8 AI startups were selected for SYSTEX AI+ Generator Program
[December 23, 2020] Entering the third year of the AI+ Generator Program (AGP), after more than half a year of selection in 2020, 8 AI startups with international development potential were selected to join the program in late October. All of these startups have dazzling successful cases, as well as the planning and execution results of entering the global market, including “VAR LIVE”, which has attracted 1.8 million people around the world to experience its variety of 100% self-developed large-scale VR products; and “FaceHeart”, the device that can measure heartbeat and emotional response in 6 seconds without actual contacting subjects, currently being used by digital banks and health care management customers. In the future, SYSTEX will assist in focusing on industry applications based on the individual expansion needs and product features of the selected startups, matching and docking with SYSTEX 30,000 corporate customers, conducting in-depth domestic and overseas market expansion cooperation, and assisting in the development of international AI applications.
AGP is positioned to assist AI startups to focus on industry applications, accelerate product and service implementation, and use SYSTEX ecosystem partner resources to assist startups to enter overseas markets. Since the launch of AGP in 2018, it has now assisted startups to connect with more than 100 corporate customers, and helped many startups successfully obtain their first large-scale projects. In addition, despite the impact of the pandemic in 2020, SYSTEX was still invited to become the first overseas partner of Japan TOPPAN Printing innovative project verification program co-necto. Through remote collaboration, SYSTEX assisted AGP startups to continue paying attention to the Japan market for the preparation of expanding overseas markets post-pandemic. In the future, as SYSTEX expands in Japan and Southeast Asia, AGP startups would gain assistance to move towards the world.
GARAOTUS focuses on integrating AI and HPC cloud technology to target and lock the fields of genetic engineering as well as atmospheric sciences
[November 18, 2020] SYSTEX launches GARAOTUS, a cloud service brand that integrates high-end technologies such as AI, HPC (High Performance Computing) and cloud. In the future, GARAOTUS will combine with SYSTEX’s service energy and ecosystem resources in the industry cultivated for many years. It will initially target and lock markets in Japan, Korea, Hong Kong and Singapore as well as regions with high development in Asia, to assist medical organizations and government agencies that require large and fast computing resources such as genetic engineering to accelerate research and development. In the future, it also plans expand its business and services to North America and other regions. At present, it has successfully cooperated with Hong Kong research institutions and Taiwan medical organizations to introduce HPC services.
Jay, the head of the GARAOTUS team, said: “GARAOTUS brings the software technology to the utmost, coupled with international super hardware equipment manufacturers to jointly develop overseas markets. In addition to the field of genetics, atmospheric science and natural disaster prevention and warning that closely related to human life, are also fields that require a lot of image and data analysis, is particularly an emerging blue ocean. Facing the 5G era, GARAOTUS will further deepen the combination of HPC technology and chips, and look forward to collaborating with more international partners to demonstrate the possibility of more differences in HPC technology.”
SYSTEX expressed that “Supporting Taiwan’s software industry to enter the international markets is SYSTEX’s commitment to Taiwan software startup teams. The GARAOTUS team owns the leading cloud technology as well as extensive execution experience, and has clear market goals; we connect with international partners externally to build the application ecosystem of HPC and have the ability as well as strength to enter the global markets.”
GARAOTUS, a new brand of cloud service from SYSTEX, which AI-HPC technology ranks the top 10 in Asian-Pacific
[October 30, 2020] With ever-changing industry, the giant of information service in Taiwan, SYSTEX, has accumulated strong technical capacity for years. At the moment when most enterprises take a defensive approach, SYSTEX has adopted an offensive strategy, rolling out a new brand, GARAOTUS. It provides leading HPC technology in combination with AI on the cloud that bolsters the level of HPC computing ability for domestic and worldwide enterprises and academic institutions.
