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Apple Licenses Ryder to Make the Next Wave of Smart Devices

Jan 06, 2015

Ryder Industries Ltd, the Swiss-owned EMS provider with manufacturing facilities in China, announces that it has been awarded Apple’s latest MFi 6.2 manufacturing licence with Apple Inc.

With the latest license, Ryder is endorsed by the world’s most valuable company. Ryder is ready to rapidly bring new, smart devices to market, with its usual quality, speed and service.

With the MFi 6.2 manufacturing license, Ryder is able to:

  • Use Apple logos in product packaging as appropriate
  • Design and manufacture products for the iPhone, iPad and  iPod ranges Purchase parts and  accessories from Apple agents
  • Access full technical support from Apple, including product design and development, product certification testing and manufacturing.

What makes the MFi 6.2 special is that it provides new technology: Apple's HomeKit is a home automation platform that brings the same protocols and security to all your connected devices, and allows you to control them simultaneously, with just one app. No more hopping in and out of multiple apps for your heaters, air conditioners, lights, doors; you will be able to control them all with a single action.

Ryder will be able to build products that support HomeKit and iOS 8's new framework for smart devices within the home, and a first customer in this space has just signed up with Ryder.


Ryder is a pure EMS company which provides one-stop EMS service. It has more than 35 years experience in developing and manufacturing electronic products. It provides full turnkey engineering services in mechanical and electronic design as well as software and firmware programming.

Apple Inc. is an American multinational corporation which designs, manufactures, and sells computers, music players and mobile communication devices. Its well-known hardware products include iMac, iPod and iPhone. Its famous software includes iOS operating system, iTunes media browser, etc.

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