Based in Taiwan, DFI Inc. was founded in 1981 as a graphics card manufacturer. Later in 1992, it moved on to becoming a manufacturer of motherboards and other computer hardware products. The company today is a renowned global provider of high-performance computing technology across multiple embedded industries. Its focus areas are Industrial Automation, Retail, Gaming, Power & Energy, Transportation and others.
Its product line and services cut across the industrial spectrum, catering to applications including factory automation, medical, gaming, transport, Smart Energy, defense, and intelligent retail among others. Apart from these, DFI, using the latest technology platforms and manufacturing techniques available, also produces cost-effective products for ATM/POS, industrial control, kiosks, security & surveillance, digital signage, and other embedded applications.
Some of the most popular brands it manufactures for are Intel, AMD, and Freescale. For the Industry, DFI produces a range of motherboards, computer-on-modules, embedded SBCs, embedded and desktop systems, industrial chassis, industrial Ethernet switches, touch panel PCs, industrial tablet PCs, industrial monitors, and peripherals.
The manufacturer is also an associate member of the Intel Internet of Things Solutions Alliance, under which it develops next-generation standards-based building blocks, platforms and solutions for the communications and embedded market segments.