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  • Solomon Technology chairman Johnny Chen
    Industrial robots have been employed at car factories for many years, but robots are beginning to have a bigger influence on people's daily lives, as they now have eyes (enabled by 3D vision) and brains (artificial intelligence, AI) and are fundamentally changing manufacturing industries, said Johnny...
  • As part of its internal restructuring efforts, Acer is implementing a new project seeking to incubate more profitable subsidiaries that can create more values for society, but it will take 3-5 years for the project to bear fruit, according to company founder Stan Shih.
  • PTCom developing advanced IoT solutions
    PTCom Technology, an innovation development partner of MediaTek, is actively developing IoT devices management systems to help hardware makers with IoT connections, and the company will also move to tap the market for smart home devices by leveraging the application of edge computing to voice processing,...
  • Office automation machine distributor Aurora has launched a cloud-based employee attendance administration system integrating facial recognition and human resource management solutions.
  • Demand for digital signage is on the rise
    Digital signage supplier AOpen has revealed that shipments of Chrome-based enterprise IT solutions will more than double on year in the second half of 2018 amid growing popularity among enterprise users.
  • CEATEC
    CEATEC Japan 2018 opened on October 16, with the four-day event showcasing the country's growth strategies and Society 5.0, its vision of a super-smart community of the future in which IoT, robots and AI will all play important roles, according to th eorganizers.
  • Government-sponsored Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) has signed letters of intent with National Taiwan University (NTU) Hospital, VtR Inc and Ingrowth Biotech to jointly set up a precision medicine and clinical translation R&D center, a platform and supply chain to create personalized...
  • Acer Cyber Security (ACSI) has disclosed its AI (artificial intelligence)-based ATHENA (advanced threat event & network analysis) platform has reached an accuracy level of 99.5% for detecting suspect IP addresses that pose threats to information security since it was established two years ago.
  • Taiwan startup NextDrive has recently announced the latest application of its cube devices, a smart IoT gateway, to remote-control smart locking system developed in cooperation with Rohm Semiconductor and OHGA SmartThings, which is expected to generate new business opportunities in Taiwan's smart home...
  • Vivotek chairman Owen Chen
    IP surveillance camera maker Vivotek has become a founding member of Open Security & Safety Alliance, a non-profit and non-stock corporation that aims to create a framework outlining a common standardized platform for security and safety solutions, according to the Taiwan-based company's chairman...
  • InforCharge wireless charging station
    Taiwan-based wireless charging solution provider InforCharge has expanded its business reach to the multimedia advertisement area and has adopted artificial intelligence (AI) facial recognition technology to maximize the benefits of advertisements.
  • Only through close integration of digital design software, simulation and engineering can perfect clean rooms be available to achieve optimal production performance for semiconductor, biomedicine, precision machines, and more, according to CC Tsai, senior technical engineer at Autodesk Taiwan, a design...
  • Taipei's Education Department has adopted a cloud computing-based smart platform to manage power use at 299 city-run schools.
  • Synopsys Armenia director Hovik Musayelane
    Having developed a solid presence in Armenia, US-based electronic design automation (EDA) solutions provider Synopsys has spared no efforts fostering young Armenia IT talent through a dedicated unit dubbed Synopsys Armenia Educational Department (SAED).
  • Micron Technology has announced it will invest up to US$100 million in startups with a strong focus on AI and machine learning through its strategic investments entity, Micron Ventures.
  • Establishment of virtual factories - an integrated digital modeling of whole factories, production lines or single machines - will significantly benefit manufacturing by optimizing equipment utilization, shortening time taken to ready production lines, and removing bottlenecks, according to Davis Si,...
  • Bruce Lu, senior consultant, Greater China Pre-sales Support Department, SAS Institute Taiwan.
    Global enterprises are advised to use real-time monitoring, data collection, combined with back-end analysis applications in order to access early alerts, notifications and any updates to avoid unexpected equipment anomaly or breakdown, according to Bruce Lu, senior consultant, Greater China Pre-sales...
  • The China market will become the main source of growth in global demand for industrial robots. There were 380,600 industrial robots sold globally in 2017, growing 29% on year, with 138,000 or 36.3% of them shipping to China, hiking 58% on year, according to the International Federation of Robotics.
  • Ucom co-founder Aleksandr Yesayan
    In Armenia, Aleksandr Yesayan, co-founder and business development director of telecom operator Ucom, is an iconic entrepreneur, as he founded the company in 1998 at the age of only 16. The company is now a business with 1,800 employees and annual revenues of US$80 million, and Yesayan is a role model...
  • armenia
    Deeply aware of Taiwan's robust tech prowess, Armenia hopes that industries in both countries can build closer partnerships and that more young tech talent can complement each other through bilateral industrial exchanges, according to Hakob Arshakyan, Armenia's minister of transport, communications...
  • Economic minister Shen Jong-chin at Taiwan Business Alliance Conference
    Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) has signed letters of intent (LoI) with 23 foreign enterprises for planned investments in Taiwan.
  • WITSA chairwoman Yvonne Chiu (front, third from right)
    Yvonne Chiu, currently chairwoman of the Information Service Industry Association of Taiwan, has been re-elected as chairwoman for the World Information Technology Service Alliance (WITSA), a consortium of ICT organizations around the world.
  • SW Lai, chief software engineer at Innova Solutions
    While advanced hospitals are adopting smart systems to let patients save payment time, blockchain technology can be applied to further boost quality and security of the systems, according to SW Lai, chief software engineer at Innova Solutions, a US-based IT service company specializing in highly complex...
  • Taipei City mayor Ko Wen-je
    Taipei has been workign towards becoming a smart city based on three core concepts: government as a platform, city as a living laboratory, and innovation is the DNA of development, according to mayor Ko Wen-je.
  • As part of the efforts to transform itself into a tech service group from an EMS provider, Foxconn has been actively proceeding with deployments in smart city and smart residential community sectors and its latest deployment is to set up the Foxconn Place Racine in the US state of Wisconsin.

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