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Can Taiwan regain its prominence with its focus on IoT?

Back in 2014, Andy Yee wrote a report for the AsianScientist on why "For The Internet Age, Taiwan’s ICT Industry Needs A New Model". He identified Taiwan as a world leader in high-tech hardware manufacturing since the export-oriented industrialization in the 1960s, but the ICT industry has remained stuck on the lower rungs of the value-added chain and required a new model that is suitable for the internet age.


By Fong Yue Yeng | September 7th, 2017

Taiwan

Realising Taiwan's IoT ambition

The ICT sector has always been Taiwan’s source of pride. Since the 1980s, Taiwan has been highly regarded as a vital player and major procurement centre for global ICT companies and buyers. Taiwanese companies hold huge market shares in semiconductors, PCs, mobile devices, broadband appliances and display products and technologies and is the world’s biggest supplier of these products, contributing 16.5% of the total GDP in Taiwan.


By Fong Yue Yeng | August 16th, 2017

Asia Pacific

Taiwanese IoT players eyeing ASEAN markets

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We were honoured to witness the efforts of the Taiwan Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA)’s efforts in promoting several IoT related industry and talent development programs in Taiwan, including the official launch of Microsoft IoT Innovation Center in October last year.


By Sue Yuin Ho | May 1st, 2017