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  • A display of medical images
    LCD panel maker AU Optronics (AUO) has cooperated with MedicalTek, a startup engaged in developing endoscope visualization systems for minimal invasive surgical operation, to develop 3D medical displays.
  • a
    The government of Kaohsiung has announced the formation of a 5G AIoT International Alliance to develop an innovation park as an experiment and demonstration filed in the southern Taiwanese city.
  • machine tool
    Government-sponsored Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) has developed a solution based on digital CNC (computer numerical control) to facilitate system integration and expansion of machine tools and robotic arms into work cells that carry higher product prices.
  • AppWorks partner Jessica Liu
    In terms of the maturity of the startup ecosystem and digital economy among Southeast Asian countries, Singapore is the leader, followed by Indonesia, Malaysia and Vietnam, according to AppWorks partner Jessica Liu.
  • CT Lab
    Taiwan Integrated Biomedical Industrial Center (TIBIC), a cross-discipline smart experiment field for medical care, has started operation, according to Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA)
  • InnoCare Optoelectronics chairman James Yang (right) and NPUST president Tai Chang-hsien at the str
    InnoCare Optoelectronics has disclosed its X-ray flat-panel detector has been integrated with expertise from College of Veterinary Medicine, National Pingtung University of Science and Technology, for medical care of pets.
  • TSMC
    TSMC has held a ceremony marking the completion of the plant structure for its 3nm fab at the Southern Taiwan Science Park (STSP). The foundry house is expected to kick off commerical production at the 3nm fab in 2022. In the semiconductor...
  • Breaktime chairman Eric Yeh
    Breaktime, a startup operating an AI-based online publishing platform that integrates content for readers, will tap markets in Southeast Asia such as Vietnam, Thailand and Indonesia in 2021, according to company chairman Eric Yeh.
  • Arm
    The Taiwan Semiconductor Research Institute (TSRI) has signed an agreement with Arm, allowing related Taiwanese academic and research bodies to enjoy free access to the latter's processor IPs for research purposes.
  • Axis-Group general manager Kirin Chen (center) and vice president Eric Huang for Business Developme
    Smart deliveries of components and materials to production lines will facilitate the entire manufacturing process and is therefore the first step to running smart factories, according to Kirin Chen, general manager for logistics equipment maker Axis-Group.
  • Cher Ming Tan
    When product life cycle gets shortened and competition gets keener, the timing for product launch is important. For products where safety is a top priority - such as medical devices and cars - reliability verification is critical. How to achieve the best solution in terms of reliability, cost and time...
  • HTC Taiwan president Darren Chen (left)
    HTC has signed an MoU with National Dong Hwa University in eastern Taiwan for setting up a VR talent cultivation center.
  • Accton
    Network device maker Accton Technology has seen shipments of its AI accelerator cards begin to pick up momentum, expecting related revenues to grow by double-digit in 2021.
  • Advantech
    Advantech Intelligent City Services has launched StoreVue cloud-based AIoT smart retail solution.
  • Nvidia
    Nvidia has reported record revenues of US$4.73 billion for the third quarter ended October 25, 2020, up 57% from US$3.01 billion a year earlier, and up 22% from US$3.87 billion in the previous quarter.
  • robot
    Demand for industrial automation and smart manufacturing in Vietnam has been growing fast due to surging foreign investment in the country's manufacturing sector, according to industry sources.
  • Trend Micro
    Anti-virus software developer Trend Micro has been appraised as the most valuable Taiwan-based global brand in 2020, according to Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA).
  • AST chairman Maverick Shih (center) and president KS Han (left)
    Acer Synergy Tech (AST), an affiliate of the Acer Group that focuses on providing system integration services, is set to be listed on Taiwan's over-the-counter market by year-end 2020, and is optimistic about its operation in 2021, according to company chairman Maverick Shih.
  • Taiwan AI Academy president Kung Hsiang-tsung
    Artificial intelligence (AI) has not been of much help tackling the coronavirus pandemic, as there is no historical data on the virus that can be used to train AI models, and data collection has been too slow to cope with the fast spread of the disease, according to Kung Hsiang-tsung, president for...
  • Foxconn Electronics CTO William Wei
    Almost 100 companies have inquired about joining Foxconn Electronics' newly unveiled MIH software/hardware open platform for developing electric vehicles (EVs), according to company CTO William Wei.
  • Science and technology minister Tsung-Tsong Wu
    Taiwan will focus its next wave of technology development on materializing smart healthcare, precision medicine, smart city and digital data governance by leveraging its robust semiconductor prowess to incorporate AI, IoT and blockchain technologies into diverse vertical applications, eventually embracing...
  • alibaba
    China-based e-commerce operator Alibaba Group has reported consolidated revenues of CNY155.059 billion (US$22.84 billion) for third-quarter 2020, up 0.85% sequentially and 30.28% on year.
  • Director
    Small- to medium-size manufacturers are important to Taiwan's economy, but most of them lack the human resources and cannot afford the expensive equipment and services needed for digital transformation. That is where Analytics-as-a-Service (AaaS) can help them, according to Chien Chen-fu, director...
  • Etron Technology chairman Nicky Lu
    Developing and strengthening technology associated with artificial intelligence (AI) will be critical for Taiwan-based chipmakers in their pursuit of the next growth engine, and may be the key to enhancing the future competitiveness of Taiwan's semiconductor industry against counterparts in China and...
  • AUO
    AU Optronics (AUO) has worked with government-sponsored National Health Research Institutes (NHRI) to develop a smart system for healthcare of the elderly.

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