Ralink Technology was founded in 2001 and is headquartered in Hsinchu, Taiwan, with a research and development center in Cupertino, California. Ralink Technology is a leading innovator and developer of wireless chipset solutions.
Ralink products are recognized for their outstanding throughput, extended range, low power consumption and consistent reliability for Wi-Fi, mobile and embedded applications. These feature-rich chipsets have a high level of chip integration, enabling consumers to cost-effectively create smaller, more complex mobile wireless products. Ralink's patented MIMObilityTM technology extends Wi-Fi applications from traditional PC networking to a variety of portable devices such as digital multimedia and mobile phones, PDAs, cameras, print servers, HDTV and video game players. Ralink customers can expect continuous improvements in speed, bandwidth and reliability for the IEEE 802.11n solution for next-generation high-performance Wi-Fi.
Ralink Technology, a leading developer of high-performance wireless solutions, today announced the availability of an RT3350 single-chip router and RT3390 netbook client, the world's most integrated 802.11n chipset. The chipset combines radio, baseband and power amplifiers in a single chip, featuring high performance, low power and price advantages to meet the integration requirements of today's high-capacity PCs, routers, broadband connections and consumer electronics.
On March 16, 2011, MediaTek (MTK) acquired Ralink as a wireless technology business group under MediaTek through a share swap, and the merger and acquisition took effect on October 1, 2011.