COMPUTEX returns to Taipei, brings attention to 5G, AI, IoT development

The annual IT event will be held from May 28 through June 1 in Taipei

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Intel representative to give a keynote speech at COMPUTEX Taipei 2019 (Photo/TAITRA)

Intel representative to give a keynote speech at COMPUTEX Taipei 2019 (Photo/TAITRA)

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – COMPUTEX Taipei 2019 is taking place at Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center Hall and Taipei World Trade Center between May 28 and June 1, presenting a platform to showcase the latest tech trends.

The annual IT fiesta will spotlight five themes, including AI & IoT, 5G, Blockchain, Innovations & Startups, and Gaming & XR, said the Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA) at a press event on April 16.

As many as 1,685 enterprises from home and abroad will set up 5,508 booths at the expo this year, the scale representing a 5.1 percent growth compared to last year.

According to TAITRA, the AI & IoT area will exhibit products and applications spanning smart household, smart transportation, wearables, and healthcare tech solutions.

As a side event of the expo, TAITRA is also joining hands with the 5G Office under the auspices of the Ministry of Economic Affairs to hold the sixth edition Taipei 5G Summit. Leading telecommunications and electronic hardware companies such as Ericsson, Asia Pacific Telecom, Quanta Computer, and Qualcomm, will provide insights into the advent of a revolutionary market incorporating 5G and related technologies, reported the Central News Agency.

One of the highlights of COMPUTEX 2019 is a forum that sheds light on “Pervasive Intelligence” with keynote speeches to be delivered by 18 experts in the field, who hail from IBM, Intel, Micron, NVIDIA, SAP, Siemens, and others, the report wrote.