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The NTU team developed their plant ‘communication’ device by attaching a conformable electrode (a piece of conductive material) on the surface of a Venus flytrap plant using a soft and sticky adhesive known as hydrogel. With the electrode attached to the surface of the flytrap, researchers can achieve two things: pick up electrical signals to …

Amid the economic disruption wrought by the Covid-19 pandemic last year, at least one disruptive force among Singapore’s small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) was for good. Outsized digitalisation across the board has meant, for many smaller businesses here, three to five years’ worth of digital progress in a single year. The opportunities before these newly …

A*STAR’s innovations in hybrid lighting technologies will create farming environments where vegetables can be produced sustainably and cost effectively. Indoor farming has gained traction in highly urbanised countries such as Singapore. Crops can be grown in dense, vertically stacked layers. The Future of Farming By 2050, the world will need to feed an estimated 9 …

Singpass now offers access to more than 1,400 everyday services and empowers close to 200 private sector organisations The Government Technology Agency (GovTech) today announced the refreshed Singpass brand identity, the first in 18 years, with a new logo that marks its evolution of becoming Singapore’s trusted national digital identity. Today, Singpass offers residents greater …

ST Engineering announced the launch of its new high performance AIR+ Reusable Mask which provides N95-grade filtration and anti-microbial protection against PM2.5 particles, haze, bacteria and viruses. Targeted at users who are at greater risk of exposure to viruses, as well as consumers seeking reusable masks that provide enhanced protection, the AIR+ Reusable Mask offers a …

ST Engineering’s earth observation and geospatial analysis business, ST Engineering Geo-Insights (“Geo-Insights”), today announced that it has partnered with BlackSky, a leading provider of real-time geospatial intelligence and global monitoring services, to provide its customers in Southeast Asia an expanded satellite imaging and insights portfolio that now includes BlackSky products and services. In addition to …

The R&D ecosystem in Singapore has been studying various measures that can help support the safe reopening of the economy as we open up in phases. On top of current safe management measures such as wearing of mask, maintaining safe distancing, limiting social contacts and observing good personal hygiene, these additional solutions will help support …

Dell Technologies today announced an investment of US$50 million (approx. S$66 million) over three years since 2019 in the establishment of a Global Innovation Hub (GIH) in Singapore. Of that planned investment, US$23 million (approx. S$30 million) will be invested this year. Supported by Digital Industry Singapore (DISG), these investments will go towards accelerating developments …

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As we welcome the new year, many of us have been reflecting on how much things have changed since 2020. One stark transformation that comes to mind is how quickly office environments have evolved. In the past 12 months, we have ushered in a different workplace era – one with hybrid work arrangements, a decentralised …

Singtel has expanded its 5G network coverage, bringing 5G indoors at VivoCity, the largest mall in Singapore. Running on 3.5GHz spectrum and advanced small cell radio dot technology, Singtel’s 5G network offers customers ultra-fast speeds of up to 1.2Gbps and a consistent and seamless 5G experience whether they are indoors or outdoors at VivoCity. To …