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  • Smart manufacturing trial base established by ITRI
    A smart manufacturing trial base in central Taiwan will extend from experimental production for components to technological verification of smart manufacturing solutions, according to Intelligent Machinery Technology Center (IMTC) under government-sponsored Industrial Technology Research Institute...
  • Gaming to be significantly changed by 5G
    The high-speed transmission of 5G will allow games to be played like streaming media and players will no longer need to wait for the contents to be fully downloaded, according to Taiwan-based game developer Winking Entertainment chairman Johnny Jan.
  • Adlink will form a JV with Foxconn
    IPC solution provider Adlink Technology will set up a joint venture for developing AMR (autonomous mobile robot) software with Foxconn Electronics, company chairman and CEO Jim Liu.
  • Chief Telecom chairman Joseph Wu (right) and president Yao-Yuan Liu (left)
    Taiwan-based Chief Telecom's cloud computing and Internet datacenter (IDC) businesses are expected to see growths thanks to uprising demand from the stay-at-home economy in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, according to company chairman Joseph Wu.
  • Foxconn Industrial Internet chairman Li Junqi
    Foxconn Industrial Internet (FII), a maker of communication network and cloud computing equipment, will work to develop cross-domain industrial IoT (IIoT) platofrms, according to company chairman Li Junqi. .
  • OwlTing founder and CEO Darren Wang
    Taiwan-based blockchain startup OwlTing has developed OwlStay, a blockchain-based solution to provide integrated tourism services, according to company founder and CEO Darren Wang.
  • CoolBitX founder and CEO Michael Ou
    CoolBitX, a Taiwan-based startup engaged in developing blockchain security solutions, has developed Sygna Bridge, an API that helps virtual asset service providers (VASPs) meet their respective countries' regulatory requirements as mandated by FATF (Financial Action Task Force) Recommendation 16 to...
  • Nvidia
    Mercedes-Benz and Nvidia have teamed up working to create an in-vehicle computing system and AI computing infrastructure. Starting in 2024, this will be rolled out across the fleet of next-generation Mercedes-Benz vehicles, enabling them with upgradable automated driving functions, according to the...
  • Neptune Container Swap CTO John Chin (left) and CEO Spencer Feng
    Global shipping lines have been plagued by substantial empty container repositioning costs, but now such costs can be drastically reduced through a container sharing platform set up by Taiwan-based startup Neptune Container Swap (NCS), according to company executives.
  • Maxwin Technology president Roger Cheng
    IoV (Internet of vehicle) data collected from ADAS (advanced driver assistance system), OBUs (on-board units) and RSUs (roadside units) have to be screened to extract information to serve different purposes, according to Roger Cheng, president for intelligent transportation solution provider Maxwin...
  • Deep01
    Deep01, a developer of artificial intelligence (AI) software designed to help physicians interpret computerized tomography (CT) images of the brain, has raised US$2.7 million in financing, with Asustek Computer leading the round of fundraising.
  • ACSI is eyeing the markets in Southeast Asia
    Acer Cyber Security (ACSI) has obtained initial contracts for SOC (security operations center) projects in Indonesia, according to company chairman Maverick Shih.
  • The Deputy Secretary-General of the Taoyuan government, Jiunn-Ming Chiou
    To demonstrate its smart city solutions to other cities worldwide, the local government of Taoyuan, Taiwan signed contracts with Local Governments for Sustainability (ICLEI), a network of more than 1,750 local and regional governments committed to sustainable urban development, to become the chair...
  • 3Sdrive co-founder and CEO Alex Jeng (center)
    Startup 3Sdrive has developed an Omnie IoV audio content app based on voice interface for car drivers, with automotive parts/accessory after-market being the target market, according to company co-founder and CEO Alex Jeng.
  • Dylan Li, Partner at Global Business Service, IBM Taiwan
    With the coronavirus pandemic significantly impacting manufacturing operations, IBM has seen increasing demand from makers to help with their digital transformation, according to Dylan Li, partner at Global Business Service, IBM Taiwan.
  • Taiwan has seen its first 5G-enabled smart plant
    Far EasTone Telecommunications (FET), Delta Electronics and Microsoft Taiwan have teamed up to set up Taiwan's first 5G-enabled pilot smart manufacturing plant at Delta's production complex in Taoyuan, northern Taiwan seeking to integrate IT, OT and CT technologies to fully demonstrate cross-domain...
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    Taiwan's Cathay Financial Holdings (CFH) has disclosed its technology center is developing an electric vehicle (EV) IoT blockchain financing platform through cooperation with EV charging service provider ChargeSmith and blockchain startup BSOS.
  • Chuan-neng Lin, vice minister of MOEA
    Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) on June 4 unveiled a Pilot Enterprise R&D and Cultivation program in a bid to attract international enterprises to partner with local ones for joint investment in R&D of next-generation technologies and cultivation of talent in Taiwan via government subsidization,...
  • Virtual banks to start operating in 2H20 in Taiwan
    Next Bank, Line Bank and Rakuten International Commercial Bank, the first three virtual banks approved by Taiwan's Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC) in late July 2019, are expected to kick off operation in the third or fourth quarter of 2020, according to industry sources.
  • Compal unveils 5G lab

    Jun 2, 15:18
    Compal pushing innovations at 5G lab
    Compal Electronics has established a 5G lab for its clients and partners to showcase their innovations, according to Sheng-Hua Peng, Compal's executive vice president of smart device business.
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    Government-sponsored Taiwan Creative Content Agency (TAICCA) has disclosed it will establish a development fund for incubating cultural content creation projects.
  • Sense is seeking IPO
    SenseTime, a China-based startup developer of AI-based facial recognition, is expected to see difficulties in raising funds via IPO mainly due to impact of US-China trade disputes and coronavirus pandemic, according to industry sources.
  • Delta's move aims at the rapidly growing field of automation, AI, and data analytics
    Delta Electronics has announced the signing of a definitive agreement to fully acquire Trihedral Engineering, a Canadian SCADA and IIoT software company, for CAD45 million (US$32.84 million). Delta said the acquisition will unite the strengths of its hardware and Trihedral's software in the rapidly...
  • Atgenomix co-founder and CEO Allen Chang
    Startup Atgenomix has developed SeqsLab, a NGS (next-generation sequencing) platform featuring high-performance computing, scalability and reliability, for providing cloud-based genome sequencing analysis services on a subscription basis, according to company co-founder and CEO Allen Chang.
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    HTC-developed VR technology has been adopted for FLAIM Trainer, a system to simulate fire scenarios based on VR for training fire fighters, according to HTC.

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