Why Taiwan is ideal for smart city development

Taiwan’s major urban areas are best suited for advancement as smart cities, Virginia-based public-private partnership MeriTalk reported.

World-famous for its PC and motherboard manufacturing industry, Taiwan is primed for piloting smart city programmes, according to Taiwanese officials who attended MeriTalk’s Global City Teams Challenge (GCTC) expo in Washington DC.

“It’s not a very big island, and that helps,” said Tsai Zse-hong, who serves as human resources officer for the Asia Silicon Valley Development Agency, formed by lawmakers in 2016 to facilitate the country's transformation into the continent’s version of the Californian high-tech hub. “Taiwan used to be a major IT power exporting country. They know and they understand the trick to do fast prototyping.”

Read the full story at property-report.com.

Victoria Krisman is Interactive Media Specialist for the Intelligent Community Forum.
See other pages related to Taoyuan City ICF Member News New Taipei City Taipei

Showing 1 reaction

Be the first to comment

Please check your e-mail for a link to activate your account.