Convergence India has been one of the only platforms in the country that have demonstrated an impressive convergence of technologies in telecom, IT, broadcast and digital media sectors since the past several years. This year, the expo received a major boost where brands from Taiwan known for its globally renowned ICT industry participated for the third consecutive time. Taiwan Excellence put up a dynamic show of some of its most innovative and award-winning products at the Convergence India 2019 held from January 29 – 31 at Pragati Maidan here.
India is emerging as a major sourcing destination for the ICT industry thanks to the various initiatives undertaken by the government like Make in India, Digital India, Smart Cities, Skilling India and Start up India. India is now witnessing significant investments from major countries and a digital revolution that has transformed its economy. Taiwan-based ICT brands have encouraged each of these initiatives and are contributing towards ‘Digital India’.
Taiwan Excellence participated in Convergence India this year too to restate its commitment to support India’s digital mission. This year, Taiwan Excellence revealed some of its new cutting-edge products at the expo. Avision exclusively launched their product Self-Service Copier at the expo. Also, on display were some other state-of-the-art innovations like Avision’s PaperAir 10, Edimax’s EdiGreen Air Quality Detector with PM2.5, Temperature and Humidity Sensors AI-1001W V3 etc.
The exhibition also featured other prominent Taiwanese brands like BXB Electronics -- a manufacturer and exporter specializing in PA system & conference system -- Apacer, Transcend and ADATA – known for their designs, memory modules and storage hardware. ADATA and Micro-Star International -- the brands that resonate gaming experience and ASUS -- a household name in India for superior laptops -- were present too. Other prominent brands included Gigabyte -- the company that supplies some of the most trusted motherboards, graphic cards, and computer notebooks in the global market -- Thermaltake which is known for its high-end products, Aifa, Silicon Power and so on. A host of senior corporate leaders and stalwarts from leading Taiwanese brands attended Convergence India 2019.
Speaking about the expo, H.E. Ambassador Tien Chung-Kwang, Representative of Taipei Economic and Cultural Center (TECC) in India said, “Taiwan has been supporting the Government of India in its various ground-breaking initiatives like Make in India, Digital India and Skill India. This is our third consecutive year at Convergence India, and we are extremely happy to share our prowess in the field of ICT with other Indian as well as global brands.
According to Taiwan Ministry of Finance, the trade values between Taiwan and India lies at $6.4 US Billion at the end of 2017. India is a very fast-growing economy with a growth rate that is at the top of the world, almost 7 per cent. We are trying very aggressively to develop economic ties with India and Convergence India 2019 has been a remarkable platform to communicate our ideas and network with participants from the industry. This platform has always been fruitful to us for building some strong partnerships.”
Convergence India serves as a platform to showcase the latest trends and technologies related to Telecom, Broadcast, Cable and Satellite TV, Cloud & Big Data, IoT, Digital Homes, Mobile devices, Film and Radio, Content Creation, Management and Delivery, etc. It helps digital innovators, international business gurus, telecom and broadcasting czars, leaders from IT & Internet and IoT industries for networking.