Highlights of the day: Server demand promising
It usually takes time for suppliers and clients to form steady partnerships, and it is also not unusual for the latter to diversify their supplies. Now the latest news from the server sector is that AWS reportedly has added Wiwynn and...
Intel has recently cooperated with its PC brand partners including Micro-Star International (MSI), Asustek Computer, Acer, Lenovo, Hewlett-Packard (HP) and Dell to jointly release products under its newly defined Creator PC sector, a segment targeting specifically CAD users.
The 2019 BIO Asia-Taiwan International Conference and Exhibition will run July 24-28 at Taipei Nangang Exhibition Hall, with 20 advanced biotech countries to set up national pavilions and many multinational pharmaceutical brands, medical materials suppliers and biotech service specialists to showcase...
Wiwynn positive about datacenter server demand in 2020
Datacenter server demand will be driven by the availability of Intel's Whitley server platform in 2020, according Wiwynn, a datacenter server making subsidiary of Wistron.
AWS grows supplier base
Amazon Web Services (AWS) has expanded its supplier base to include Wiwynn and Jabil with Wiwynn expected to begin supplying servers at the end of 2019, according to industry sources.
Aspeed delivering new-gen BMC samples
Server management SoC solution provider Aspeed Technology has already delivered to clients new-generation baseboard management controller (BMC) samples for new servers slated for launch in 2020, according to the company.
Taiwan-based startup Fox-Tech has developed an AI service platform focusing primarily on collecting and analyzing big data of temperature and moisture.
The Asia-Pacific region excluding Japan will be the global leader for Internet of Things (IoT) spending in 2019 with around 35.7% of the worldwide spending, followed by the US and Western Europe with 27.3% and 21.2% respectively, according to IDC. China is the top spender in the region with US$168.6...
Manufacturers have to apply industrial AI to production lines to solve problems that have never been identified before, according to Jay Lee, vice chairman of Foxconn Industrial Internet (FII), a maker of networking devices for IIoT-based smart manufacturing.
Taiwan startup Mind & Idea Fly (Mifly) has rolled out an AR editing tool, dubbed MakAR, to help users create their own AR content within 5-10 minutes, which, coupled with a subscription system, targets the emerging enterprise web AR market, according to company founder and CEO Roger Lu.
eCloudvalley expects surging revenues in next 3 years
Taiwan-based eCloudvalley Digital Technology, an AWS service provider in Taiwan, is looking to more than double its revenues every year for the next three years and for the next stage, the company will focus on pushing big data management and analysis solutions, said company president Linda Lin.
Apple reportedly suspends development of AR/VR headsets
Apple has suspended the development of head-mounted display (HMD) AR/VR headsets, and already disbanded its team for the development of AR/VR HMDs, according to sources familiar with the matter.
Taiwan-based notebook makers all saw their shipments in June rise on month. Nevertheless, their shipment outlook for the second half of the year appears cautious.
The Bakery, a UK-based accelerator of start-ups and entrepreneurs, has set up its Asia Operations Center at Southern Taiwan Science Park (STSP) to provide incubation services for local startup teams, according to Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST).
Taiwan-based medical care solution developer Heroic Faith Medical Science has launched a fully automated chest sound monitor system that is able to automatically collect patients' breathing sound data and monitoring the breath via different angles using 6-8 detection pads.
Top executives from Taiwan's flat panel and IPC industries have called for more government support in terms of policy commitment and funding to facilitate the development of innovative display products and application technology for smart living.
The supply chain of servers and network communication devices has continued shifting their production out of China with Taiwan and North America being the two major choices for the relocations, according to sources from the server industry.
India's networking market which includes Ethernet switch, routers and WLAN segments witnessed a 14.8% on-year growth in the first quarter of 2019 with increased investments across the enterprise and service provider deployments, according to IDC.
Foxconn sees revenues increase in 1H19
Foxconn Technology Group (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has announced first-half 2019 consolidated revenues rose 5.1% from a year earlier to NT$2.22 trillion (US$70.9 billion) with the amount in June increasing 3.2% on month and 1.71% on year to arrive at NT$396.54 billion.
Dr Doom says blockchain useless
Nouriel Roubini, a professor at New York University and an economist widely known as Dr Doom, described blockchain as a useless technology at a recent foum in Taipei.
Along with the booming development of the industry IoT (IIoT), more and more businesses are able to provide relevant total solutions, but few of them have been able to make profits out of the segment, making it a highly pressing task for them to fast build profitable business models, according to industry...
Cloud equipment providers including Quanta Cloud Technology and Wiwynn are stepping up their deployments in related 5G equipment targeting enterprise and industrial segments, according to industry sources.
Worldwide spending on public cloud services and infrastructure will more than double over the 2019-2023 forecast period, according to IDC. With a five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 22.3%, public cloud spending will grow from US$229 billion in 2019 to nearly US$500 billion in 2023.
Advantech creates branch office in Israel
Taiwan-based IPC maker Advantech, following its investments in Russia, Turkey and Japan, has announced the establishment of a branch office in Israel, eyeing the country's strong R&D capability and potential in IT technologies.
ITRI to build bogie running tester for THSRC
Government-sponsored Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) has disclosed its Mechanical and Mechatronics Research Laboratories (MMRL) will develop and establish a bogie running tester for Taiwan High Speed Rail Corp (THSRC).
Taiwan handsets – 1Q 2019
Taiwan's handset shipments slipped 39.5% sequentially in the first quarter of 2019, while compared to the same quarter a year...
Already detrimental to Huawei's smartphone business, the US ban will impact the telecom and enterprise equipment market in the long run
With Huawei already stocking up on crucial components, the US Commerce Department's ban will not stop Huawei from providing...
Taiwan LCD monitors – 1Q 2019
Taiwan's PC monitor shipments continued enjoying on-year growth in the first quarter of 2019, rising 5.6%.
Global AIO PC shipment forecast and industry analysis, 2019
Global all-in-one (AIO) PC shipments will continue shrinking in 2019, following 2018's around 2% on-year drop. With issues such...
Global AP demand forecast, 2017-2022
Amid bleak outlook for downstream vendors, uncertainties surrounding the US-China trade tension, factory relocation and exchange...
Global server shipment forecast and industry analysis, 2019
According to Digitimes Research statistics and analyses, Taiwan-based server vendors, including suppliers of motherboards, end...