In fact, the new brand GARAOTUS was just established, but it represents a milestone of SYSTEX’s global presence in cloud services. Terry Tai, Senior Technical Director of SYSTEX, stated, “The core of GARAOTUS brand is Moving Your Cloud Forward. This is also our value proposition!” This slogan highlights GARAOTUS insists about to keep the cloud computing technology go progressing with the times. Especially in the critical post-pandemic times, they are able to leverage the leading cloud technology to help strengthen customers’ competitiveness, showing their ambition.
Enters the 5G car networking market! SYSTEX invests in Baoruh to obtain 30% equity share
[September 21, 2020]SYSTEX announces that it has acquired a 30% stake of Baoruh, a leading manufacturer of comprehensive solutions for intelligent transportation equipment in Taiwan. Through Baoruh, SYSTEX will deeply cultivate Baoruh’s rich in-vehicle equipment software development and hardware design achievements accumulated in the integrated field of smart transportation payment for 40 years, meanwhile combining with SYSTEX resources in big data analysis, cloud platform and information security technology. That will be able to provide enterprises with a more complete smart car-connected equipment and real-time data management platform to master the huge in-vehicle equipment and derivative business opportunities in the 5G era!
SYSTEX joins hands with Taiwan High Speed Rail to create an exchange platform for reward points
[August 27, 2020] SYSTEX and Taiwan High Speed Rail Corporation jointly launch the TGo “Point 365” redemption platform for High-Speed Rail members. That integrates over 60 brands and more than 365 products, covering accommodation, restaurants, parking lots, car rental shops, souvenirs, drinks, convenience stores, and high-quality stores in High-Speed Rail stations, to provide consumers with online redemption of High-Speed Rail member TGo points. In the future, it expects to expand further the scope of cooperation, exchanging and circulating with other reward point platforms, so to create a “cross-region and cross-industry reward point ecosystem”. That enhances the use of reward points, increases the value-add for people to ride High-Speed Rail, strengthens consumer loyalty, adhesion as well as satisfaction, and realizes the role of High-Speed Rail as a platform for a better life.
SYSTEX: CHANGING THE GAME FOR HPC
[July 20, 2020] The need to analyze the growing data, support complex simulations, and overcome performance bottlenecks demands reliable software. To that end, Taiwan-based SYSTEX, a value-added IT services company, has developed a new HPC management solution that eliminates wait times and long job queues, helping businesses run tasks in the shortest possible time and achieve optimum results faster. SYSTEX’s technology combines HPC with cloud computing to deliver the fastest speed, lowest latency, smart accelerations, and the highest efficiency and resiliency for clients. Jay Hsueh, Head of AI and Cloud Center, SYSTEX, says, “What makes our solution unique is its converged architecture, which enables the optimization of computing resources for various roles. SYSTEX HPC Solution provides the computing services through its GAIA service portal.”
Advantech and SYSTEX Announce New Intel Select Solutions for Genomics Analytics, Targeting the Fast-Growing Genomics Market
[June 18, 2020] Advancements in genomics are opening new doors for understanding human diseases. However, genomics sequencing generates hundreds of petabytes of data per year, it needs big data technology to accelerate deployment.
Now, SYSTEX is collaborating with Advantech, offers architecture design, delivery, and training services through the Intel Select Solutions for Genomics Analytics, accelerating the deployment progress for genomics analytics.
To fulfill the requirement of genomics analytics, SYSTEX’s HPC management platform, GAIA, provides the superior performance for the jobs like Genome Sequencing through HPC with AI framework workflow. Also, medical image recognition learning tasks can be accomplished through cloud computing design.
“Gemini Explore” assists global epidemic investigation organizations to track and analyze the correlation of the confirmed cases
[May 19, 2020] Gemini Data Inc., a startup company invested by SYSTEX, launched the innovative product of “Gemini Explore”. “Gemini Explore” is the world’s first product able to interact with users finding and analyzing data in real time. It can also generate the “Knowledge Graph” according to demands that assists in exploring the various correlations between the confirmed cases and the contacts, and is expected to provide more help in investigating the source and scope of infection. “Gemini Explore” has been supplied for usage by public health agencies in many countries, including Taiwan.
