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  • JY Huang, vice president of Impelex Data Transfer
    Smart machine boxes can be integrated with order management system to better monitor dynamic conditions at production lines and realize the true value of data collection and management associated with the boxes, according to JY Huang, vice president of Impelex Data Transfer, a Taiwan-based system integrator...
  • The government in Taiwan, quite concerned about the future development of small- and medium-sized IC design houses in the country, is seeking to leverage academic forces to help them develop AI edge technologies and foster first-class design talent in the next few years through a US$132 million Taiwan...
  • A self-driving farming vehicle jointly developed by NCTU and Acer
    A Taiwan univeristy has unveiled a self-driving farming vehicle prototype jointly developed with Acer.
  • server
    Overall revenues from Taiwan's server sector are expected to rise over 20% on year in 2018 with server shipments increasing over 10% on year, according to Digitimes Research figures. For 2019, Taiwan's server shipments will pick up another 7% on year.
  • Foxconn chairman Terry Guo
    Foxconn Group chairman Terry Guo has urged businesses to play a role in balancing US-China trade, disclosing that his company will begin helping import more quality products to China.
  • Taiwan government-sponsored Industrial Technology Research Institute's (ITRI) Service Systems Technology Center (SSTC) has developed a cold chain logistics solution based on sharing of cold chain logistics resources.
  • Keelung mayor Lin Yu-chang
    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.
  • Foxconn Industrial Internet (FII) vice chairman Jay Lee has noted that smart manufacturing is not meant to solve problems after they happen, but to foresee and predict the occurrence of problems.
  • Bernard Kwok, global vice president and Greater China president at VMware
    Nearly two-thirds of enterprises in developed countries have embraced various cloud computing services and the proportion of them for using hybrid clouds is expected to rise fast to about 90% in two years, according to Bernard Kwok, global vice president and Greater China president at for VMware.
  • US-based blockchain network Maxonrow is actively moving to build a real-name blockchain system to stave off frauds and illegal transactions, and will seek to cooperate with governments, businesses, organizations and individuals to securely move assets across the blockchain.
  • Taiwan startup iStaging, a developer of AR and VR technologies, is devoted to developing VR content generation software, utilizing AI to turn 2D patterns into 3D ones and upgrade image auto stitching process, so as to help lower the threshold for the user-generated VR content, according to the firm's...
  • Worldwide spending on robotics systems and drones will total US$115.7 billion in 2019, an increase of 17.6% over 2018, according to IDC. By 2022, this spending will reach US$210.3 billion with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 20.2%.
  • 360-degree
    IP surveillance solution provider PiXORD has used fish-eye network cameras in combination with correction ICs and AI-based image recognition technology to monitor traffic flows in Hsinchu City, northern Taiwan, according to the company.
  • Professor CY Huang
    IoT startups must first manage to enter good ecosystems to find partners that can best help them with fast growth, no matter what directions they will follow in developing innovations, according to CY Huang, director of National Chiao Tung University (NCTU)'s Center of Industry Accelerator and Patent...
  • Infineon Technologies has recently released its CoolGaN devices, which have attracted orders from Eltek, a Delta Electronics Group company, for datacenter and server applications, according to industry sources.
  • The trade war between the world's two economic giants has lasted over a year since the US Trade Representative Office initiated in August 2017 a Section 301 investigation into imports from China. But it is difficult for both sides to resolve the trade conflicts, judging from the differences between...
  • Alexandra Tinsmam, regional head, NEM North America
    The blockchain industry, though still at an infant stage of development, will see booming applications to a wide variety of fields in five years along with constant technological advancements, and the most successful blockchain application will be the one able to help industries create new business...
  • Quanta aggressively pushing into 5G business
    Although PC sales in the second half of 2018 have been seriously undermined by Intel's CPU shortages, the cloud computing server market has been little affected, with Quanta Computer and Wiwynn both saying they have not seen any impact on their white-box server businesses.
  • Amazon Web Services (AWS) plans to have some 90% of its Oracle databases moved to its own data warehouse Redshift by the end of 2018 after having removed Amazon's consumer business from Oracle on November 1, according to Werner Vogels, AWS chief technology officer.
  • IBM is ready for the advent of the Bank 4.0 era by providing banks with system integration and solutions to help them further accelerate banking automation to better offer mobile banking services, according to Hong Wu, associate partner of Global Business Services at IBM Taiwan.
  • Demand for 100G/400G switches are expected to take off in 2019, earlier than expected, along with increasing hyper-scale datacenter establishments, prompting Taiwan-based PCL Technologies, dedicated to supplying optical transceiver modules, to send sample switches with high transmission speed to datacenter...
  • The enterprise video solutions market will reach US$49 billion by 2023, according ABI Research. While changes in viewer behavior and the shift from on-prem hardware to cloud services have posed challenges to some market segments such as encoders/transcoders, middleware, and conditional access (CAS),...
  • Jerry Hsu, general manager of Asus Life's Medical IoT Prodcut Business
    Asus Life, a subsidiary of Asustek Computer, willl cooperate with Taipei's city-run hospitals to offer a smart medical care solution to jointly take care of old people suffering dementia.
  • Amazon Web Services (AWS) has stepped up the development of artificial intelligence (AI) by announcing at AWS re:Invent 13 new machine learning capabilities and services, across all layers in the machine learning stack
  • An academia-industry collaboration project backed by major research bodies in Taiwan and promoted by the country's Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) has borne significant fruits, having helped academic talent set up 13 tech startups in addition to 70 R&D achievements in various fields,...

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