Transcend Information, Inc. (Chinese创见 资讯, Pinyin Chuàngjiàn Zīxùn ) is a Taiwanese company with headquarters in Taipei, which manufactures memory modules and products and Expel.
The company was founded in 1988 by Peter Shu (束 崇 万, Shu Chóngwàn ). At the beginning had Transcend the " JetMate " driver for laser printers and the " KeyPro " encryption software only two products on the market shortly after its assortment memory upgrade was initially extended for printers, later also for computers. Meanwhile includes the RAM product line over 2,500 memory modules for a variety of devices, such as desktop and notebook PCs, servers, workstations, fax machines, etc. All memory products are available as special memory for brand hardware as well as storage for non-proprietary and private label devices. Furthermore, the memory modules of the low-price series JetRam ™ and overclocking memory aXeRam ™ from the house Transcend originate.
Since 2000 represents Transcend also manufactures flash memory products. In addition to memory cards like Secure Digital / SDHC / SDXC, miniSD / mini SDHC, microSD / microSDHC, CompactFlash and MultiMedia cards the portfolio of the Taiwanese manufacturer also JetFlash ™ USB flash drives, the StoreJet ™ includes external hard drives, MP3 player (formerly T.sonic ™ ) and various accessories. Transcend offers a variety of flash memory products for industrial use. 2007/2008 came (formerly T.photo ™ ) and Solid State Drives Add digital photo frames. Beginning of 2009 brought Transcend as one of the first manufacturers to an external SSD on the market. Since 2010, Transcend also has USB3.0 hard drives and HD Media Player in the program.
Transcend Information Inc. founded several subsidiaries worldwide and now has 13 branches, among others in the USA ( 1990), Germany (1992 ), the Netherlands (1996 ), Japan ( 1997), Hong Kong (2000 ), China ( 2001), UK ( 2005) and most recently Korea (2008). The office of the German Transcend Information Trading GmbH located in Hamburg. In May 2001, it was first listed Transcend memory manufacturer in Taiwan ( TSEC 2451 ).
Since 1997, Transcend is a ISO 9001 certified high-tech enterprise, which not only its products, designs, develops and manufactures, but also self- marketed and sold in Asia in the Company's Transcend shops. In the e -commerce Transcend is active in Taiwan since 2000. In 2008, Transcend has been listed by the U.S. Business Week Magazine on the 62nd place among the InfoTech 100, and on the 7th place in the semiconductor industry. The company also landed in a study by market research firm Interbrand, with an estimated brand value of U.S. $ 244 million in 13th place of the 20 most valuable brands in Taiwan in 2008. Transcend The German subsidiary is a member of BITKOM since 2008.