Over 900 smart automation solutions providers including more than 50 system integrators are showcasing their latest offerings at the Automation Taipei 2019 running August 21-24 at Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center with record exhibition booths of over 3,500, according to show organizers.
Healthcare AI solution value hinges on problem addressing ability, says AstraZeneca executive
Software as a Medical Device (SaMD) is emerging as a new smart healthcare application, but what counts most for software developers to successfully tap into the medical AI domain is that they must know first what problems their solutions can address for the healthcare industry, according to Mishal...
Soft-World, Gamania report profits for 1H19
Online game developers Soft-World International and Gamania Digital Entertainment have posted net EPS of NT$2.45 (US$0.079) and NT$2.10 respectively for first-half 2019.
Startup MIT promoting medical image recording systems
Taiwan-based startup Medical Innovation Technology (MIT) has been dedicated to promoting its medical image recording platform to address the needs of regional hospitals, clinics and long-term care institutions, according to company president Stevens Chen.
Tencent 2Q19 revenues up
China-based Internet service provider Tencent Holdings has reported second-quarter 2019 consolidated revenues of CNY88.821 billion (US$13.02 billion), growing 3.93% sequentially and 20.56% on year.
Alibaba sees sharp growth in 2Q19
Alibaba Group Holding has announced its revenues for the second quarter of 2019 grew 42% on year to RMB114.924 billion (US$16.741 billion).
IT product developments in 5G era
The recent unveiling of Samsung Electronics' Galaxy Note 10 lineup and Huawei's Harmony OS seems to have pointed out a direction for IT products' development in the 5G era.
NTUTEC sets up vertical accelerator to aid startups
For startups, the most critical factor determining their survival rests with whether their innovative products and services can pass market validations and if their business models are feasible or not, according to Vincent Tseng, CEO of the National Taiwan University Taidah Entrepreneurship Center...
The software outsourcing sector is promising in the next 10 years, driven by the ever-expanding 5G and AI applications, according to Wistron Information Technology & Services.
Huawei has resumed pulling in new orders for notebooks and also restarted the development of 5G-enabled notebook models, according to sources from the vendor's Taiwan-based supply chain.
Asia Pacific spending on public cloud services to reach US$76.1 billion by 2023, says IDC
Asia Pacific spending on public cloud services and infrastructure is forecast to value at US$26.0 billion in 2019, an increase of 47.1% over 2018, according to IDC. The public cloud services are expected to increase almost three times over the forecast period with a five-year compound annual growth...
APO opens smart manufacturing center in Taiwan
Asian Productivity Organization (APO) on August 6 inaugurated its Center of Excellence on Smart Manufacturing in Taichung Industrial Park, central Taiwan.
HPE acquires MapR business assets
Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) has announced it has acquired the business assets of MapR, a data platform for artificial intelligence (AI) and analytics applications powered by scale-out, multi-cloud and multi-protocol file system technology.
UK startup Yourgene Health, engaged in non-invasive prenatal testing services, is promoting its bioinformatics and next-generation gene sequencing platforms seeking to help materialize precision medicine and popularize genetic tests, according to Darren Lin, head of the firm's research services.
UK-based startup Kheiron Medical Technologies, dedicated to AI analysis of breast cancer, has successfully developed a mammography intelligence assessment (Mia) system with high cancer screening sensitivity and specificity, according to the firm's Compliance and Clinical Ops Lead Annie Ng.
NetApp expanding R&D manpower in Taiwan
Data storage solution provider NetApp is to double its R&D team in Taiwan to over 100 people by the end of 2019 as it is scaling up its operations to meet the growing demand for cloud storage solutions in the local market, according to Sean Lin, general manager of NetApp Taiwan.
Taiwan startup TMS Technologies, dedicated to operating a DataBar-MaaS (Mobility as a Service) platform integrating Taiwan's traffic data, will extend MaaS API (application programming interface) solutions to Southeast Asia in line with the government's efforts to enhance trade and tourism exchanges...
CyberLink expects FaceMe to drive growth in 2020
Digital multimedia software solution developer CyberLink expects FaceMe, its AI-based cross-platform facial recognition engine, to become the major growth driver in 2020, according to company chairman and CEO Jau Huang at a July 30 investor conference.
Taiwan to issue 3 virtual bank licenses
Taiwan's Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC) has approved applications filed by three competing consortiums for setting up the country's first three virtual banks.
BE Accelerator focuses on medical tech startups
Taiwan-based BE Accelerator, with business focus on digital medical care, application of AI to medical care and development of medical devices, aims to become a gateway to Asian markets for local and foreign startups engaged in medical technology, according to company executive director Arthur Chen.
Advantech develops AVAS for Taiwan hospital
Industrial computing solution provider Advantech has developed AVAS (Advantech video archiving & streaming), a mobile system for integrating medical images from various sources for use in surgical operation. The system is currently being used in Taiwan's Cheng Hsin Hospital, according to Advante...
Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) has subsidized College of Medicine under National Taiwan University, Taipei Medical University and Taipei Veterans General Hospital to establish a database of annotated medical images for use in AI-based diagnoses based on interpretation of medical images,...
Bio Asia-Taiwan 2019 opens
The Bio Asia-Taiwan 2019 exhibition and conference with the theme "biotech as next growth engine for Asia" is taking place in Taipei during July 24-28, according to co-organizers Biotechnology Innovation Organization and Taiwan Bio Industry Organization.
Taiwan startup GranDen, devoted to integrating AR, VR and MR technologies into interactive services since its inception in 2018, is heading towards the next XR generation by offering interactive content in O2O marketing, according to company co-founder and CEO Dochin Lai.
BlockChain Security launches app
Taiwan-based startup BlockChain Security has launched Blockchain Witness app for preserving digital data as evidences for legal purposes, according company CEO Po Huang.
Taiwan small- to mid-size LCD panels – 2Q 2019
Although second-quarter 2019 was the traditional peak season for the small- to medium-size panel industry, Taiwan's shipments...
China smartphone AP shipments – 2Q 2019
Second-quarter 2019 smartphone application processor (AP) shipments to China showed 39.1% sequential growth, higher than previously...
China smartphone market and industry – 2Q 2019
Smartphone shipments by China-based vendors in second-quarter 2019 topped 180 million units, soaring 26.7% on quarter and 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...