The innovation hub of Asia, InnoVEX has returned in 2022 in its first hybrid online/onsite format. The onsite event was held in Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center (TaiNEX 1) from May 24 to 27 while the online platform will be active throughout the year. The onsite event was held in the same timeframe as Computex 2022 and was visited by both domestic and international VCs and CVCs, as well as corporate representatives who were interested in partnering with tech-startups. The InnoVEX Online Platform this year has attracted over 10,000 visitors from around the world and hosted various events including online exhibition and event livestreams.
While the COVID-19 pandemic has changed how people live and use technologies, new business opportunities and innovations driven by the development of AI, 5G, AIoT, and cloud computing will continue to emerge, according to Google Taiwan managing director Jason Ma.
The expanding security surveillance market in China continues to boost the shipments of CMOS image sensor (CIS) chips from Chinese CIS startup SmartSens Technology, which has entered the supply chains of China's first-tier security camera vendors including Hikvision Digital Technology, Uniview Technologies and Dahua Technology, according to industry sources.
Invision AI is a Canadian startup building the first autonomous railway system combining visual AI and edge computing, looking to expand its solutions beyond the transportation space. The company was established by Karim Ali in 2017 and was invested by Fontinalis Partners, TA Ventures, Ontario Center of Excellence, Jayant Group, and TechStars. DIGITIMES had an interview with founder and CEO Karim Ali, who shared technical insights on edge AI and his vision for the company.
With 6.5 million users on its app, Taiwan Taxi has moved beyond transport and secured a footing into the service sector. The huge repository of data allows the company to identify cab-hailing hotspots and promote customized services.
Foxconn Industrial Internet (FII) has launched an AI service platform called AION for industrial users, aiming to promote the platform to sectors such as precision medicine, smart manufacturing, and new applications deriving from metaverse.
German automaker BMW is adopting Here Real-Time Traffic by Here Technologies to support its connected navigation services (CNS) and predictive routing to personalize driver's journeys by analyzing driving patterns.
The era of AI 2.0 is arriving along with the growing maturity and popularity of related technologies and tools, and enterprises must learn how to grasp the latest development trends and best utilize AI solutions to help them create maximum value, according to Tzi-cker Chiueh, director general of Delta Research Center, a research arm under Delta Electronics.
Canadian startup Kat Innovation aims to develop a medical device to help hip surgery patients recover faster by stimulating their bone formation. It seeks to work with hospitals in different countries for in-vitro and clinical studies.