One of the largest computer and technology fairs in the world was opened today (June 1st) in Taipei, Taiwan. COMPUTEX Taipei, (Chinese: 台北國際電腦展), is a computer expo held annually at the Taipei World Trade Center . The five day show (June 1st- June 5th) is nowadays the second largest computer expo in the world (after CeBIT) and the largest in Asia, with participation from major manufacturers such as Intel, AMD, ATI, NVIDIA, ASUS, ACER, MSI, GIGABYTE and others.
This year the it’s organizers, Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA) and Taipei Computer Association (TCA) are celebrating Computex 30th anniversary. Organizers noted a record attendance of Chinese exhibitors on opening day, a fact we’ve mentioned in our previous posts as reflecting efforts by Taiwan and China to forge closer commercial ties. “The number of participating Chinese companies jumped 179 percent and the number of booths rose 151 percent, ” said Wang Chih-kang, the chairman of the Computex co-host Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA), said in his opening address.
As for key trends in this 30th Computex show are tablet computers designed to compete with Apple’s iPad, 3D displays and Gadgets Galore.
Watch the Video : Computex 2010