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Tuesday 3 May 2022
Delta Research Center seeks AI-assisted transformation
DIGITIMES is hosting 2022 Taiwan AI Expo in Taipei from May 4-6. Prior to the event's opening, Delta Research Center (DRC) director-general Chiueh Tzi-cker shared the center's plans in an interview.
Tuesday 3 May 2022
Motion Gestures using AI to enhance camera-based gesture recognition technology
Move a thumb to unlock a car door. Self-check-in at an airport without touching the kiosk. These are no longer scenes in the movies but what technology is capable of nowadays. Motion Gestures, a Canada-based startup, has brought sophisticated camera-based hand tracking and gesture recognition solutions to various industry verticals, offering transformative experience to the modern world.
Tuesday 3 May 2022
Taiwan's new recruit from NASA aims to enhance tech innovation and industrial transformation through HPC
High-performance computing technology has been widely adopted in advanced countries to facilitate technological innovation, commercial big-data analytics, and aerospace missions. Taiwan's National Center for High-Performance Computing (NCHC), an institution under the National Applied Research Laboratories (NARLabs), also provides important high-speed computing resources such as high-speed network infrastructure and computing capabilities to support academia and industries in Taiwan. DIGITIMES interviewed NCHC's new director-general Chau-Lyan Chang, a former senior researcher in the Computational Aeronautics Science Division at NASA Langley Research Center. He returned to Taiwan in April 2022 to lead the Center. We asked him about his vision for the center and his perspective on high-performance computing technology's future outlook.
Wednesday 6 April 2022
ViewSonic showcases AI solutions for educators
ViewSonic, a US-based visual solution provider, has unveiled its latest Educational Technology innovations at the British Educational Training and Technology Show (BETT) 2022 in London.
Friday 1 April 2022
New AWS cloud center opened in southern Taiwan
Amazon Web Services (AWS) has joined forces with Taiwan's Sysage Technology and government agencies to set up a Cloud Innovation Center (CIC) in southern Taiwan, for incubating startups and digital talent.
Thursday 31 March 2022
Asustek, Nvidia to build Taiwan's first supercomputer for biomedical research
Asustek Computer has announced a partnership with Taiwan's National Health Research Institutes (NHRI) and Nvidia to develop Taiwan's first AI supercomputer for biomedical research.
Wednesday 30 March 2022
FET recruits startups to its metaverse accelerator
Taiwan-based Far EasTone Telecommunications (FET) has selected 20 startup teams for its 5G metaverse accelerator, aiming to dig up more virtual application opportunities.
Monday 28 March 2022
SEA roundup: Indonesia to impose stricter rules on Internet content
Indonesia is imposing stricter rules on Internet and social media platforms, Reuters has reported. The new rules will require companies to remove "unlawful" content within four hours after being "urgently" requested, otherwise the companies could face fines or criminal charges. Executives from online companies said the new measures are hard to comply with and could raise operation costs.
Monday 28 March 2022
Wistron's Wifundity robots adopt modular design for better environment
A typical day of Wifundity autonomous mobile robots (AMR) starts at dusk, when office workers have gone home to their families. In the dark office buildings, the UV disinfecting robots go down the aisles, beaming UV rays in all directions to kill germs and virus in the air. They can also enhance their disinfecting work on conference rooms and doorknobs where people frequently come in contacts daily. The AMRs return to their hubs to recharge as soon as they finish their work.
Thursday 10 March 2022
Taiwan cyclist app startup Velodash organizes peace ride for Ukraine
The news regarding many people using Airbnb platforms to send money to support the people in Ukraine inspired Taiwan-based cycling app startup Velodash to organize a Peace Ride on March 5, hoping to galvanize support for Ukraine.
Monday 7 March 2022
Memorence AI: Digital transformation with learning capabilities
How can small and medium enterprises that lack data apply artificial intelligence (AI) to digital transformation and automate their operations? Memorence AI, a startup made it to the list of top 10 teams joining the final round of 2021 Qualcomm Taiwan Innovation Challenge and a silver medal winner of 2021 APICTA awards under the category of "industrial application – manufacturing and logistics," discovered an answer to that question.
Thursday 3 March 2022
BCG: Taiwan firms should cut carbon to grab US$4.5 trillion opportunity
Boston Consulting Group (BCG) executives said at the "Supply Chain Carbon Reduction Trend" press conference held in Taipei on March 2, that Taiwanese companies should take on the sustainability challenge to effectively cut carbon emission, using it as their competitive advantage to access the US$4.5 trillion sustainability business opportunity.
Thursday 24 February 2022
HwaCom touts transformation for 5G, smart tech
HwaCom Systems, which started in the fields of key telecommunications systems, broadband network construction, and smart transportation, is strengthening its 5G application services after announcing its promotion of digital transformation.
Thursday 24 February 2022
French unicorn partnering with iProspect Taiwan, pushing retail media
French ad-tech unicorn Criteo on February 22 announced its alliance with performance marketing firm iProspect Taiwan, aiming to create a retail media platform in Taiwan.
Wednesday 23 February 2022
Asian startups shaping trends in AI, health, and other areas
The number of unicorns across the Asia-Pacific region has neared 200 - second only to the US' number, and their growth is built on AI, decentralized finance (DeFi), fintech/e-commerce, health tech, and sustainability-related solutions, Google Taiwan has said.