Singapore Launches Smart Bins to Boost Recycling
A*STAR and a group of enterprises in Singapore have introduced a smart bin called BINgo that uses AI, IoT, and smart sensors to solve erroneous recycling practices and poor recycling rates in the country.
New Solutions from HK Innovation Lab
The first solution, iHEAS, provides critical environmental information and hazard warnings to the public; the second, the AIBOOSTER platform, is a data empowerment platform that enables better decision-making.
India’s Central Bank to Deploy AI/ML for Enhanced Regulatory Supervision
The Reserve Bank of India has announced it would extensively use artificial intelligence and machine learning to analyse its database and improve the regulatory supervision of banks and non-banking financial companies.
Manufacturing Technologies, Jobs to Expand in the U.S.
To address global competition in high-technology manufacturing industries, the U.S. has taken initiatives to revitalise this industrial sector, strengthen supply chain resilience and national security, invest in R&D, and train qualified people.
Curtin Uni Researchers Develop Novel eDNA Toolkit
The University-led research has resulted in the development of a non-destructive, non-invasive technological tool, an eDNA toolkit, that could be beneficial to effectively monitor rare and critically endangered species.
University of Canterbury, NZ Develops GPS Tool to Study Wildfire Evacuation Behaviour
Currently, the tool is being used post-event to study wildfire evacuation behaviour, but the team is working on a real-time evacuation prediction model that could be used by emergency services during a wildfire.
Enhancing Filipino Expertise in Blockchain Technology
The Department of Science and Technology aims to upskill its workforce in blockchain technology while the Department of Information and Communications Technology has an online safety precaution for the LGBTQ+ community.
Thailand Unveils Disaster Alert Channel
Thai government agencies and a messaging company have worked together to start a disaster notification service. This is a new way for more people to get emergency alerts, which will save lives and property.