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Trends in industrial computing
  • Digitimes trackes the latest trends in industrial computing applications, including IoT, Industry 4.0 and automation and robotics.

    Last update: Tuesday 19 September 2017 [461 news items]

SMIC, Brite and Synopsys team up for IoT platform

Sep 19, 11:40

Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC), Brite Semiconductor and Synopsys have teamed up to develop a platform that enables designers, system integrators and OEMs to accelerate...

LPWAN reduces maintenance and operation costs of IoT devices with long life cycles

Sep 19, 11:28

The value of emerging smart IoT (Internet of Things) applications can be shown based on low power wide area networks (LPWAN) that boast high safety, low cost and easy management,...

Taiwan's Asia Silicon Valley plan to highlight AI, self-driving tech in 2018

Sep 15, 14:59

After scoring impressive achievements at the end of its first implementation year in early September 2017, the Taiwan government's Asia Silicon Valley Development Plan (ASVDP) is...

Asia Silicon Valley

Marketech seeing orders swell, says report

Sep 15, 12:22

Fab toolmaker Marketech International has seen its backlog of orders reach a record NT$13.6 billion (US$452 million), according to a recent Chinese-language Economic Daily News...

IoT product development hinges on seamless communication among things, says UL

Sep 15, 11:45

Development of the Internet of Things (IoT) applications hinges on seamless communication among connected things, according to Underwriters Laboratories (UL), as a lack of a common...

ITRI joins TSMC supply chain with new liquid nanoparticle monitor

Sep 15, 11:08

Taiwan's Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) has tapped into the supply chain of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) with a new generation liquid nanoparticle...

ITRI displays new liquid nanoparticle monitor at SEMICON Taiwan 2017

QuickLogic offers eFPGA technology on SMIC 40nm low leakage process

Sep 13, 14:45

Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) and QuickLogic have announced the availability of QuickLogic's ArcticPro embedded FPGA (eFPGA) technology on SMIC's 40nm low leakage...

China to enhance local memory industry development

Sep 13, 14:36

The China high-end IC Alliance (CHICA), which was set up by China's National Semiconductor Industry Investment Fund (known as the Big Fund) earlier in 2017, is looking to add another...

SEMICON Taiwan 2017: Focus on IoT, AI, smart applications

Sep 13, 14:28

The 22nd annual SEMICON Taiwan trade show has kicked off in Taipei, running from September 13-15, with this year's theme focusing on IoT, AI, smart manufacturing, smart transportation...

SEMICON Taiwan enters its 22nd year

Taiwan diode maker HY Electronic to unveil new China plant in 2018

Sep 11, 12:03

Taiwan's leading diode maker HY Electronic will inaugurate its second plant in Yangzhou, China in the first half of 2018, to support production of automotive alternator rectifier...

David Fang, chairman of HY Electronic

Solomon demonstrating 3D machine vision system

Sep 8, 12:08

Taiwan-based automation product maker Solomon Technology is showcasing its in-house developed artificial intelligence (AI) and 3D machine vision system at Taipei International Industrial...

Solomon showcasing 3D machine vision system

TAIROS 2017: Nexcom pushing 7-axis robot products

Sep 8, 11:48

Taiwan-based industrial PC (IPC) maker Nexcom has partnered with US-based Energid Technologies to develop a high-end 7-axis robot controller, which is being showcased at the ongoing...

Energid CEO Neil Tardella (left) and Nexcom chairman Clement Lin (right)

MediaTek August revenues climb to 9-month high

Sep 8, 11:24

MediaTek has reported consolidated revenues climbed to a nine-month high of NT$22.5 billion (US$748.8 million) in August 2017. MediaTek's consolidated sales for August 2017 represented...

Taiwan moving to deepen high-tech cooperation with US

Sep 7, 16:03

As part of its efforts to enforce the "Reconnect USA" policy, a delegation organized by Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) had signed six memoranda of understanding on cooperation...

Quanta Storage aims to ship 1,000 collaborative industrial robots in 2017

Sep 7, 14:05

Quanta Storage expects to ship 1,000 Techman own-brand collaborative industrial robots in 2017 and 2,000 units in 2018. The company currently offers two TM5 models, one with arm length...

IoT applications steal spotlight at 2017 Cross-Strait Startup Contest

Sep 7, 10:55

IoT (Internet of Things) applications took center stage at the 2017 Cross-Strait Startup Competition that just wound up its three-month run in late August at Shanghai Jinshan Cross-Strait...

Winners pose at the awarding ceremony for Cross-Strait Startup Contest

Acer to showcase MixBot intelligent mixology robot solution

Sep 6, 14:04

Acer will showcase its service-oriented and intelligent mixology robot solution, the MixBot, at Taipei International Industrial Automation Exhibition 2017 held from September 6-9.

Commentary: Cabinet reshuffle casts uncertainty over Taiwan AI, IoT development

Sep 5, 14:00

Premier Lin Chuan, who once served as chairman of Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS), and his Cabinet members will resign en masse on September 7, casting uncertainty over...

Taiwan Premier Lin Chuan

TAIROS 2017: Simplo to showcase robotic arms

Sep 5, 11:43

Taiwan-based battery maker Simplo Technology is expected to showcase its latest development in automation including robotic arms at Taiwan Automation Intelligence and Robot Show (TAIROS)...