“Gemini Explore” adopts the structure of “Knowledge Graph” that uses semantic search to collect information from multiple sources to enhance the quality of searching and can provide structured and detailed subject information, therefore it is conducive to tracking and analyzing case-related data. In addition, “Gemini Explore” has the design with highly interactive and flexible data chart that not only allows epidemic investigators to easily and quickly present the information on the confirmed cases and able to further identify possible missed cases, but also allows the media and the general public to quickly understand the confirmed cases and epidemic status.
Learn more about how “Gemini Explore” assists the epidemic investigation organizations in fighting with COVID-19: www.geminidata.com/covid
SYSTEX assisted PX Mart (Quanlian Supermarket) to create integrated services for smart payments
[April 15, 2020] SYSTEX assisted PX Mart to integrate the first-generation of physical membership card and launched the online payment of “PX Pay”. By binding a credit card or stored-value card, the payment, membership, and reward-points systems are connected all together that not only accelerates the checkout speed, but also provides multiple payment methods and Increases consumer willingness for usage.
Through the connection of the membership system and the payment platform, enterprises can get closer to the demands of members, optimize the shopping experience, increase loyalty of members and create the membership economy. This is also the key for PX Mart to manage the community and grow its sales performance. After the introduction of the “PX Pay” mobile payment system, it has successfully attracted many young consumers who are accustomed to using mobile payment, to become members. It also assisted PX Mart to expand new style of stores.
In just half a year after launching, download number of PX Mart’s “PX Pay” has exceeded 6 million. According to the ranking survey of mobile payment usage conducted by the Institute for Information Industry in 2019, “PX Pay” of PX Mart has been officially advanced to become the third largest mobile payment tool in Taiwan.
[Business Next] A Solid Foundation of Industry Applications and Client Reliance! SYSTEX Creates “AI + Generator” To Help Startups Expand Business Opportunities
[November 12, 2019] SYSTEX believes that artificial intelligence will affect all industries, especially in fields that SYSTEX is already adept in across the Straits and the world, such as telecommunications, finance, manufacturing, government, education, tourism, logistics and biomedicine. As a result, they have formulated an artificial intelligence strategy development plan (AI + Plan), in order to focus on industry applications. SYSTEX has also established the AGP (AI + Generator Program). Richard Tang, SYSTEX Asia-Pacific Telecom Division General Manager, emphasized that AGP is different from general enterprise accelerator programs. It is a non-profit, public welfare program, differentiated from the usual accelerator or incubation center. AGP doesn’t get involved in buying startup shares or in fundraising, growth, or presentation training courses required by startups. Instead, AGP focuses on new ventures that have developed products and services created using artificial intelligence technology, and startups whose business models have been assessed as having scaling opportunities, and then gives these startups market-matching and the resources to set their sights internationally.
SYSTEX Independently Developed NLP Combining with RPA and OCR to Build Intellectual Fintech Robot “Robelf”
[Oct. 30, 2019, Taipei] Succeeding the first fintech service on social networking of AI on Line “Mega Financial Secretary” in Taiwan, SYSTEX, who had been devoted to the financial information services for years, cooperated again with Mega Securities and introduced “Robelf”, the first reception and fintech robot in securities industry of Taiwan. “Robelf” with lively personality liked to interact with people, built with the combination of Natural Language Processing (NLP) recognition technology independently developed by SYSTEX and intellectual sensing technology of Robotic Process Automation (RPA) and Optical Character Recognition (OCR). In the future, when people enter the physical service locations of Mega Securities, “Roblef” will not only automatically step forward to greet them but also provide interactive responses such as real-time stock prices and trend curve queries, introduction of financial products, solutions to common questions as well as recent marketing activities etc., all of which support Mega Securities to offer more convenient intellectual financial services.
