As 5G penetration rate is expected to reach 50% in 2023, smart augmented reality (AR) glasses will begin entering the consumer market, according to Digitimes Research.
Taiwan's commercial sector has witnessed significant achievements in smart transformation, especially in retail and logistics, over the past year, with many players having created brand-new business models driven by AI, big data and IoT applications, according to May Lee, director general of the Department...
Taiwan's National Defense Medical Center (NDMC), a military medical university, has cooperated with HTC DeepQ, the smartphone vendor's healthare research unit, to set up a MR-based anatomy lab, according to NDMC president Cha Tai-lung.
At AWS re:Invent, Amazon Web Services (AWS) has announced several new projects including five new artificial intelligence (AI) services designed to put machine learning in the hands of more application developers and end users - with no machine learning experience required, and three key initiatives...
Taiwan-based Wistron Medical Technology is deepening its deployment in four domains seeking to leverage its parent firm's ICT prowess to informatize, digitalize, and smartize medical solutions, according to company CEO Donald Huang, concurrently chief technology officer at Wistron.
Four startups shared their business ideas with investors and big companies at an event jointly organized recently by Taipei City's Department of Economic Development and Digitimes to promote cross-sector collaboration in building an audio-visual entertainment ecosystem.
Cadence to acquire AWR from National Instruments
Cadence Design Systems and National Instruments (NI) have announced they have entered into a definitive agreement for the former to acquire AWR Corporation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the latter.
Yallvend, AuthMe and BiiLabs have jointly developed a KYC (know your customer) solution for vending machines to enable them to sell products, such as cigarettes or alcohol, to qualified consumers via personal identity verification, according to Yallvend CEO Duncan Huang.
Adlink Technology has joined forces with Intel and Amazon Web Services (AWS) to simplify artificial intelligence (AI) at the edge for machine vision, offering an integrated solution featuring an Amazon Sagemaker-built machine learning model optimized by and deployed with the Intel Distribution of OpenVINO...
Taiwan's Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) has collaborated with Frost & Sullivan to develop a set of case studies to showcase the region's brightest security innovators.
Paris-Saclay, a research-intensive and high-tech business cluster in the south of the French capital city, aims to become an international scientific and technological hub competiting with Silicon Valley, according to senior project manager Jeremy Herve.
Medical Augmented Intelligence (MAI) has applied VR technology to developing solutions based on restructuring medical images for use in simulating surgical operation and medical education in anatomy, according to company founder and CEO Sam Jang.
Today at RSNA, Nvidia has introduced Clara Federated Learning, which takes advantage of a distributed, collaborative learning technique that protects patient data.
Worldwide spending on augmented reality and virtual reality (AR/VR) is forecast to be US$18.8 billion in 2020, an increase of 78.5% over the US$10.5 billion expected to bespent in 2019, according to IDC.
TripMoment develops online tourism platforms
TripMoment uses VR technology to develop online tourism platforms to enhance tourist experience, according to company founder James Lee.
MedicalTek has developed MonoStereo, a 3D endoscopic visualization system that provides 3D images to help surgeons hike accuracy and quality for minimal invasive surgical operation.
Open AI Fab, a provider of subscription-based consulting in AI technology and AI solution, has developed Auto Hair, an AI-based automated image matting model to remove the background of hairs (human or animal) in images for use in advertising design, according to company CEO Jon Huang.
Avanta Innovative Medical Center in Armenia plays a key role for the country to promote medical tourism, according to the center's CEO Artur Harutyunyan.
Taiwan has seen startups proliferating in diverse segments, and how to extend their reach abroad and build international connections is a pressing matter. Three startups shed light on their ways to develop overseas markets and form Asia startup ecosystems in a recent forum jointly hosted by Taipei...
Traditional manufacturers and startups can inspire one another to create new value, according to panelists at an event focused on innovations.
Taiwan-based AppWorks accelerator has recently hosted AppWorks Demo Day#19 in Taiwan to promote 18 of its startups, with the event attracting over 1,200 investors and industry representatives.
Smart manufacturing trend rising in Southeast Asia
The trend of smart manufacturing has begun to spread in Southeast Asia as more manufacturers are looking to move some of their production lines away from China in the wake of the US-China trade disputes, according to sources from the upstream supply chain.
Taiwan's FinTech will enter a new era of development as three Internet-only banks have been approved to kick off operations in 2020, according to Willington Koo, chairman of the Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC).
Taiwan telecoms eyeing startups
Taiwan-based telecom operators including Chunghwa Telecom (CHT), Taiwan Mobile and Asia Pacific Telecom have all launched their respective startup accelerator programs as they are seeking viable business models for them to expand related 5G services, according to industry sources.
8K can expand 5G applications, as there are a lot of details, information, and analyzable data available in the stunning ultra-HD images, according to Masaru Nagayasu, fellow for Socionext's Marketing Division.
Taiwan LCD TVs – 3Q 2019
Taiwan's TV maker shipped a total of 7.39 million LCD TVs in the third quarter, up 3.2% sequentially.
Taiwan LCD monitors – 3Q 2019
Taiwan PC monitor shipments continued to grow on-year in the third quarter of 2019 at 5.8% to arrive at 23.73 million units.
Global tablet market – 3Q 2019
Global tablet shipments came to a total of 44.32 million units in the third quarter of 2019, up 35.7% sequentially and 1.5%...
Global LCD panel shipment forecast, 2020 and beyond
Global small- to medium-size LCD panel shipments are estimated to drop from 2020 to 2024, while large-size ones will continue...
Global mobile device shipment forecasts, 2020 and beyond: Smartphones, notebooks and tablets
Notebooks, smartphones and tablets are expected to see mixed shipment performances in 2019. Notebook shipments will grow mildly...
Taiwan semiconductor foundry sector, 2Q19
According to Digitimes Research's observation, with global market demand on a moderate increase in second-quarter 2019, Taiwan-based...