Simplo to showcase automation products at TAIROS 2017

Jazz Hipster unveils smart speaker with IoT support

Sep 1, 15:04

Taiwan-based speaker vendor Jazz Hipster has launched its latest smart speaker in Taiwan with support of Internet of Things (IoT) functionality.

Jazz Hipster's new smart speaker

Qualcomm, Himax jointly develop 3D depth sensing solution

Aug 30, 19:04

Qualcomm and Himax Technologies have jointly announced a collaboration to accelerate the development and commercialization of a high-resolution, low-power active 3D depth sensing...

Nidec to acquire SV Probe

Aug 29, 10:20

Japan-based Nidec has announced plans to acquire SV Probe, a Singapore-based probe card manufacturer, through subsidiary Nidec-Read. A stock purchase agreement has been reached between...

Global tech heavyweights actively vying for smart home market pie

Aug 28, 14:36

The market for smart home applications, particularly smart audio products, is emerging as a new major battlefield among global high-tech giants, as Amazon, Apple, Google and Xiaomi...

China e-car startup Singulato to roll out smart cars in 2018, says CEO

Aug 25, 14:43

China's e-car startup Singulato Motors is scheduled to start volume production of smart cars capable of Level 3 (partial) autonomous driving in 2018, and roll out cars with Level...

car

VIA collaborates with Microsoft to accelerate IoT solutions

Aug 25, 14:29

VIA Technologies has announced it has joined Microsoft Azure Certified for Internet of Things (IoT), ensuring customers get IoT solutions up and running quickly with hardware and...

Mitac to invest in India-based IT manufacturer

Aug 22, 11:08

Mitac Holding has announced a plan to invest in India-based Infopower Technologies and will become a major shareholder of the firm. Infopower is a manufacturer of printed circuit...

Mitac

China market: IoT chip demand promising, says ARM CEO

Aug 18, 16:14

Shipments of ARM-based mobile chips from China-based chipmakers have been rising rapidly along with the country's fast-growing IC design industry over the past 10 years, according...

arm CEO Simon Segars

Wafer Works expects wafer prices to continue rising on strong demand

Aug 18, 14:05

Taiwan-based Wafer Works, which makes small- to medium-size semiconductor-grade wafers, expects silicon wafer prices to continue rising on strong demand.

Mirle seeing order backlog swell, says report

Aug 18, 14:01

Semiconductor and LCD panel equipment supplier Mirle Automation has seen its backlog of orders exceeding NT$10 billion (US$329.7 million), according to a recent Chinese-language Economic...

Simplo expects dramatic growth in electric bicycle battery business

Aug 18, 11:05

Battery module maker Simplo Technology expects its shipments for electric bicycles to grow over 100% on year in 2017 and will rise another 75% in 2018. Company chairman Raymond Sung...

Simplo's non-notebook battery business looks promising

Dell stresses importance of digital transformation at technology forum

Aug 16, 16:02

Dell on August 15 hosted Dell Technology Forum 2017 in Taipei, discussing the trend of digital transformation through explaining software-defined or cloud-like modern datacenters.

Taiwan Chelic 2Q17 revenues rise 58% sequentially

Aug 15, 16:03

Pneumatic automation component maker Taiwan Chelic has reported its second-quarter 2017 consolidated revenues reached NT$418 million (US$14.09 million), up 58.33% sequentially, with...

Taiwan government to foster 30,000 startups in 3 years via direct investment

Aug 11, 15:19

Taiwan's National Development Council (NDC) has decided to make direct investments in tech startups, instead of offering them subsidies as done in the past, aiming to build sound...

NVM IP provider eMemory optimistic about 2H17

Aug 11, 10:53

Taiwan-based eMemory, a developer and provider of embedded non-volatile memory (eNVM) technology, expects sales to peak for 2017 in the second half of the year thanks to robust demand...

Taiwan market: HPE may regain title as No. 1 server brand in 2018

Aug 10, 15:49

Artificial intelligence applications are not only driving scientific and technological developments, but also fueling the replacement of servers, prompting HPE, a spin-off from HP,...

Jon Wang, chairman of HPE Taiwan
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    Jazz Hipster smart speaker

    Taiwan-based speaker vendor Jazz Hipster has launched its latest smart speaker in Taiwan with support of Internet of Things (IoT) functionality. Jazz Hipster's smart speaker features...

    Photo: Company, Sep 1.

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    Winbond NOR flash for IoT

    Winbond Electronics has announced an expansion of its flash product portfolio with the introduction of its lowest-voltage SpiFlash memories to date. At 1.2 and 1.5V, and in 8-pin...

    Photo: Company, Jun 29.

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    Photo: Company, Mar 3.

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    Intel Compute Card

    Intel has announced a new modular compute platform called the Intel Compute Card along with a range of partners who will be working with Intel to help accelerate the ecosystem of...

    Photo: Company, Jan 10.

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    VIA Artigo A830 IoT kiosk solution

    VIA Technologies has announced its latest kiosk solution, the VIA Artigo A830, featuring anti-static lightning and surge protection. With HDMI and LVDS touch panel dual screen support,...

    Photo: Company, Dec 5.

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