AMD OPENS KOREA TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT CENTER
Subject: Cases and Cooling | December 5, 2005 - 12:00 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Seoul - Dec. 5, 2005 - At a ceremony attended by Dae-je Chin, Ph.D., Korean Minister of Information and Communication, and Hector Ruiz, AMD chairman of the board, president, and chief executive officer, AMD today announced the opening of Korea Technology Development Center, a research and development resource for local customers and partners to create low-power, high-performance embedded processor platforms for advanced digital consumer devices. Located at AMD Korea headquarters in Seoul, the Korea Technology Development Center (KTDC) will be led by HB Kim, with expansion of engineering resources planned by the end of 2006. AMD expects to help customers develop customized embedded processor platforms for various digital consumer devices including WiBro terminals, Digital Media Broadcast solutions, Personal Media Players, HDTV, and Internet access solutions. The center will focus on helping local partners reduce costs and accelerate time-to-market when developing next-generation digital consumer devices based on AMD embedded processors.