WISE Programme to boost Australia’s energy resources sector via sensors
The Wireless Industrial Sensor Environment Program aims to boost productivity and cost efficiencies by leading best practices for data management and widespread deployment of wireless sensor tech.
Kerala revises guidelines for schools to procure IT devices
The government of the Indian state has published guidelines for the procurement of tech equipment in schools and educational offices.
Vietnam plans Industry 4.0 summit
The summit will focus on five main topics- smart banking, smart cities, smart production, smart energy, and the digital economy.
India rises to 44th in world digital competitiveness rankings
India jumped four positions due to positive results in talent, training, and education as well as the enhancement of technological infrastructure.
Thailand unveils e-policing tech
Police will attach quick response (QR) codes to each of the new driving licence cards, so owners can scan them and make the e-licences themselves on their smartphones.
GBA status as tech hub may push demand for semiconductors
Hong Kong’s chip design capabilities are expected to be in high demand as the GBA continues to develop its smart infrastructure and as Hong Kong positions itself as an I&T hub.
Malaysian firm moving into electric bus manufacturing
The move towards the electric manufacturing aligns with the National Policy on IR4.0; investment into more smart manufacturing will help position Malaysia as a primary destination for smart manufacturing globally and attract more high-tech investments.
DICT rolls out Free Wi-Fi for All Program in pilot city
The Free Wi-Fi for All Program will rollout thirty-five Internet hotspots with 400 Mbps bandwidth around the City of San Juan.
Virtual Reality changes how being fit and healthy are achieved
The HIITCopter ‘exergame’ combines virtual reality (VR), a heart rate monitor, and a rowing machine that allows users to keep their heart rate at 70% to 90% of their maximum.
Joint Queensland-China research centre on 3D printing for ageing population
The Centre will focus on living tissue replacements to restore the functions of damaged tissues and organs in the treatment of bone and joint disorders.