Server, IPC, cloud computing, IoT
  • Pegatron chairman TH Tung
    The IT supply chains are facing both challenges and opportunities in 2018 and there is no reason for makers to feel pessimistic about business prospects for the second half of the year, according to Pegatron chairman TH Tung.
  • NTU professor Gary Wang
    Thanks to his 20 years of work in Silicon Valley, Gary Wang, a professor of the Creativity & Entrepreneurship Program at National Taiwan University (NTU), co-founder and chairman of Pergolas Medical Technology and ex-senior executive at 3Com (the creator company of Ethernet that was acquired later...
  • China's AI sector has witnessed a new round of fundraising campaigns, with a flurry of investment deals completed over the past few weeks to make AI unicorns there stronger, according to industry sources.
  • Kerry Grimes, DVP Partner Network, PTC
    US-based IoT solution provider PTC expects sales of its products in the China market to gain momentum in years to come after seeing its China revenues grow by a double-digit rate over the past two years, according to Kerry Grimes, divisional vice president of PTC Partner Network.
  • PTC president and CEO Jim Heppelmann addresses at LiveWorx 2018
    The annual LiveWorx 2018 digital transformation conference was held in Boston from June 17-20, highlighting innovative and disruptive technologies, including IoT, AR/VR, machine learning, blockchain and robotics.
  • Kneron CEO Albert Liu  Photo: Vega Chiu, Digitimes, June 2018
    Taiwan's edge AI solutions provider Kneron has recently completed its series A1 financing of US$18 million led by Horizons Ventures, a venture capital firm founded by Hong Kong tycoon Li Ka-shing, making it the first Taiwan semiconductor firm to have ever received investment from the business magnat...
  • LUCI Group enables a 3D view of an intricate underground piping system using AR technologies
    Virtual reality (VR) immerses users in a simulated world while augmented reality (AR) adds digital enhancements to a real image so users can see beyond the real world around them. The industry is beginning to envision more AR growth potential than VR. This has prompted LUCI Group to foray into AR/MR,...
  • Hsueh Yang, CFO, Shanghai Tuoxiao Intelligent Technology
    When a doctor puts a stethoscope on a patient's chest, he or she usually asks the patient to breathe in deeply and breathe out slowly. This is quite common when a patient has a cold or serious cough: the doctor listens to the patient's heart and lungs to check for respiratory infection.
  • Samsung Electronics and SK Hynix have both been hit by unstable yield rates of their 18nm process technologies for server DRAM production, particularly production for high-end server chips, according to industry sources.
  • National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) in southern Taiwan has announced the introduction of mMS4.0 training system from Germany-based Robert Bosch and the inauguration of a smart manufacturing innovation center based on the training system.
  • EMS provider Lite-On Technology will establish partnership in Thailand for marketing its industrial control solutions there, with the country as a stepping stone to tap the ASEAN market, according to the company.
  • Power Logic chairman Hsu Wen-feng
    Cooling fan maker Power Logic expects to enjoy strong revenue growth momentum in the second half of 2018, mainly bolstered by stable orders for the firm's new car ventilation fans and increasing GPU cooling fan shipments starting in the third quarter, according to company chairman Hsu Wen-feng.
  • The Chengdu Shuangliu Free Trade Zone, a major part of the Sichuan FTZ in southwestern China and now home to 2,444 businesses with aggregate registered capitals of CNY33.8 billion (US$5.28 billion), is projected to score operating revenues of CNY160 billion, 53 million passenger trips and 700,000 tons...
  • Adlink Technology moving to seek strategic investors
    Taiwan IPC maker Adlink Technology will move to carry out private placements of new common shares or convertible corporate bonds, aiming to bring in strategic investment partners, according to a resolution passed by the firm's recent annual shareholders meeting.
  • Driven by the colossal Internet of Things (IoT) opportunity, wireless technologies - including wireless local area network (WLAN), Bluetooth, cellular and low-power wireless - will account for 55% of connectivity integrated circuit (IC) shipments in 2018, according to IHS Markit. Over the next five...
  • Industrial PC (IPC) maker Nexcom International is currently servicing the US' education and smart manufacturing market via its US-based subsidiary Nexcobot established in March 2018 and the subsidiary has recently obtained orders for MiniBOT, an educational robot, from Boise State University (BSU)...
  • Aaeon has agreed to a stock exchange with Ibase. Aaeon's board of directors met on June 11 to agree the measure, which is expected to be completed on September 29.
  • Robot Topol, Intel's general manager of 5G advanced technologies
    If applied to the healthcare industry, 5G technologies should start with outside-the-body applications rather than invasive ones, as accreditations for invasive medical applications are much harder to obtain and involve time-consuming procedures, according to Robert Topol, Intel's general manager of...
  • Taiwan startup ReCactus
    The 2018 Infinity Ventures Summit (IVS), hosted by Japan's Infinity Ventures (IVP) as an annual gathering for global tech startups, has recently wrapped up its three-day run in Taipei, with Taiwan-based startup team ReCactus winning the championship at the IVS LaunchPad contest.
  • In bracing for the advent of the AI era, IBM has focused its efforts on developing AI and cloud application solutions, seeking to explore immense application opportunities ranging from manufacturing, transportation, smart cities, healthcare, and more, according to IBM Japan president Elly Keinan speaking...
  • computex
    Computex, which had been gradually losing its luster along with the rise of e-commerce and the slowdown of the PC industry in recent years, seems to start showing signs of revival during its 2018 edition, mainly driven by AI (artificial intelligence) and gaming applications, which stole the spotlights...
  • Alibaba Group Holding will invest CNY100 billion (US$15.6 billion) for its logistics arm Cainiao Network Technology to establish a smart logistics backbone network, group chairman Jack Ma has disclosed.
  • pegatron
    Taiwan-based ODM Pegatron will speed up deployments in emerging sectors such as AIoT (artificial intelligence IoT), AI, AR/VR and machine learning to brace for the advent of the AOE (AI of everything) era and develop new growth momentum beyond notebooks, company chairman TH Tung has said.
  • A mobile robotic arm in Qisda's smart factory solution
    EMS provider Qisda has disclosed it has seen clients in Taiwan's ICT and food insutries adopt its smart factory solution.
  • IMECAS has a southwest sub-institute in Chengdu
    As a research organization with comprehensive deployments in the microelectronics field in China, the Institute of Microelectronics under the Chinese Academy of Sciences (IMECAS) has set up a southwest research sub-institute in the Shuangliu District of Chengdu, where a mega IC industry complex is...

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