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  • NARLabs pushes supercomputer projects in 2020
    National Center for High-performance Computer under stated-owned National Applied Research Laboratories (NARLabs) is planning to invest NT$570 million (US$18.63 million) in 2020 to execute projects for high-speed computing and network applications.
  • Foxconn subsidiaries target 5G business opportunity
    Now that Young Liu has taken the helm, the Foxconn Technology Group (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has begun a series of transformations targeting the business opportunity from 5G, with subsidiaries such as Foxconn Interconnect Technology (FIT), FIH Mobile and Foxconn Industrial Internet (FII) all playing...
  • Representatives at the Taiwan-US Digital Economy Forum
    US and Taiwanese firms have been doing well in cooperative development of tech innovations in 5G, IoT and big data analysis, but it requires more efforts from both sides to facilitate cross-border data flows and enhance privacy protection associated with digital innovations that have ushered in many...
  • XFail 2019 Conference to open on December 14
    XFail 2019 Conference, an occasion for entrepreneurs to share their experiences of failure to improve startups' chance of success, will open in Taipei on December 14.
  • Deep01 at RSNA
    Deep01, a Taiwan-based medical artificial intelligence (AI) startup, is applying for its second US FDA (Food and Drug Administration) clearance for midline shift detection and measurement, according to the company's CEO, David Chou.
  • Hima Music Studio CEO Wang Han
    91pu, a website providing online sheet music in uniform format for instrument players and singers, has accumulated about 200,000 members and reached 6.6 million person-visits a month, according to Wang Han, CEO for the site's operator Hima Music Studio.
  • CH Chiou, director general of the ministry's Department of Academia-Industry Collaboration and Scie
    Taiwan's government will step up the development of smart biotech ecosystem by fostering more startups and introducing more international funds, technologies and talent through Hsinchu Biomedical Science Park and Taiwan Tech Arena (TTA), according to the Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST).
  • Experts express views on talent shortages in Taiwan's IT industries
    To tackle ongoing brain drain, Taiwan businesses are keen on adopting AI solutions to accelerate operation upgrades and transformations, but what counts more is how they can attract more high-level foreign AI and other tech professionals to work in Taiwan to sustain innovation momentum, according to...
  • Advantech to launch MarketPlace 2.0
    Advantech will release MarketPlace 2.0 under its WISE-PaaS (platform as a service) in January 2020 to allow clients to customize software services they need.
  • AUO Care president Alex Yeh
    AUO Care, a provider of healthcare solutions mainly for the elderly in China, aims to triple its sales over the next two years before heading towards exponential growth, according to company president Alex Yeh.
  • Smart agriculture solutions were showcased at Futex Taipei 2019
    Driven by the application of sensors, AI, big data and IoT technologies, smart agriculture has developed rapidly in Taiwan, and a spate of latest smart agricultural solutions unveiled by academic research groups at the just-concluded Futex Taipei 2019 are expected to help accelerate upgrades and transformation...
  • HTC cuts VR headset prices
    HTC has reduced prices of its VR headsets and also released a Beta version of Viveport wireless cross-platform streaming services aiming to boost sales during the year-end shopping season.
  • Jorjin Technologies chairman Tom Liang
    Smart glasses enabled by AR/MR technologies may gradually replace smartphones, with such a trend beginning to emerge in 2023 according to Tom Liang, chairman for both Taiwan-based smart glasses designer Jorjin Technologies and Taiwan Smart Glasses Industry Association.
  • Smart AR glasses shipment to pick up in 2023
    As 5G penetration rate is expected to reach 50% in 2023, smart augmented reality (AR) glasses will begin entering the consumer market, according to Digitimes Research.
  • May Lee, director general of the Department of Commerce (DOC), Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA).
    Taiwan's commercial sector has witnessed significant achievements in smart transformation, especially in retail and logistics, over the past year, with many players having created brand-new business models driven by AI, big data and IoT applications, according to May Lee, director general of the Department...
  • An
    Taiwan's National Defense Medical Center (NDMC), a military medical university, has cooperated with HTC DeepQ, the smartphone vendor's healthare research unit, to set up a MR-based anatomy lab, according to NDMC president Cha Tai-lung.
  • AWS announces new services at AWS re-Invent show
    At AWS re:Invent, Amazon Web Services (AWS) has announced several new projects including five new artificial intelligence (AI) services designed to put machine learning in the hands of more application developers and end users - with no machine learning experience required, and three key initiatives...
  • Wistron Medical CEO Donald Huang
    Taiwan-based Wistron Medical Technology is deepening its deployment in four domains seeking to leverage its parent firm's ICT prowess to informatize, digitalize, and smartize medical solutions, according to company CEO Donald Huang, concurrently chief technology officer at Wistron.
  • Pi Square CEO Spoke Yao
    Four startups shared their business ideas with investors and big companies at an event jointly organized recently by Taipei City's Department of Economic Development and Digitimes to promote cross-sector collaboration in building an audio-visual entertainment ecosystem.
  • Cadence to acquire AWR from NI
    Cadence Design Systems and National Instruments (NI) have announced they have entered into a definitive agreement for the former to acquire AWR Corporation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the latter.
  • Yallvend CEO
    Yallvend, AuthMe and BiiLabs have jointly developed a KYC (know your customer) solution for vending machines to enable them to sell products, such as cigarettes or alcohol, to qualified consumers via personal identity verification, according to Yallvend CEO Duncan Huang.
  • Adlink teams with Intel and AWS
    Adlink Technology has joined forces with Intel and Amazon Web Services (AWS) to simplify artificial intelligence (AI) at the edge for machine vision, offering an integrated solution featuring an Amazon Sagemaker-built machine learning model optimized by and deployed with the Intel Distribution of OpenVINO...
  • Cybersecurity is critical to connectivity
    Taiwan's Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) has collaborated with Frost & Sullivan to develop a set of case studies to showcase the region's brightest security innovators.
  • Paris-Saclay
    Paris-Saclay, a research-intensive and high-tech business cluster in the south of the French capital city, aims to become an international scientific and technological hub competiting with Silicon Valley, according to senior project manager Jeremy Herve.
  • MAI founder
    Medical Augmented Intelligence (MAI) has applied VR technology to developing solutions based on restructuring medical images for use in simulating surgical operation and medical education in anatomy, according to company founder and CEO Sam Jang.

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