Announces Addition to Manufacturing Strategy
Tablet PC Market Leader Teams up with Leading Taiwan-Based
Manufacturer ASUSTeK Computer Inc.
Motion Computing®, a leader in mobile computing and wireless
communications, today announced a manufacturing agreement with
ASUSTeK, Inc., a leading provider of computers, communications
and consumer electronics based in Taipei, Taiwan. ASUS will
become an original design manufacturer of Motion™ tablet PCs and
peripherals. New Motion products built by ASUS will be released
beginning in 2007.
This new agreement augments Motion’s existing relationship with
Compal Electronics based in Taiwan and China. Compal will
continue as a strategic partner for Motion, including
manufacturing of Motion’s current award-winning product family
as well as developing new Motion designs.
“Motion has a product strategy we believe in,” said Steve Hwang,
general manager of ASUS IPC business unit. “ASUS’ expertise in
specialized ultra-mobile product manufacturing and technology
integration makes this partnership with Motion valuable to
“Motion is growing and we need this added manufacturing support
to take our business to the next level,” said Scott Eckert, CEO
of Motion. “ASUS is a strong partner for us, as it offers a
local, experienced engineering team co-located with
manufacturing to build the innovative, award-winning tablet PCs
we bring to market.”
The addition of ASUS continues Motion’s strategy of world-class
manufacturing quality, delivered in a cost-effective manner.
Motion will continue to focus on what it does best: delivering
computing products and services to meet the mobility needs of
About Motion Computing
Motion Computing produces slate tablet PCs for mobile
professionals in vertical industries including healthcare, field
sales and service, government and education. Motion is a mobile
computing and wireless communications leader, combining
world-class innovation and industry experience so individuals
can use computing technology in new ways and places. Marketed
through an experienced international reseller network and
directly through its Web site, each Motion product is built to
customer specifications. The company’s enhanced line of tablet
PCs and accessories are designed to increase productivity for
on-the-go users while providing security, power and versatility.
For more information, visit www.motioncomputing.com
Ranked in Business Week InfoTech 100 for the 9th straight year,
ASUSTeK Computer Inc. (TSE:2357) is a leading provider of 3C
total solutions. Its product portfolio includes notebooks,
motherboards, graphics cards, optical drives, information
appliances, desktop PCs, servers, wireless solutions, mobile
phones and networking devices. With strong engineering
capability, ASUSTeK won 1,706 awards in 2005, translating to
more than four awards per day. The company is the perennial
leader of the motherboard and graphics card industries and a top
4 maker globally for notebooks.
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