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AT&S Austria Technologie & Systemtechnik AG is pleased to announce that it‘s subsidiary AT&S (China) Company Limited once again has been rated as High and New Tech Enterprise (HNTE). The certificate is jointly issued by Shanghai Taxation Bureau, Shanghai Finance Bureau as well as Shanghai Science and Technology Commission.
It recognizes companies that satisfy regulatory requirements, among others, on high-level scientific research, high and new technology income and science and technology personnel. The certificate was received for the calendar years 2017 through 2019. In the course of preparing the annual report for 2017/18 AT&S is therefore able to apply retrospectively a reduced corporate income tax rate of 15% (versus the statutory 25%) for AT&S (China) Company Limited.
Dan Feinberg, Technology Editor, I-Connect007
Now on its ninth year, the Augmented World Expo (AWE USA) is perhaps the largest event for professionals focused on providing science fiction-like abilities through XR (cross reality) and associated wearable technology. This year’s event showcased over 100,000 square feet of exhibit space and featured numerous presentations and discussions covering topics ranging from the latest and greatest uses and devices for XR to the business of marketing and monetizing it.
Patty Goldman, I-Connect007
I met with Rüdiger Lange, CSO at Schmid Group, in their spacious, comfortable booth at productronica. We discussed the current capital equipment market and Schmid’s business direction for the future while watching some of their new technology in action.
Dan Feinberg, FeinLine Associates, Inc.
There have always been disruptive technologies; thousands of years ago, fire totally disrupted the path of mankind. I have heard it said that truly disruptive technologies are like earthquakes on the seismographs of history.