MediaTek Drives Multi-Screen Convergence Technologies and Solutions at CES 2013: Making the Connected Home a Reality

TAIWAN, Hsinchu – 7 January, 2013 – MediaTek, a leading fabless semiconductor company for wireless communications and digital multimedia solutions, is unveiling an array of industry firsts and award winning multi-screen platforms at CES 2013 to make the connected home a reality. With cross-platform advantages in the DTV, mobile and wireless markets, MediaTek is enabling the smart ecosystem to build innovative, multi-screen convergence solutions more quickly, and provide consumers with seamlessly engaging and interactive experiences.

In 2012 about 90 percent of people use multiple screens for their digital activities , a trend that is dramatically accelerating the consumer demand for seamlessly integrated, high-quality multi-screen experiences in 2013 and beyond. As a key technology enabler with a leading position in the digital TV segment, numerous breakthroughs in the smartphone market and pioneering developments in wireless technologies, MediaTek is setting an industry’s first by integrating Miracast-certified Wi-Fi display technology with Near Field Communications (NFC) to seamlessly interlink a Smart TV with the latest MediaTek quad-core smartphone platform. With a simple tap of the device, it is possible to wirelessly stream HD quality video and other multimedia content such as video and games from mobile and other devices onto big screen HDTVs without connecting through an access point.

In addition, MediaTek will also be demonstrating:

"Across the TV, tablet, and smartphone platforms, MediaTek sees device integration continuing to accelerate in 2013 and beyond, driven by end-users’ demand for new and innovative experiences that improve people’s lives,” said Ching-Jiang Hsieh, President of MediaTek. “While integrated smart devices have been available for some time, they have never delivered a truly seamless multi-screen experience, until now. We have taken a major step forward towards a world of advanced, innovative technology connected in a rich smart ecosystem that makes digital content and device functionality screen-agnostic and affordable by almost everyone—and it’s all enabled by MediaTek.

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About MediaTek

Since 1997, MediaTek has been a pioneering fabless semiconductor company and a market leader in cutting-edge systems-on-chip (SoC) for mobile devices, wireless networking, HDTV, DVD and Blu-ray. Our tightly-integrated, innovative chip designs help manufacturers optimize supply chains, reduce the development time of new products, and extend a competitive edge in crowded markets. Through MediaTek Labs, the company is also building a developer hub that will support device creation, application development, and services for the Internet of Things era. By building technologies that help connect individuals to the world around them, MediaTek is enabling people to expand their horizons and more easily achieve their goals. We believe anyone can achieve something amazing. And we believe they can do it every single day. We call this idea Everyday Genius and it drives everything we do. Visit mediatek.com for more information.