31 Dec '13, 8am
Intel beefs up ties with China-based tablet players
Intel beefs up ties with China-based tablet players Monica Chen, Taipei; Joseph Tsai, DIGITIMES [Tuesday 31 December 2013] In addition to its existing partners BYD, Ramos and Teclast, Intel has recently formed a partnership with China-based electronic manufacturing service (EMS) provider Shenzhen Hampoo Science & Technology to push Intel-based gaming, 3D, medical and education tablets as well as wearable devices, according to industry sources. With Intel's assistances, these China-based white-box players are expected to showcase their latest products at CES 2014 to increase their brand visibility. Intel is leveraging on Hampoo's strengths, as it seeks to enter China's smart medical equipment market, the sources said. Hampoo has a strong doemstic ecosystem and a presence across different industries such as communication, medical, automobile, finance and automation. However,...