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  • PowerArena co-founders Ryan Chow (left) and Ken Law (right)
    Hong Kong startup PowerArena is moving to apply computer vision and AI deep learning technologies to conduct real-time monitoring of production lines to help manufacturers discover factors leading to poor production efficiency, in order for them to seek improvement solutions, according to company co-founder...
  • MOEA
    The Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) recently held a presentation to showcase its outstanding results in facilitating developments of the smart business and logistics sectors at the Taipei International Convention Center (TICC). The event was attended by nearly 450 individual participants and corporate...
  • JY Huang, vice president of Impelex Data Transfer
    Smart machine boxes can be integrated with order management system to better monitor dynamic conditions at production lines and realize the true value of data collection and management associated with the boxes, according to JY Huang, vice president of Impelex Data Transfer, a Taiwan-based system integrator...
  • A self-driving farming vehicle jointly developed by NCTU and Acer
    A Taiwan univeristy has unveiled a self-driving farming vehicle prototype jointly developed with Acer.
  • China's software industry consisting of 39,211 companies generated revenues of CNY5.051 trillion (US$752.4 billion) in January-October 2018, growing 15.1% on year, according to China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT).
  • Keelung mayor Lin Yu-chang
    The government of Keelung has been keen on proceeding with smart city development in recent years, aiming to turn the harbor city in northern Taiwan into a people-serving city from the past cargo-serving one in the context of industrial upgrades and transformations, according to mayor Lin Yu-chang.
  • Bernard Kwok, global vice president and Greater China president at VMware
    Nearly two-thirds of enterprises in developed countries have embraced various cloud computing services and the proportion of them for using hybrid clouds is expected to rise fast to about 90% in two years, according to Bernard Kwok, global vice president and Greater China president at for VMware.
  • US-based blockchain network Maxonrow is actively moving to build a real-name blockchain system to stave off frauds and illegal transactions, and will seek to cooperate with governments, businesses, organizations and individuals to securely move assets across the blockchain.
  • Taiwan startup iStaging, a developer of AR and VR technologies, is devoted to developing VR content generation software, utilizing AI to turn 2D patterns into 3D ones and upgrade image auto stitching process, so as to help lower the threshold for the user-generated VR content, according to the firm's...
  • 360-degree
    IP surveillance solution provider PiXORD has used fish-eye network cameras in combination with correction ICs and AI-based image recognition technology to monitor traffic flows in Hsinchu City, northern Taiwan, according to the company.
  • Professor CY Huang
    IoT startups must first manage to enter good ecosystems to find partners that can best help them with fast growth, no matter what directions they will follow in developing innovations, according to CY Huang, director of National Chiao Tung University (NCTU)'s Center of Industry Accelerator and Patent...
  • Alexandra Tinsmam, regional head, NEM North America
    The blockchain industry, though still at an infant stage of development, will see booming applications to a wide variety of fields in five years along with constant technological advancements, and the most successful blockchain application will be the one able to help industries create new business...
  • Data Systems Consulting's operational headquarters at Taichung Software Park
    The Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) has unveiled Taichung Software Park in central Taiwan, aiming to attract enterprises engaged in AI, big data, IoT, cloud computing, information and communication technology, system integration and cultural innovation to station there.
  • Amazon Web Services (AWS) plans to have some 90% of its Oracle databases moved to its own data warehouse Redshift by the end of 2018 after having removed Amazon's consumer business from Oracle on November 1, according to Werner Vogels, AWS chief technology officer.
  • IBM is ready for the advent of the Bank 4.0 era by providing banks with system integration and solutions to help them further accelerate banking automation to better offer mobile banking services, according to Hong Wu, associate partner of Global Business Services at IBM Taiwan.
  • The enterprise video solutions market will reach US$49 billion by 2023, according ABI Research. While changes in viewer behavior and the shift from on-prem hardware to cloud services have posed challenges to some market segments such as encoders/transcoders, middleware, and conditional access (CAS),...
  • Jerry Hsu, general manager of Asus Life's Medical IoT Prodcut Business
    Asus Life, a subsidiary of Asustek Computer, willl cooperate with Taipei's city-run hospitals to offer a smart medical care solution to jointly take care of old people suffering dementia.
  • Amazon Web Services (AWS) has stepped up the development of artificial intelligence (AI) by announcing at AWS re:Invent 13 new machine learning capabilities and services, across all layers in the machine learning stack
  • An academia-industry collaboration project backed by major research bodies in Taiwan and promoted by the country's Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) has borne significant fruits, having helped academic talent set up 13 tech startups in addition to 70 R&D achievements in various fields,...
  • STSP promoting Maker community activities
    The Southern Taiwan Science Park (STSP) has held recently a Maker community event under the theme of "Maker Builds the Future" to demonstrate the do-it-yourself (DIY) efforts developed at its AI-Robot workshop.
  • China-based e-commerce operator Alibaba Group hit record global sales of CNY213.5 billion (US$30.9 billion) during the 2018 Double 11 (Singles' Day) online shopping festival, and it has set ambitious goals: by 2036, its online shopping services will cover two billion consumers, deliver merchandise...
  • Microsoft Taiwan and Taiwan Mobile partner to offer Azure Stack
    Microsoft Taiwan has partnered with telecom carrier Taiwan Mobile to provide its Azure Stack cloud computing services and assist local enterprises to transform their systems digitally.
  • Round-P demonstrating its drone control platform
    Taiwan-based Round-P Technology is developing agent control-type software platforms to enable remote-controlling the operations of drones, according to company CEO Hsu Jung-kuo.
  • iHome Smart chairperson LJ Chen
    Taiwan startup iHome Smart Technology, a dedicated developer and provider of e-commerce solutions, has set up an online trading mart dubbed MoBro 178 while also issuing blockchain-based token dubbed MOT and consumer reward point coin dubbed MOC as double wallets to set up a shared growth mechanism...
  • Taiwan startup Popup Tech has developed a hotel property management system, dubbed Fullinn PMS, mainly designed to help small- and medium-size hotels with fewer than 50 guest rooms boost their operating efficiency, according to company founder YC Chiu.

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