MediaTek Inc has launched its new Research & Development (R&D) facility at Bengaluru. The new R&D center will be to develop innovative solutions for wireless communications and establish MediaTek’s presence in other core segments like connectivity & home entertainment devices.
With this new investment, MediaTek is set to boost its R&D capability in India to enhance its technology competitiveness and to enable the development of affordable solutions that meet the needs of the billions of consumers in the rising Super-mid market. MediaTek currently has a R&D facility situated in NOIDA (NCR Region), and will continue to grow. This new commitment underscores MediaTek’s confidence in India’s R&D environment, business landscape and infrastructure as an area to grow its business.
Primary focus for MediaTek in Indian market has been the mobile communications segment so far, and the chip provider caters to almost all leading Indian handset manufacturers. With an objective of enhancing global customer profile, including India, MediaTek is actively looking at diversifying its operations in the country by enhancing connectivity and home entertainment segments. The new center will work in collaboration with other globally located R&D facilities of MediaTek to design solutions that combine hardware, software and services to deliver a seamless cross-platform experience to consumers.
MediaTek has been constantly innovating to make the world a more inclusive place with the best user experiences and the most connected capabilities. MediaTek’s technologies in smartphones have been a huge enabler of democratization of smartphones in India as it provides cutting-edge technologies at affordable price points.