HTC brings VR to Adidas' design, development processes

Taiwan-based smartphone brand HTC Corp., which had become a leader in the virtual reality business, has been working with the German footwear company Adidas to optimize its design and production proce...

Taiwan's HTC creates VR work inspired by Song Dynasty painting

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The National Palace Museum has launched a new media art exhibition that features a virtual reality (VR) version of a renowned painting from the Song Dynasty and is underwa...

HTC teams up with Louvre Museum for Mona Lisa VR experience

Taiwan-based smartphone brand HTC Corp., which stepped up its efforts in virtual reality technology development by launching its first VR headset - the Vive - and follow-up models, has teamed up with ...

Taiwan smartphone maker HTC launches cheaper bitcoin phone

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — On Monday (Oct. 21), HTC introduced its new blockchain phone Exodus 1s, which supports the use of cryptocurrencies. The Exodus 1s is a smaller, low-priced version of HT...

Taiwan's HTC reports 1st annualized rise in sales in over 2 years

HTC Corp., a Taiwan-based smartphone brand, which has entered the global virtual reality business, reported the first year-on-year increase in sales for September in more than two years. In a state...

Taiwan’s HTC appoints France’s Yves Maitre as CEO

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan electronics brand HTC Corporation has appointed Frenchman Yves Maitre as its new CEO, though his predecessor Cher Wang (王雪紅) will stay on as chairwoman of the compa...

Taiwan showcases seven virtual reality films at Venice Film Fest

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taiwanese film industry is set to make an impression with a lineup of virtual reality projects at this year’s Venice Film Festival, which began on Aug. 28 and wi...

Taiwan’s HTC reportedly to stage a comeback in India

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwanese consumer electronics company HTC is reportedly making a comeback in India after ceasing its operations in the South Asian country last year. A new line of HTC...

Five Taiwanese VR films nominated for Venice Film Festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Five Taiwanese virtual reality (VR) films, including “O,” “Only the Mountain Remains” (山行), “Inori” (祈禱), “Gloomy Eyes” (咕魯...

HTC launches T. Rex educational content for Vive headset users

Taipei (CNA)-- "T. Rex: Skeleton Crew," an interactive virtual reality (VR) title created by Taiwan-based HTC Corp. in collaboration with the American Museum of Natural History, is now avail...

Taiwan’s top digital content trade show concludes in Taipei

Digital Taipei wrapped up July 14 at Taipei Expo Park, with around 200 buyers from 20 countries and territories including Germany, India, Japan, the Philippines and the U.S. attending Taiwan’s t...

Taiwan takes center stage at NewImages VR film festival in Paris

Taiwan is the featured country at the NewImages Festival, one of France’s leading platforms for digital arts and cinema, running June 19-23 in Paris. Organized in collaboration with Taiwan Cu...

Government to fund 5G development in Taiwan

Taipei (CNA) - The Taiwan government will allocate NT$20.4 billion (US$648.2 million) over a four-year period for the development of 5G mobile networks to give Taiwan a strategical place in the new ag...

HTC to ship 5G smart hub in U.S. market at end of May

Taipei (CNA) - Taiwan-based smartphone brand HTC Corp. said Friday that it will start to ship the first-of-its-kind 5G mobile smart hub in the U.S. market at the end of May as it bets on 5G to help it...

Taiwan News Weekly Roundup - May 3

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) –Top news this week includes Taiwan and Philippine navies have unexpected encounter at sea; Taiwanese fed up with Chinese flags in Taipei blame Mayor Ko; Taiwan's HTC to...