Meet the new era of mobile computing, go with the new tide of cloud computing operations
According to TCA, the mobile computing and cloud computing services were the hottest topic in this year's COMPUTEX, including such products are Tablet PCs, Superphone, ultra-thin notebook PCs, All-In-One PCs, boxes powered by Android OS, servers for cloud computing and so forth were the most concerned key items for all overseas buyers. Moreover, these hottest products can provide the users most convenient cloud computing services through wireless broadband internet connectivity by the telecommunication operators and cloud services enterprises including Intel, Advanced Micro Devices (AMD Far East), nVIDIA, ViewSonic, Acer, Asus, Micro Star International (MSi), MiTAC, Eltegroup Computer Systems (ECS), Hon Hai Precision, Compal, VIA Technologies, First International Computer (FIC), and etc.
In addition, the Embedded Area and Internet of Things were formed this year, which displayed many products and applications such as devices applied in daily living, mass public transportation, medical treatments, self-services centers, auto-vending services and others; where the exhibitors offering practical applications, devices that can greatly reduce operating costs, human error, maximize cloud computing and latest technologies, which many of their booths crowded with buyers and visitors.
International enterprises such as Intel, nVIDIA, Microsoft are competing with each other through new products and technology
Due to the fact, COMPUTEX is that the most complete ICT supply chain industry and also the industry's key distinguished gathering in the world, projected to blow information industry immensely in the second half of the year. Many of the international enterprises are using Taiwan, especially the COMPUTEX exhibition to showcase various type of proto-type products with latest technologies during the four days run at COMPUTEX, attracting enormous crowds and overseas buyers alike.
Intel introduced Ivy Bridge, the next generation processor for future notebook PCs in line with company's roadmap for 2012~2013, that also displayed several proto-type "Ultrabook" at their booths. Further down the exhibition, nVIDIA unveiled Tegra 3 Kal-El, the next generation quad-core processor specifically designed for tablet PCs. Along with its partners, Microsoft is very conservative during COMPUTEX that demonstrated the latest operating system Windows 8, which attended by invited guests from the software/ hardware manufacturers and a handful of media representatives took a glimpse of Windows 8, running under ARM architecture for both Tablet PCs and Notebook PCs at the same time.
Therefore, most of the international enterprises claimed that COMPUTEX is that very important for which they launch their new products annually!
Buyers from developing countries continue to grow; top 20 list include 6 them from 8 metal mining countries
Because the important status of COMPUTEX in the communication industry, there were several overseas buyers from the newly developing countries visited this exhibition. According to Taipei Computer Association (TCA), the organizer of the world's second and Asia's largest ICT exhibition COMPUTEX TAIPEI 2011, the statistics of overseas buyers, there were 6 countries from the world's top 8 largest metal mining countries including China, Korea, India (rank 9th), Russia (rank 11th). Indonesia (rank 12th) and Brazil (rank 17th) were in the top 20 list. Therefore the buyer from the emerging countries are continue to grow annually.
In addition, TCA expressed that the success of this year's exhibition due to the 1,800 exhibitors, occupied 5,300 booths (increased by 9% compared to 2010), across five halls in Taipei World Trade Center (TWTC) at Hall 1, Hall 2, Hall 3, Taipei International Convention Center (TICC) and Nangang Hall; which attended by 36,102 overseas buyers from 162 countries at its closing date on June 4th, up by 3.1 percent where top five buyers were from the US, Japan, China, Hong Kong and Korea in orderly.