MediaTek India offers chips for connected home market

MediaTek India offered two new System on Chips (SoCs) specifically targeting the emerging connected home market in the country.

Named as the MT7687 and MT7697, these chipsets will be made available across Internet of Things (IoT) devices. End products on these SoCs are likely to be available in India by Q4 2016.

These SoCs are expected to be used for home gateway solutions and smart electronics like smart washing machine, refrigerators, air-conditioners and other home appliances. Further, these chipsets consume less power.

This series of chipsets shall help create a universal “eco-sphere” of seamlessly connecting a smartphone device to a diverse set of smart home features and functions. These may include home appliances, home automation, smart gadgets, IoT bridges and cloud connectivity.

“The MT7687 and MT7697 will each bring new features to home automation and IoT market in India that will further support the Smart City initiative by the Government,” said Kuldeep Malik, Country Head – Corporate Sales International, MediaTek India.

“With solutions that power innovation and drive productivity, MediaTek is extending its leadership in the IoT segment to help India customers capitalize on the next technological shift,” he added.