High-performance computing technology has been widely adopted in advanced countries to facilitate technological innovation, commercial big-data analytics, and aerospace missions. Taiwan's National Center for High-Performance Computing (NCHC), an institution under the National Applied Research Laboratories (NARLabs), also provides important high-speed computing resources such as high-speed network infrastructure and computing capabilities to support academia and industries in Taiwan. DIGITIMES interviewed NCHC's new director-general Chau-Lyan Chang, a former senior researcher in the Computational Aeronautics Science Division at NASA Langley Research Center. He returned to Taiwan in April 2022 to lead the Center. We asked him about his vision for the center and his perspective on high-performance computing technology's future outlook.
AUO Display Plus, AU Optronics' subsidiary specializing in industrial and commercial display panels, is showcasing three smart solutions jointly developed with partners as well as in-house-developed smart capsule offices at the Touch Taiwan 2022 International Display Exhibition during April 27-29, according to the company.
At the Smart Enterprise Forum hosted by Taiwania Capital and Asia Silicon Valley, the National Development Council chief Ming-Hsin Kung disclosed the outstanding performance of the industry related to the Internet of Things (IoT) technology and gave some policy guidance for the future.
Earth Venture Capital, which invests in early-stage climate-tech startups and has just closed its debut fund recently, extended invitations to Taiwanese startups and universities with innovative and scalable digital solutions to help tackle the climate change crisis.
Cybavo, a Taiwan-based supplier of cryptocurrency solutions, is engaged in an electric vehicle (EV) platform to assess how blockchain technology can be used to improve car owner identifications, as more security risks may emerge with the coming of the Internet of Vehicles (IoV), according to company CEO Paul Fan.
A typical day of Wifundity autonomous mobile robots (AMR) starts at dusk, when office workers have gone home to their families. In the dark office buildings, the UV disinfecting robots go down the aisles, beaming UV rays in all directions to kill germs and virus in the air. They can also enhance their disinfecting work on conference rooms and doorknobs where people frequently come in contacts daily. The AMRs return to their hubs to recharge as soon as they finish their work.
Taiwan has witnessed two golden years following COVID-19 outbreak, but it must deliberate how to sustain the momentum in the next decade, said Chien Lee-feng, former managing director of Google Taiwan.
Pegatron and the Taiwan government-affiliated Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) have jointly showcased a 5G private network energy-saving software at the virtual hall of the Mobile World Congress (MWC).
HwaCom Systems, which started in the fields of key telecommunications systems, broadband network construction, and smart transportation, is strengthening its 5G application services after announcing its promotion of digital transformation.
The number of unicorns across the Asia-Pacific region has neared 200 - second only to the US' number, and their growth is built on AI, decentralized finance (DeFi), fintech/e-commerce, health tech, and sustainability-related solutions, Google Taiwan has said.
Global transactions of special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs) have slowed down, whereas the venture capital (VC) market last year posted the strongest performance levels ever and will remain high in 2022, a report by KPMG showed.
The Taiwan Integrated Biomedical Industrial Center (TIBIC), under the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) Department of Industrial Technology (DoIT), facilitated the signing of a letter of intent on February 15 between Hon Hai Group (Foxconn), Taiwan Biophotonic (tBPC), and the Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) to cooperate on the development of smart medical devices and smart medical centers to help Taiwan-based companies enter the global market.
The ability to comprehend data has become one of the keys to operational efficiency in the world of business. As public awareness on privacy issues continues to grow, businesses must identify solutions that protect consumer privacy but maximize data value. Companies that respect individual privacy can enhance their competitiveness and establish a foothold in fiercely competitive environments.