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Latest IT solutions from Govt tech lab

Hong Kong’s Smart Government Innovation Lab has announced that several solutions developed by its incubated tech firms are now ready to be acquired by other firms, government agencies and academic institutions.

Three of the solutions are as follows:

  1. Relate App

This solution can be used for discovering behaviour patterns in data. Users will only have to upload a .csv file, after which a relationship will be generated and presented.

Application Areas

The application areas of the solution include Broadcasting, City Management, Climate and Weather, Commerce and Industry, Development, Education, Employment and Labour, Environment, Finance, Food, Health, Housing, Infrastructure, Law and Security, Population, Recreation and Culture, Social Welfare, Transport.

In addition, the technology has public health applicability – it can be used to find out possible factors relating to coronavirus infection.

Technologies used

The solution employs Data Analytics and Machine Learning.

  1. Health Monitoring System

Currently, there are many who are in need of monitoring services. For example, the elderly, young children or patients.

Thus, to help ease the need, one local company aims to improve service efficiency and assist management through its health monitoring system.

Through the combination of hardware and software, the monitoring system constantly monitors the user’s health value, activity and positioning.

In addition, the smart bracelet can monitor heart rate, steps, sleep and walking distance. The user’s bracelet data will be transmitted to the gateway via Bluetooth, and the gateway will save it to the cloud via WIFI.

Regarding the positioning function, if the caretaker user leaves the specified range or removes the monitoring bracelet and the user’s heart rate is too high, an alarm will appear in the monitoring background to remind the need the concerned person of the need for timely attention.

Application Areas

The solution can be used in healthcare and medical settings.

Technologies Used

The solution employs Cloud Computing, Data Analytics and Internet of Things (IoT) technologies.

Use case

Application example: Home for the elderly

The guardian can realize efficient user management through the system, save manpower, and provide services when elderly users need.

For the elderly users being monitored, the system does not need mobile phones, does not require complicated operations, and reduces inconvenience to users.

In addition, the bracelet worn by the user is simple in design and will not cause inconvenience or embarrassment to life, the press release states.

  1. Robotic Assistant

The company’s focus is to provide intelligent robots as assistants. The robots perform basic services for the public instead of real people in public services.

They can more effectively deal with simple common problems, save manpower, enable environmental protection and allow for the more efficient allocation and use human resources.

Application Areas

The solution can be employed in Education, Recreation and Culture, and Social Welfare.

Technologies Used

The solution employs Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning technology.

Use case

The use case includes exhibition automatic navigation, exhibit introduction and intelligent answering.

The smart personal assistant can organize daily schedules and tips, provide a mobile video conference function to effectively solve the limitations of fixed-point conferences, and be used for public service guidance and interaction.

For example, it can be used as a pilot in large public events, to provide directions and provide emergency contact services.

About the Smart Government Innovation Lab

In 2018, the Government established the Smart Government Innovation Lab to explore hi-tech products such as AI and relevant technologies, including machine learning, big data analytics, cognitive systems and intelligent agent, as well as blockchain and robotics from firms, especially local start-ups.

The Lab is always on the lookout for innovation and technology (I&T) solutions that are conducive to enhancing public services or their operational effectiveness.

I&T suppliers are encouraged to regularly visit the Lab’s website to check on the current business and operational needs in public service delivery, and propose innovative solutions or product suggestions to address them.

PARTNER

Qlik’s vision is a data-literate world, where everyone can use data and analytics to improve decision-making and solve their most challenging problems. A private company, Qlik offers real-time data integration and analytics solutions, powered by Qlik Cloud, to close the gaps between data, insights and action. By transforming data into Active Intelligence, businesses can drive better decisions, improve revenue and profitability, and optimize customer relationships. Qlik serves more than 38,000 active customers in over 100 countries.

PARTNER

As a Titanium Black Partner of Dell Technologies, CTC Global Singapore boasts unparalleled access to resources.

Established in 1972, we bring 52 years of experience to the table, solidifying our position as a leading IT solutions provider in Singapore. With over 300 qualified IT professionals, we are dedicated to delivering integrated solutions that empower your organization in key areas such as Automation & AI, Cyber Security, App Modernization & Data Analytics, Enterprise Cloud Infrastructure, Workplace Modernization and Professional Services.

Renowned for our consulting expertise and delivering expert IT solutions, CTC Global Singapore has become the preferred IT outsourcing partner for businesses across Singapore.

PARTNER

Planview has one mission: to build the future of connected work. Our solutions enable organizations to connect the business from ideas to impact, empowering companies to accelerate the achievement of what matters most. Planview’s full spectrum of Portfolio Management and Work Management solutions creates an organizational focus on the strategic outcomes that matter and empowers teams to deliver their best work, no matter how they work. The comprehensive Planview platform and enterprise success model enables customers to deliver innovative, competitive products, services, and customer experiences. Headquartered in Austin, Texas, with locations around the world, Planview has more than 1,300 employees supporting 4,500 customers and 2.6 million users worldwide. For more information, visit www.planview.com.

SUPPORTING ORGANISATION

SIRIM is a premier industrial research and technology organisation in Malaysia, wholly-owned by the Minister​ of Finance Incorporated. With over forty years of experience and expertise, SIRIM is mandated as the machinery for research and technology development, and the national champion of quality. SIRIM has always played a major role in the development of the country’s private sector. By tapping into our expertise and knowledge base, we focus on developing new technologies and improvements in the manufacturing, technology and services sectors. We nurture Small Medium Enterprises (SME) growth with solutions for technology penetration and upgrading, making it an ideal technology partner for SMEs.

PARTNER

HashiCorp provides infrastructure automation software for multi-cloud environments, enabling enterprises to unlock a common cloud operating model to provision, secure, connect, and run any application on any infrastructure. HashiCorp tools allow organizations to deliver applications faster by helping enterprises transition from manual processes and ITIL practices to self-service automation and DevOps practices. 

PARTNER

IBM is a leading global hybrid cloud and AI, and consulting services provider, helping clients in more than 175 countries capitalize on insights from their data, streamline business processes, reduce costs and gain the competitive edge in their industries. Nearly 3,800 government and corporate entities in critical infrastructure areas such as financial services, telecommunications and healthcare rely on IBM’s hybrid cloud platform and Red Hat OpenShift to affect their digital transformations quickly, efficiently, and securely. IBM’s breakthrough innovations in AI, quantum computing, industry-specific cloud solutions and business services deliver open and flexible options to our clients. All of this is backed by IBM’s legendary commitment to trust, transparency, responsibility, inclusivity, and service. For more information, visit www.ibm.com