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  • Last update: Wednesday 16 August 2017 [117 news items]

Taiwan university transfers intelligent medical cloud platform to US-based Inform Genomics

Jun 2, 12:07

Taiwan's National Cheng Kung University has transferred technology for an intelligent medical cloud computing platform to Inform Genomics, a US-based company using proprietary analytical...

Wistron expanding presence in cloud computing industry, says paper

Newswatch - Jun 1, 14:53

Wistron has been aggressively expanding its presence in the cloud computing industry and has cooperated with hospitals in Taiwan to launch telemedical applications in China and will...

Tencent partners with Bank of Beijing, says report

Apr 29, 21:44

China-based Tencent has signed contracts with Bank of Beijing for a strategic partnership. The bank will provide CNY10 billion (US$1.61 billion) to support Tencent's Internet+ project...

Holtek 2Q15 revenues to rise 10-15%

Apr 29, 21:32

Microcontroller (MCU) supplier Holtek Semiconductor is expected to post 10-15% sequential growth in second-quarter revenues, buoyed by strong shipments for home appliances, medical...

Avalue Technology aims at medical applications

Mar 27, 10:44

Embedded computing and industrial computer maker Avalue Technology aims to become a leading provider of industrial computing solutions for medical applications, the company said at...

Connected medical imaging equipment to grow at 17% CAGR, says ABI Research

Mar 23, 16:03

The installed base of the connected medical imaging equipment market consisting primarily of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) machines, computed tomography (CT) scanners, and X-ray...

E Ink eyeing medical, retail industries in 2015

Jan 5, 21:20

E Ink is looking to expand its business further into the medical, retail, industrial and home industries with prospects aimed at smart devices and other EPD-based displays.

Taiwan notebook ODMs looking to expand medical electronics business

Dec 12, 12:03

In view of stagnant demand for notebooks, Taiwan-based notebook ODMs are turning to focus on strengthening their medical electronics business and are forming relationships with hospitals,...

Taiwan ODMs pushing into medical electronics industry

AUO, Innolux extend production to medical applications

Dec 10, 12:29

TFT-LCD panel makers AU Optronics (AUO) and Innolux have extended production to panels for medical applications which, in comparison with panels for consumer applications, are mostly...

Medical applications for 3D printing faces 3 challenges, says UL Taiwan

Dec 3, 14:56

In terms of 3D printing applications, consumer electronics accounts for 29% of total output, automotive 19% and medical 13%, according to the Taiwan government-sponsored Information...

Taiwan medical equipment industry output value rising, says IEK

Nov 28, 11:31

Taiwan's medical equipment industry output value has already increased 5.4% on year in 2014 to NT$85.8 billion (US$2.78 billion), driven by demand for new and smart applications,...

Qisda looking to further expand business model to medical segment

Nov 26, 15:37

Qisda has seen projector shipments increase 40% on year to about 1.2 million over the first three quarters of 2014 while LCD monitor shipments reached 11.8 million, up about 20% on...

Medical equipment makers investing in new facilities in Taiwan

Nov 21, 15:53

Artificial tooth maker HC Bio-S has launched new facilities in the Kaohsiung Science Park and estimates the move will help bring the company more than NT$700 million (US$22.63 million)...

AcBel Polytech to begin shipments of power supplies used in medical equipment

Nov 12, 14:50

Power supply maker AcBel Polytech has obtained certification for power supplies for use in medical equipment and will start shipments later in the fourth quarter of 2014, the company...

Foxconn promises assistance for ill workers in response to leukemia report

Sep 16, 11:35

Foxconn Electronics' (Hon Hai Precision Industry) plants in Shenzhen, China reportedly have seen many of their workers develop leukemia because of long-term operations in the presence...

Tencent invests in medical web portal DXY

Sep 3, 16:02

China-based Internet service provider Tencent has invested US$70 million in DXY, China's leading medical, pharmaceutical and life science Web portal, according to Tencent.

Digitimes Research: Kickstarter wearables expand presence in sleep tracking industry

Sep 2, 14:46

Several companies, and their related new wearable device concepts, have finished fund raising using the Kickstarter platform, with these devices being split into two major categories:...

