Health firms showcase innovations

TECH FOCUS: AU Optronics unveiled a high-resolution surgery display and Taipei Medical University Hospital presented a contactless COVID-19 treatment platform

Taipei Times
Date: Dec 04, 2020
By: Angelica Oung / Staff reporter

A Hiwin Technologies Co representative, left, introduces the company’s robotic gait training system to visitors at the Nangang Exhibition Center’s Hall 1 on the opening day of the Taiwan Healthcare Expo yesterday. The system is a walking training system that combines weight-bearing standing, repetitive stepping and balance training for early-stage rehabilitation patients.
Photo: CNA

More than 500 exhibitors are showcasing their latest innovations at the Taiwan HealthCare Expo, which began at the Nangang Exhibition Center in Taipei yesterday.

Tech companies developing smart medicine products are represented alongside medical supply and pharmaceutical companies, and hospitals.

Diverse topics in healthcare have been addressed, including Kaohsiung Medical University’s virtual reality “nostalgia therapy” for people with Alzheimer’s disease and Chimei Hospital’s 3D printed device to prevent air from getting into feeding tubes.

However, the spotlight was on products that incorporate the latest 5G, high-resolution sensor chips and Internet of Things technology, as well as developments to address the COVID-19 pandemic.    [FULL  STORY]

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