In 1979, III was incorporated as a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) through the joint efforts of public and private sectors, to support the development/applications of the information industry as well as the information society in Taiwan. Besides technology advancement, III’s mission has evolved from Information Technology (IT) to Information and Communication Technology (ICT) development with a wide social coverage. III focus on areas such as embedded systems, networks/communications, sensor networks, Green ICT, information security, Telematics, Cloud computing and so on. And Strategic planning and development of large scale national infrastructure and application systems.
In Green ICT, III developed an advanced metering infrastructure and smart grid application services based on verified WSN technologies. With the integrated technologies of sensor networks, III created a large-scale data collection and analysis platform to effectively reach and accomplish energy conservation goals, developing a nationwide AMI system, Distribution Management Systems and Demand Response Platform, and Green Transportation/Telematics infrastructure. III aggressively leads industry alliances to establish industrial consensus to form competitive industry standards that solve inter-operability issues.