China artificial intelligence (AI) company SenseTime has inked memoranda of understanding (MOU) with Nanyang Technological University (NTU), National Supercomputing Centre of Singapore (NSCC) and Singtel.
Vietnam is the only growth market for PCs in Asia in Q4, according to IDC. A total of 610,000 PCs were shipped during this period, bringing annual total to 2.13 million units, a two-percent increase over 2014.
In the second half of 2014, promotions of Windows 8.1 with Bing notebooks and the slow but steady growth of convertibles led to an increase in volumes that helped to stabilise the PC market.
“While it helps to prevent the drop of PC shipment in Vietnam, aggressive moves from vendors generally took down the price further that impacts the margins too. Looking at 2015, we’re still expecting a resilient PC spending added with small but growing gaming market to keep the market stable,” said Yen Phan, Market Analyst for PCs at IDC Vietnam.
Despite the reported decline of PC shipment globally, IDC believes that Indonesia will grow slightly in the coming years.
According to IDC WW Smart Connected Devices (PC) tracker, the trend of the PC market is moving towards flat to negative growth in China, India, and ASEAN.
“While the slowdown is a global phenomenon we have to accept as fact, it does not necessarily signal the beginning of the end for the PC market in Indonesia,” noted Wilhendra Akmam, Research Manager at IDC Indonesia.
ZTE’s new generation SDR-based GSM-R system has passed European Integrated Radio Enhanced Network (EIRENE) specifications and received a certification from TÜV Rheinland, a global technical, safety and certification service provider. GSM-R, based on the GSM standards, provides industry-leading technology for precise railway scheduling and communications. Currently, ZTE provides BSCs, BTSs and engineering services for rail operators in Southwest China.
With the new Nanning Railway contract, ZTE will deploy its GSM-R technology on a key transport link in Southwest China. The Nanning Railway section will include six rail lines that support train speeds exceeding 200km/h, and enhance China’s high-speed rail links with countries in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).
“This GSM-R contract strengthens the partnership between ZTE and Nanning Railway Bureau,” said ZTE Vice President Li Jian. “ZTE’s GSM-R system can overcome the wireless communication challenges in mountainous and undulating terrains, and ensure robust network connections. We will work closely with Nanning Railway Bureau to help our client fulfill their role as a key regional transport hub linking major international cities.”