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The Showgals of Computex 2009

The Showgals of Computex 2009



Showgals - Part 1

Showgals - Part 1

Compared to previous years, the crowd filling the halls of Computex 2009 appeared lesser. Perhaps the addition of the Nangang exhibition halls, now into its second year of service contributed to the more spacious feel. Or more likely, the economic malaise afflicting the world taking its toll on businesses and trade visitors. We won't know for sure if our instincts are accurate until the final tally.

The technologies and products announced by companies here may be successful and instrumental in the near future. They could just as simply disappear and enter the annals of vaporware. Only one thing has stayed constant: the showgals. They have livened the event and unlike the technobabble often sprouted by the next faceless speaker, we know that they are real, or so we think.

To give these untiring performers their due credit, here are our best shots of the showgals of Computex 2009