HKSTP and financial firm partner to drive banking innovation
The Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation (HKSTP) and a major bank in HK have formed a strategic alliance to help accelerate the development and deployment of FinTech solutions for the banking sector in Hong Kong and create new opportunities for FinTech companies.
Immersive visual tech and mannequin to provide proper health training
The centre allowed people to think and act in an environment that was as realistic as what they would experience thanks to 360-degree video footage. It is about bringing teams together in an immersive environment and making them critically think through the situation.
Musical robots to fill the future with acoustic music
There is a lot of potential to replace many of the loudspeaker-filled items with robotically actuated acoustic alternatives that will sound much better.
Malaysia: top ten tech predictions for 2019
Growth is expected in every industry driven by digitally-enhanced offerings, operations, and relationships. Malaysian financial, telecom, media, and retail are the leading industries that have successfully started to digitally transform and align their overall strategy with Malaysia’s “Industry4WRD” digital strategy.
India successfully launches communications satellite
The satellite will support, among others, direct-to-home television services, connectivity to VSATs for ATMs, stock-exchange, digital satellite news gathering (DSNG), and e-governance applications.
Philippines awards IP certificates for ownership of innovations and tech
From 2008 to 2018, the Department of Science and Technology-Technology Application and Promotion Institute has assisted more than 4,000 IP applications with their increasing targets of 1,000 IP applications filed per year.
New space tech provides flood monitoring near real-time
This new type of flood intelligence could allow authorities to make decisions about critical infrastructure like switching off power stations before flood waters can reach them.
The Singapore Management University launches courses to upskill workers in digital technologies
The Singapore Management University (SMU) and Alibaba Cloud launched a series of courses to upskill more than 1,000 working professionals in Singapore. The ‘SMU-Alibaba Series’ professional continuing education programme will be offered at the SMU Academy, the professional training arm of SMU, from March 2019. Bringing workers up to speed on emerging technologies The courses […]