Friday, June 05, 2015
News this week: This week, the 35th edition of ICT trade show Computex Taipei opened at the Taipei World Trade Center (TWTC) featuring 1,702 exhibitors from 21 countries and regions occupying 5,072 booths. The exhibition is spread over the two additional venues of TWTC Nangang Exhibition Hall and Taipei International Convention Center running from 2nd to 6th June.
Billed as the largest trade show of its kind in Asia and second largest in the world, Computex is organised by the Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA). TAITRA expects to receive more than 130,000 visitors over five days, including around 38,000 overseas buyers.
Walter Yeh, TAITRA’s executive vice president, highlighted the potential growth opportunities of Internet of Things, commenting, “Soaring growth in this area is boosting demand for multiapplication chips. Computex is the perfect platform for global chipmakers to show off their R&D results.”