Many agencies in charge of city development around the world are working blind, making decisions without the ability to see the impact these decisions have on the complex and dynamic ecosystem of a city – an issue Dassault Systèmes believes the Virtual Singapore project can overcome.
Malaysia introduces its IoT roadmap and that has Karamjit Singh thinking of the opportunities for local entrepreneurs to be active participants, of the acceleration of time, and coding skills for kids!
The Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore (IDA) and US technology giant Microsoft Corp have embarked on an ambitious plan to transform Singapore into a ‘computational thinking’ nation by teaching coding skills to the masses.
Having just developed a wearable solution for elderly patients, Taiwan’s MediaTek believes it has a development platform that can enable the innovation of the thousands of IoT third-party companies out there.
Dassault Systèmes said it was cooperating with the National Research Foundation (NRF) to develop Virtual Singapore, an integrated three-dimensional (3D) model of the city-state with semantics and attributes in virtual space.
Madrid-headquartered ‘knowledge access’ and artificial intelligence (AI) company Taiger has opened its regional headquarters in Singapore, hoping to tap on to the city-state’s Smart Nation initiative.
Singapore’s Infocomm Media Masterplan, unveiled last October, will be launched later this year to put in place the necessary infrastructure that will serve as a key enabler for its Smart Nation vision, according to Minister for Communications and Information Dr Yaacob Ibrahim.
Singapore has reiterated its call for industry to step up and participate in the Smart Nation initiative, even as its Government continues the transition to a more collaborative approach to public sector IT procurement.
The new CIO will need to break out of operations mode and adapt to the changing digital landscape, one in which he or she plays a pivotal role in ensuring that the company is successful whilst driving the use of new technologies, writes Mao Gen Foo of OpenText.
Digital Realty Trust Inc announced it would be opening a second data centre facility in Singapore, and depending upon ultimate customer configuration, density, and scope, it expects to invest upwards of S$200 million (US$150 million).