Bangalore February 12, 2017: Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA), the Taiwanese Government Body promoting trade between Taiwan and other countries invited Indian ICT companies to participate at COMPUTEX 2017 Asia's largest and the world's second largest B2B ICT/IoT trade show. The event takes place between May 30 to June , 2017 at Taipei, Taiwan. It is co hosted by TAITRA and the Taipei Computer Association (TCA); both organizations are active in India
On hand to support the event were Indian professional and trade organizations, India Electronics and Semiconductor Association and Consortium of Electronic Industries of Karnataka, represented by M Anil Kumar, Treasurer IESA and Mohandas U, President CLIK. Both organization have operational MOUs with TAITRA for the promotion of Indo-Taiwan cooperation in the electronics and infotech arena.
This year Computex Taipei focusses on new themes on Artificial Intelligence & Robotics; Innovation & Startups; Business Solutions; IoT Applications; and Gaming & Virtual Reality.
The show’s 4 featured exhibits include InnoVEX; Asia’s largest startup gathering place, providing a vital international platform matching buyers, media, with global startups; SmarTEX that will stage the latest IoT applications, iStyle, a special showcase for Apple MF i-certified peripherals and Gaming & VR for the ultimate gaming platform to display the coolest high performance gaming products.
The exhibit attracted 15,000 plus visitors and 217 exhibitors last year.
Taiwan’s ICT industry accounted for 12.8% of the total GDP in 2012. Taiwan is known as a major procurement center for global ICT companies & buyers, and Ranked 1st in worldwide major ICT product market share for more than 10 products. 85% of PCs installed in the world with Windows OS are produced by Taiwanese IT companies and about 80% of worldwide data communications equipment is produced by Taiwanese networking communications equipment companies.
Said Thomas Huang, Deputy Director, TAITRA: “We chose India and specially Bangalore to promote COMPUTEX, mainly because we value India’s market potential, its global competitive software industry and booming startup communities. COMPUTEX 2016 attracted more than 40,000 international visitors. Indian visitors were the 12th highest in number of international visitors; saw a substantial increase of 14% from the previous year.”