Asus lobby with the Motherboard Mona Lisa
The country of Taiwan has been the hub of IT manufacturing for several decades, but as more manufacturing moves over to China because of lower labour cost Taiwan’s tech titans are transitioning from its manufacturing base to one of innovation. This slideshow illustrates Taiwan’s current high tech innovation.

by Paolo Del Nibletto, Editor of CDN


Asus Chairman and CEO Jonny Shih with the EEE PC and the leather bound EEE PC

Asus Chairman and CEO Jonny Shih with the EEE PC and the leather bound EEE PC


A company spokes-model with the GSmart MS820 smart phone from Gigabyte

A company spokes-model with the GSmart MS820 smart phone from Gigabyte


A closer look at the GSmart phone. This device uses GPS technology to record an entire trip, a five mega-pixel camera that can tag images, a motion sensor and finger tip interface.

A closer look at the GSmart phoneThis device uses GPS technology to record an entire trip, a five mega-pixel camera that can tag images, a motion sensor and finger tip interface.


Gigabyte’s Roll Pad for Ultra Mobile notebooks

Gigabyte’s Roll Pad for Ultra Mobile notebooksThe Roll Pad helps the user reduce heat from the notebook.


 A 3D mouse on display at the Hsinchu Science Park

A 3D mouse on display at the Hsinchu Science ParkThe 3D mouse is used mainly for virtual reality and 3D modeling applications.


The Hsinchu Science Park as part of the Taiwan’s Industrial Technology Research Institute has helps the country place 4th on the world list for number of patents.

The Hsinchu Science Park as part of the Taiwan’s Industrial Technology Research Institute has helps the country place 4th on the world list for number of patents.


A LCD painting of horses. A person can move his hand across screen to move the horses.

A LCD painting of horsesA person can move his hand across screen to move the horses.


One of the first prototypes of a video phone.

One of the first prototypes of a video phone


Taiwan’s Zyxel has developed a coffee maker and digital photo frame wireless router

Taiwan’s Zyxel has developed a coffee maker and digital photo frame wireless router


D-Link president JC Liao

D-Link president JC LiaoFor more on Taiwan’s tech transition and what it means to the Canadian market and channel click here.



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