QuAI realizes a healthcare AI diagnostic system, improving diagnostic accuracy and efficiency!

QuAI realizes a healthcare AI diagnostic system, improving diagnostic accuracy and efficiency!

Background: From information to knowledge For the past 14 years, QNAP has been focusing on creating better storage solutions, and redefining Network-attached Storage (NAS) through constant product innovation. In 2018, QNAP launched the QuAI artificial intelligence software development platform. This platform bestows high-capacity NAS systems with intelligent features, and allows data scientists and developers to create, train and optimize AI models on their QNAP NAS. AI case study: the greatest crossover between data scientists and doctors In February 2018, the QuAI team paid a visit to a renowned medical research…

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When QNAP meets IOT – LIGHTBLUE BEAN/BEAN+

When QNAP meets IOT – LIGHTBLUE BEAN/BEAN+

Today we are going to introduce the start kit of the LightBlue Bluetooth BLE solution from Punch Through. The two devices currently available are linked via BLE. Bean and Bean+ (Potato and Potato Evolution?) are all through a fundraising platform, and then through a series of research and development, production, testing, and finally mass production of products, basically placed at the end of last year to ship, probably also lasted for half a year . The biggest difference between Bean and Bean+ is that it supports the I/O and the…

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When QNAP meets IOT – PARTICLE PHOTON

When QNAP meets IOT – PARTICLE PHOTON

Particle has a complete open source IoT hardware and platform. Since 2013, it has first launched the CORTEX M3 IoT development board based on TI CC3000. The current series are: Particle Core Particle Photon Particle Electron Among them, Particle Electron is a development board based on 3G networking. Both Core and Photon use wifi as a connection. Particles, whether firmware, software or even hardware, are currently open source, and developers can download and customize their own IoT hardware and platforms: Particle Github Particle docs Particle Store First, to integrate Photon…

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ANDROID THINGS + NAS

ANDROID THINGS + NAS

Android recently launchs the preview version of Android Things when IoT is popular. Android Things is basically the same as mobile app, and it’s much more convenient for the Things Support Library to be used by developers. In the first time, test whether Android Things can connect to NAS and quickly render NAS IoT applications through Node-Red + Dashboard. Currently, the preview version of Android Things only supports 3 IoT development devices: Intel Edison NXP Pico i.MX6UL (Taiwan seems not easy to o buy this development board) Raspberry Pi 3…

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When QNAP meets IOT – QWEATHER STATION

When QNAP meets IOT – QWEATHER STATION

Have you ever thought about turning your NAS into a weather station? In fact, it is very easy. You only need to build a professional weather station at home by using Docker (or Container Station) built-in NAS. First, you need to prepare: Weather Station WH2080+ Display Panel + USB NAS (requires support for docker) Weather Station image for docker MQTT Server # docker run -t -i –cap-add=SYS_ADMIN –privileged –security-opt seccomp:unconfined -v /dev/bus/usb:/dev/bus/usb jarvischung/weather-station node /root/weather.js your-mqtt-server As depicting in the figure , the display panel of the WH2080 is inserted…

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Use LASS4U to monitor air quality on LASS4NAS via QNAP NAS

Use LASS4U to monitor air quality on LASS4NAS via QNAP NAS

Recently, PM 2.5 becomes a very popular issue. There are many products such like LASS4U, airbox and so on, to help us understand the influence of air pollution.  Among this, LASS (Location Aware Sensing System, http://lass-net.org/) , an open source and nonprofit “envirnment detecting system, can collect many meaningful data to monitor the quality of air. Besides,  Its hardware has better specification and completement. It can collect the data of CO2, temperature、humidity 、PM2.5, (PM1、PM10), and the touchscreen allows user to get the instant information without opening web page and application….

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2018 LASS Annual Seminar: QNAP shares the IoT application of environment monitoring

2018 LASS Annual Seminar: QNAP shares the IoT application of environment monitoring

The issue of environmental protection has caused heated discussion among government, enterprises and folk in recent years. The LASS (Location Aware Sensor System) user and developer seminar ,initiated by the Maker – Mr. Hsu, has gathered the power of local creators to cut into environmental issues and sensing technologies through lectures, discussions, workshops, exchanges, etc. The third year of the seminar was held at Chiao Tung University on July 21, 2018.This year, water resources was an important issues. In addition to the main seminar, the “Waterthon” and “Water Sensing Workshop”…

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HSINCHU 300 EXPO: QNAP, FBTUG showcases mini-farmbot

HSINCHU 300 EXPO: QNAP, FBTUG showcases mini-farmbot

Due to the good conditions of agriculture, Hsinchu had been cultivated since 17 century. In 1718, Wang Shijie formally directed the first reclamations and constructed the hydraulic engineering. This was the beginning of Han Chinese settlements around Tek-kham, present-day Hsinchu. This year, in order to celebrate the tricentennial anniversary of reclamation, Hsinchu City Government hold the “hsinchu 300 expo” to showcases the historical changes. It is not only let people regain the local culture, but also demonstrate the diversity of wind city with six main exhibits. In the maker city…

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AfoBot meets i-GlucoPal, providing an at-home health manager for the elderly

AfoBot meets i-GlucoPal, providing an at-home health manager for the elderly

According to Directorate-General of Budget, Accounting and Statistics, Executive Yuan, R.O.C, the aging population of Taiwan has account for more than 14% in the 107 year. It means not only aging population growing, but also the long-term care becoming an issue. From 21 to 24, 2018, the “Taiwan Int’l Senior Lifestyle and Health Care Show” and the “Taiwan Int’l Medical and Healthcare Exhibition” were jointly exhibited at the Taipei World Trade Center, showing the combination of IoT, AI and the medical care industry and creating a complete healthcare ecosystem. This…

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CAVEDU establishes the specifications of IoT classroom, to respond the “Information Technology Education” curriculum of 2019 academic year!

CAVEDU establishes the specifications of IoT classroom, to respond the  “Information Technology Education” curriculum of 2019  academic year!

With the trend of technology generation, there are lots of new issues come out, such like IoT, AI and so on. It not only stimulates the needs of technology talents, but also reflects the obsolete education system which causes the lack of human resources.  Therefore, Ministry of Education places “Information Technology Education” as the priority in the grade 1-12 curriculum guidelines since 2019 academic year, in order to develop the core competence of students . However, the shortage of teachers, course guidelines and faculty are not well-planned, and it’s hard…

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