New Zealand’s Christchurch to have early connection to ultra-fast broadband
Approximately 200,000 end users in New Zealand’s second-largest city now have direct access to fibre connection.
New Zealand allocates Provincial Growth Fund to support Hawke’s Bay Food Innovation Hub
The planned Food Innovation Hub will be food and beverage agri-tech focused, which is an innovative way of integrating agriculture and technology to strengthen productivity and sustainability in the region’s primary sector.
Western Australia’s first demonstration SMART Farm opens at Muresk Institute
By integrating digital equipment such as environmental sensors and GPS into modern agriculture, the SMART farm will be able to provide farmers with data on a deeper and wider scale.
South Korea holds joint training program for national surveying and spatial intelligence agencies
According to MOLIT, it is hoped that via such efforts, participating developing countries will be able to develop a more feasible action plan for improving land management systems.
South Korea announces establishment of 12 University ICT Research Centers
The 12 University ICT Research Centers are intended to recruit and nurture fresh talent in critical technologies.
Australian Government call for submissions on regional telecommunications development
The 2018 Regional Telecommunications Review will examine regional telecommunications issues closely and examine how rural Australians can maximise the economic and social benefits that next-generation telecommunication services can provide
South Korea hosts the 4th Korea-US ICT Policy Forum
The Forum looked into ICT policy, international organisation cooperation, cybersecurity, cross-border flow of information, 5G mobile communication and AI.
University of Queensland to set world standard with 100% renewable energy
The 154-hectare solar farm will complement the existing array of 50,000 on-campus solar panels, and render the university energy neutral upon operation.
South Korea pilots six public projects to harness blockchain technology
This Blockchain technology development strategy will contribute to innovating the domestic industry and creating a digital society founded on trust
John Hunter Hospital enhances ICU patient care with eRIC
The introduction of the eRIC system will allow medical personnel to capture real-time data, enhance information availability and improve clinical decision-making and patient care.