February 22, 2024

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New Solutions from HK Government Tech Lab

Two tech companies operating under the Hong Kong Smart Government Innovation Lab have launched new solutions that are now ready to be acquired by companies and institutions.

Solution I – Smart Car Park Management System

Solution description

STEMHub is an HKSTP Incu-App company; a professional in applying AI, Internet of Things, Deep Learning and 5G technologies to smart city projects and smart home devices. The firm recently proposed the following Smart Car Park Management System:

  1. A cloud-based Car Park Management System would be implemented with an accompanying web/mobile application that would enable drivers to make pre-bookings. The functions include parking space reservation, payment, car search and other functions.
  2. NB-IoT devices will be installed to monitor and detect vehicle occupancy in real-time, allowing car parks to increase their utilisation of the solution and improve efficiency. Users can query the number of occupied or idled car spaces via the mobile app or website.
  3. The intelligent parking IoT system will be able to achieve data sharing by using network technology and can provide real-time feedback on the number of cars and parking lot information, and guide the driver to stop and pick up the car.
  4. AIoT and OCR technologies would also be used for recognising vehicles model and their number plates to identify the vehicles and help drivers to find their cars.
  5. While traditional parking management methods use manual cash charges, the new charging system of the intelligent parking loT is undoubtedly powerful. Intelligent parking IoT generally adopts IC card charging systems, such as QR Code payment, NFC Payment, etc. Drivers can make a payment via the website, mobile apps, at the Exit Gate, via parking machines, etc. In addition, the network video surveillance system can supervise the toll collectors, which can effectively manage financial security.

Apart from the above functions, the solution also provides reports on sales as well as marketing and billing analyses. The solution can also provide operators visibility on customer behaviour through big-data analytics, enabling them to develop personalised promotions and propose value-added services to increase revenue and customer satisfaction.

Application Areas

The solution was developed to be applied in the areas of City Management as well as Transport.

Technologies Used

The solution uses Data Analytics, the Internet of Things (IoT), Mobile Technologies and Predictive Analytics technologies.

Use Case

The Smart Car Park Management System can be installed in public car parks to enable members of the public to find and use car parking spaces efficiently and conveniently.  The system can also assist in identifying car parking service improvement opportunities in a cost-effective manner.

Solution II – 3D Spatial Intelligence Platform for flow and traffic management

Solution description

Outsight 3D Spatial Intelligence Platform is a computer vision-based flow and traffic management solution. The platform uses multiple Outsight 3D Semantic Cameras equipped with an active infrared 3D Laser, an optional RGB 2D Camera, and an intelligent embedded processing unit aimed to generate a real-time regional live map with all people, vehicles and items in the area of interest. The platform delivers real-time predictive analytics, KPIs, alerts and queries for end-user to take the best decisions in response to the event of interest.

The real-time situation awareness capability allows the user to visualise real-time footfall, waiting time, and individual and aggregated behaviour, to spot key events that require attention and interpret long-term trends. The platform can detect and understand the interactions between persons and objects to guide the optimisation of any facilities, assets’ usage and usage experience. The platform also provides timely security-related alerts and tracking without the need for a visual 2D camera.

Application Areas

The solution was developed to be applied in the areas of City Management, Environment, Law and Security, Population as well as Transport.

Technologies Used

The solution employs the latest in Artificial Intelligence (AI), Cloud Computing, Data Analytics, Deep Learning, Internet of Things (IoT), Machine Learning, Mixed Reality, Predictive Analytics and Video Analytics.

Use case

Outsight’s 3D Spatial Intelligence Platform for flow and traffic management can be used in both outdoor environments, by mounting onto street lamps, and indoor environments in government office buildings. The platform monitors population and vehicle flow using only a 3D laser sensor. It can track and detect any event and item being interested in end-user for security and flow control measurements.

A 2D visual camera may not be required and a majority of the detection and video will be processed within the camera itself. The solution can help to reduce the privacy concerns of the general public while achieving the needs of flow and security management required by end-user.


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CTC Global Singapore, a premier end-to-end IT solutions provider, is a fully owned subsidiary of ITOCHU Techno-Solutions Corporation (CTC) and ITOCHU Corporation.

Since 1972, CTC has established itself as one of the country’s top IT solutions providers. With 50 years of experience, headed by an experienced management team and staffed by over 200 qualified IT professionals, we support organizations with integrated IT solutions expertise in Autonomous IT, Cyber Security, Digital Transformation, Enterprise Cloud Infrastructure, Workplace Modernization and Professional Services.

Well-known for our strengths in system integration and consultation, CTC Global proves to be the preferred IT outsourcing destination for organizations all over Singapore today.


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.


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.


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. 


IBM is a leading global hybrid cloud and AI, and business services provider. We help 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 3,000 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.

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