Acer, MediaTek partner on cloud tech potential
June 5, 2014, 12:00 am TWN
TAIPEI -- Taiwanese computer maker Acer Inc. (宏碁) teamed up Wednesday with chip designer MediaTek Inc. (聯發科) to jointly explore the business opportunities in cloud computing technology and Internet of Things (IoT) applications.
The partnership was announced at the Computex Summit Forum, where Acer Chairman Stan Shih (施振榮) invited MediaTek Chairman and CEO Tsai Ming-kai (蔡明介) to join him on stage after Shih had given a keynote speech.
Under the partnership, Shih said, MediaTek can take advantage of Acer's “Build Your Own Cloud” service and the “Acer Open Platform” to accelerate the chip designer's research and development in Taiwan and China.