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Taiwan Excellence ICT Webinar Promotes Taiwan-Thailand Cooperation, Creating IoT Commercial Possibilities
Date published 2020-11-05

With the advent of 5G, several Thai projects such as smart cities and Industry 4.0 are committed to promoting the application of the Internet of Things (IoT). Thus, it is predicted that Thailand’s IoT market will continue to grow in the future. The Thai government and businesses are actively introducing ICT products and solutions, which are in line with Taiwan’s industrial competitive advantages. In order to promote closer cooperation between Thailand and Taiwan in the field of IoT in business, the “Taiwan Excellence ICT Webinar 2020” was held on November 5. Organized by the Bureau of Foreign Trade (BOFT), MOEA, Taiwan, R.O.C., and the Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA), representatives from four leading Taiwanese companies: Zyxel Networks Corp., EverFocus Electronics Corp., Micro-Star Int'l Co., Ltd., and AVer Information Inc., presented their advanced products in the areas of security services, Industrial PCs, mobile network video recorders, gaming laptop accessories, and conference solutions.

 

Ms. Leonor F. M. Lin, President & CEO of TAITRA stated in the opening that in the past few years, the Thai government has unveiled a 4.0 economic model thereby developing Thailand into a valued-based economy. Studies show that the IoT market in Thailand is set to grow rapidly, driven mostly by consumer-related IoT, to US $2.19 billion by 2030. Taiwan is a well-known ICT manufacturing hub due to its strong ICT industry base and IoT development, therefore a partnership between Taiwan and Thailand benefits both countries and creates a win-win scenario as the IoT industry grows.

 

Mr. Roger Huang, Director, Research Center, DIGITIMES highlighted the fact that ICT service penetration and usage are over 80% in Taiwan, and with well-developed industrial clusters. Due to the coming of IoT, mass customization has become the new norm of business operation. In addition, facing the challenge of low-price competition on pure hardware, industry people would like to leverage their hardware capabilities to build up total solutions. Specifically, digital transformation has become the main theme for companies all over the world. The capability of Taiwanese companies to develop smart applications means they are the ideal partners to cooperate with.

 

Mr. Justin Lin, Product Line Manager, Zyxel Networks Corp. presented on the topic of "Zyxel firewalls take part in tightening ASEAN security & the digital revolution." He stated that nowadays, threat visibility has become more important. SecuReporter, a cloud-based analytics tool, gains a clearer picture of what is happening on your security devices. He also mentioned that hybrid clouds are trending and its USG FLEX Series, a new series of mid-range firewalls designed for small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs), is able to keep up with changes in workplace mobility, connectivity, and security requirements. The new USG FLEX 100/200/500 firewalls feature upgraded hardware and software power that level up SMB security with up to 125% firewall performance and up to an additional 500% Unified Threat Management (UTM) performance.

 

Ms. Kate Chen, Sales Manager, and Anna Lin, Marketing Specialist, EverFocus Electronics Corp. focused on its " Fleet Management System using AI at the Edge." They demonstrated that EverFocus has been engaged in the field of vehicle electronic monitoring for many years. eIVP5600 is EverFocus's first industrial fanless NVR product, which supports AI and delivers high computing performance. It has aluminum alloy casing and an elegant line heat-conducting design. It is suitable for railway and fleet management. The eIVP5600 provides 8 PoE ports to connect to the network IP camera along with a GbE port. In addition to two 2.5-inch hard disk slots, it also includes a detachable hot-swappable SSD hard disk for easy storage capacity expansion. EverFocus provides its customers and partners with the best total solution plans in the fields of smart transportation, smart campuses, smart buildings as well as smart retail markets.

 

Ms. Jimmy Chen, Specialist, Ms. Rebecca Liao, Specialist, and Mr. Chris Peng, Specialist, Micro-Star Int'l Co., Ltd. introduced MSI's comprehensive laptops and gaming products. They noted that MSI represented the highest quality gaming brand, providing the best gaming experience in the world, because MSI’s products are designed by an experienced R&D team and true gamers. Therefore, they focus on  features such as cooling systems, high performance structure, and fantastic visual and audio systems. MSI’s next step is to conquer new market-content creation. The ‘Creator 15’ is suitable for graphic designers, photographers, filmmakers, composers and web designers and is a creative tool to bring your art to life.

 

Ms. Stephanie Chen, International Sales Manager, AVer Information Inc. presented on the topic of "Connect the Classroom, Connect the World.” She noted that distance education and distance conferences are essential during the COVID-19 pandemic, because of the need to avoid face-to-face interaction. AVer develops customized solutions for education and business communications. Its M15W is a visualizer (document camera) designed to facilitate learning at all education levels. The beautifully sleek, compact body of the M15W reflects the freedom of its Wi-Fi connectivity and it also features a stunning 13-megapixel camera with 4K, 60fps imaging. In addition, the AI Auto Tracking PTZ Camera (PTC310H) makes powerful and reliable Pro AV capability available to everyone and it also comes with in-house AI functions like Presenter Mode and Zone Mode auto tracking, thanks to Human Detection processing.

 

The event attracted over 356 viewers online from different countries.

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Those interested in accessing further industry information or seeking potential suppliers, please contact Taiwan Trade Center, Bangkok (TAITRA) via telephone +662-651-4470 or E-mail: bangkok@taitra.org.tw

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