Asian firms bridging tech divide in Spain

By Chris Wright

Madrid – Where the frenetic pace of technological change is concerned Asia’s general dominance in the race to provide the next must-have gadget seems only too apparent to many a European. The likes of Japan, South Korea and increasingly China have long been spoilt for choice when it comes to snapping up the dinkiest of items from next generation mobile phones to “intelligent” household appliances. But now Europeans are catching up. With Asia’s help. The “connected planet” on view this week at Madrid’s International Exhibition of Information Technology and Communications (Simo TCI) showing how to connect almost anything to anything in a regular home environment largely showcases a Dutch company’s audiovisual hardware.

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