TAIPEI, Taiwan--(BUSINESS WIRE)--COMPUTEX, the leading global ICT show with a complete supply chain, IoT and startup ecosystems, will feature the latest innovative Internet of Things (IoT) technologies and applications at its IoT-focused SmarTEX exhibit.
Following its very successful debut at COMPUTEX 2016, SmarTEX will again provide a glimpse of future lifestyles and commerce made possible by IoT. At SmarTEX, attendees will find IoT applications in trending information and communications technology (ICT) categories including security solutions, smart home and entertainment, wearables, Internet of Vehicles (IoV), automotive electronics and smart technology solutions.
“The Internet of Things and the Internet of Vehicles are the most disruptive and rewarding forces in tech, and SmarTEX provides a unique opportunity for representatives of regional and global businesses to discover the latest innovations in IoT, build new partnerships, and establish their ideal positioning in the IoT ecosystem,” said Walter Yeh, president and CEO of the Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA), the organizer of COMPUTEX. “Nearly 130 companies in SmarTEX will be showcasing new and groundbreaking smart technologies that already influence our lives today, and will have an even greater impact in the future.”
Among COMPUTEX exhibitors this year are industry leaders involved in designing, developing, and delivering IoT solutions for:
- IoT Solutions (Intel, Microsoft, ARM, Dell, Supermicro, …)
- Home Security (VIVOTEK, SMANOS Holding, AMARYLLO, …)
- Smart Home & Entertainment (Gigabyte, Taiwan Secom, …)
- Wearable Technology (Jorjin Technologies, SKYPIONEER, …)
- Internet of Vehicles and Automotive Electronics (Tesla, Trans Electric, PAPAGO, ...)
- Smart Technology Solutions (Askey, MiTAC, …)
These SmarTEX exhibitors are at the forefront of an IoT market that Gartner, Inc. forecasts will include 8.4 billion connected things in use worldwide in 2017, up 31 percent from 2016, and will reach 20.4 billion by 2020. Gartner also forecasts that total spending on endpoints and services will reach almost $2 trillion in 2017.
SmarTEX at COMPUTEX will take place in Exhibition Hall 1 of the Taipei World Trade Center. Exhibitors will include a broad spectrum of international suppliers, distributors, system integrators, and manufacturing companies.
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Established in 1981, COMPUTEX TAIPEI is the leading global ICT and IoT show with a complete supply chain and ecosystems. Co-organized by the Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA) and Taipei Computer Association (TCA), COMPUTEX, based upon Taiwan’s complete ICT clusters, covers the whole spectrum of ICT industry, from established brands to startups and from ICT supply chain to IoT ecosystems. With strong R&D and manufacturing capabilities and IPR protection, Taiwan is a strategic destination for foreign companies and investors looking for partners in global technology ecosystems. Follow COMPUTEX on its website at www.computextaipei.com.tw and on Twitter @computex_taipei using the hashtag #COMPUTEX.
Founded in 1970 to help promote foreign trade, the Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA) is the foremost non-profit trade promotion organization in Taiwan. Jointly sponsored by the government, industry associations, and several commercial organizations, TAITRA assists Taiwan businesses and manufacturers with reinforcing their international competitiveness and in coping with the challenges they face in foreign markets.
TAITRA boasts a well-coordinated trade promotion and information network of over 1,200 trained specialists stationed throughout its Taipei headquarters, four local branch offices in Hsinchu, Taichung, Tainan and Kaohsiung, and 60 overseas branch offices worldwide. Together with its sister organizations, Taiwan Trade Center (TTC) and Taipei World Trade Center (TWTC), TAITRA has created a wealth of trade opportunities through effective promotion strategies.
In addition to organizing trade delegations & providing customized procurement services, TAITRA also hosts more than 35 international trade shows annually in Taipei and in Kaohsiung. In 2016, 11,128 exhibitors and 83,807 international visitors took part in these events.