Intel has announced new enhanced Internet of Things (IoT) capabilities. The 11th Gen Intel Core processors, Intel Atom x6000E series, and Intel Pentium and Celeron N and J series bring new artificial intelligence (AI), security, functional safety and real-time capabilities to edge customers.
TGTT develops textile cloud
Taiwan General Textile Technology (TGTT) has developed Frontier cloud computing platform that helps shorten time taken in the entire process from design, production to launch of clothing items, according to company CEO Victor Chao.
MOEA pushing entrepreneurship in southern Taiwan
Following the announcement of an investment of NT$4.5 billion in Taiwan Tech Arena (TTA) in northern Taiwan for promoting entrepreneurship and innovation, Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) is also set to give a boost to emerging industries in Kaohsiung, southern Taiwan.
Foxconn, Adlink set up AMR joint venture
Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) and industrial computing device maker Adlink Technology on September 24 inaugurated FARobot, their joint venture for developing autonomous mobile robot (AMR) solutions.
ACSI expects rising demand for cyber security solutions
Taiwan-based IT security specialist Acer Cyber Security (ACSI), a subsidiary of the Acer Group, is optimistic about its operation in 2020 and 2021 as enterprises worldwide have been accelerating digital transformation in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak, according to company president Rex Wu.
Adlink joins JB5GRI
Adlink Technology has joined nine other companies to explore technology beyond 5G, becoming a part of the global Joint Beyond 5G Research Initiative (JB5GRI) that investigates and shapes the future towards 6G.
Next-gen smart IoT gateways shipments to surpass 21 million by 2025, says ABI Research
The Internet of Things (IoT) gateways are becoming an increasingly important link in the IoT security and device authentication value chain and emerging as a crucial conduit for intelligent operations across the entire IoT.
TelePlus Healthcare COO sheds light on telemedicine
The best entry to telemedicine is to choose a chronic disease, such as sleep disorders, and set up a service platform and ecosystem that can be gradually expanded, according to Rex Cherng, co-founder and COO of US-based telehealth solution provider TelePlus Healthcare.
Corning Display Technologies Taiwan has recently tied up with two local startups, Memorence AI and TD42, to jointly develop image recognition technologies and solutions.
Global robotic process automation (RPA) software revenues are projected to reach US$1.89 billion in 2021, an increase of 19.5% from 2020, according to Gartner. Despite economic pressures caused by the coronavirus pandemic, the RPA market is still expected to grow at double-digit rates through 2024.
China will be stepping up the development of its homegrown third-generation semiconductor materials and quantum computers in the next 5-10 years seeking to fully wean itself off US influence in the next-generation segments, according to industry sources.
Wistron Medical expects rising sales in 2021
Wistron Medical Technology, an affiliate of the Wistron Group, sees good progress in medical product developments and expects its medical solutions to drive up the company's sales in 2021, according to company president Donald Hwang.
Nvidia's GPU and AI solutions have seen strong demand from the datacenter market segment, and its acquisition of Arm should help complement the business.
Acer chairman calls for infrastructure enhancements
Governments and businesses alike have to step up the buildups of infrastructure now in order to prevail after the post-pandemic era, Acer chairman and CEO Jason Chen has said.
ABB, Fanuc and Kuka are showcasing new robotic models at China International Industry Fair (CIIF) 2020 taking place in Shanghai during September 15-19.
Taiwan steps up for satellite industry
Taiwan has unveiled a B5G (Beyong 5G) project focusing on components R&D for communication satellites and ground receiving stations, according to National Space Organization (NSPO).
Huawei touts Harmony 2.0 OS
Huawei has begun offering a beta version of its Harmony OS 2.0 SDK to developers of large-size display devices, wearables and head-mounted units and will also make it available to smartphone developers in December 2020, according to the company.
The global IT ecosystem is undergoing fundamental changes in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic and US-China trade tensions. Inventec, as one of the major ODMs worldwide, is at the forefront witnessing all the changes that are happening.
Cheng Day Machinery embraces smart manufacturing
Hoist and crane makes Cheng Day Machinery Works has since 2018 embraced smart manufacturing, which it says has transformed its management and solved other problems, such as labor shortages.
Datacenter operators turn to liquid cooling
Datacenter operators have been adopting liquid cooling solutions for their facilities to improve thermal dissipation from new hardware that is generating more heat, and to address government regulations that are looking to cut down on datacenters' power usage.
IBM Taiwan eyeing AI storage
IBM Taiwan expects its AI storage systems to benefit from the ongoing transformation of Taiwan's financial sector, Taiwanese manufacturers moving operations back home and the rapid growth of Taiwan's semiconductor industry, according to Peter Chu, general manager of IBM Systems, Taiwan.
The US Clean Network program has prompted China-based Internet service providers to mull switching from Alibaba's Aliyun cloud computing platform to non-Chinese operators such as Amazon Web Services (AWS) for their overseas expansions, according to sources from the upstream supply chain.
Vendor revenues in the worldwide server market grew 19.8% on year to US$24 billion during the second quarter of 2020, while global server shipments grew 18.4% on year to nearly 3.2 million units, according to IDC.
Apple, keen on boosting its services sales, is fast expanding its opwn datacenters. The US vendor is expected to see a sharp rise in purchases of server components in 2020 and 2021. Meanwhile, demand for 8-inch foundry support has been...
Taiwan LCD monitors – 2Q 2020
Taiwan's second-quarter 2020 PC monitor shipments grew 24.8% sequentially.
Global tablet market – 2Q 2020
Second-quarter 2020 global tablet shipments amounted to 39.65 million units, surging 60.5% from a quarter ago and 21.4% from...
Taiwan LCD TVs – 2Q 2020
Taiwan makers' TV shipments reached 6.28 million units in the second quarter of 2020, growing 35.1% sequentially.
Outbreak impact: China smartphone and AP shipments
The coronavirus outbreak has resulted in labor shortages and shipment disruptions in China's supply chain, but Digitimes Research...
Coronavirus impact special report: Mobile devices
The coronavirus outbreak has disrupted production and weakened consumer confidence, with all ICT sectors bracing for major declines...
Global server shipment forecast and industry analysis, 2020
Digitimes Research estimates that global server shipments moderately declined 1.4% in 2019 but will turn to show positive growth...