Wed, May 18, 2022
Wednesday 18 May 2022
Ennoconn has orders worth over NT$130 billion
Industrial computing device maker Ennoconn has obtained orders worth over NT$130 billion (US$4.37 billion) in total with shipments scheduled until the end of 2022 at least, according to company chairman and CEO Steve Chu.
Tuesday 17 May 2022
SAS enjoys growing sales from cloud businesses in 2021
AI and data analysis service provider SAS saw its revenues from the cloud computing business rise 19% on year in 2021 and is set to strengthen its cloud analysis platform and cloud-first solutions to assist clients in digital transformation.
Tuesday 17 May 2022
WeavAir looking for specialized sensory chips suppliers for fully automated air-monitoring solution
Aware of the air quality and the impact of exhaust emissions since her days studying Ph.D., Natalia Mykhaylova and her team at WeavAir created an analytics tool to help clients in hospitality, retail, transportation, commercial, logistics, and industrial to monitor the changes in the air condition and contamination on-site, space maintenance needs, and energy efficiency in a continuous and adaptive way.
Tuesday 17 May 2022
BujiBui makes 3D digital twins accessible anywhere
Utilizing 3D digital twins to operate facilities has become common for enterprises. BujiBui, a Canada-based startup, levels up its digital twins by offering mobile access. The company is eyeing countries undergoing infrastructure projects, especially those in Asia, hoping to secure a foothold in the market.
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.
Friday 13 May 2022
Why metaverse matters: Business opportunities and beyond
Why does metaverse matter? The short answer is that metaverse presents a generational opportunity for businesses, investors, and individuals. The article aims to answer the fundamental question of why metaverse matters.
Friday 13 May 2022
Sysage to acquire BenQ Guru
ICT solution provider Sysage Technology will fully acquire BenQ Guru, a provider of HCM (human capital management), SRM (supplier relationship management) and BPM (business process management) solutions, for NT$31.0 million (US$1.04 million), according to Sysage chairman and president Michael Lee.
Thursday 12 May 2022
Most vehicles today are not developed with cybersecurity in mind, says Cybellum
Electric vehicles (EVs) are at the center of the world's push toward a decarbonized future, and the importance of cybersecurity in the automotive domain is without question.
Thursday 12 May 2022
BMW deploys Here Technologies' Real-Time Traffic
German automaker BMW is adopting Here Real-Time Traffic by Here Technologies to support its connected navigation services (CNS) and predictive routing to personalize driver's journeys by analyzing driving patterns.
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.
Tuesday 10 May 2022
Application essential to AI development, says Quanta CTO
There is a large variety of AI technology whose development should be based on application scenarios to solve real problems, according to Ted Chang, CTO and vice president of Quanta Computer.
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
Keysight sees promising demand for 5G mmWave, quantum, AI/ML
US-based Keysight Technologies has offered precision measurement tools for 5G mmWave and satellite device applications, while being engaged in the development for next-generation 6G devices. The company also expects demand for AI/ML, quantum and other emerging technologies to boom starting the second half of 2022, according to David Lo, deputy general manager of field marketing at Keysight Taiwan.
Thursday 5 May 2022
MIH partners with Trend Micro's auto cybersecurity subsidiary VicOne
Trend Micro, a founding member of Foxconn-initiated EV consortium MIH, has announced that it has set up a new subsidiary, VicOne, that focuses on automobile data security. According to the CEO of MIH, Jack Cheng, Trend Micro has also helped the EV consortium establish a cybersecurity team.
Thursday 5 May 2022
Indian TaaS startup gogoBus wants to expand to SE Asia with partners
Indian Transport as a Solution (TaaS) startup aims to expand to Southeast Asia and MENA as these regions have conditions similar to India. Speaking to DIGITIMES Asia recently, Avinash Bagri, co-founder & CTO of gogoBus, explained that finding the right partners in these regions is important to the company.
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.
Tuesday 3 May 2022
Motion Gestures using AI to enhance camera-based gesture recognition technology
Move a thumb to unlock a car door. Self-check-in at an airport without touching the kiosk. These are no longer scenes in the movies but what technology is capable of nowadays. Motion Gestures, a Canada-based startup, has brought sophisticated camera-based hand tracking and gesture recognition solutions to various industry verticals, offering transformative experience to the modern world.
Tuesday 3 May 2022
Taiwan's new recruit from NASA aims to enhance tech innovation and industrial transformation through HPC
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.
Thursday 28 April 2022
NDC: Taiwan IoT-related industry expects another double-digit growth in 2022
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.
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.