COMPUTEX 2015 updates on IT participants and achievements

COMPUTEX TAIPEI 2015 attracted 38,550 international buyers from 165 countries. The top 10 nations by turnout were: Mainland China, Japan, the United States, Hong Kong, South Korea, Singapore, Malaysia, Germany, Thailand, and India.

TAITRA shows that Asian buyers account for 76 percent of COMPUTEX international visitors, followed by North American with 10.6 percent and European with 7 percent buyers.

COMPUTEX notices increase of 120 percent from last year in visitors from Bangladesh, 26 percent from UAE and 79 percent from Vietnam.

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Additionally 204 companies from 30 countries came to COMPUTEX looking for industrial computers, purchase order systems, wearables, 3D printing, memory chips, and mobile phone accessories.

Key buyers included Best Buy and Best Buy Canada, Viasat, Staples Canada, Viglen, ASI Corp, MA Laboratories, Ulmart, and Toshiba Europe.

Acer at Computex announced the expansion of its Build-Your-Own-Cloud Ecosystem, which it developed with 30 different partners from different levels of the ICT industry, like Ubuntu and MediaTek.

Intel released 5th generation Intel Core mobile processors at its e21 Forum, as well as 10 different models of desktop and mobile processors.

This apart, Microsoft previewed its Windows 10 operating system. ARM connects to IoT with its Cortex-M processors and MediaTek announces the Helio P10 octa-core CPU.

Dell for their XPS 13 Ultrabook and Alienware Area 51 gaming desktop, TPV Technology for their AOC LX series curved TV and Digital Signage X 27” Digital Sign, and Smanos for their K1 SmartHome DIY kit were awarded with the COMPUTEX d&i gold award.

Shilpa Khatri

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