Karnataka Chief Minister H. D. Kumaraswamy with James C.F. Huang, Chairman of the Taipei World Trade Centre at the Smart Asia - India expo, October 4 2018
Taiwan WTC brings Smart Asia summit to Bangalore

Bangalore, October 5, 2018: The SMART ASIA India Expo & Summit  -- the largest smart cities event in Southern India -- is now on in Bangalore. Organized by the Taipei World Trade Centre (TWTC), the Expo was inaugurated yesterday by  Karnataka state Chief Minister H. D. Kumaraswamy, along with James C.F. Huang, Chairman of the Taipei World Trade Centre  and  Shekar Viswanathan, Chairman of FICCI Karnataka State Council.
This year’s show features four exhibition areas and summit themes including: ‘Smart Transportation’, ‘Smart Energy & Water Management’, ‘Smart City Development & Environmental Sustainability’ and ‘IoT Solutions’. These themes are being brought to life by 50 outstanding exhibitors in 100 booths. Heavyweight visitors and buyers include Urban Development Department of Karnataka, Coir Board of the Indian government, TATA Group, Lodha Group, Mizuho Bank, Indian National Informatics Centre, Nashik Engineering Industrial Cluster, and more.
Key exhibitors include Advantech, which is among the world’s top three intelligent system suppliers, exhibiting smart EV charger, medical and retail equipment; and ACER ITS, the largest bus ticket system supplier in Taiwan with a market share of 70%, providing E-ticketing and parking solutions. Ever-Clear Environmental Engineering Corporation and Optol Technologies Pty. Ltd. will showcase their cutting-edge smart utilities solutions, including water treatment equipment and smart LED lighting. Other experienced companies specializing in smart cities development and IoT solutions, including Avision, MOXA, H.P.B., Edgecore Networks, to name a few, will also exhibit their state-of-the-art products and services, and contribute to India’s ‘Smart Cities Mission’.
One of the major highlights of the event is the ‘India Taiwan Smart Cities Summit’. Organized by TWTC and the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI), the Summit will  see panelists from both India and Taiwan, who will discuss new technologies and applications, as well as the latest trends for optimizing India’s infrastructure, including representatives from Asia Development Bank, TATA Group, Amazon, and more.