ATI Technologies Logo – ATI Technologies Inc. was one of the largest companies in hardware that designed GPU and graphics cards, was bought by AMD in 2006 but kept its name for some products to exit the series Radeon HD 6000 in 2010. Its market monopolized all kinds of products for graphics processing and multimedia, both for personal computers , such as for portable devices, game consoles, mobile phones and digital television . Its foundation dates from August 20 of 1985 (ATI). The company has been known by several names. Founded calling Array Technology Inc. , but during the first five months was changed to Array Technologies Inc. , on 18 December 1985 was renamed ATI Technologies Inc. , and finally became part of AMDon 25 October 2006.
AMD is headquartered in Markham , Ontario , in Canada . Its workforce, according to its Web site corporate, is 3,300 direct employees in theAmericas , Europe and Asia . Although the manufacture of products from AMD is mainly in Canada and Taiwan . ATI was founded by Kwok Yuen Ho (born in China), Benny Lau and Lee Lau (both born in Hong Kong ). Ho, the youngest son of a humble family, he had alternated studies with work in the field. He graduated in Electronic Engineering career and began a successful career through businessesPhilips Electronics and Wong’s Electronics Co. Ltd where he gained a great experience, until in 1984 he emigrated to Canada . More