TAIPEI, Taiwan--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Over the next five days COMPUTEX TAIPEI 2015 will re-invent the future by joining every facet ICT. Its four venues packed with 1,702 exhibitors and 5,072 booths to bridge makers with the markets. Themes of this show take up the big ICT issues, particularly Internet of things, Mobile Applications and Cloud Tech & Services.
The show organizers, Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA) & Taipei Computer Association (TCA), added two new exhibition areas to meet the demands of wearable technology and 3D Business & Applications. Numerous world’s top makers such as ARM, ASE Group, NTT, Haier, SOCIO CANON Korea, and Cypress Semiconductor joined this year’s event for the first time.
Huge prospects beckon with the Internet of Things that’s emerging with smarter lifestyles. By 2020 more than US$1.9 trillion will be spent on 25 billion IoT devices, predicts Gartner, a leading info tech advisory group. That’s a key reason why more than 700 COMPUTEX exhibitors are focusing on IoT, Mobile Applications, and Cloud Technology and Services. Others are showcasing wearable tech, mobile devices, IOV, wireless communication and smart living.
The soaring growth in IoT tech brings heated demand for chips that have been developed for multiple applications. COMPUTEX TAIPEI is become the meeting hub for global chip makers such as Intel, MediaTek, Broadcom, NXP, ST Microelectronics, NVIDIA, AMD and Cypress Semiconductor.
Experience the “New X Possibilities” with NXP - Visitors can interact to experience simple transportation, secure payment and smart lifestyle thru NFC, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. Experience the convenience and safety of a smarter lifestyle and see how it can change our lives forever. Experience it all on the 4th Floor of Nangang Exhibition Hall.
Buying Power Doubles at COMPUTEX –
TAITRA is expecting more than 38,000 international visitors during the 5-day show period. The big attraction will be the 1-on-1 procurement meetings that enhance buying power and connections. This year hundreds of international buyers are expected to join more than 2,200 1-on-1 procurement sessions, doubling the number from last year. And there are scores of buyer groups from China, Hong Kong, Romania, Vietnam, Nigeria and Bangladesh.
Top electronic chains and dealers have flown in for ICT procurement of the year. Such buyers include those from Best Buy, STAPLES, MA Labs, Toshiba and hundreds of others from lands just awakening to new tech.
COMPUTEX FORUMS Explore Smarter Life & Living
COMPUTEX TAIPEI SUMMIT FORUM – Computing without Parameters
The COMPUTEX TAIPEI SUMMIT FORUM features Stan Shih, CEO of Acer and Ian Drew, CMO of ARM, Johan Lodenius of MediaTek, François Guibert, EVP of STMicroelectronics and Hai Wang of NXP. They explore Computing without Parameters: IoT and the Cloud Software to Hardware – THE NEXT STEP. Hear from global thinkers and industry leaders on of the latest advancements in the ICT industry with exclusive market insights and unexplored opportunities.
Three CPX Industry Forums are completely booked:
Wearable Tech Forum/Smart City Forum/Cloud Security Forum
Get insiders from top execs from Qualcomm, Broadcom, Polar Electro, and Samsung to explore the latest wearable technologies. Visitors at the Smart City Forum can hear from specially invited executives of Alliander, Bosch, FORD, STMicroelectronics and TÜV Rheinland to profile the future. The Cloud Security Forum will join those from Fido Alliance, IBM, Intel, NVIDIA, NXP, SAP and Trend Micro. Registered attendees have already exceeded 1,000 for each forum.
During the show Intel and Microsoft will hold forums to showcase their Broadwell processors, new platform, Skylake, and Windows 10 devices.
Interact with COMPUTEX d&i awards Winning Products
This year’s 8th COMPUTEX d&i awards attracted 271 entries from 118 companies to vie for one of top honors in ICT. A total of 72 winning products were selected including Acer, ASUS, AIPTEK, ASROCK, Dell, Edimax, GIGABYTE, HTC, MSI, Philips, Silicon Power, Thermaltake, UNION GENIUS COMPUTER, Unitech and many other top brands.
For the first time, COMPUTEX d&i awards winning products are out of the glass cases into the open for interaction. Enjoy the latest innovations at Nangang Exhibition Hall, Booth # I0407.
COMPUTEX Quality Services
All visitors are the VIPs at the show. Wi-Fi has been upgraded by installing 312 access points in all exhibition halls. Visitors, especially international buyers will appreciate the convenience of FREE Wi-Fi with faster speeds and much more capacity.
COMPUTEX TAIPEI international visitors will receive RFID integrated badges. Not only do they offer FREE admission to all exhibition halls and forums, but they also let you swipe for 4-day unlimited FREE Metro rides (June 2-5).
The quickest shortcut through the show is the COMPUTEX TAIPEI app. The app is upgraded with dual languages: Chinese and English, events agenda, show maps, shuttle bus schedules and most importantly, the indoor navigation system. COMPUTEX TAIPEI is the one and only show offering indoor positioning and navigation system using iBeacon technology. Use it on the showground to locate exhibitors and to get there in the shortest time. In addition, the newly added pushing notification allows organizers to send messages to all app users. With this new function, visitors will not miss any important show news or exhibition events.
For more info on COMPUTEX TAIPEI: www.ComputexTaipei.com.tw.