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Date published 2018-06-07

Ho Chi Minh City, June 7th, 2018 – Inheriting the success of last year’s exhibition, Taiwan Excellence has again joined the Vietnam International Telecommunication Products, Services, Information Technology and Communications (Vietnam ICT COMM 18) from 7th to 9th June, 2018 at Saigon Exhibition and Convention Center (SECC, District 7, Ho Chi Minh City).

Marking its second presence at one of the most prominent technological events in Vietnam with considerable growth in terms of both scale and number of exhibitors compared to the two previous years, Taiwan Excellence expressed its strategy as well as the commitment in enhancing the presence of the campaign in Vietnam’s market. Here, 22 brands of information and communications technology (ICT) represent the 10th place ranking economy in the success of digital infrastructure development, e-services and open government data[1]; also known as the 15th place in the global sub-index of innovation and sophistication factors[2].

Taiwan Excellence Pavilion at Vietnam ICT COMM 2018 showcased products and services honored by the “Taiwan Excellence Award”, based on breakthrough in research and development, manufacture, design, quality and marketing. In light of this vision, 22 Taiwanese enterprises have brought excellent and highly applicable products and services in the manufacture of software; mobile devices app; technology solutions; wireless technology; Internet service; service management; electronic products & services; services and broadcasting equipment and network infrastructure.

Besides some familiar names such as Acer, D-Link, Transcend, Aver, Zyxel, Plustek, uHandy, Vietnam ICT COMM 2018 also marks the first appearance in Vietnam of some Taiwanese ICT brands, including: Boxlight with school products such as speakers, projectors; Long with telecommunications and motorcycles battery; XTGL with lighting products; GreenE with nano-textile products etc.

Mr. Jame C. F. Huang, Chairman of the Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA) considers this as an opportunity for Vietnamese people to have more chances to choose and enhance life experience through the access to Taiwan’s quintessential technology products honored by the Taiwan Excellence Award. “Taiwan is under the process of implementing the “Asia Silicon Valley Development Plan”[3], which aims to establish Taiwan as the hub between the Asia region and Silicon Valley. In other words, Taiwan will become a global center for tech entrepreneurship. Realizing this ideal, Taiwan Excellence, for over eight years in Vietnam market as well as in the world, has deployed and participated in many activities to promote technology breakthrough and innovation of Taiwan, reaching out wider to both Vietnamese consumers and businesses. We expect in the second appearance at Vietnam ICT COMM, this morale will continue to be maintained and widespread.”

Besides exhibition activities, ICT COMM was also the gathering place for the representatives of the technology community not only within borders but from 20 countries and territories around the world. The event was an opportunity for participating exhibitors to interact and learn, as well as allowing all visitors to experience and interact directly with emerging technologies that are increasing their influence in the world such as smart technology solutions for businesses in the 4.0 age, Internet of Things (IoT), Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Smart City.

According to a report released by the Taiwan’s Ministry of Finance (MOF), Taiwan is the world leading manufacturer of motherboard, cable CPE, WLAN, notebook and desktop. This industry becomes one of the main sources of Taiwan’s economic growth, contributes to 2.3 percent in real growth rate and is expected to expand its global IoT market share from 3.8% in 2015 to 5% in 2025[4].

After Vietnam ICT COMM 2018, Taiwan Excellence will continue to participate in Taiwan Expo, organized by the Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA), from 26th to 28th July 2018.

Highlights from Taiwan Excellence Pavilion at ICT COMM 2018

- Acer

Acer Being Signage - the infrastructure to deliver advertising messages equipped with large screens and intelligent cameras linked through the cloud

- Transcend

Personal Cloud Storage (StoreJet Cloud 110) provides up to 8TB of personal storage space and amazingly fast transfer speeds of up to 110MB/s

- D-Link

Mini HD Wi-fi Camera with high definition clarity, sound & motion detection and especially cloud recording.

- Plustek

SmartOffice SN8016U - a departmental class A3 sized document scanner that interfaces to PC using either the built in USB or network interface, featuring a scan speed of 80 pages per minute, 160 imagines per minute in duplex mode, a 100 sheet feeder and a daily duty cycle of 8,000 pages per day.

- Boxlight

Cloud touch projector - the projector embedded inside a smartphone with finger touch function and ability to combine with peripheral devices can be applied in both education market and smart office.

- Zyxel

With Zyxel’s innovative design and commitment to “RF First” for high performance and reliable connections through design, the NWA1123-ACv2 delivers increased coverage and improved connection speeds for every client.

About Taiwan Excellence

The symbol of Taiwan Excellence honors Taiwan’s most innovative products that provide tremendous value to users worldwide. All products carrying this symbol have been selected for specific Taiwan Excellence Awards based on their excellence in design, quality, marketing, Taiwanese R&D and manufacturing. Initiated by the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA), R.O.C. in 1992, the symbol of Taiwan Excellence is recognized by 100 countries.

Organized by Bureau of Foreign Trade (BOFT), MOEA

The Bureau of Foreign Trade (BOFT) under the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA), R.O.C. is responsible for implementing policies and regulations governing foreign trade and economic cooperation. Established in January 1969, the BOFT's role and position have been adjusted regularly to meet the needs of the ever changing international economic and trade environments. The BOFT has been guiding and working with the Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA) in numerous promotional trade projects and activities both internationally and domestically. Having worked closely with TAITRA for many decades, the BOFT continues to commission TAITRA for various critical government projects relating to business, trade and investment, while promoting Taiwan internationally.

Organized by Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA)

Founded in 1970 to help promote foreign trade, the Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA) is the foremost non-profit, semi-governmental trade promotion organization in Taiwan. Jointly sponsored by the government, industry associations, and several commercial organizations, TAITRA assists Taiwanese businesses and manufacturers with reinforcing their international competitiveness and in coping with the challenges they face in foreign markets. TAITRA boasts a well-coordinated trade promotion and information network of over 1,200 international marketing specialists stationed throughout its Taipei headquarters and 50 overseas offices worldwide. Together with its sister organizations, the Taiwan Trade Center (TTC) and the Taipei World Trade Center (TWTC), TAITRA has created a wealth of trade opportunities through effective promotion strategies.

[1] https://taiwantoday.tw/news.php?unit=2,6,10,15,18&post=119752

[2] https://taiwantoday.tw/news.php?unit=2,6,10,15,18&post=122232

[3] https://www.opengovasia.com/articles/7715-exclusive-expanding-taiwans-digital-economy-through-the-governments-8-year-digi-plan

[4] https://www.ndc.gov.tw/en/News_Content.aspx?n=607ED34345641980&sms=B8A915763E3684AC&s=1897C8025B0899A0


TAITRA’s Ho Chi Minh City Office: Ms. Nguyen Thao; Telephone: +84-(0)909-201-532; Email: hcmcity@taitra.org.tw

Media Relations: Ms. Yen Le; Telephone: +84-(0)969-495-333; Email: haiyen.le@ogilvy.com              

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