Taiwan Excellence unveiled under-the-radar technologies by the innovators behind them!
Bader Studios West – January 2017 – Las Vegas, NV: ASUSTek revealed the company’s Zennovation concept, highlighting the ASUS brands mobile design and development strengths, with insights from CMO, Rex Lee.
Taiwans Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) showed new technology for autonomously-learning companion robots and ultra-long-range drones, in a showcase from research leader, Dr. Ming-Jer Kao.
Bringing two-wheeled transport up to speed with the Internet of Things (IoT) and the Internet of Vehicles, Kymco Chairman, Allen Ko, discussed noodoe, Kymcos smart, personalized, connected dashboard system for scooters.
ZTE – The Hawkeye, the world’s first crowd sourced phone
ZTE USA, a smartphone company which is the fourth largest smartphone supplier in the U.S. and is among the largest in the no-contract market. At the CES press conference, the company revealed it’s latest crowd sourced phone: Hawkeye. The Hawkeye phone, originally code-named “Project CSX”, will feature a self-adhesive case that will allow it to adhere to any smooth surface as well as eye-tracking capabilities that let users scroll and swipe with their eyes. Priced at $199.00, The Hawkeye phone is now available for pre-order and is expected to ship globally in the third quarter of this year.
ZTE will continue to reach out to their community members throughout Hawkeye’sdevelopment. Members will soon be voting on colors and material finish to use on the phone.
Faraday Future reveals 1,050-horsepower FF 91 electric crossover due in 2018
Faraday Future, the startup electric brand with Chinese backing based in Nevada, introduced its first production-intent vehicle prior to the start of the 2017 Consumer Electronic Show in Las Vegas. The FF 91 is a crossover SUV that offers 1,050 horsepower and posts a 2.39-second 0-60 mph time.
The FF 91 is powered by a multi-motor electric powertrain to give it all-wheel drive. The electric motors draw their power from a 130-kwh battery pack, which will be the largest by 30 kwh when it hits the market. The Tesla Model X and Model S P100D models, with their 100 kwh batteries, currently have the largest electric batteries on the market. The FF 91’s battery pack gives it 378 miles of range in the EPA cycle, Faraday says. That would also give is the most range of any electric vehicle.