Consumer electronics go straight into the hands of customers, getting the chance to make a direct impact on their lives by changing the way they do everyday activities. With this significant role, there’s more demand for products that exude excellence, and that’s what Taiwan promotes with its Taiwan Excellence Awards.
Over the last 30 years, Taiwan has highlighted its domestic products with the Taiwan Excellence Awards, which go to products offering technical innovation and real, life-changing impact. It is this focus on innovative value that the International Trade Administration (TITA) and Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA) seek to highlight across the world.
Each year, Taiwan Excellence Awards selects only a handful of innovative products that have met rigorous criteria for R&D, design, quality, and marketing. The selected products receive the Taiwan Excellence Award mark, which serves as a distinction and testament to their high standards.
These products, designed in Taiwan, embody a combination of innovation and excellence reflecting the following aspects:
- Innovative: Products that prioritize customer satisfaction through advanced and thoughtful design.
- Excellence: Companies that are passionate about common goals, foster team spirit, enthusiasm, and knowledge-sharing.
- Value: Practical products that truly enhance everyday life
- Dependable: Reliable products with quality and performance you can count on.
And with that, let's look at some of the best of the best.
Excellent products can change the way consumers accomplish tasks and make tangible improvements to their processes. Apacer managed this with the ZADAK PCIe Gen4x4 SSD, as did D-Link with its DWA-F18 VR Air Bridge and MiTAC Digital Technology Corporation with its MiVue R850D dual-camera E-mirror dashcam.
Apacer ZADAK PCIe Gen4x4 SSD
The ZADAK TWSG4S PCIE GEN4X4 M.2 SSD is an advanced storage solution tailored for gamers and professionals. With breathtaking read and write speeds of 7,400 MB/s and 7,000 MB/s, it provides outstanding performance. It comes with two heat sinks—an aluminum one reducing temperatures by 35% and an ultra-thin graphene sink for a 15% reduction—ensuring effective cooling
Designed to align with Sony's PS5, it offers easy capacity expansion for the gaming console. Its aesthetic similarity to the PS5, including a heat dissipation portal resembling the PS5’s DualSense controller, adds to its appeal. Advanced data protection and correction algorithms provide robust durability and reliability. Overall, the ZADAK TWSG4S SSD is an unparalleled choice for those seeking high performance, sleek design, and reliability, making it an essential tool for dominating in games or handling professional tasks.
D-Link VR Air Bridge DWA-F18
DWA-F18 VR Air Bridge, a wireless dongle designed specifically for Meta Quest headsets in an exclusive partnership with Meta. The DWA-F18 VR Air Bridge provides high-performance wireless links between Meta Quest 2 and PCs/laptops, eliminating cable clutter to provide an enhanced and safer VR gaming experience.
The DWA-F18 VR Air Bridge is embedded with D-Link's advanced Wi-Fi 6 firmware and Meta's proprietary VR algorithms to bring low-latency wireless connectivity and improved Wi-Fi efficiency. Furthermore, the DWA-F18 features a compact design with simple installation and WPA3 Wi-Fi protection to let gamers experience safer, unrestricted, and fully-immersive VR adventures in the Metaverse.
MiVue R850D dual-camera mirror-type dashcam
Introducing the Mio MiVue R850D, a highly integrated mirror-type touchscreen dashcam , Smart phone gesture UI and in-vehicle wiring specifications. With the industry's largest 11.88” IPS narrow-bezel mirror design and 3-in-1 dedicated cable, the innovative 3-in-1 cable connector integrates a power cable, rear lens transmission cable and external GPS receiver, for a great leap forward in aesthetic design.
The MiVue R850D comes with the industry's highest-grade IPS screen with 1000 nits of brightness, a spacious rearview mirror, and an automatic smooth dimming function, effectively reducing screen glare and overlapping shadows to enhance driving safety.
The dual front and rear cameras are equipped with Sony’s STARVIS low-light sensor and HDR technology, offering a recording quality of up to 2K+1080P for perfect clarity regardless of the light source. The R850D offers additional convenient and practical functions, including exclusive safety warning 6-in-1 speeding detection alert, WiFi 5 and SuperMP4 format, a premium flagship product with leading specifications for the consumer dashcam market!
Awarded 2023 iF Design Award – User Interface (UI) design: The innovative block UI architecture is designed to fit user mindset and mirror shape interaction. The horizontal scrolling perfectly supports a long narrow rectangle interface to extend mobile-like user experience into the digital mirror.
Made in Taiwan: An environment that fosters innovation
The companies showcased here have forged everyday excellence into the DNA of their products. The Taiwan Excellence Awards showcase Taiwan's belief that innovative, cutting-edge technology can lead the way to a better future. The winners of the 2023 Taiwan Excellence Awards also demonstrate how Taiwan's work to build an innovative economic landscape is bearing fruit. For more information, visit Taiwan Excellence at https://www.taiwanexcellence.org.
See more of Taiwan's best products in the latest global trends here.
Get the BEST of Tom’s Guide daily right in your inbox: Sign up now!
Upgrade your life with the Tom’s Guide newsletter. Subscribe now for a daily dose of the biggest tech news, lifestyle hacks and hottest deals. Elevate your everyday with our curated analysis and be the first to know about cutting-edge gadgets.