Flinders University Develops Underwater Crawler
The mine-clearance underwater crawler is part of a national project that aims to design, develop, test and evaluate various teams of AUV swarms and ASVs to provide an autonomous mine clearance capability.
The Philippines Expands Free Internet Service to More Remote Islands
The country has added 628 operational free WiFi sites in remote islands with no access to mobile cellular services, bringing the total of free internet sites nationwide to 4,757.
Researchers Exploit Electron Spin to Enhance Computer Performance
MIT engineers use electron spin and new antiferromagnetic material to improve memories and create high-performance computing that demands low power consumption.
Boosting Green Hydrogen Production with Sound Waves
Using high-frequency vibrations to “divide and conquer” individual water molecules during electrolysis, engineers managed to split the water molecules to release 14 times more hydrogen compared with standard electrolysis techniques.
Directorate General of Civil Aviation Adds New Features to eGCA Platform
Directorate General of Civil Aviation’s e-Governance of Civil Aviation platform has been integrated with two external portals through an API and functionality for issuing certificates to aircraft at foreign delivery locations.
Building Cybersecurity Capability in the Philippines
The scarcity of cybersecurity expertise has prompted the Philippines government to develop short and long-term courses and scholarships to rapidly build up the capacity of certificated professionals in the country.
InvestHK Unveils FinTechHK Community Platform
InvestHK recently announced the soft launch of a centralised fintech platform to connect local and global fintech companies with Corporate, Investor, and Service Champions to foster the growth of Hong Kong’s fintech ecosystem.
Indonesia Encourages Smart Islands and Villages Initiative
Apart from Smart Cities, Indonesia is pushing local governments to develop Smart Islands and Smart Villages along with digital infrastructure and training support from the Ministry of Communication and Informatics.
Vietnam Accelerates Digital Transformation in 2022, Targets Completing National Database in 2023
So far 16 documents were issued on digital transformation, including a national strategy for digital economic development until 2025 while broadband speed and mobile internet improved significantly, ranking 45th and 52nd globally.
Thailand Develops Framework for National Digital ID
The framework will help promote integration and collaboration among all sectors for Digital ID implementation and the country aims to simplify one Digital ID identity for seamless access to multiple digital services.