MediaTek Announced to Acquire K-WILL Corporation

Sep 6, 2007 - 5:17 PM

Hsinchu, Taiwan and Torrance, CA – MediaTek Inc., (TWSE: 2454, “MediaTek”) a leading fabless semiconductor company for wireless communications and digital media solutions, today announced that K-WILL Corporation, leading provider of video quality monitoring and video quality measurement, has become one of MediaTek’s subsidiaries through the purchase of K-WILL’s Japanese parent company’s shares. This deal will forge a path for even more innovative digital video and audio quality evaluation based on K-WILL’s patented Video DNA technology.

“K-WILL fits succinctly with our corporate innovation-driven philosophy of providing our customers with the most competitive products and the best services through innovation and teamwork to the entertainment, communication, and information industries. We are pleased to have K-WILL as a part of the MediaTek team,” said Mingto Yu, spokesperson of MediaTek.

“We’re excited about the infinite possibilities this acquisition provides for product development and market penetration. By combining MediaTek’s semiconductor innovations with K-WILL’s award-winning technologies, we are positioned to offer even more best-in-class video quality measuring and monitoring technologies,” commented John Alexenko, General Manager-Americas of K-WILL Corporation.


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 for more information.

About K-WILL

Based in Torrance, CA, K-WILL Corporation is pioneering the objective evaluation and measurement of digital video and audio quality through its patented Video DNA technology. K-WILL’s products serve the entire video industry including content producers, professional broadcast equipment manufacturers, broadcasters, CATV companies and satellite and telecom carriers. More information can be found at