Posts Categorized: Taiwan

Solar-powered recycling machine easily transported

Taiwain’s pioneering design company dedicated to upcycling waste, Miniwiz, has created a mobile recycling machine that turns plastics into indoor/outdoor tiles.

Inflatable egg carton promotes cage-free eggs

The Taiwan-based Happy Egg company promotes bird-friendly farming and is using its clear, inflatable packaging to emphasize the health of cage-free eggs.

One key to rule them all

Taiwanese innovation, PairLock, enables users to create and share numerical combinations for any lock.

In Taiwan, taxis booked via NFC

A partnership between Nokia and Taiwan Taxi enables those with NFC-enabled phones to use that technology to book their next ride.

Taiwan airport introduces world’s first ebook library

Add / Remove Airports across the world have created a myriad of innovative ways to keep their passengers entertained, from airport spray tanning in London to an airport wedding service in Amsterdam. Now Taiwan’s international airport has put a high-tech twist on airport reading — with the world’s first airport library for ebooks. The e-library, […]

Colour ebook reader for kids

Add / Remove The world may be waiting in breathless anticipation for the arrival of Apple’s widely hyped iPad, but Taiwanese AIPTEK has come up with a device that may well be a better choice for children. Its Story Book inColor lets kids enjoy a variety of illustrated audio stories without the risks or distractions […]

Community designs phones, inside and out

Add / Remove Mass customization is more than a choice of skins for an iPod or a personalized logo for a Toyota Scion. In a bid to create an active community around OpenMoko, the mobile phone’s Taiwanese manufacturer first published its software. This allowed developers to tweak it as they wished. Releasing open-source software is […]

Retail approach to recording

Add / Remove Taiwanese Timestudio (Hua Shi Dai) offers studio recording sessions for everyone. Located in the busiest pedestrian areas in Taipei, Timestudio’s two mini-recording studios let consumers record a professional cd for around USD 30. The studio features a sound booth and a control room manned by a professional audio engineer. A glass wall […]