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Singapore and the International Hydrographic Organization (IHO)[1] have launched the Joint IHO-Singapore Innovation and Technology Laboratory today. The Laboratory seeks to optimise the resources of IHO Member States to harness and develop emerging technologies in the hydrographic domain that support safe maritime navigation and the protection of the marine environment. In accelerating innovation in the field …

The eighth edition of the Singapore Media Festival (SMF) will connect a key player in the media ecosystem – showrunners – to Singapore’s creative talents to bring Asian stories to international markets. Showrunners, which are also known as executive producers, call the shots in the content creation process, with overall creative and management responsibility from …

Combining sunflower pollen with printer toner, scientists from NTU Singapore have developed a paper-like material that is able to fold itself into new shapes in response to environmental humidity. Patterns digitally printed on the pollen paper using a commercial laser printer, determine the three-dimensional shape the paper folds into. The process is reversible but can …

The variety of humble algae that cover the surface of ponds and seas could hold the key to boosting the efficiency of artificial photosynthesis, allowing scientists to produce more energy and lower waste in the process. A study by NTU Singapore scientists showed how encasing algae protein in liquid droplets can dramatically enhance the algae’s light-harvesting and …

Created in collaboration with relevant government agencies, this is the first island-wide integrated model to provide a comprehensive impact analysis of projected electric vehicle (EV) charging demands A*STAR’s Institute of High Performance Computing (IHPC) and TUMCREATE Ltd (TUMCREATE) are working together on a research project that supports Singapore’s planning for the transition to electric vehicles …

5G@Sentosa testbed aims to catalyse large-scale adoption of 5G by government agencies and develop Singapore’s 5G eco-system ahead of nationwide 5G rollout in 2025 The Building and Construction Authority and National Environment Agency are among the first government agencies to leverage low latency 5G for trials involving fully autonomous robots, tele-operated vehicles, and augmented reality …

All businesses will have access to open testbeds to develop, adopt, and commercialise 5G solutions as Singapore forges ahead in 5G innovation. The four testbeds located at the Maritime Drone Estate, Singapore Science Park, PIXEL, and Sentosa, will enable businesses of different sizes, industries, and technology readiness levels, to experiment with and develop 5G solutions …

There is a marked difference between viewing and interacting with the world as a third-party spectator, and experiencing the action intimately from a first-person point of view. This difference is similar to watching others ride a roller coaster, from the ground, as opposed to riding the roller coaster yourself – what ultimately ends up informing …

Grab, Southeast Asia’s leading superapp, today announced the launch of Tech For Good Institute (TFGI), a non-profit think-tank established to advance research and dialogue on Southeast Asia’s fast-growing digital economy. The Institute also released its inaugural “Platform Economy: Southeast Asia’s Digital Growth Catalyst” report in partnership with Bain & Company. Digital adoption in Southeast Asia …

UOB and digital securities exchange ADDX have concluded the digitisation and digital custody of the inaugural sustainability-linked bond recently launched by Sembcorp Industries (Sembcorp). This initiative comes amid a rise in the use of digital securities to enhance the efficiency of bonds and other fixed income instruments.   UOB was appointed as a joint lead …