Vimicro Corporation is a leading fabless semiconductor company that designs, develops and markets proprietary embedded multimedia signal processing chips and solutions that enable multimedia applications for mobile phones over 2.5G/3G network and PCs over broadband Internet.

 Multimedia application and communication are believed to be the main driving force in developing 3G mobile and broadband industry. Vimicro was founded in 1999 by a group of Silicon Valley entrepreneurs with a clear vision and good understanding of the market potential and technological criteria in this industry. With strong development focus on all levels of multimedia chip design, Vimicro has quickly become a leading semiconductor provider serving the multimedia technology industry worldwide. Today Vimicro's high performance, low power-consuming, and cost effective embedded multimedia signal processing chips are powering over 60% of PC cameras shipped worldwide in 2004 and in various models of new multimedia mobile phones with mobile video, graphic, music, ringtone, and even karaoke. Working closely with technology and industry leaders such as Microsoft, Samsung, Nokia, Fujitsu, HP, Logitech, Siemens, Lenovo, Bird, ARM, TSMC, Foxconn, as well as Ministry of Information Industry and largest Telecom operators in China, Vimicro will contribute to the global development of a ubiquitous multimedia lifestyle.