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COMPUTEX d&i awards 2018

More than three decades of IT experience in Taiwan: Asia is well known for technological innovation, and in Taiwan’s capital Taipei the technology sector is growing rapidly. Initially only a regional show, the COMPUTEX TAIPEI event is today the largest IT trade fair in Asia, and it is one of the world's leading ICT tradeshows.

Technological progress is the basis for every type of change. Once every year Taipei becomes the center of the IT sector: Since the beginning of the 1980s, COMPUTEX TAIPEI provides more than a glimpse into the future. The COMPUTEX TAIPEI trade fair showcases technological progress in combination with award-winning design.

The COMPUTEX d&i awards, hosted for the first time in 2008 by TAITRA in cooperation with iF, have become a constant feature of the COMPUTEX TAIPEI trade fair. It honors products that stand out through excellent design.

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COMPUTEX d&i awards 2018 winners

COMPUTEX d&i awards 2018 winners

Explore all 60 award-winning COMPUTEX designs of this year's competition here.


Dates and fees


30 Apr 2018

Registration deadline

20 Apr - 10 May 2018

Submission of entries to jury

13 - 14 May 2018


15 - 16 May 2018

Jury session

17 May 2018

Disassembly by participants

17 May 2018

Jury results

04 - 05 Jun 2018

Awards ceremony

05 Jun 2018


iF WORLD DESIGN GUIDE, COMPUTEX website, promotional materials and press releases

05 Jun 2018

Winners' exhibition at COMPUTEX 2018

All winners will be shown at COMPUTEX 2018. The organizer will seek for opportunities to present the winning products at IFA, GITEX, CES MWC, Convergence India and other major ICT trade shows.


Exhibitors Non-exhibitors Start-ups
Registration fee US$ 80 per entry US$ 175 per entry US$ 80 per entry
Fees for award winners US$ 1,300 per entry US$ 2,100 per entry US$ 650 per entry

All fees are listed as net amounts. VAT will be added separately. Participation fees covers the jury organization and assessment process.

Benefits for winners


01. Artificial Intelligence + Robotics Exa

Examples: Robot Product, Virtual Personal Assistant, Smart Car etc.

02. Internet of Things

Examples: Security Applications, Smart Health Care, Smart Home, Smart Agriculture, Internet of Vehicles, Wearables and Sports Technology etc.

03. Applications + Solutions

System Integration, Cloud Computing & IT Services, Home Energy Management System, Financial Service etc.

04. AR / VR Devices + Content

Examples: AR / VR Headset / Glasses, Content and Technology, Reality Browser / Real Time Navigation App etc.

05. Gaming Devices + Content

Examples: Gaming PC, Gaming Headset, Game Console, Gaming Mouse, PC / Mobile Game (Content) etc.

06. Cloud Communication + Storage

Examples: Cloud Communication Solution / Platform, Mobile Disk, Pen Drive, Cloud Storage Service /System, Memory Card, Hard Disk Drive (HDD), Solid State Drive (SSD) etc.

07. Systems + Mobile Communication

Examples: PC, Laptop, Server, Bar Code System, Point of Sales PC, Embedded Products, Mobile Device, Global Position System (GPS), Video Conference etc.

08. (Computer) Hardware + Software

Examples: Solar Cell/Panel, Battery, Power Supply for Computer, Motherboard, Computer Case, CPU Cooler / Cooling System etc.

09. Audio / Video

Examples: Amplifier, Projector, Digital Video Recorder (DVR), Hi-Fi Speaker, Set Top Box, Microphone, Headphone, Display, Audio Technology / Calculation Tool, Digital Photo Frame, TV Card etc.

10. Peripherals + Accessories

Examples: Scanner, Keyboard, PC Camera, Printer, Data Switch (KVM Switch), Charger, USB Hub, Rack / Stand, Charging System / Device etc.

Evaluation criteria

Innovation and Elaboration

  • Degree of innovation
  • Uniqueness
  • Execution / workmanship


  • Use value and usability
  • Ergonomics
  • Practicability
  • Safety


  • Aesthetic appeal
  • Emotional appeal
  • Spatial concept
  • Ambience


  • Production efficiency
  • Consideration of environmental standards / carbon footprint
  • Social responsibility
  • Universal design


  • Brand fit
  • Target group fit
  • Differentiation

Awards ceremony and exhibition

01 Awards ceremony
02 Awards ceremony | Acer
03 Awards ceremony | CYORIC
04 Awards ceremony
05 Awards ceremony | IBM
06 Awards ceremony | Lenove
07 Awards ceremony | origami
08 Awards ceremony | gold award
09 Awards ceremony | gold award
10 Awards ceremony | specialty award
11 Awards ceremony | specialty award
12 Exhibition
13 Exhibition
14 Exhibition
15 Exhibition
16 Exhibition
17 Exhibition
18 Exhibition
19 Exhibition
20 Exhibition
  • 01/20
Video: COMPUTEX d&i awrds 2018 | Jury session
01 Jury session
02 Jury session
03 Jury session
04 Jury session
05 Jury session
06 Jury session
07 Jury session
08 Jury session
09 Jury session
10 Jury session
11 Jury session
12 Jury session
13 Jury session
14 Jury session
15 Jury session
16 Jury session
  • 01/17


Amina Horozić<br>Lausanne, Switzerland
Amina Horozić

Amina Horozić
Lausanne, Switzerland

VIVO<br>Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, China
Kyle Hsiao

Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, China

Engadget Chinese<br>Hongkong, China
Richard Lai

Engadget Chinese
Hongkong, China

Sony (China) Limited<br>Shanghai, China
Yasunari Nishioka

Sony (China) Limited
Shanghai, China

CRE8 DESIGN<br>Taipei, Taiwan
Georg Todtenbier

Taipei, Taiwan

Chinese Culture University<br>Taipei, Taiwan
Feng-Kwei Wang

Chinese Culture University
Taipei, Taiwan

  • 01/06

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