Thailand working towards building an innovation ecosystem
The agency will work with more than 11 organisations and other governmental agencies to manifest it’s dreams of becoming a global innovation and tech hub.
Technologies for NextGen Governance
The theme of the conclave was ‘Technologies for NextGen Governance’. IT experts explored the use of big data and advanced analytics, artificial intelligence, machine learning, deep learning, cloud-native scalable applications, micro-services, software-defined infrastructure, and cybersecurity.
Smart tech to allow remote screening and monitoring of sheep
The monitoring will focus on the shearing frequency and reproductive milestones. It will also include assessment of the sheep’s movement, feedbase interactions and reproductive outcomes.
Malaysia’s Industry4WRD furthered by ride-hailing app firm
The ride-hailing app opened their new 54,000-square-foot Regional Centre of Excellence (RCoE) in Petaling Jaya, Malaysia. The centre is part of the company’s efforts to contribute to Malaysia’s National Policy on Industry 4.0 (Industry4WRD) and the National e-Commerce Strategic Roadmap (NeSR).
Indonesia to accelerate electric vehicle development
The Indonesian Government is targeting to produce 400,000 units of electric cars and 2 million units of electric motorbikes domestically by 2025.
Hong Kong to get joint tech labs with Guangdong and Macau in 2019
The push to boost transport infrastructure and connectivity is expected to greatly improve the flow of goods and capital as well as drive tech, innovation and information exchange.
House panel approves proposed “National eHealth System and Services Act”
The proposed “National eHealth System and Services Act” provides for an organised and structured application of electronic health integrated in the regular workflow of healthcare facilities.
First-ever HKSTP-led DLT accelerator to benefit start-ups
The winner will be selected by a panel of investment sponsors, technology enablers and industry partners. The programme has garnered enthusiastic support and participation from local and overseas start-ups.
Smart sensors ease beach holiday stress
The project was driven by high tourism demand on the Mornington Peninsula, particularly during the summer and holiday season. More than 650 parking spaces, 20 bins, 5 toilet blocks, 5 BBQ facilities as well as 1 km of the main shopping street and 9 Ha of foreshore area are being monitored.
Governments in Asia leading digital workforce transformation
At the World Economic Forum last week, business and government leaders gathered together in Davos, Switzerland, to discuss among many other things, the future of work, global growth and the world of automation and artificial intelligence. A huge topic of discussion was the ageing workforce and multigenerational employees. Topics focused on how to keep existing […]