Taiwan's VIA Technologies well-placed to benefit from emerging technologies: CEO

VIA Technologies expected to post profit in 2018 and 2019

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Chen Wen-chi, right, with HTC CEO Cher Wang.

Chen Wen-chi, right, with HTC CEO Cher Wang. (By Central News Agency)

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – CEO of integrated circuits giant VIA Technologies, Chen Wen-chi (陈文琦), said that the company is well placed to make the most from emerging technologies like artificial intelligence, augmented reality, and virtual reality, during the company’s Christmas celebrations on Dec. 24, reported CNA.

Chen said that in the long run, these emerging technologies will become increasingly important, as well responsible for significant impacts on society, and this creates a need for increased education and technological skills.

VIA Technologies is set to make a profit this year as well as next year said Chen, adding that the company is well positioned in relation to the future technological landscape.

Chen also noted that the short-term is somewhat more uncertain, amid a host of growing economic headwinds.