SYSTEX Launched Fresh-Food-Box Kiosk and Intelligent & interactive Vending Machines with Big Screen, Adopted by the Second Tech-Approach Concept Store of Family Mart
[Oct. 28, 2019, Taipei] Responding to the manpower shortage in retail and service industries and the changes of channel operation patterns, SYSTEX dedicating to intellectual retailing, introduced two new intellectual kiosks combining technology with data management platform: Fresh-Food-Box Kiosk and Intelligent & Interactive Vending Machine with Big Screen. The Second Tech-Approach Concept Store of Family Mart took the lead to adopt both of them!
Intelligent & Interactive Vending Machine with Big Screen developed by SYSTEX could store goods no matter in normal temperature or in refrigerated. The hyper-large 50” screen along with intellectual sensor, therefore it can broadcast a proper marketing commercials to consumers, serving as the best promotional billboard at the store. Besides, consumers could order product by softly touching on screen and pay with multi-payment systems with another Fresh-Food-Box Kiosk, completely doing it by themselves. It’ was also connected with the POS system at the counters of channels, which automatically integrated the daily revenue of Fresh-Food-Box Kiosk into the POS system to reduce the labor of checking store revenue on a daily basis.
Mobile Ordering by Pepper, Reservation via AI. Exclusive Debut of SYSTEX and Perobot’s “Intelligent Restaurant” Solution
[Aug. 21, 2019, Taipei] SYSTEX Corporation worked hand in hand with Perobot, the expert of robot and automatic services, to launch the service application solutions “Intelligent Restaurant” integrating virtual and real service process. The entire virtual and real services included reserving via AI Chat Robots, checking in assisted by Pepper Robot on the spot, mobile ordering at tables as well as combining with such multiple payment systems as LINE Pay.. All of these services assisted restaurants to streamline the processes, created brand-new serving experiences, and realized the AI digitalized transformation for enterprise customers.
SYSTEX carried out the domain knowledge accumulated by devoting in industries for years with the combination of the expertise in software development. Based on the cooperation with Perobot, SYSTEX introduced the innovative application service “Intelligent Restaurant”, offering consumers fantastic experiences and gathering consumers’ information such as their characteristics, ordering preferences and so on. Furthermore, AI Communication System could be used not only for reservations at restaurants but also for customized development according to different serving scenarios of diverse industries, such as appointments for medical clinics, the purchases of THSR and movie tickets etc.
Favored by Thai 7-Eleven and Tokyu Corporation. Eight AI Innovations Selected by SYSTEX AGP2
[Aug. 01, 2019, Taipei] To assist the focused industries of AI innovation and speed up the world-class application landing, the AI+ Generator Program (AGP) of SYSTEX CORPORATION selected eight AI innovations containing great potentials at AGP2 in the beginning of this June succeeding the first AGP1 last year in which they supported five AI innovative enterprises to expand the international market. In addition to radiant successful cases, these teams also possessed the ability of planning and implementing to go global. For instance, certain teams successfully convinced such international customers as the distribution center of Thai 7-Eleven and Tokyu Corporation of their exclusive R&D solutions, an outstanding achievement.
AGP is more than an incubator or an accelerator. Instead of the premise that SYSTEX invested these innovating enterprises, the development project which combined external and internal resources from SYSTEX supported the conjunction of AI innovations and customers from various industries and speeded up the verification of internationalized market. It was SYSTEX’s responsibility to foster promising innovative enterprises for going global. AGP’s selection process and criteria for AI innovative enterprises featured “strict selection but not open audition.” Before accepting the applications, SYSTEX would clearly understand the product characteristics, the competitive advantages, the attributes of target customers, the region of target markets and how AGP would support them in their expectation through several conversations, which ensured AGP’s real supports on AI innovations.
