shara Tibken 1/8/2013 3:47:24 AM
    One fan will have a chance to win a VIP trip to the film premiere in the U.S.
  • Shara Tibken 1/8/2013 3:47:43 AM
    Smartphone is going to enable a digital sixth sense for us
  • Shara Tibken 1/8/2013 3:48:19 AM
    Eve has left. Back to Jacobs
  • Shara Tibken 1/8/2013 3:48:44 AM
    We've seen a bunch of cool devices tonight but before we go, I want to show you one of my favorite battery powered devices.
  • Shara Tibken 1/8/2013 3:48:50 AM
    Electric vehicles.
  • Shara Tibken 1/8/2013 3:49:17 AM
    Working on a unique wireless tech called Qualcomm Halo - your device automatically starts to charge when you pull into your garage or an activated parking garage
  • Shara Tibken 1/8/2013 3:49:27 AM
    Don't need to hook up cables or anything.
  • James Martin 1/8/2013 3:49:32 AM
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