Computex set to highlight smart living technologies, applications



TAIPEI–Asia’s largest computer show will focus this year on smart living technologies and applications, from 3D printers to wearable devices, according to one of the organizers of Computex Taipei.

Some 1,700 exhibitors from Taiwan and abroad will present the newest advancements in hardware as well as its applications to make life more convenient during the June trade fair, said the Taipei Computer Association.

On display will be smart accessories including glasses, watches, bracelets and even clothing, the association said.

The annual show will explore convenience of service as offered by interconnectivity, from hand-held devices to home appliances and vehicles.

The concept will extend to wired security management, including tools for remotely controlling household energy and monitoring platforms, the association said.

In addition to displays and procurement meetings, organizers will invite industry heavyweights and market analysts to share their insights on industry trends and practical applications such as health care and education.

At the announcement, the association launched a new mobile application for this year’s show that will provide up-to-date information and registration services.

Computex Taipei will take place at the Nangang Exhibition Hall, Taipei International Convention Center, and Taipei World Trade Center Exhibition Hall 1 and Hall 3 from June 3 to 7.