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Taipei Empowered the New Value of e-Sport Industry
Jun 19, 2017
Taipei Empowered the New Value of e-Sport Industry
By Huang Nuan-yun/TIER
With the ripple effect created by the global professional e-Sport league, the 2015 global game output value has reached 91.5 billion according to an international marketing survey institution report. Among them, mobile games outperformed the other categories. Moreover, statistics from the biggest global game video streaming platform, Twich showed that Taipei city is the city with the largest global traffic ranking. Its e-Sport population, audience or consumption may more or less sustain the development of some e-Sport related industries. Therefore, starting from September 2015, the Taipei City Government has been promoting a series of campaigns for the meeting including an e-Sport seminar, e-Sport World Cup broadcast and promo general assembly with the City Mayor in attendance to promote the slogan called “Taipei empowered e-Sport to move on to championship and second place”. Many expected that powered by government officials, Taipei can support the development of the e-Sport industry, and supplement the e-Sport industry with new motivation through a division of labor among each agency for negotiation.
Construct Smart Municipal Administration; Expect a Citizen’s Good Life
Jul 14, 2017
Construct Smart Municipal Administration; Expect a Citizen’s Good Life
By Wu,Hsiang-lin/Jotangi
The smart city construction base comes from a fact to see if the government can really solve the problems that most citizens encounter in their everyday life. Faced with the trend of Internet of Things (IoT) and data economy, it needs to build trust in every citizen using the power of private enterprises through collaboration and participation. Via an integration of every technology and sensory orientation, the government may exert its competitive advantages to enhance value-added applications of each municipal administration. Taipei City citizen’s kindness usually makes the foreign tourists feel at home. However, the 1999 hotline of the city government provides considerate service and it is obvious to everyone. Therefore, the government provides a wireless network infrastructure and constructs a new vision for all people in terms of everyday needs including food, clothing, housing, transportation, education and entertainment as well as social security and energy consumption management through a citizen membership platform. It can definitely make Taipei City a new exemplar model with the breadth of internationalization and localization as a smart city. The government can expect a better life for its citizens in the future.
Smart City Local Practice and Value-Added App Create Business Opportunities
Jul 14, 2017
Smart City Local Practice and Value-Added App Create Business Opportunities
By Chieh,Hung-nien/Lin,Yung-chu
The Smart Handheld Device (SHD) has become a trend. It is also a chance for information software vendors (ISV) and enterprises in other domains to add to the business opportunities generated by hardware vendors in the electronics industry. Its key point depends on the App on SHD that triggers the new next consumption revolution. Therefore, using this location based system (LBS) establishment on the city Wi-Fi value-added platform can allow future online or offline connections and interactions so that information and communication technology (ICT) can combine with commercial services to create more business opportunities and applications via a more convenient service model. If the future city can make use of this concept of cloud service and Internet of Things (IoT), it can effectively increase value added and new business opportunities. Furthermore, it can effectively reduce government expenditure and subsidy, and build a creative consumer-shopping model.
Large Data Convergence Changes the Way a City Looks
Jul 14, 2017
Large Data Convergence Changes the Way a City Looks
By Lin,Feng-cheng/Shen,Yang-ting/Fang,Yueh-min/Chou,Tien-ying
Smart city has a main core value based on its “humanity.” Its features include pervasive sensory feelings, ubiquitous interconnected features, thorough and comprehensive intelligence that actually works, and sustainable innovations based on human beings. Smart city can effectively plan and manage city resources, public services and various activities as well as its economic, social or environmental influence during the process of collecting, tracking, integrating, sharing and analyzing all city resource information. Furthermore, it can reinforce city competitiveness and attract talents and investments to help the economy to transform and realize a sustainable economic development for its city.