Personally Experienced by 1500 People. Application Scenarios for More Than Fifty Industries. SYSTEX Corporation Appeals Partners in the Ecosphere to Initiate to Initiate “Enable DX with AI”, the AI Digitalized Transformation.
[Jan. 15, 2019, Taipei] SYSTEX Corporation hosted the trends forum “Enabling DX, Empowering AI for Social Good” along with the application exhibition, inviting international and local partners belonging to digital ecosphere to take part in it. More than fifty types situational experience with AI applications were exhibited. The exhibition attracted approximately 1,500 people from more than 600 enterprises. Meanwhile, SYSTEX invited Mr. Ken Sun, the General Manager of Microsoft Taiwan, the leader of global AI technology R&D, and Dr. Lan Du, the Senior Vice President of iFlytel Co., Ltd. to lecture keynote speeches.
For the first time, SYSTEX awarded AI4SG prize (AI for Social Good) to encourage the organizations or persons that were positively contributed to the society with data application science and AI associated technology. SYSTEX also looked forward to gaining more resources invested to strive for the digital transformation in future glorious new world.
Frank Lin, the General Manager of SYSTEX Corporation, indicated, “The evolution of technology has gone beyond our imagination so as to drive the rapid changes in the world. The definition of industry has been broken while enterprises sense the pressure of changing and moving forward. Only with connection to share resources, innovate business models and expand market borders can enterprises foresee future opportunities and risks; however, knowing how to use the data asset from enterprises, integrating the crossover software of 5A (Application, Mobile Application, API, Appliance, Algorithm) and data enable enterprises to create the second growth curve, actually helping enterprises set correct growing direction.”
SYSTEX Signs Cooperation Agreement with Siemens, Accelerates Taiwan’s Digital Transformation
[December 11, 2018, Taipei] SYSTEX has signed a cooperation agreement with Siemens, becoming the first Taiwanese vendor to promote the cloud-based IoT open operating system, MindSphere. SYSTEX will work with Siemens to provide digital transformation services and help Taiwanese enterprises implement smart manufacturing. In addition to deepening the cooperative relationship between the two parties, the formal signing of the cooperation agreement also officially announced that SYSTEX has become a MindSphere partner, providing commercial, technical, marketing and marketing supports to assist in establishing successful MindSphere IIoT services and solutions. In addition, Siemens and SYSTEX will work together to promote the development of smart factories.
As one example, SYSTEX has assisted the Taiwanese machine tool maker, Leadermac Machinery, to implement the Siemens MindSphere platform. Through cloud data analysis and proprietary applications, it collects machine tool data to understand tool wear rates and information about optimal maintenance times. This extends after-sales service to customers, and is a successful example of the value-added implementation of IoT data.
SYSTEX Joins Hands with Leading Global AI Development Companies to Create Great Experiences, Help Taiwan Businesses Move Toward Business 4.0
[January 11, 2018, Taipei] Gathering 40 AI ecosystem partners to showcase AI application scenarios in 30 industries, SYSTEX invited global leading AI R&D partners, such as IBM, Microsoft, SAP, AWS, SenseTime, iFlytek, the ITRI, Advantech and other companies, to the “AI4IA Application Exhibition and Trend Forum”. This event jointly showcased the latest AI development and practical applications, specifically demonstrating how to embed AI into real business services and everyday life. More than a thousand VIPs from various industries gathered to experience how the world is changing together.
Frank Lin, SYSTEX President and CEO, said, “From the internet age of enterprise 1.0, to the mobile age of 2.0, then the cloud with 3.0, we are now moving toward enterprise 4.0. The key to making enterprise 4.0 happen will be using AI to create second-growth curves for businesses, which will be the core capacity that drives whether companies are able to transform and continue growing over the next decade. In order to advance businesses in Taiwan to apply AI, SYSTEX strategically allied with global leaders in AI technology, introducing trained AI into industry-specific business processes and service environments. This provides excellent user experience design, deepens business application software, and creates new value for innovation for both inside and outside the companies.