ATI Technologies Inc. (ATI) was a major designer and supplier of graphics processing units, motherboard chipsets, and video display cards.
In 2006, the company was acquired by Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), although the ATI brand was retained for certain products.
ATI was a fabless semiconductor company conducting in-house research and development and outsourcing the manufacturing and assembly of its products. Its main competitor was NVIDIA in the graphics and handheld market.
The flagship product, the Radeon series of graphics cards, directly competes with NVIDIA's GeForce. The two companies' dominance of the market forced other manufacturers into niche roles.
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