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 ...

Family Mart Taiwan opens second smart convenience store

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After 7-Eleven Japan Co. announced Monday (Oct. 21) that it had decided to shorten operating hours at some of its locations due to Japan's labor crunch, store operator...

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...

VR-dance production opens in Taipei, raises awareness of ALS

An immersive virtual reality and dance production aimed at raising awareness of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis is underway at Taiwan Contemporary Culture Lab (C-Lab) on the site of the former ROC (Taiw...

Virtual reality applied in earthquake education in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A virtual reality escape game has been set up at the Fire Safety Museum in Taipei to teach visitors how to respond to disasters during simulated earthquakes. The aim of...

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...

Taiwanese VR movies to be screened at Kaohsiung Film Festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Kaohsiung Film Festival (KFF) has announced six virtual reality (VR) movies to be screened at the event this year, which will take place from October 10 to 27. This...

Taiwan well positioned to develop smart city innovations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan has an advantage in promoting smart cities, and the public and private sectors should work together to push ahead with smart initiatives, according to a global real...

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...

Young 'Lion King' actors had Beyoncé-size shoes to fill

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — The pressure was on for young actors Shahadi Wright Joseph and JD McCrary when they got word that they'd been cast as the voices of young Nala and young Simba in "The Lion...

Children’s festival in Yilan,Taiwan to make a splash July 6 – Aug. 18

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The 2019 Yilan International Children’s Folklore & Folkgame Festival (YICFFF) will kick off at Dongshan River Water Park (冬山河親水公園) in Yilan County on Saturday (J...

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...