Known as the Telecom Corridor®, Richardson historically has had a significant presence of communications companies and suppliers. In the past several years, however, its business community has evolved to incorporate innovative new technologies.
Richardson's key industry clusters are Communications, Computer Gaming, CleanTech, Cloud Computing and Semiconductor. In general, Richardson has a significant engineering and software development base throughout all of its key industries.
Click on each industry cluster to read about what is happening in Richardson.
This cluster includes telecommunications, ICT (Information Communications Technology) and wireless devices/software.
Computer gaming is an $18 billion industry and a growing industry cluster in the Dallas/Ft. Worth Metroplex.
Clean Tech, or clean technology, describes a variety of technologies or innovations with conserve energy and natural resources, protect the environment or eliminate harmful waste.
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Cloud computing involves technologies related to the storage, transfer and manipulation of digitized files.
The semiconductor cluster in Richardson is built around two large industry leaders: Texas Instruments and TriQuint Semiconductor.