China stakes innovation claim at CommunicAsia

China stakes innovation claim at CommunicAsia

Summary: Companies from Beijing's tech hub Zhongguancun, and others, make use of tradeshow to show off their latest brainwaves.

TOPICS: CommunicAsia

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  • An employee from IGRS Engineering Lab shows off one of the functionalities of its wireless transmission set. She is able to mirror the content within her smartphone onto the television set using the dongle, which is plugged into the device.

    Unlike Wi-Fi streaming, there is no lag time between an action on the phone and what is displayed on the TV, said Xu Luxi, the company's international promotion manager.

  • Beijing-headquartered Vimicro is a fabless chip company that designs chipsets for PCs and mobile phones. Showtone's Henry Fei, whose company manufactures tablets using chips from Vimicro, demonstrates its phone-tablet hybrid device.

    Fei said Showtone is an original design manufacturer (ODM) and original equipment manufacturer (OEM). Its customers in the region include India's HCL and telco BSNL.

  • Haier Mobile, the mobile division of Chinese consumer electronics maker Haier, is situated besides Huawei Technologies at the show floor.

    A representative of the company said its major markets include Africa, South Asia and Southeast Asia, where the company's CDMA phones are popular.

Topic: CommunicAsia

Liau Yun Qing

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