Interviews with executives in the supply chain
Building server-grade gaming products: Q&A with Supermicro senior product managers
Supermicro, a first-tier server vendor worldwide, has been aggressively developing gaming-related products with its experience from the server business. Supermicro is able to offer customers products with server quality.
5G real-time transmission crucial for AR applications: Q&A with Mifly CEO Roger Lu
AR can create brand-new gaming experience, but for industry applications, AR can help firms tackle their long-existing pain points, according to Roger Lu, founder and CEO of Mind & Idea Fly (Mifly), a Taiwan startup dedicated to multimedia AR/VR content development solutions.
AR is friendliest interface to information: Q&A with ARPlanet CEO Jennifer Pai
ARPlanet Digital Technology, founded in 2010 as an AR startup, provides a full range of virtual and physical realities integration solutions. The company is now one of few startups in Taiwan able to export its AR PaaS (Platform as a Service) solutions.
The future of machine economy: Q&A with IOTA Foundation co-founder Dominik Schiener and BiiLabs CEO Lman Chu
IOTA Foundation, a German blockchain NPO, announced on May 17 that it is setting aside US$2 million to set up an IOTA Ecosystem Fund to support developers. The announcement has caught much attention in the blockchain community, but not too many are aware that IOTA Foundation is also building its first Asia outpost in...
Arm portrays its strategy for machine learning at the edge
With one of the strongest processor ecosystems in the industry, Arm's role to accelerate the adoption of machine learning (ML) at the edge can't be overemphasized, and its effort to enhance its CPU performance and software support for ML workloads is now in full swing. According to Jem Davies, Arm fellow, VP and GM, Machine...
TH Tung: Taiwan startup sector must create its characteristics
TH Tung, chairman of Taipei Computer Association (TCA), likens the startup scene - whose fundamental elements are capital, talent, technology and market - to wine making, which depends on the sunshine, rainfall and terroir. Apart from these, the type and quality of the grapes are also very important.
Gaming market growing with more players: Q&A with Gigabyte's executive vice president of Aorus Brand Marketing Eddie Lin
As Gigabyte Technology's premium gaming brand, Aorus has come to its fifth year of operation in 2019. Continuing its multi-product lineup strategy, Aorus is offering its latest gaming monitor series for 2019 featuring exclusive tactical advantages in games and a patented Active Noise Cancelling (ANC) technology to significantly...
Science minister Chen Liang-gee shows confidence and ambition in promoting Taiwan entrepreneurship
Science minister Chen Liang-gee has been making a lot of efforts grooming Taiwan's startups, a clear example being his ministry's arrangement of a large delegation to Eureka Park at CES 2019. Taiwan has also been keen to promote its own edition of startup showcase, InnoVEX. Ahead of the annual event, which takes place...
Quanta chair issues prescriptions for AI healthcare development in Taiwan
AI applications can usher in brand-new values for Taiwan's medical sector, given the growing integration of health insurance data and technological resources and improving relationships between doctors and patients, according to Barry Lam, chairman of Quanta Computer, which is actively developing AI-based devices including...
UnlimiterHear and Airoha to jointly develop Bluetooth chips with hearing protection technology
UnlimiterHear, a Taiwan-based hearing technology specialist, has teamed up with Airoha Technology to develop Bluetooth chips for hearing aids.
Keelung to turn into smart people-serving city, says mayor
The government of Keelung has been keen on proceeding with smart city development in recent years, aiming to turn the harbor city in northern Taiwan into a people-serving city from the past cargo-serving one in the context of industrial upgrades and transformations, according to mayor Lin Yu-chang.
Atotech talks about core products and opportunities for 5G, AI and PCBs at TPCA Show 2018
PCB chemical and equipment provider Atotech has participated at TPCA Show 2018 to showcase their new products and talked about the company's plans and strategies.
Synopsys Armenia provides cradle for quality IT talent
Having developed a solid presence in Armenia, US-based electronic design automation (EDA) solutions provider Synopsys has spared no efforts fostering young Armenia IT talent through a dedicated unit dubbed Synopsys Armenia Educational Department (SAED).
Armenia aims at major role in global tech market, says Ucom founder
In Armenia, Aleksandr Yesayan, co-founder and business development director of telecom operator Ucom, is an iconic entrepreneur, as he founded the company in 1998 at the age of only 16. The company is now a business with 1,800 employees and annual revenues of US$80 million, and Yesayan is a role model for young Armenians...
Armenia seeking to build science park with Taiwan experience, says IT minister
Deeply aware of Taiwan's robust tech prowess, Armenia hopes that industries in both countries can build closer partnerships and that more young tech talent can complement each other through bilateral industrial exchanges, according to Hakob Arshakyan, Armenia's minister of transport, communications and IT.
Taipei mayor outlines smart city concepts
Taipei has been workign towards becoming a smart city based on three core concepts: government as a platform, city as a living laboratory, and innovation is the DNA of development, according to mayor Ko Wen-je.
Clients play key role in enhancement of Sesto IMRs, says company CEO Michael Leong
Following Sesto Robotics' debut at Semicon Taiwan in 2016 and return to the show in 2017, the Singapore-based automated guided vehicle (AGV) and intelligent mobile robot (IMR) developer was again at the premier event of Taiwan's semiconductor and microelectronics manufacturing industries in 2018, showcasing its new S200...
Taiwan ICT firms urged to join WITSA events to tap global opportunities
Through attending various commercial activities hosted by the World Information Technology and Services Alliances (WITSA), Taiwan information software and hardware firms can more easily tap global business opportunities, according to Yvonne Chiu, chairperson of both WITSA and the Information Service Industry Association...
Vietnam boasts great ICT development potentials, says deputy MIC minister
Vietnam has a population of near 100 million and there are over 70 million handset and Internet users, providing a good foundation for stable development of the country's information and communications technology (ICT) industry, according to Phan Tam, deputy minister of Vietnam's Ministry of Information and Communications...
ASEAN sees fast growth in e-commerce, says ASOCIO chairman
The ASEAN market sees fast growth in e-commerce, with total transaction value increasing by about 20% annually, according to ASOCIO (Asian-Oceanian Computing Industry Organization) chairman David Wong Nan Fay.
Taiwan small- to mid-size LCD panels – 2Q 2019
Although second-quarter 2019 was the traditional peak season for the small- to medium-size panel industry, Taiwan's shipments...
China smartphone AP shipments – 2Q 2019
Second-quarter 2019 smartphone application processor (AP) shipments to China showed 39.1% sequential growth, higher than previously...
China smartphone market and industry – 2Q 2019
Smartphone shipments by China-based vendors in second-quarter 2019 topped 180 million units, soaring 26.7% on quarter and 5.6%...
Global AIO PC shipment forecast and industry analysis, 2019
Global all-in-one (AIO) PC shipments will continue shrinking in 2019, following 2018's around 2% on-year drop. With issues such...
Global AP demand forecast, 2017-2022
Amid bleak outlook for downstream vendors, uncertainties surrounding the US-China trade tension, factory relocation and exchange...
Global server shipment forecast and industry analysis, 2019
According to Digitimes Research statistics and analyses, Taiwan-based server vendors, including suppliers of motherboards, end...