Taipei, Sept 2, 2020 – Taiwan is well-known for its highly effective COVID-19 response and is now ranked among the top countries for its quick recovery. Taiwan’s medical proficiency in ICT technology has created a significant advantage in the ophthalmology industry. To highlight the country’s strengths and to boost economic activities amid the global standstill, Taiwan Excellence has successfully provided its international audiences a look at the innovative ophthalmic medical equipment during the “Eyes on the Future” online product launch on Wednesday, September 2.
Mr. Walter Yeh, President & CEO of the Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA), Taiwan’s foremost trade promotion organization, stated that Taiwan’s ophthalmology industry which accounts for 0.3 percent of global sales has great potential. Taiwan has the most outstanding performance in contact lens industry. The export ratio of this “invisible champion” is about 75 percent, accounting for global sales of 1.53 percent.
In addition, Taiwan is highly proficient in ICT technology, which makes a significant advantage in the diagnostics and monitoring categories because it combines optics, electronics, motors, and big data calculations.
This event focused on four winners of the prestigious Taiwan Excellence Award winners, including: Crystalvue’s Non-Mydriatic Auto Fundus Camera, which utilizes automatic 3D tracking, reduces human diagnostic error; Medimaging’s Horus Digital Portable Tonometer, which uses non-invasive air pressure detection to avoids contact with disease and infection; BenQ’s Miacare CONFIDENCE Daily Color Contact Lens, which adopts silicone hydrogel technology and provides contact lens’ wearers with all-day comfort; In-Trust’s Aurai Hot & Cool Eye Massager, which is the first in the world to use water circulation and water wave massage to reduce intraocular pressure without risk of harm.
Taiwan Excellence award-winning products showcase the best of Taiwan’s industries, which provide smart solutions for our daily lives. The one-and-half-hour online product launch was part of a series of events held by TAITRA while more events focusing on medical products, including dentistry and assistance devices for the elderly, will be held in the coming weeks.
To watch the full online product launch, visit https://youtu.be/0WdW4wXpM9w.