Taipei Shows Innovation & Shines Globally
Jul 13, 2017
Taipei Shows Innovation & Shines Globally
By Liu,Wei-ting/TIER
The Taipei International Design Award takes Taipei City as the convergence platform for creative design to discover creative designs with business opportunity’s potentials. This award makes use of the idea of a universal design to improve the city’s economy, community, environment and cultural development. It provides the user with a more harmonious, safer and convenient life. In addition to the design competition, it also holds design forums, design seminars, and other important design activities. Furthermore, it also holds a creative start-ups int’l exchange program to select excellent enterprises and provide a completely different assistance and resources package in order to create a good-quality eco-environment for start-up businesses so that the startups in Taipei City may have a chance to be displayed on the international stage.
Industry Works Hard on Innovation for New R&D-Taipei Co-Space
Jul 13, 2017
Industry Works Hard on Innovation for New R&D-Taipei Co-Space
By Liu,Wei-ting/TIER
The Taipei City Government connects the idea of “design” with technology industry domain and establishes the “Taipei Co-Space” inside the public service building of the Neihu Science Park to provide a co-working space for micro-enterprise’s entrepreneurs or freelance workers. People who work in-house may discuss, do brainstorming and collaborate by exchanging ideas together via this built platform. They can create innovative commercial thoughts or boosts new business models to create endless business opportunities.
i-City, Taipei Takes the Lead
Jun 19, 2017
i-City, Taipei Takes the Lead
By Liu,Wei-ting/TIER
The Taipei City Government actively plans to provide each civil service that connects with technology and i-City to become an important goal for civil construction. Through the implementation of the Taipei City i-City project, the government allows the information and communication industry to have a good testing ground as its backup force so that the citizens may enjoy the good results of intelligent service; in terms of education, the government provides the smarter education CooC-Cloud. Teachers and students can use the Taipei CooC-Cloud for smarter education anytime and anywhere only if they use the interface, which is easy to use. In terms of civil service, the government also provides the Taipei Civil Affairs-Cloud service, Taipei Service Cloud and the Taipei Card integrated service by combining the latest technology and information service so that its citizens can enjoy a more convenient life.
Global Financial Center Index Ranking; Taipei City Seeks Progress in Stability
Jun 18, 2017
Global Financial Center Index Ranking; Taipei City Seeks Progress in Stability
By Huang Nuan-yun/TIER
The London Z/Yen British consulting company published a result from the latest 18th session “Global Financial Centres Index 18 (GFCI 18)” this September 2015. London won over New York and became the largest financial center around the world with a total score of 796 points; New York took the second place with a score of 788 points; HK took the 3rd place, and the successive 4-10th places were acquired by Singapore, Tokyo, Seoul, Zurich, Toronto, San Francisco, and Washington, respectively. As for Taipei City, its total score was 686 points, ranking the 26th around the world and the 10th in the Asia region. It presents a steady trend as the GFCI 17, which placed it ahead of Melbourne, Beijing and other Asian cities. Taipei City continues to maintain its localization and in-depth “Local Specialists” status, which shows that its financial center is specialized with its energy and development growing steadily. In the future, Taipei City shall be more active in connecting with the world and heading towards more diversified, professional financial centers in connection with international markets.
Taipei City Empowerment; Championship In a Row as the Happiest, Cozy City
Jun 17, 2017
Taipei City Empowerment; Championship In a Row as the Happiest, Cozy City
By Huang Nuan-yun/TIER
In an issued “2015 Happy City Survey” hosted by the CommonWealth Magazine in September, 2015, Taipei City won the championship in a row as the happiest, cozy city with a 742.48 score, which exceeds other counties and cities. On top of that, Taipei City also won the championship in the 4-sub-item index comprising “economic capacity,” “environmental capacity,” “political capacity” and “culture & education capacity” for its overall performance.
Survey of Overall Competitiveness of Cities and Counties. Taipei City is Repeat Champion
Jul 14, 2017
Survey of Overall Competitiveness of Cities and Counties. Taipei City is Repeat Champion
By Huang Nuan-yun/TIER
[Global Views Monthly] announced the result of a Survey on Overall Competitiveness” in July 2015. It showed Taipei to be yet again the champion amongst 19 cities and counties around Taiwan. Besides the overall leading performance, Taipei City is also ranked as the first in five aspects: “economy and employment”, “education and culture”, “environmental protection and environmental quality”, “medical care and health” and “local finance”.
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