| About US :
Mission and Goal :
Established in 1996, Alcor Micro Corporation is a Taiwan based, fabless IC Design Company with operations located globally. With an engineering team founded originally in Santa Clara, the heart of Silicon Valley; Alcor designs, develops, and markets highly integrated semiconductor chips and software solutions for the personal computer peripheral and consumer electronics markets. Providing and developing innovative technology solutions is the core of what Alcor Micro provides to our global customers. With our growing top tier customer list, and our high volume requirements & technology relationships, we achieve a high degree of integration with the semiconductor foundries that supply us.
Alcor Micro was one of the first IC companies to bring an ultra-low cost USB Hub controller IC solution to the PC market. Our reputation was expanded by delivering the world's first single chip USB keyboard & hub solution in 1999, which was integrated into the world's first ‘USB only' PC (the iMac). Alcor is one of the leaders in low cost, single chip USB solutions, and offers other controller IC solutions as well. As part of our grow & expansion support, Alcor recently arranged the internal organization to strategically focus on 2 primary product lines as four business units:
1. Input & Output devices and Multi Media: provides Human interface input & output controllers, such as flash
media reader controllers, USB hub controllers, USB KVM switch controllers and Internet
security devices, and webcam DSP controllers and other related multimedia controllers. This
capability combined with our 11+ years of delivering low cost, integrated IO solutions will give
Alcor's customers a new standard of technology applications & solutions at very competitive
2. Storage Device Controllers: provides mobile device data link controllers, USB flash disk
controllers, Audio Signal Processing/CODEC controllers & data storage controllers
Alcor's products are certified, qualified and evaluated by top tier applications, companies & organizations on a global basis, with WHQL, USB-IF, & ISO9001 certifications/traceability. We offer RoHS & Halogen-free IC products, and focus on power saving, "green" solutions at the core level of product design. We have one of the highest quality & reliability reputations in the industry, and also have one most respected market compatibility/tested & compliant product lines in the world.
Business Strategies :
Alcor's mission & goal is to develop focused IO technology, and convert IO technology to practical market solutions in sync with competitive pricing requirements. Alcor has a history of being capable of applying focused development/RD resources, bypassing traditional methodology, and bringing the market a low cost & innovative solution, well ahead of the competition. Our integrated solutions jump over conventional product expectations, and offer the market a combo/multi-functional solution, at significantly lower cost, and in smaller packages than ever imagined. This high integration, low cost implementation has provided the global market with IC solutions that are integrated in many OEM PC systems, peripheral devices, consumer electronics & gaming devices to world class companies & their supply chain all over the globe.
In the evolving IC & technology industry, Alcor is committed to bringing quality solutions to our customer base at a competitive value. We highly value technology & business partnerships, respect global environmental & social concerns, & offer both green solutions as well as RoHS certified products. We are proud of our heritage, and bring value to our customers & shareholders. Alcor Micro Corp is a publicly traded company on the Taiwan OTC market (Taiwan Stock symbol: 8054) with a consistent history of profitability since our initial public offering in 2004. As a leader of integrated IC solutions, we continue to intensively ‘listen' to our customers, linking new technology with innovative & competitive methods of integration.