Foxconn looking to step into medical equipment, says chairman

Aug 20, 15:40

Foxconn Electronics will step into the development and production of equipment for medical applications based on its economies-of-scale electronics manufacturing capability, according...

Toshiba launches wearable wristband fitness tracker

Aug 11, 16:09

Toshiba has announced the release of a wearable fitness tracker, the WERAM1100, for online sales in Japan on Amazon and Yahoo. Orders will start to ship on August 20.

Digitimes Research: Japan promoting service robots

Jul 25, 10:37

Japan's Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry has been boosting the development of service robots, with a target production value of JPY2.65 trillion (US$26.1 billion) and target...

Digitimes Research: Google Fit to benefit remote medical care industry

Jul 15, 11:36

Google has recently announced its new wearable device platform, Google Fit, which is expected to change the business model for wearable devices to horizontal partnerships with different...

BenQ Materials to expand capacity for medical care products

Jul 4, 14:01

Taiwan-based polarizer maker BenQ Materials will expand the production capacity for medical care products at its factory in Suzhou, eastern China, and establish a factory in central...

Qisda aims to ship 1 million high-end LCD monitors in 2014

Jun 27, 11:38

Qisda shipped 300,000 high-end LCD monitors in the first quarter of 2014 and aims to ship one million units in the whole year, 3.3 times the shipment volume recorded in 2013, according...

Wearable devices for use in medical segment are major focus at 2014 Optoelectronics Exposition

Jun 17, 15:50

Wearable devices for use in the medical segment will be a major focus for vendors at the 2014 Optoelectronics Exposition in Taipei, Taiwan, according to market observers.

Foxconn healthcare foundation inks MOU with Varian for medical equipment development

May 28, 12:09

YongLin Healthcare Foundation under the Foxconn Group has signed an MOU with a cancer medical center under the National Taiwan University (NTU) and US-based cancer-treatment equipment...

Lite-On Technology aims at annual revenues of NT$10 billion from medical business

May 28, 10:46

EMS provider Lite-On Technology has extended business operation to the medical sector, providing imaging devices, materials and consumer electronics, and aims to generate annual revenues...

Medical imaging displays growth driven by higher performance requirements, says DisplaySearch

May 22, 15:44

The medical imaging display market, including those used in clinical review, diagnostics, and surgical procedures, is showing strong growth. Between 2013-2017, global surgical display...

Digitimes Research: Google Glass for medicare?

Mar 14, 15:18

Wearable devices' functions have extended from the traditional area of information management to health management. This trend was highlighted by many smart health-monitoring bracelets...

Adlink Technology to acquire Germany-based Penta

Mar 13, 14:30

Taiwan-based industrial PC (IPC) player Adlink Technology on March 12 announced the investment of US$7.4 million to acquire a 100% stake in Germany-based Penta GmbH to enhance its...

BenQ Medical Technology steps into implant dentistry through joint venture with AB Dental Devices

Mar 12, 15:37

BenQ Medical Technology, a medical equipment and material supplier under the BenQ Group, has announced the establishment of a joint venture, BenQ AB DentCare, with Israel-based AB...

LEDs in biophotonics and medical science devices reach US$77.3 million in 2013, says firm

Feb 26, 15:13

The worldwide consumption value of LEDs in biophotonic and medical devices reached US$77.3 million, an increase of 19.8% versus 2012, according to ElectroniCast Consultants.

Chaintech steps into graphics cards, motherboards for medical, industrial PC use, says paper

Newswatch - Feb 24, 09:59

Taiwan-based graphics card and motherboard maker Chaintech Technology has extended business operations from IT to medical and industrial computing applications, according to a Chinese-language...

Networked medical device sales to exceed 14 million units in 2018, says Parks Associates

Dec 20, 15:55

New digital health research from Parks Associates predicts US sales of networked medical devices will exceed 14 million units by 2018, more than five times the sales from 2012.

Altek sees strong revenue contribution from non-DSC businesses

Nov 6, 22:02

Taiwan-based digital still camera (DSC) maker Altek currently has over 50% of its revenues contributed by non-DSC businesses and will invest more resources on new businesses such...

Wistron to step into medical inspection instruments

Jun 17, 10:33

Wistron will step into production of non-invasive medical examination instruments by establishing a medical business group by the end of 2013 as well as investing in or acquiring...

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