Matthew Miller
Oct 8, 2018

Tech leapfrogging: three ways APAC is set to keep besting the west

Three world-changing tech areas where Asia (mainly China) is set to lead the way (plus 6 bonus technologies).

Ready or not: A robotic teaching assistant made by Xiamen-based Keeko Robot Technology is helping out at around 700 nursery schools in China.

Asia largely skipped over desktop PCs, landlines and wired broadband, and went straight to mobile. That fact about leapfrogging technology is so well-worn it hardly bears repeating. So we won’t bore you with statistics showing how much faster the penetration of mobile subscriptions in Asian markets grew compared to western markets over the last decade. 

Instead, let’s look ahead three world-changing tech areas where Asia mainly China is set to lead...

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