Tue, May 17, 2022
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Tuesday 17 May 2022
Advantech expects mild decline in 2Q22 revenues due to China lockdowns
Industrial computing solution provider Advantech expects second-quarter 2022 consolidated revenues to decrease 1.4-5.0% sequentially due to impact of COVID lockdowns in China, according to company CFO Eric Chen.
Tuesday 17 May 2022
Chenbro sees 50% of April orders affected by China lockdown
Server chassis maker Chenbro Micom estimates as much as 50% of customer orders were affected by the COVID lockdowns in China during April.
Monday 16 May 2022
Quanta, Inventec upbeat about 2H22 server shipment prospects
Taiwan-based server makers Quanta Computer and Inventec are expecting shipments to grow in the second half of the year thanks to strong demand from US-based cloud service providers.
Monday 16 May 2022
FII promotes hardware, software integration
Foxconn Industrial Internet (FII) has launched an AI service platform called AION for industrial users, aiming to promote the platform to sectors such as precision medicine, smart manufacturing, and new applications deriving from metaverse.
Thursday 12 May 2022
Google unveils new-generation mobile devices
Google has unveiled its latest own-brand mobile device hardware including the Pixel 6a, the Pixel 7, the Pixel Watch and the Pixel Tablet during Google I/O 2022.
Thursday 12 May 2022
Axiomtek enhances marketing in North America, Europe
Industrial and embedded motherboard and system-on-module maker Axiomtek focuses 2022 operation on strengthening marketing in North America and Europe, including expanding cooperation with local partners and increasing the size of its staff there, according to the company.
Wednesday 11 May 2022
Intel Vision 2022 reveals on-demand service in cloud-to-edge infrastructure
On the first day of the Intel Vision 2022 event on May 10, Intel revealed an early look at the "Intel On Demand service," offering to help enterprises meet the needs of evolving workloads, product sustainability, and opportunities to scale systems near the data.
Wednesday 11 May 2022
Intel unveils new datacenter and PC technologies
Intel has announced advancements across silicon, software and services, showcasing how it brings together technologies and the ecosystem to unlock business value for customers today and in the future.
Monday 9 May 2022
AI 2.0 era arriving with challenges for enterprises, says Delta Research Center chief
The era of AI 2.0 is arriving along with the growing maturity and popularity of related technologies and tools, and enterprises must learn how to grasp the latest development trends and best utilize AI solutions to help them create maximum value, according to Tzi-cker Chiueh, director general of Delta Research Center, a research arm under Delta Electronics.
Monday 9 May 2022
Empowerment, rule of law key to trustworthy AI, says forum speaker
To develop trustworthy AI tools, empowerment and the rule of law are crucial, according to Artificial Intelligence Foundation managing director of the board Nicole Chan.
Thursday 5 May 2022
Taiwan AI innovation ecosystem taking shape
Asustek Computer in 2021 established a subsidiary Taiwan Web Service (TWS), aiming to promote cloud services built on Taiwan government's AI supercomputer resources.
Thursday 5 May 2022
Autonomous vehicles to create massive AI business opportunities
The massive new nodes created inside and outside self-driving cars will bring new business opportunities for AI solutions, and the entire creation process can be seen as a combination of "kitchen wastes" and "indestructible cockroaches," according to Wei-Bin Lee, CEO of Hon Hai Research Institute under the Foxconn Technology Group.
Thursday 5 May 2022
Semco gearing up for server package substrate production
Samsung Electro-Mechanics (Semco) is poised to step into the server package substrate sector with plans to build new production lines for high-end ABF substrates in South Korea and Southeast Asia to meet growing demand for server applications, according to industry sources.
Wednesday 4 May 2022
Innodisk sets edge AI computing as new business focus
Taiwan-based Innodisk, dedicated to supplying industrial embedded flash and DRAM storage solutions, has announced its new business focus on edge AI computing technologies and applications, seeking to help accelerate the materialization of industries going intelligent.
