All firms with considerable business scales in Taiwan's electronics industry are publicly traded. When they release their tentative annual financial indicators, we can already grasp the growth momentum of the industry, as well as the interactions between different industry sectors and the medium- and long-term outlook. DIGITIMES has again collected data on the ICT product manufacturing, semiconductors, optoelectronics, IC distribution and components sectors, providing readers with a comprehensive picture of the electronics industry and an outlook of the industry trends in 2023.
Apple Inc. is still planning to unveil its first mixed-reality headset this year, but an even more important follow-up product — lightweight augmented-reality glasses — has been postponed due to technical challenges.
Wistron ITS reported consolidated revenues of NT$2.09 billion (US$68.45 million) for the fourth quarter of 2022, up 19.8% on year with the net profit surging over 40% on year to the highest quarterly record of NT$164 million.
Qualcomm Technologies Inc. announced on January 13 the launch of its 5th Qualcomm Innovate in Taiwan Challenge (QITC) to support Taiwan startups in developing innovative solutions using Qualcomm's mobile platforms in the areas of 5G, Internet of Things (IoT), Edge AI, Machine Learning, Smart Cities, Robotics and Multimedia.
Taiwan's Epoch Foundation invited nine top young innovators under the age of 35 from all over the world to share their research directions in essential technical fields, presented online at the Young Innovators Conference on Jan 12 Taipei time. Seven of these bright innovators are winners of the 2022 MIT Technology Review's Innovators Under 35.
Neurovine, an EEG (Electroencephalogram)-based cognitive pacing solution provider, tapped into the global ICT supply chain last year by joining the Canadian Technology Accelerator (CTA) business development program in Taipei. The company expects to advance its wearable technology by leveraging expertise from Asian partners.
Broadcom Inc.'s proposed $61 billion takeover of cloud-computing company VMware Inc. faces an extended European Union review, after EU regulators warned that the deal could lead to "higher prices, lower quality and less innovation" for business customers.
Despite the recent fallout in the crypto industry and some of the negative connotations derived from speculations on non-fungible tokens (NFT), entrepreneurs and developers of the novel technology gathered last week at the Taipei Blockchain Week to share some of the practical use cases and what Web3 and blockchain can bring to the table for the future.
India's antitrust watchdog fined Google twice within a week. Local developers are delighted by the decision and expect a bourgeoning of the mobile ecosystem in the world's third-largest startup ecosystem.
Data localization will take effect in Vietnam on October 1, 2022. The requirements are been set out in the Cybersecurity Law and a decree covering data protection. All technology firms are required to store their users' data locally and set up local offices.
Digital platforms in the Taiwan market basically belong to four categories, that is, transportation, services related to daily life, merchandise items and accommodations, and platforms for services related to daily life are expected to rank first in terms of sales revenues in 2022, according to vice president Alice Chou for Taiwan Institute of Economic Research (TIER).
Talking about metaverse, a frequently-asked question is – "What are the use cases of metaverse?" Gaming is the most obvious and frequent-mentioned use case. However, as the technologies progress, metaverse will definitely bring more to our future generations.
Creator economy, defined as the 100+ billion-dollar businesses of independent content creators, has been the pillar of our existing social platforms, generating business opportunities not only for the creator themselves but the employees and partnered brands.
With 6.5 million users on its app, Taiwan Taxi has moved beyond transport and secured a footing into the service sector. The huge repository of data allows the company to identify cab-hailing hotspots and promote customized services.
German automaker BMW is adopting Here Real-Time Traffic by Here Technologies to support its connected navigation services (CNS) and predictive routing to personalize driver's journeys by analyzing driving patterns.
US-based Keysight Technologies has offered precision measurement tools for 5G mmWave and satellite device applications, while being engaged in the development for next-generation 6G devices. The company also expects demand for AI/ML, quantum and other emerging technologies to boom starting the second half of 2022, according to David Lo, deputy general manager of field marketing at Keysight Taiwan.
Samsung Electronics, after launching its flagship smartphone series last month, has reported robust sales following two weeks of pre-orders. The company said it plans to open more stores across Taiwan in 2022.
The blockchain gaming market is worth billions of dollars and Southeast Asia (SEA) is one of its key markets. The concept of play-to-earn has made the virtual gaming world very popular among gamers, which has led to its rapid growth in this region.