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[Reprint] Tencent to Launch Its Own Smart Speaker, Enabling WeChat by Voice Command
Tencent is to launch its own smart speaker that offers functionality from the Tencent family such as sending WeChat messages via voice command and—unlike all the other smart speakers on the market, contains a battery and so is fully portable—according to
5 months
Home Security Startup Deep Sentinel to Lure Taiwan Tech Talent
California-based home security technology startup Deep Sentinel has set up its first international office in Taipei, following a US$7.4 million Series A investment from Shasta Ventures, Bezos Expeditions, Lux Capital and UP2398. Headquartered in Pleasanto
8 months
Taiwan’s NextDrive Plans to Capture Japan’s Home Energy Management Market
Taiwan-based Internet of Things (IoT) startup NextDrive aims to crack Japan’s difficult home energy management market by teaming up with local power suppliers.
8 months
[Reprint] Analyse Asia 217: Brinc, hardware & IoT in Asia with Bay McLaughlin
Editor’s note: This originally appeared on Analyse Asia, a weekly podcast hosted by Bernard Leong, dedicated to dissecting the pulse of business, technology, and media in Asia. The podcast features guests from Asia’s vibrant tech community.
10 months
Advantech Invests in Korea’s Koster in Effort to Expand into Medical Monitor Market
Industrial computer company Advantech announced today that it will take a 60% stake in South Korean medical display company Kostec. Advantech’s plan is to utilize Kostec's medical display equipment channels and expertise in South Korea, Southeast Asia and
1 year
The Smart Baseball Helps You Track Every Pitch
After a year of development, Taiwan’s Jingle is ready to unveil the very first "smart baseball" to the world in a product called Strike. This breakthrough product is a specially-designed baseball that uses a Bluetooth connection to communicate to a cell p
1 year
France Announces Partnership With Taiwan To Promote IoT, Startups
The initiative will let startups from Taiwan, one of 22 international cooperation hubs picked by France, join French business accelerators.
1 year
Nokia's global startup contest picks 2 finalists from Taiwan
IoT analytics firm MoBagel placed third and iXensor, which makes devices that monitor blood sugar, made the top 12.
1 year
NEWS RELEASE-Taiwan president, diplomats and startup pros ready for Meet Taipei 2016
Meet Taipei brings together startup industry stars from 11 spots around the globe to trade ideas, give speeches and even serve solar-powered coffee.
1 year
Not just making iPads anymore: Meet the new Hon Hai
The giant Taiwanese firm known best for contract assembly of consumer electronics is growing a multi-tentacled business including its own gear, IoT and biomedicine. The shift started with mergers.
1 year
Taiwanese startup makes baby-friendly thermometers for China
Kidoo Health has invented a thin, flexible, Bluetooth-enabled device to take temperatures of fidgety babies. It is selling first to China as the Beijing government begins allowing more births.
1 year
Taiwan startup joins global smart-car auto insurance market
Hon Hai-backed Trans-IoT follows Uber, Didi Chuxing and others in using data on driver behavior to calculate insurance premiums.
1 year
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