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  • The manufacturing industry has always been fundamental to Taiwan's economic prosperity. However, the Made in China 2025 initiative and manufacturers being urged to return to the US have begun to worry the Taiwan manufacturing industry, which could be replaced by its counterparts in China and South...
  • TH Tung
    Despite not performing well in the era of smart mobile devices, there is no reason for Taiwan's information technology (IT) players to feel pessimistic about their future prospects, as huge opportunites from the emerging AI (artificial intelligence), smart city and IoT (Internet of Things) applications...
  • Acer's subsidiary Acer ITS has cooperated with Excel KC Myanmar to compete for a Yangon city government project to procure a smart e-payment system for a public transportation system of nearly 5,000 buses, according to the Taiwan-based vendor.
  • Science town
    Taiwan will begin construction of its first self-driving testing field in a smart green energy science town in Tainan, southern Taiwan, in February 2018 and it will be open in mid-2019, according to the science town development office under the Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST).
  • Foxconn to have a shareholders meeting on January 31
    Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) will host an extraordinary shareholders meeting on January 31 to discuss a plan to help its subsidiary Foxconn Industrial Internet (FII) list Class A shares in China's Shanghai Stock Exchange (SSE).
  • STSP provides a workshop on Zenbo home robot
    To fulfill its goal of setting up an AI-based robotic product manufacturing base in the Southern Taiwan Science Park (STSP), the STSP Bureau has been exerting efforts to solicit related companies to set up workshops in the park to develop robots and related applications and ecosystems.
  • Wiwynn president Emily Hong
    White-box server and storage equipment maker Wiwynn, a subsidiary of Wistron, will expand its workforce by 30-40% in 2018 in anticipation of increasing orders, according to company president Emily Hong.
  • Taiwan Biomedical Accelerator Platform officially inaugurated
    Taiwan's Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) has newly established a "Taiwan Biomedical Accelerator" platform to drive a new wave of innovations by local players in the biomedical fields including biopharmaceuticals, equipment, and material supplies.
  • A doctor works with the coud-based diagnostic images sharing platform
    Taiwan's National Health Insurance Administration (NHIA) has unveiled a cloud-based platform for sharing diagnostic images among local hospitals and clinics.
  • Largan Health sleep apnea detector
    Largan Health Technology, a developer of sleep monitoring systems for health purposes, has disclosed its sleep apnea ECG (electrocardiography) detectors have been adopted by over 100 hospitals in China.
  • Worldwide IT spending is projected to total US$3.7 trillion in 2018, an increase of 4.5% from 2017, according to the latest forecast by Gartner.
  • Artificial intelligence (AI) is deemed as a critical technology needed to boost LPWAN (low power wide area network) application values. Global tech giants including Amazon, Microsoft, Google, Baidu and other software service providers are aggressively developing the AIaaS (artificial intelligence as...
  • Jay Lee, ex-director of IMS Center, NSF
    Taiwan manufacturers must pursue innovative values on the customer end to secure successful transformation, and must better utilize AI (artificial intelligence) and big data analysis to address problems of production lines to maximize the value of smart production, according to Jay Lee, former director...
  • POS (point of sale/service) device ODM/OEM Flytech Technology has seen its UK-based fully-owned distributor Box Technologies (Holdings) win procurement orders from Britain's government sector, with initial shipments already delivered in third-quarter 2017, according to the company. Second- and third-batch...
  • Datacenters' demand for lithium batteries used in their uninterruptible power supply (UPS) systems is expected to rise dramatically in 2018, as tech giants including Google, Amazon, Microsoft, Facebook and Hewlett-Packard Enterprise (HPE), are poised to adopt related solutions for their server systems...
  • Mitac's Magellan navigation device
    Taiwan-based Mitac International's Magellan brand return-to-route navigation solution has obtained orders from New York City Department of Sanitation (DSNY) for use in snowplow and salt spreader vehicles.
  • New Taipei mayor Eric Chu (right) and AWS corporate VP Alex Yung
    Amazon Web Services (AWS) and the government of New Taipei have signed an MoU for setting up a joint innovation center in the northern Taiwan city. The center will start operation in March 2018 with a goal of incubating at least 15 startups a year.
  • Quanta sees around 14% on-year growth in 2017 revenues
    Quanta Computer shipped 3.7 million notebooks in December, shrinking from 3.9 million units in November, with consolidated revenues for the last month of 2017 reaching NT$86.74 billion (US$2.89 billion), dropping 8.41% sequentially and 17.37% on year. Its 2017 consolidated sales were NT$1,021.382 billion,...
  • Microsoft sets up AI R&D center in Taiwan
    Microsoft today officially inaugurated an AI (artificial intelligence) research and development center in Taiwan, initially to focus on the development of AI technologies and applications in three major aspects, including Swiftkey smart input of Chinese characters, audience intent recognition and integration...
  • MediaTek has uveiled its edge computing NeuroPilot AI (artificial intelligence) platform. Through a combination of hardware and software, an AI processing unit (APU ), and NeuroPilot SDK, MediaTek said it will bring AI across its wide-ranging technology portfolio that powers 1.5 billion consumer products...
  • Advantech has reported consolidated revenues of NT$3.927 billion (US$132.81 million) for December 2017, representing a 6.76% drop on month and 2.65% increase on year.
  • Inventec has announced consolidated revenues of NT$44.45 billion (US$1.5 billion) for December, down 1.3% on month, but up 15.6% on year. Its 2017 consolidated sales came to NT$467.5 billion, up 9.1% on year.
  • Mechanical motion control component and industrial robot maker Hiwin Technologies has reported consolidated revenues of NT$2.137 billion (US$71.2 million) for December, hitting a monthly record for the 10th consecutive month with growths of 4.68% sequentially and 34.06% on year.
  • As a Foxconn Group's subsidiary specializing in designing and providing industrial computer (IPC) system solutions, Ennoconn will surely have an important role to play in the group's aggressive move to tap the industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) market in China, as the company has quietly been proceeding...
  • Artila director of IoT Division Mike Kao
    Artila Electronics is a long-term player in the IPC industry, but unlike most others that focus on developing x86 applications, Artila has chosen ARM-based systems as the main direction for its IPC road trip. Although its products are considered niche devices, the company has still managed to grow...

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