PTC the digital transformation solution provider
PTC has in recent years expanded its deployments in AR and industrial IoT (IIoT) and other technologies through strategic alliances and acquisitions, and coupled with its well-received 3D design and product lifecycle management (PLM) software/platform products, the company has transformed itself into...
For developing AI applications, Taiwan must introduce "international experience" to inspire innovations, according to Ethan Tu, founder of Taiwan AL Lab.
Despite the recent resurgence in Bitcoin prices, neither graphics card makers or ASIC suppliers in Taiwan have seen a rebound of orders from the cryptocurrency mining sector, according to industry sources.
The future of machine economy: Q&A with IOTA Foundation co-founder Dominik Schiener and BiiLabs CEO Lman Chu
IOTA Foundation, a German blockchain NPO, announced on May 17 that it is setting aside US$2 million to set up an IOTA Ecosystem Fund to support developers. The announcement has caught much attention in the blockchain community, but not too many are aware that IOTA Foundation is also building its first...
Techman Robot saw shipments for own-brand collaborative robots in first-half 2019 exceed those in all of 2018 and expects 2019 shipments to more than double on year, according to company chairman Ho Shi-chi.
SoftBank Group founder Masayoshi Son believes artificial intelligence will bring the biggest paradigm shift in human history, revolutionize all industries.
SoftBank Group chairman Masayoshi Son has disclosed that he was not invovled in Arm's decision to stop shipments to Huawei in the wake of the US ban on the Chinese handset and telecom equipment vendor.
G2 and Beyond: SoftBank chairman, Foxconn founder, Katerra CEO shed light on global supply chain at Taipei forum
Foxconn Technology Group founder Terry Gou, SoftBank Group chairman Masayoshi Son, and Katerra CEO Michael E Marks gathered together at a Taipei forum on June 22 to dissect the importance of Taiwan in the global IT supply chain, as a new world order is being shaped by the arm-wrestling between the...
Inventec uses AI in notebook production lines
Inventec's AI R&D center, set up in 2018, has developed AI-based computer vision solutions for testing pre-installed notebook software, double-checking AOI (automatic optiacl inspection)-detected product defects, and detecting scratches on surfaces of notebook chassis, according to the ODM.
Posiflex Technology, a POS (point of sale/service) device and kiosk maker, has announced a strategic partnership with US-based IoT software developer Banyan Hills Technologies to offer a remote management system based on the latter's Canopy IoT platform.
Taiwan blockchain startup Bincentive is striving to provide investors with decentralized assets management solutions and serve as an incentivized matchmaking platform for vetted crypto traders and investors, according to company CEO CM Cho.
Asustek reportedly suspends development of robots
Asustek Computer has reportedly suspended R&D of its robot projects and devoted more efforts to developing AIoT products.
PChome to return to profitability in 2019, says chainman
e-commerce operator and web portal PChome Online and its subsidiaries will return to profitability in 2019 following operational adjustment in 2017-2018, according to company chairman Jan Hung-tze.
Samsung Electronics has announced that it will strengthen its neural processing unit (NPU) capabilities to further extend the reach of its artificial intelligence (AI) solutions.
Wistron uses AI in defect inspection
Wistron has adopted AI technology to inspect defects of products at three of its factories and will extend such inspection to other plants, according to company senior software manger Liang Wei-quo.
Nvidia brings Cuda to Arm
Nvidia has announced its support for Arm CPUs. Nvidia is making available to the Arm ecosystem its full stack of AI and HPC software - which accelerates more than 600 HPC applications and all AI frameworks - by year's end. The stack includes all Nvidia Cuda-X AI and HPC libraries, GPU-accelerated AI...
Nvidia has committed itself to training more than 5,000 people in AI deep learning in Taiwan in three years, according to the Industrial Development Bureau (IDB)
AR/VR device and solution providers are embracing the enterprise market by rolling out gadgets and solutions for industrial and commercial usage - a trend demonstrated by an array of products at the recently concluded AWE (Augmented World Expo) 2019.
Microsoft unveils plans for Xbox
Microsoft has showcased a lineup of 60 anticipated games for both console and PC in its Xbox E3 Briefing and shared a glimpse of its Project Scarlett, which launches alongside Halo Infinite in 2020. Headlined by the biggest game of 2019, Gears 5, along with over 30 games premiering with Xbox Game Pass,...
Taiwan-based ODMs, including Quanta Computer, Pegatron and Wistron, all have built up their respective capabilities to mass produce AR glasses and are positioning themselves to play a driving role in the emerging AR ODM business, according to industry sources.
Data and computing capability will be a decisive key to success in the upcoming AI and IoT era, and as AI will be able to handle a high portion of existing human jobs, people had better engage in lifelong learning to avoid being replaced by AI, according to TSMC founder Morris Chang.
Microsoft and Oracle has announced a cloud interoperability partnership enabling customers to migrate and run mission-critical enterprise workloads across Microsoft Azure and Oracle Cloud. Enterprises can now connect Azure services, like Analytics and AI, to Oracle Cloud services, like Autonomous Da...
Online shopping sales transaction value accounted for 16.5% of total retail sales value in Taiwan in 2018, up from 12.3% in 2014, according to Market Intelligence & Consulting Institute (MIC) nder government-sponsored Information Industry Institute.
AMD's EPYC server platform is expected to enjoy rising shipments and market share starting the third quarter with the releases of next-generation 7nm Rome-based processors, according to sources from the upstream supply chain.
Innovative blockchain applications are proliferating fast to usher in huge business opportunities, and among them is the tokenization or digitalization of intellectual property (IP) assets. In March 2019, Taiwan blackchain startup Machi X was founded to function as an exchange platform for tokenized...
Taiwan handsets – 1Q 2019
Taiwan's handset shipments slipped 39.5% sequentially in the first quarter of 2019, while compared to the same quarter a year...
Already detrimental to Huawei's smartphone business, the US ban will impact the telecom and enterprise equipment market in the long run
With Huawei already stocking up on crucial components, the US Commerce Department's ban will not stop Huawei from providing...
Taiwan LCD monitors – 1Q 2019
Taiwan's PC monitor shipments continued enjoying on-year growth in the first quarter of 2019, rising 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...