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Taiwan Excellence Product Showcase 2017 to Highlight Taiwan's Latest Innovations in Virtual Reality, Gaming Computers and More
NEW YORK, July 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Taiwan Excellence Product Showcase is returning to Time Warner Center from July 27th - 30th with over 60 award-winning products from Taiwan's leading technology and innovation companies. With VR and gaming becoming an increasing focus of Taiwan's tech industry, this year's exhibition will introduce interactive VR experiences and competitive gaming stations. Other product categories include the Internet of Things (IoT) solutions and alternative transportation. The showcase will be open to the public daily from 10 am 9 pm Thursday through Saturday, and 11 am 7 pm on Sunday. Admission is free. For daily schedules and additional information, visit taiwanexcellencenyc.com.
Now in its fourth year, the Taiwan Excellence Product Showcase in New York will highlight the latest offerings from 23 brands: Acer, Asus, Atunas, Darfon, Franz, Giant, Heartway, In Win, Karma, Moai, MSI, LWO, Singtex, Pacific Cycles, Tatung, Tern, Thermaltake, Transcend, PX, Shaan Honq, Step2Gold, Strida, and Wen Ben.
The Taiwan Excellence Showcase tours the world each year through Asia, Europe and North America to promote Taiwan's culture of technological innovation and leading-edge design. Founded in 1992, Taiwan Excellence is Taiwan's highest national accolade awarded annually to selected, premier Taiwanese products for their excellence in the area of R&D, design, quality and implementation of international marketing. The winners represent the most modern and highest quality products made by Taiwan. The New York exhibition is supported by Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs, sponsored by the Bureau of Foreign Trade, of the Ministry of Economic Affairs, and is organized by the Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA).
Highlights at this year's Taiwan Excellence Product Showcase include:
- Virtual Reality and Gaming Computers
- The MSI GS63VR Stealth Pro is the world's thinnest gaming laptop with the GTX1060 graphics card and packs a powerful cooling system, weighing just 1.9 kg. Great computing performance and outstanding gaming features are in a 17.7 mm ultra-slim chassis.
- The ASUS G752VS OC Edition is a high-powered gaming laptop that gives you up to 180% performance boost over previous generations.
- Internet of Things (IoT) Solutions
- The Acer Being Signage brings you the digital signage and advertisement solution for your business to better understand and target your audience.
- The Transcend DrivePro Body 52 features a camera unit connected to the main unit via a flexible cable, allowing for a wide variety of attachment options.
- Alternative Transportation
- The DARFON BESV TRB1 features an industry leading 756Wh battery powered electric motor for a superior performance and ultimate mountain biking experience.
- Pacific Cycles's New Birdy is faster, more rigid and easier to fold and unfold to take on the go. It's a leader in the compact, foldable bike market.
- The Heartway S21 Easy Move is a lightweight scooter that can fold and unfold at the touch of a remote control.
"With companies offering best-in-class innovation and a robust start-up community, Taiwan is at the forefront of some of today's hottest technologies," said Cherng-Chuan Su, the Director of the Taiwan Trade Center in New York. "This year's Taiwan Excellence Product Showcase offers a snapshot of the latest developments from Taiwan's tech sector as well as a glimpse of some of the incredible things to come."
"Taiwan should be really proud of the work Taiwan Excellence is doing in introducing local brands to international consumers," said Andrew Harvey, the Chair of the European Marketing Confederation and a Taiwan Excellence marketing judge. "The showcase provides an invaluable resource for companies and tech professionals who want to remain competitive in a global economy."
Taiwan Excellence Awards
There are three categories in the "Taiwan Excellence Awards": The Taiwan Excellence Gold Award, the Taiwan Excellence Silver Award and Taiwan Excellence Award. The Gold and Silver awards are selected from among "Taiwan Excellence Award" winners and are based on the five key indicators of: R&D, design, quality, marketing, and for being made in Taiwan. The five indicators are of equal importance, and each is judged on the concept of innovation combined with value. Products that receive the "Taiwan Excellence Award" are authorized by Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) to use the "Taiwan Excellence" mark.
Taiwan External Trade Development Council
The Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA) was founded in 1970 to promote Taiwan's foreign trade and competitiveness in world markets. Over the past 40 years, TAITRA has played a key role in the development of the Taiwanese economy. TAITRA is jointly sponsored by the government and commercial associations and is viewed by all as the business gateway to Taiwan for the international business community. Please visit taitra.org.tw for more information.
Bureau of Foreign Trade
The Bureau of Foreign Trade (BOFT), under the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) of Taiwan, which is responsible for implementing policies and regulations governing foreign trade, economic cooperation, and foreign investments among many others, has been guiding and working with the Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA) in numerous trade promotion projects and activities both internationally and domestically. Having worked closely with TAITRA for many decades, the BOFT continues to entrust TAITRA with a number of government projects relating to business trade and/or investments, promoting Taiwan on the international stage. Please visit trade.gov.tw for more information.
©2017 Taiwan Trade Center in New York
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