WALKING AHEAD:The Taipei Computer Association called for government funding for the IoT industry so Taiwan can be a world leader, like it was with PCs
Date: Mar 25, 2016
By: Lauly Li / Staff reporter
Premier-designate Lin Chuan (林全) yesterday said he would move
“proactively” to review current industrial policies to help develop the Internet of Things (IoT) and “smart city” projects in Taiwan after the Democratic Progressive Party administration takes office on May 20.
“We view the IoT field as an important economic growth driver for the nation… We think Taiwan needs new industry to create more job opportunities and business potential,” Lin told reporters after visiting the Smart City Summit and Expo at the Nangang Exhibition Hall in Taipei.
Lin said that IoT might be the next Industrial Revolution and Taiwan cannot miss the opportunity the industry promises when Taiwanese companies have the technologies and resources available. [FULL STORY]