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Teamviewer
12 August 2021
TeamViewer opens up the R&D hub in Porto to drive AR and IoT innovation

TeamViewer, a leading global provider of remote connectivity and workplace digitalization solutions, announced the establishment of a new Research & Development (R&D) hub in Porto, Portugal, to enhance its leading engineering force in strategically important fields like Augmented Reality (AR) and Internet of Things (IoT). The decision for Portugal as location was based on a comprehensive selection framework evaluating key growth and cultural factors including availability of top talent, educational infrastructure, regulatory framework, entrepreneurial mindset, and quality of life.

TeamViewer has the ambition to create a world that works better - in business contexts as well as in private life. Through innovative remote connectivity, AR and IoT solutions, TeamViewer on the one hand digitalizes processes across the entire value chain. On the other hand, TeamViewer democratizes technology by making remote connectivity and AR solutions available for everyone - bridging distances between friends and family.

The new location is expected to grow significantly over time to become a key component of TeamViewer’s global R&D organization. New jobs are being published regularly on TeamViewer’s career page: https://jobs.teamviewer.com/ and Porto.ForTalent. The open roles are aligned with the plan to strengthen the engineering workforce in strategically important fields for TeamViewer like AR and IoT. The team works on products such as:

• lifeAR

• Frontline

• IoT

Mike Eissele, Chief Technology Officer of TeamViewer, said: "Portugal is an excellent location for our new R&D hub with many good universities and a large pool of top engineering talent highly motivated to drive the next wave of digitalization. We are quite excited to become active part of such a vibrant tech hotspot. With the awesome Hapibot Studio team joining TeamViewer, we already hit the ground running to push the boundaries of our solutions and accelerate innovations with TeamViewer technology made in Portugal."

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