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Qualcomm Life Announces New Technology Collaborators and Customers, Expands Availability of the 2net Platform and Hub to Canada

Over 40 2net Ecosystem Collaborators and Customers Showcased in Qualcomm Life Wireless Health Pavilion at the 2012 mHealth Summit in Washington, D.C. (Pavilion #501)

WASHINGTON and SAN DIEGO, Dec. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM) today announced that its subsidiary, Qualcomm Life, Inc., is collaborating with new technology partners and customers who are leveraging the 2net Platform and Hub to enable wireless connectivity of medical devices and applications so that biometric information is easily accessible to device users, their healthcare providers and caregivers. The Company also announced that its 2net Platform and Hub, which are already available in the U.S. and Europe, are also now available in Canada. The announcement was made at the 2012 mHealth Summit being held at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in Washington, D.C., December 3-5.

"Qualcomm Life has expanded its footprint dramatically over the past year, and we now offer our customers and partners one-stop shopping for wireless enablement of their healthcare solutions across the greater part of two continents," said Rick Valencia, vice president and general manager of Qualcomm Life. "We are committed to providing solutions for our customers' wireless health challenges, and will continue to expand our services into other countries, prioritizing based on our customers' needs and business opportunities we identify."

The latest companies to join the 2net Ecosystem, comprised of nearly 180 technology partners and customers, are: Ingram Micro Inc. (NYSE: IM), HealthyCircles, Valued Relationships Inc. (VRI), Tri-City Medical Center (TCMC), ActiveCare and MD Revolution.

Ingram Micro, the world's largest wholesale technology distributor and a global leader in IT supply-chain, mobile device lifecycle services and logistics solutions, is simplifying the deployment and use of mobile health technologies by delivering device aggregation and activation services that pair various wireless medical devices with a single 2net Hub. Ingram Micro's knowledge and expertise in logistics and distribution will also enable the 2net Ecosystem collaborators to achieve scale quickly and efficiently.

"The mobile health market is growing rapidly and we are seeing increased opportunity around machine-to-machine connectivity," says Paul Bay, acting president, Ingram Micro North America. "By leveraging Ingram Micro's global scale and the investments we've made to optimize and specialize our business around mobile, including the recent acquisition of BrightPoint, Qualcomm Life will be well positioned to build greater business efficiencies that can help accelerate demand for its 2net Platform and Hub and help drive down go-to-market costs." 

HealthyCircles, an enterprise software-as-a-service (SaaS) solution delivering integrated care coordination and management, will leverage the 2net Platform to enable patients and providers the ability to easily collect and monitor vital health information with actionable data that is readily accessible and shareable with a patient's care team.

"This strategic collaboration with Qualcomm Life will enhance the HealthyCircles offering with a comprehensive portfolio of wireless devices and seamless transmission of biometric data to enable proactive care management and care team coordination," stated James Mault, M.D. FACS, HealthyCircles' Founder and Chief Strategy Officer.

VRI and TCMC will leverage the 2net Hub to help further reduce hospital readmissions and advance patient care by delivering the 2net Hub to TCMC patients within 48 hours of discharge. ActiveCare, a leading provider of remote health solutions to employers and their health plans, is leveraging the 2net Platform and Hub to quickly capture and analyze patient data.

Also, the 2net Platform will help enable MD Revolution's SaaS solution, RevUp, a scalable wellness solution for corporations and physician practices that aggregates genetic and health data with mobile device data, automates the diagnostic process and provides an individual with a personalized treatment and wellness plan.

Qualcomm Life will be showcasing the 2net Platform and Hub with over 40 wireless health collaborators at the 2012 mHealth Summit in the Qualcomm Life Wireless Health Pavilion, and is participating in the following panels, demonstrations and speakerships:

2net Platform and Hub Demonstration

Panels and Super Sessions

About Qualcomm Incorporated

Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM) is the world leader in 3G, 4G and next-generation wireless technologies. Qualcomm Incorporated includes Qualcomm's licensing business, QTL, and the vast majority of its patent portfolio. Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, operates, along with its subsidiaries, substantially all of Qualcomm's engineering, research and development functions, and substantially all of its products and services businesses, including its semiconductor business, QCT. For more than 25 years, Qualcomm ideas and inventions have driven the evolution of digital communications, linking people everywhere more closely to information, entertainment and each other. For more information, visit Qualcomm's website, OnQ blog, Twitter and Facebook pages.

Qualcomm is a trademark of Qualcomm Incorporated, registered in the United States and other countries. 2net and Qualcomm Life are trademarks of Qualcomm Incorporated. All Qualcomm Incorporated trademarks are used with permission. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

Media Contacts:
Emily Kilpatrick, Corporate Communications
Phone: 1-858-845-5959
Email: [email protected]

Jamie Eisinger, Qualcomm Life
Phone: 1-858-845-1033
Email: [email protected].com

Warren Kneeshaw, Investor Relations
Phone: 1-858-658-4813
Email: [email protected]

 

SOURCE Qualcomm Incorporated

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