3D printing of concrete to disrupt construction industry
Construction remains a largely manual work, which makes it very expensive. Construction is open to being disrupted by automation, and 3D printing is one technology that can help. Two approaches were explored, the powder bed 3D printing option and the onsite concrete printing.
Electric tricycles for a sustainable tourism in Boracay
The shift to electronic vehicles is part of the Government’s campaign in promoting an environment-friendly pubic transport on the island once it reopens to the public on 26 October 2018. It will improve the public transportation system for tourists and give the locals a source of livelihood.
Malaysia wins gold at International Olympiad in Informatics
This year, one of the four students representing Malaysia at the 2018 IOI, garnered a gold medal. The hope is that more students will be inspired to take part in the MCC, the first step in their journey to the IOI.
Malaysia’s APU launches first integrated cybersecurity talent zone
The talent zone was set up to address the industry’s pressing need for technically competent CyberSecurity professionals. The collaborative digital education and training initiatives will play a vital role in creating opportunities and equipping the Malaysian workforce with relevant industry-based skillsets that are aligned with industry needs.
World’s first standards mapping tool for Industry 4.0
Enterprise Singapore and Singapore Standards Council have developed the Standards Mapping for Singapore Smart Industry Readiness Index (SmS), for enterprises to identify relevant standards to upgrade their Industry 4.0 capabilities.
Hong Kong AI lab names first batch of start-ups for funding
The chosen start-ups will also be given office space, access to AI resources from the e-commerce giant and the AI start-up as well as a range of cloud computing services from the e-commerce giant’s cloud tech.
More opportunities for Singapore tech startups in Europe
A Memorandum of Understanding has been signed between Singapore and German authorities to support the former’s expansion into Germany and Europe.
VR to advance Philippine learning experience
VR serves as the link between knowledge and experience. The best way for people to learn something is by doing it. Information can be retained more if the people get to connect with the content. One gets immersed in an environment that is similar to the real world, or can even be fantastical.
Blockchain for bill of lading in supply chain management
A Singapore-based shipping company and multinational information technology giant are working on a blockchain trial to create an electronic Bill of Lading.
Autonomous air taxi service to land in NZ
The prototype that is being tested in Canterbury can hold two passengers and can travel 100 kilometres at a speed of up to 180 km per hour on a charge. Cora is using self-flying software that is combined with expert human oversight and will make flying possible for people without any training.