MediaTek recognized for its innovative chipsets powering billions of connected devices around the world
HSINCHU, Taiwan – Jan. 3, 2019 – MediaTek today announced that it has been selected as the winner of the “IoT Semiconductor of the Year” award from IoT Breakthrough, an independent organization that recognizes the top companies, technologies and products in the global Internet-of-Things (IoT) market today. For nearly two decades, MediaTek’s market-leading IoT chipsets have powered connected products such as mobile devices, smart home products, wearables, location services and more. MediaTek has also played a pivotal role in ushering in the next generation of connectivity with its 5G and NB-IoT collaborations and products.
“MediaTek has not only been a pioneering wireless and IoT chipset leader, they are spearheading the 5G wireless revolution and will play a critical role in the next phase of hyper-connected wireless devices on 5G,” said James Johnson, managing director at IoT Breakthrough. “We are pleased to be able to recognize MediaTek as our IoT Semiconductor Company of the Year in the 2019 IoT Breakthrough Awards program, and we congratulate the company on their significant and sustained success in the wireless and IoT market.”
The mission of the IoT Breakthrough Awards program is to recognize the innovators, leaders and visionaries from around the globe in a range of IoT categories, including Industrial and Enterprise IoT, Smart City technology, Connected Home and Home Automation, Connected Car, and many more. This year’s program attracted more than 3,500 nominations from companies all over the world.
“Our chips are powering the connected devices consumers enjoy at home, in their car and beyond. We’re proud to lead the market in Smart TVs and voice assistant devices (VAD), Android tablets, feature phones, Optical and Blu-ray DVD players, in addition to being No. 2 globally in mobile phones,” said Jerry Yu, Sr. Corporate Vice President at MediaTek. “In addition, we’ve released cutting-edge 5G and NB-IoT solutions and are collaborating with leading technology vendors to bring advanced connectivity to even more people around the world.”
MediaTek Incorporated (TWSE: 2454) is a global fabless semiconductor company that enables 1.5 billion connected devices a year. We are a market leader in developing innovative systems-on-chip (SoC) for mobile device, home entertainment, connectivity and IoT products. Our dedication to innovation has positioned us as a driving market force in several key technology areas, including highly power-efficient mobile technologies and advanced multimedia solutions across a broad range of products such as smartphones, tablets, digital televisions, OTT boxes, wearables and automotive solutions. MediaTek empowers and inspires people to expand their horizons and more easily achieve their goals through smart technology. We call this idea Everyday Genius and it drives everything we do. Visit www.mediatek.com for more information.
About IoT Breakthrough
IoT Breakthrough, part of the Tech Breakthrough Awards organization, is devoted to honoring excellence in Internet-of-Things technologies, services, companies and products. The IoT Breakthrough Awards program provides a forum for public recognition around the achievements of IoT companies and products in categories including Connected Home and Home Automation, Connected Car, Industrial IoT (IIoT) and Smart City, Consumer IoT and more. For more information visit www.IoTBreakthrough.com.