Singapore Public Utilities Board Adds 400 Water Level Sensors to Aid Flood Management
Adding to an extensive network of close to 1,000 water level sensors, PUB has deployed sensors in the Kallang River, Sungei Api Api, and Bukit Batok Canal that can provide early warning and activate its mobile crew to carry out flood management.
CUHK Develops 3D Soft Architected Materials
A team led by CUHK’s Department of Mechanical and Automation Engineering has developed a ferromagnetic silicone elastomer with 3D deformability and is expected to expand applications of morphable soft materials.
Cumulative Aadhaar-Based e-KYC Transactions Cross 13.5 Billion
The use of India’s digital identification has been growing with over 287 million e-KYC transactions carried out in November, a 22% growth over the previous month and the cumulative number of transactions has reached 13.5 billion.
New Regional Manufacturing Hub Launched in Malaysia
The facility comprises a double-storey manufacturing plant with raw material warehouse, an automated finished goods warehouse, a distribution centre, an Innovation Centre as well as a six-storey administration block.
India: Incentives to Boost Digital Health Transactions
Eligible health facilities and digital solutions companies can earn financial incentives of up to INR 40 million based on the number of digital health records they create and link to Ayushman Bharat Health Accounts.
China Moves Up Worldwide Robot-Density Ranking
The enormous investment and development of the robot industries have boosted China into the world’s top five most automated manufacturing countries after South Korea, Singapore, Japan, and Germany.
3D Imaging Helps in Evolutionary Research
A team of researchers at Curtin University used CT scanning and 3D modelling to study the growth of pelvic fins in fish embryos to develop a better understanding these fins changed over evolutionary history.
Vietnam 6th Among 10 ASEAN Member Countries in Government AI Readiness Index
The country’s average score reached 53.96, up from 51.82 in 2021, surpassing the global average of 44.61, and will go a long way in helping the country achieve its ambitions of being a Smart Nation and regional hub.
APU and DNB to Enhance 5G Curriculum and Related Digital Services
The two will develop Malaysia’s next generation of tech talent with 5G knowledge and work on focus areas including sensor technology, edge computing, AI and XR as well as development of relevant ecosystems in Malaysia.
Indonesia to Accelerate Equitable Internet Access
The acceleration efforts are reflected in the development of telecommunication infrastructure in remote areas using government grants that aim to provide equal access to all communities in the nation.