Wednesday 4 May 2022
AI accelerator IP in hot demand: Q&A with US startup Expedera
US AI accelerator IP startup Expedera successfully raised their series A funding of US$18 million in December 2021 to accelerate product development and market expansion for meeting the market's robust demand for deep-learning accelerator (DLA) semiconductor IP. DIGITIMES talked to VP Engineering and co-founder Siyad Ma and VP of Marketing Paul Karazuba to get to know the company, and understand the latest market trend and their expansion plans.
Wednesday 4 May 2022
AI not immune to hacking, says Hon Hai Research Institute CEO
AI has permeated well into the modern society playing a crucial role in a wide variety of applications, but AI systems, just like all kinds of computer operating systems, can hardly avoid being hacked. Therefore how to make them stay immune to attacks has become a common goal for all those engaged in the AI technology development, Wei-Bin Lee, CEO of Hon Hai Research Institute under Foxconn Technology Group, has said.
Wednesday 4 May 2022
Canadian AI firm Pleora seeks partners in Taiwan to provide integrated solution for industrial automation
Canada AI company Pleora Technologies which created GigE Vision, a standard for networking cameras and processing in industrial automation projects, joined the 2022 Canada Trade Office Taipei (CTOT) startup accelerator program, hoping to find strategic partners which are system integrators or hardware manufacturers and together expand its industrial automation markets in Asia.
Wednesday 4 May 2022
Industrial PC firms to embrace strong 2022
Taiwan-based industrial PC makers including Advantech, Ennoconn, Aaeon Technology, iBase Technology, Axiomtek, Posiflex Technology and Avalue Technology are poised to enjoy impressive sales growth this year, as infrastructure activities are resuming, according to industry sources.
Wednesday 4 May 2022
Wiwynn sees inventory build-up generate more costs
Server ODM Wiwynn delivered brisk sales and profit results for the first quarter of 2022 but saw both its gross margin and operating margin slide due to growing inventory, and rising costs of transportation and warehousing.
Friday 29 April 2022
Taiwan server makers optimistic about 2H22 sales prospects
Taiwan-based server makers continue to enjoy robust order visibility, and are upbeat about sales prospects for the second half of 2022, according to industry sources. Companies including Inventec, Quanta Computer, and Wiwynn are all poised to post double-digit on-year revenue increases this year.
Wednesday 27 April 2022
CleanSlate UV offers IoT sanitizers for mobile devices in healthcare
Following the emergence of the COVID-19 pandemic, global emphasis on hand hygiene has never been stronger. However, while people understand the need to wash their hands, many often neglect to sanitize their mobile devices, which are proven to be up to 18 times dirtier than a public toilet.
Tuesday 26 April 2022
IC design houses keen on incorporating AI into edge computing solutions
With edge computing gaining importance in the proliferating of 5G and AIoT applications, IC design houses in Taiwan are incorporating AI algorithms into chip solutions for all edge computing devices to boost their product performance and keep up with the market trend, according to industry sources.
Monday 25 April 2022
Chieftek unveils miniature 6-axis collaborative robotic arms
Linear motor and miniature guideway maker Chieftek Precision (CPC) is showcasing two models of miniature 6-axis collaborative robotic arms, S0 and DB0, at the 2022 Tainan Automatic Machinery & Intelligent Manufacturing Show during April 21-25.
Tuesday 19 April 2022
FII invests US$30 million in German startup Agile Robots
Foxconn Industrial Internet (FII) announced on April 18 it has invested US$30 million in Agile Robots AG, a Munich- and Beijing-based automation startup. This is its second strategic investment in Agile Robots. This follow-up investment after the US$4.5 million made last year reflects FII's ambition in expanding its positions in the hi-precision smart application technologies in search of new growth opportunities.
Monday 18 April 2022
Dell to recruit R&D engineers in Taiwan
Dell Taiwan is recruiting R&D talent in Taiwan for its VxRail hybrid cloud solutions and client-side peripheral equipment and will open a total of more than 200 spots.