For the second consecutive year, Taiwan Excellence has pledged to contribute to the Government of India’s Smart Cities initiative by participating in its ongoing 3rd Smart Cities India 2017 Expo, held from May 10 to 12 at the Pragati Maidan in New Delhi.
Taiwan Excellence has set up an exclusive pavilion that will showcase a group of 40 brands with 86 products in smart ICT, smart healthcare products, Internet of Things (IoT) solutions, and smart-life devices. It has partnered with world-class brands like Acer, Adata, MSI, CyberPower, D-link, Asus, Aver, Moxa, Advantech, FSP, LWO, Billion, Gigabyte, Plustek, Karma, Edimax , QNAP, Thermaltake, Avision, JustPower, Silicon Power, Meanwell, EMS, Kuonao , Planet, Vacron, Vinaera, Easywell, KSS, BXB, Cashido, Horus scope, Transcend, Heartway, Litemax, Optoma, Chanson, and In Win.
The Taiwan Excellence Award, an initiative of the Taiwan Bureau of Foreign Trade and managed by the Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA), represents the innovative and technological image of Taiwan’s most competitive industries. It is a symbol of outstanding reliability, innovation and value.
The Government of India’s Smart Cities Mission is intended to transform the lives and living conditions of the citizens of the country. Recognizing Smart Cities as an important platform that drives progressive change, the 3rd Smart Cities India Expo is building on the success of its previous editions by providing a common platform for discussions on important issues and upcoming technologies to stakeholders who are developing smart cities.
Several Taiwanese-based companies are already collaborating with governments across the world to provide smart solutions in various areas ranging from increasing carbon usage efficiency to renewable energy and hardware solutions. Taiwanese-based organizations like Billion Electric Co. Ltd, Taiwan Telematics Industry Association, and the Changhua Coastal Industrial Park, along with many others, are involved in stellar smart projects in different countries. Taiwanese ICT brands also have a longstanding goodwill when it comes to the idea of ‘smart living’, which is the cornerstone of a mission like smart cities. ICT solutions enhance people’s lives by helping improve public services and the quality of life of their communities.
Taiwan Excellence believes that initiatives like Smart Cities have given impetus to joint ventures with India since Taiwan’s New Southbound Policy, introduced by President Tsai Ing-wen, seeks to promote the country’s ties with the 10 ASEAN nations, which includes India.
VIP delegates and officials from the Taiwan, including Vice Minister, Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA), Ms. Mei-Hua Wang, Ambassador of Taiwan in India, Chung Kwang Tien and Vice Chairman of TAITRA, Mr. Lin-Wu Kuo were part of the expo.
Said Michael Lin, Director of the Taipei World Trade Centre Liaison Office in Mumbai, “The ‘smart’ component of a smart city rests largely on critical ICT solutions that have the power to give a boost to smart living. Taiwan has been boasting an array of great smart ICT solutions around the world for many years. We are looking forward to providing our expertise for India’s Smart Cities mission because we believe that India has a huge regard for innovation and cutting-edge technology products. We are eager to join hands with India and share our experience in technology and smart living tools which can benefit government agencies, the environment and residents.”
India’s urban population is estimated to grow three times by year 2031. The creation of 100 smart cities, as envisioned by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, assumes significance in this context as it provides an impetus for improved infrastructure and essential services to citizens and enterprises.
The Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA) is globally recognized as Taiwan’s foremost non-profit trade promotion organization, with over 60 overseas offices around the world. For more than 40 years, TAITRA has been highly commended for its professional and outstanding services, offering a host of trade related services that cater to different business needs. Partially supported by the Taiwanese government and various commercial and industrial associations, TAITRA has been entrusted to spearhead numerous government projects, including the launch of the Taiwan Industry Image Enhancement Project (IEP) for the promotion of Taiwanese industries and to raise awareness for brands internationally.
1. Billion — Smart Street Lighting Control System
Smart Streetlight Control and Management System based on broadband power-line & Zigbee communication technologies, highlighting the transmission bandwidths, signal stability, and installation convenience.
2. Advantech — Edge Intelligence Server Starter Kit
Complete IoT Connection Solutions: Includes a ready-to-run edge system, IoT software platform service (WISE-PaaS), wireless I/O module, sensor, and pre-configured Microsoft Azure service
3. VACRON — Mobile DVR
Mobile DVR with 4CH 360° surrounding view cameras. Additional option is the 1CH Parking assist camera, which can automatically change rear image during parking.
4. Edimax — AC1200 Dual-Band 3-in-1 In-Wall PoE Access Point
a powerful wireless solution designed to meet the needs of modern mainstream businesses
5.EMS – Smart Water Meter, TH15
Highest measuring performance of cold potable water for billing in commercial, submetering, smart building