Australia invests in future energy grid project
The energy system is changing, with more and more customers installing rooftop solar, batteries and smart appliances, and with electric vehicles likely to be adopted in larger numbers in the near future.
NZ University showcases VR/AR capabilities
The team from the University’s Computational Media Innovation Centre gave two tech presentations, ran a booth for VR/AR demonstrations, and took part in a program wherein eight international teams demonstrated their cutting-edge interactive technology.
Thailand govt’s adoption of advanced tech boost for local SMEs
The success of these innovative companies will inspire more businesses to explore investment opportunities and follow in their footsteps, boosting the Thailand 4.0 goals and finding new ways to use tech in their industries.
Hong Kong govt testing hi-tech monitoring systems for ‘smart’ prisons
The new services will be employed to monitor prisons for abnormal behaviour among the incarcerated, prevent self-harm, and operate the prisons more efficiently.
Fact-checking website launched in time for the Philippines’ May 2019 elections
The project aims to combat false news and other forms of disinformation in the lead‐up to the May 2019 national polls.
Malaysian app to drive IR 4.0 by creating new jobs
An app developed by MDEC and the online job portal is part of a government programme to provide opportunities, via digital platforms, to lower-income households.
First co-working space to boost Malaysia IR4.0
The space aims to provide a collaborative space for the business community to congregate, foster productivity, share resources, and meet goals.
New analytics platform to future-proof Australian farms
Digital agriculture is far more than just on-farm technology, it is also about improving off-farm decision making. Information from Australia’s digital soil map is incorporated and climate information is interpreted to show drought, frost, heat stress for livestock and other risks.
Singapore ranks second globally in Autonomous Vehicle Readiness report
Singapore is second in the world and top in Asia in terms of its readiness to adopt autonomous vehicles (AVs) on the strength of its government, infrastructure and consumer acceptance, according to a report by KPMG. The KPMG Autonomous Vehicles Readiness Index (AVRI) provides an in-depth view of what it takes for countries to meet […]