The Computex 2015 trade show has kicked off in Taipei, Taiwan.
The show will take place in full from Tuesday June 2nd to Saturday 6th, with several announcements being made today. The event is running across four venues, with 1,702 exhibitors and 5,072 booths, and 38,000 international visitors expected.
There are three themes of this year’s show: the Internet of Things (IoT), mobile applications and the cloud.
The show organisers, Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA) and Taipei Computer Association (TCA), added two new exhibition areas to meet the demands of wearable technology and 3D Business and Applications.
Numerous vendors such as ARM, ASE Group, NTT, Haier, SOCIO CANON Korea, and Cypress Semiconductor joined this year’s event for the first time.
Other exhibitors will be showcasing wearable tech, mobile devices, IOV, wireless communication and smart living, with chip makers such as Intel, MediaTek, Broadcom, NXP, ST Microelectronics, NVIDIA, AMD and Cypress Semiconductor in attendance.
There’s also an app to help attendees access maps, the agenda, shuttle bus schedules and more.
To assist Taiwan startups in connecting with the global market, the National Development Council (NDC) is organising a series of international startup events this year. There will be an entrepreneurship pavilion for Taiwan startups to demonstrate their innovative products such as smart wearable devices, smart telematics and intelligent living applications.