1. Taiwan ICT News Scan
Taiwan Establishes a Sharing Economic Association
Alibaba's Taiwan Entrepreneurs Fund Invests 70% in New AI and E-commerce Startups
7-Eleven Opens Second Unmanned X-Store in Taiwan
Innolux and Family Mart Open A New Smart Convenience Store in Southern Taiwan
Starbucks Separately Cooperates with Alibaba and Hema Supermarkets on New Retail Model in China
Senao and Pure Storage Cooperate in Smart Retail
E Ink Joins Hands with BOE for Electronic Shelf Label
PChome Launches Smart Label "Fastag"
Amazon's Checkout-Free Store Uses Key Components from Taiwan
2. ICT Highlights
Facial Recognition Reinforces Physical Retailers' Advantages and Reduce Disadvantages: MIC
3. Statistics Snapshots
36.9% of Taiwanese Internet Users Have Done Cross-border Shopping: MIC
4. III Smart Retail Solution - Hi Magic
4.2 Hi Magic Shopping Stick
4.3 Key Features and Benefits
News coverage of the Taiwanese ICT industry and market for the period January-September 2018
The highlighted topic in this issue covers smart retail developments with some observations and insights provided by analysts with MIC (Market Intelligence & Consulting Institute)
The statistics topic in this issue covers the development of facial recognition technology, touching on its applications, advantages and disadvantages.
The feature topic is this issue covers the Smart Retail Solution, called Hi Magic and developed by III (Institute for Information Industry), and touches on its key features and benefits.