COMPUTEX 2018, the five-day technology extravaganza organised by the Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA) and Taipei Computer Association (TCA), has concluded today. The event saw technology companies from the world over display their latest offerings for consumers and enthusiasts alike.

The event saw 42,284 international visitors from 168 countries, which is one per cent more than last year. According to Taitra, the top 10 countries in turnout, in order, are The USA, Japan, China, Hong Kong, S. Korea, Thailand, Malaysia, Germany, India, Philippines.

The entire event was organised around six themes: AI, 5G, Blockchain, IoT, Innovations & Startups and Gaming & VR. InnoVEX,  the startup arm of COMPUTEX TAIPEI, saw 17,687 visitors within 3-days, which is 18% more than last year.

AIoT technologies and roadmaps Computex 2018 saw the merging of two major technology streams – Artificial Intelligence and the internet of thingsWhere to buy 524 – into AIoT, a rapidly emerging trend. The event saw Gigabyte roll out a hybrid cloud for AI and data analytics alongside launching servers designed for AI computing and big data storage.

Smart home and smart healthcare product lines, along with an all-around solution that combines advanced design and cloud computing, were part of Compal’s offerings. VIVOTEK demonstrated a smart camera capable of image analysis and with built-in deep learning algorithms targeted at the retail market looking to track shoppers. Read more from…

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