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ICC Tainan grand opening, creating your Metaverse experience


ICC Tainan has just been completed. To welcome the coming of the metaverse era and create a 5G MICE technology application venue, Aruba’s wireless AP and remote 5G low-latency dedicated network services are integrated into the venue. At the opening ceremony of ICC Tainan on April 21, 2022, a cross-screen interactive module was designed to invite guests to send their blessing messages to ICC Tainan and send them to the large screen on the stage using tablets or mobile devices, which became a new highlight of the cross-screen interactive experience at the opening ceremony.

The opening ceremony included Vice President Lai Ching-te, Minister of Economic Affairs Wang Mei-Hua, Mayor of Tainan Huang Wei-Che, and other officials from the central and local ministries, public representatives, and entrepreneurs, who instantly sent their best wishes to ICC Tainan through the application of 5G technology.

Yeh Tai-Ming, C.E.O. of GIS Group and Chairman of ICC Tainan, led his team through the “Expanding 5G innovative service applications for SMEs” of the Ministry of Economic Affairs to promote the “5G MICE Venue - Innovative Experience Service for MICE Businesses,” focusing on the development of various 5G MICE technology experience service projects with sustainable operation value, and create support for Tainan’s local urban marketing and for small and medium enterprises to develop international trade business opportunities.

In addition, to create a value chain for various exhibitions, conferences, and concerts, we also launched the first MICE metaverse experience system in Taiwan, using technologies such as avatar, LBS (Location-Based Service), bluetooth navigation, gamification map, and VOIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) technology for mobile and fixed avatars to create the “ICC Tainan Metaverse App” experience service process.

These technologies are also applied to the “Tainan Automatic Machinery & Intelligent Manufacturing Show” for the first time, allowing online remote visitors to move freely through the gamified exhibition hall and browse each exhibitor’s booth using digital virtual avatars. They can also participate in technical discussions and questions through VOIP calls, creating a sense of immersion in the show and creating an international solution to the pandemic problem of foreign exhibitors and visitors not being able to come directly to Taiwan to participate in the show.

As soon as ICC Tainan is completed, it becomes a Metaverse and 5G technology demonstration venue. In the future, it will continue to develop various 5G MICE technology experience services, with sustainable operation value, and explore international trade development opportunities for small and medium enterprises to realize the core concept of ICC Tainan: “Island of Trading, Glorious Tainan.”

ICC Tainan is located at the mid-point of business commuting from the north to the south of Taiwan and near the MITSUI OUTLET PARK of the HSR Tainan Station, meeting the needs of the exhibition, conference, and business travel destinations. Occupying 5.2 hectares of land, the 10,692-square-meter booth area on the first floor can accommodate 600 standard booths and up to 5,000 people in a column-free indoor exhibition space, including one conference room for 800 people, one conference room for 1,000 people, five conference rooms for 100 people, and three conference rooms for 20 people. It is perfect for holding various exhibitions, concerts, award ceremonies, year-end parties, results presentations, and other large-scale events.

Source: Economic Daily News


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