Software, big data
  • Taiwan startup Osense Technology has launched a smart baseball stadium app integrating all related O2O (online to offline) services, which can be simultaneously utilized by a large audience with the assistance of fast 5G transmission.
  • Acer founder Stan Shih
    Besides IT and semiconductor industries, Taiwan has opportunities of developing another globally-competitive sector in smart medical care, according to Acer founder Stan Shih.
  • China's software industry consisting of 37,776 companies generated revenues totaling CNY6.306 trillion (US$954 billion) in 2018, growing 14.2% on year, according to the country's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT).
  • Delta Electronics chairman Yancey Hai (left)
    Power supply maker and energy management solution provider Delta Electronics will cooperate with IT system integration service provider Syscom Computer Engineering to upgrade Taiwan High Speed Rail Corp's (THSRC) passenger information system, with the three companies having signed a contract worth...
  • Taiwan's backend service leader ASE Technology Holding has incorporated a manufacturing big data instant analysis system developed by the Digital Transformation Institute (DTI) into its die-bonding process, boosting processing efficiency by 3%.
  • Yung-Hui Chou, director-general, Tourism Bureau
    Taiwan received 11 million visitors in 2018 and the number of tourism businesses has grown 21% over the past three years, indicating tourism in Taiwan is booming. With do-it-yourself trips quickly taking over guided tours to become the mainstream, traveler behavior is changing and travel experiences...
  • BravoAI founder and chairman Jack Chao (second left) and his management team
    Since its inception in March 2017, Taiwan startup BravoAI has been devoted to applying computing vision (CV), natural language processing (NLP) and artificial intelligence (AI) technologies to help domestic insurance firms screen insurance applications and handle insurance claim settlements, aiming...
  • GPS car tracking device maker ATrack Technology has landed ODM orders from a new client in the US and another in Japan, and is expected to see significant business growth in 2019, according to industry sources.
  • While many tech startups are devoted to developing smart data analysis technologies, Taiwan startup Authentic Intelligence focuses more on applications of the technologies, according to company CEO Peter Li.
  • Authentic Intelligence CEO Peter Li
    Authentic Intelligence has been dedicated to creating concrete data application values for enterprises with smart data analysis technology services since its inception in July 2018, according to company CEO Peter Li.
  • Quanta Computer is moving at full throttles to develop new AI devices including cloud equipment, servers, robots and medical equipment in 2019, aiming to become an all-round AI hardware supplier, according to company chairman Barry Lam.
  • Quanta Computer chairman Barry Lam  January 2019
    AI applications can usher in brand-new values for Taiwan's medical sector, given the growing integration of health insurance data and technological resources and improving relationships between doctors and patients, according to Barry Lam, chairman of Quanta Computer, which is actively developing AI-based...
  • China-based e-commerce operator Alibaba Group has reported its fourth-quarter consolidated revenues reached CNY117.278 billion (US$17.057 billion), growing 41.25% on year.
  • The Taiwan Semiconductor Research Institute (TRSI) was inaugurated on January 30 under the National Applied Research Laboratories (NARLabs), marking the world's only national tech research organization that integrates IC design, tape-outs and testing, and R&D of semiconductor components, materials...
  • Taiwan Tech Arena (TTA) at Eureka Park
    Featuring exhibits of innovations by startup companies from all over the world, Eureka Park was the most eye-catching exhibit area of CES 2019. Many of those companies were gathered inside national pavilions and their exhibits were flavored with a cultural touch, making the presentations dazzling and...
  • B2C Zone at Taipei Game Show 2019
    At the Taipei Game Show 2019 during January 24-28, the B2C Zone attracted about 320,000 visitors, according to the organizer Taipei Computer Association (TCA).
  • MOST
    A team of 44 startups showcasing their innovations at CES 2019 have managed to win more thatn NT$5.5 billion (US$178.44 million) in business opportunity, according to science and technology minister Chen Liang-Gee.
  • ces
    Artificial intelligence (AI) development is no longer something only big players can do and has exploded in recent years with all firms big and small taking the initiative to incorporate AI in their products. AI applications are the focus of attention of the startup community. CES 2019 Eureka Park...
  • Neurobit Technologies co-founder and CDO Jim Huang
    Neurobit Technologies has developed wireless smart glasses that can record nystagmus waveforms and analyze related imaging data to make early prediction and prevention of strokes and other brain diseases, according to Jim Huang, co-founder and chief design officer (CDO) of the Taiwan-based startup.
  • VR applications are spearheading into the fields such as sports tournaments and concerts, despite a recent setback in IMAX's announcement that it plans to close all of its IMAX VR centers in 2019.
  • Taipei Game Show opens

    Jan 25, 13:48
    Taipei Computer Association chairman Tung Tsu-hsien (center) at Taipei Game Show 2019
    The Taipei Game Show 2019 is taking place during January 24-28, with 426 exhibitors from 24 countries showcasing gaming products and services at 2,144 booths, according to the organizer Taipei Computer Association.
  • AmCham Taipei chairman Leo Seewald
    Multinational business leaders are less confident about Taiwan's economic outlook for the next 12 months, with only 45.8% of those surveyed noting that they were very or somewhat confident about the country's economic prospects for 2019, down 10pp from a year earlier, according to findings of the 2019...
  • CES
    AR/VR, smart home and healthcare were the three popular exhibition themes at CES 2019 Eureka Park with about 10% of the exhibitors being AR/VR developers. In terms of nationalities, French AR/VR startups made up the largest team, surpassing the US, followed by the Netherlands and Korea.
  • Nintendo cutting Switch shipments in 2019
    Taiwan's upstream supply chain for Nintendo's Switch is expected to see shipments of the game console shrink 25-30% in 2019, according to industry sources.
  • George Chen, president of Cisco Taiwan
    Cisco has hosted Cisco Connect TPE 2019 in Taipei, sharing its ideas about cloud computing. Cisco Taiwan president George Chen, during his keynote speech, ointed out that the company has already established an Internet of Things (IoT) inspection platform in Taiwan and is currently applying for funding...

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