Qualcomm’s Snapdragon Glance Lock Screen Now in Public Beta: Smart Alerts, Better Battery

Qualcomm snapdragon glance dynamic lock screen screen shotThe next stage of our mobile devices will be contextual notifications and smart alerts. Google Now feeds us info before we search for it, and now Qualcomm wants to improve your at-a-glance experience on you lock screen.

Snapdragon Glance analyzes your behavior, and will attempt to prioritize notifications based on your past actions. It will also rank apps and contacts for quick access to the services you use most and the people you most often communicate with.

Snapdragon Glance also works in tandem with Qualcomm’s Battery Guru to help improve run time.

While this all sounds great, there is a small hitch. To run this new lock screen, you must have a phone using a Qualcomm processor, and it must be running Android 4.3 or higher, so a pretty significant chunk of the Android ecosystem wont be allowed to play. If you do meet those criteria, it’s free on Google Play.

Qualcomm Snapdragon Glance on Google Play