The aim of the project is to create an integrated security
system that utilises artificial intelligence features to prevent crime, reduce
traffic accident related deaths and prevent any negative incidents in
residential, commercial and vital areas.
to a report by Xinhua,
People’s Liberation Army of China (PLA) enlisted private courier companies to
help deliver on unmanned emergency missions. The exercise took place earlier in
the provinces of Yunnan and Shaanxi. It was the first time that the Chinese military
used civilian drones for a logistics exercise.
Singapore’s proposed Healthcare Services Bill to regulate telemedicine and make data contribution to the NEHR mandatory
All patients will by default have their specified health data contributed to the NEHR. However, patients who do not wish for their records to be accessed via the NEHR will be able to opt-out. They will continue to have their information uploaded to the NEHR, but with access blocked.
Digitalisation at Singapore Army’s enhanced Mobilisation and Equipping Centre enables faster processing
A single scan of the NSman’s identification card at the self-service kiosk will register his particulars into both the Auto-Identification Enabled Readiness System (AIDERS) and the E-mobilisation In/Out Processing System (EIOPS) simultaneously.
From January to June 2016, commissioned by the Ministry of
Science and Technology, the Science and Technology Commission of Shanghai
Municipality organised nine testing facilities.
NUS and DSO National Laboratories launch research centre to develop capabilities in distributed satellite systems
Smaller satellites are relatively cheaper to produce, test and launch. They can also be mass produced and they have a much shorter time to market. A fleet of
small satellites – flying in formation, swarm or constellation – could possibly
cover the whole Earth and reduce latency, hence opening up new services that
were not possible in the past.
According to the Economist Intelligence Unit’s (EIU) Connecting
Commerce report, 8 Asian cities made it to the top 10 list in business
confidence in digital environment.
On Jan 25, Australia announced the launch of the first National TAFE Cybersecurity Program. The skills-based cybersecurity certificate and diploma level qualifications are to be delivered by TAFEs across the country in 2018.
Australian research body CSIRO announced that its research partnership with San Francisco-based ocean technology startup Saildrone will see the deployment of unmanned ocean surface vehicles for the first time in Australian waters. Saildrone is a cost-effective data collection tool for ocean science as they can replace the costly and conventional use of research ships and vessels.
The targets specifically seek to expand broadband
infrastructure, and Internet access and use by populations around the world, in
support of achievement of the SDGs.