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MediaTek, VVDN in Make-India tie-up for smart devices

Target - local, global markets

MediaTek and VVDN will be working closely to design, develop, and manufacture innovative and new-age AIoT solutions, including camera solutions, home automation solutions, and Voice Assistant Devices / smart speakers

NEW DELHI, Sep 09 (BNC Network) MediaTek, the world’s 4th largest global fabless semiconductor company, today reinforced its focus on R&D to enable ‘Make in India’ and ‘AtmaNirbhar Bharat’, during the first Virtual Chapter of the MediaTek Technology Diaries Knowledge Forum.

MediaTek also committed itself to enabling the Indian smart devices ecosystem and boosting 5G capabilities to make great technology available and accessible to everyone, at the interactive session.

MediaTek announced its collaboration with VVDN Technologies, a leading product engineering, cloud, and manufacturing company in India, to offer a new range of MediaTek AIoT solutions for home and office use. As a part of the partnership, smart devices powered by MediaTek will be rolled out in India in the fourth quarter of 2020. MediaTek and VVDN will be working closely to design, develop, and manufacture innovative and new-age AIoT solutions, including camera solutions, home automation solutions, and Voice Assistant Devices / smart speakers

Anku Jain, Managing Director, MediaTek India, said “MediaTek leads the market in chipset technology for Smart Phones, Smart TVs, Voice Assistant Devices (VADs), Android tablets, feature phones and more. A recent report by techARC also states that amongst chipset manufacturers, MediaTek leads in terms of adoption of its chipset solution by various OEMs across several devices including TVs, Smart Speakers, STBs, TWS among others. India remains a key growth market for us, both in terms of business value proposition and talent pool. We are keen to enable the ’Make in India’ narrative by collaborating with indigenous device makers like VVDN Technologies to create smart solutions in India, targeted at both Indian and global consumers.”

Committed to technology democratisation, MediaTek has a balanced portfolio across smartphones, smart homes, and other segments. While smartphones and tablets contribute about 43%-48% of the revenue, 28-33% revenue comprises of VADs, AIoT, Power Management, Connectivity Solutions like  Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. The remaining 20-25% of the revenue is led by smart-home and other categories which includes Digital TVs, DVD Players, Optical Storage, Feature phones, etc. Focused on designing innovative solutions, MediaTek has two R&D centers in India located in Noida and Bangalore.

 

According to Vivek Bansal, President Engineering and Co-Founder, VVDN Technologies, ““We are excited to work with MediaTek as the association will contribute greatly towards our ‘Make in India’ initiatives. VVDN’s collaboration with MediaTek will enable us to work together on innovative and cost-effective smart devices at our Global Innovation Park (GIP) manufacturing hub in Manesar which houses an elaborate R&D,  design, engineering and electronic Manufacturing Facility. We look forward to a long and successful alliance with MediaTek.”

MediaTek Launches Indian Non-Mobile Microsite  

At the Virtual Tech Diaries, MediaTek launched its brand-new microsite for Indian Non-Mobile products (smart devices beyond the smartphones), depicting its commitment to the segment and to empower partners in creating solutions for the Indian demographic. The microsite offers detailed information on a variety of products powered by MediaTek chips, including smart home solutions (AIoT, set-top boxes, smart TVs, Voice Assistant Devices), retail broadband, education tablets, POS terminals, biometric devices, and automotive solutio

 

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