Taiwanese Film Director Jack Hsu Plans to Launch a Blockchain-based Token “SELF”

Taiwanese Film Director Jack Hsu Plans to Launch a Blockchain-based Token “SELF”

2018-11-16 | interviews

The technology behind cryptocurrency bitcoin could be used to boost Taiwan’s film industry under a plan launched by a local filmmaker. Director Jack Hsu hopes his blockchain-based token project called SELF can change the way movies are funded and ho...
Taiwan Startup Neurobit Says New Device Can Detect Strokes via Eye Examination

Taiwan Startup Neurobit Says New Device Can Detect Strokes via Eye Examination

2018-09-05 | interviews

Strokes are the second highest cause of death in the world and they often happen without warning with just hours to treat safely, according to the World Health Organizaiton. But conventional methods of detection miss some of the telltale clogs in the...
AR and VR Company iStaging Sees Surging Revenues on Back of Cheaper Devices

AR and VR Company iStaging Sees Surging Revenues on Back of Cheaper Devices

2018-08-27 | interviews

iStaging, a Taiwanese company that uses virtual and augmented reality to give people immersive virtual tours of real estate, has seen its revenues leap three-fold in the first half of this year The company’s founder and chief executive officer Johnn...
Taiwanese Tech Startup Gyro Systems Aims to Make Location Tracking Systems for Manufacturing Efficiency

Taiwanese Tech Startup Gyro Systems Aims to Make Location Tracking Systems for Manufacturing Efficiency

2018-08-08 | interviews

Taiwanese location service technology startup Gyro Systems is creating Bluetooth-based location tracking systems to help improve the efficiency of manufacturing. Gyro Systems has built an internet-of-things (IoT) system for the indoor and outdoor tr...
Q&A: Canadian Startup’s Microphone Chips Seek a Home inside Made-in-Taiwan PCs

Q&A: Canadian Startup’s Microphone Chips Seek a Home inside Made-in-Taiwan PCs

2018-07-06 | interviews

Montreal-based startup Soundskrit aims to install its specialized audio chips into computers and portable devices made in Taiwan. Cofounder Sahil Gupta spoke with Business Next earlier this month at the 2018 Computex Taipei trade show. He came to sh...

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