Apple's announcement of the iPhone 6 last month nudged the smartphone one step closer to becoming the central hub of the Internet of Things.
And with some pundits predicting the demise of the PC in a decade or less, it's no surprise that Taiwan's ITC sector is busy seeking to create new growth opportunities beyond the PC and notebook industries that it dominates.
That was clear at last week's Taitronics Taipei International Electronics Show, which featured an entire pavilion devoted to the Internet of Things, another for Cloud Computing, and a third for SmartLiving — plus scores of new products designed with the smartphone in mind — from a tiny chip antenna to cloud services.
Here on the following pages is a look at four very different products on display that leverage the smartphone in various ways.
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