Goodix seals deal for Dream Chip Technologies

Shenzhen-based Goodix Technology has completed its acquisition of Germany’s Dream Chip Technologies (DCT). The deal will accelerate its ability to deliver integrated solutions for smart mobile devices and automotive applications for a worldwide customer base.

DCT is a fabless semiconductor technology maker that specialises in the development of large ASICs, FPGAs, embedded software and systems, with an application focus on automotive vision systems.

Building on DCT’s focus on autonomous systems, the combined company will strengthen Goodix’s technological capabilities in offering differentiated products to automobile customers worldwide. It will be able to deliver enhanced and broadened offerings to smart mobile devices market.

“DCT’s track record of success and market validation are perfectly aligned with our strategic development in automotive applications and ISP offerings,” said David Zhang, CEO of Goodix, the largest biometric authentication solution provider for Android devices.

“With the fundamental backup of Goodix, DCT will now be able to engage with customers into full ASIC business, supporting them not only with outstanding chip design capabilities but now also with the whole quality proven ASIC supply chain. This will address all the upcoming demands for computing power hungry SoCs supporting autonomous driving as well as comfort features in the cars,” said Peter Schaper, CEO of DCT.