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SBF and IMDA renew commitment to drive digital transformation

SBF and IMDA renew commitment to drive digital transformation

Digital transformation "key" to remaining relevant and competitive in Covid-19 era.

Singapore tops smart city ranking for second year running

Singapore tops smart city ranking for second year running

The 2020 Smart City Index measures citizens’ perceptions of the impact that technology has on their lives, surveying them on areas such as governance, health and safety, mobility and opportunities.

$9m “people-centric” smart city research project for Singapore

$9m “people-centric” smart city research project for Singapore

The National University of Singapore and ST Engineering are collaborating on the multi-year digital technologies programme to address evolving urban challenges.

Singapore launches barrier-free smart car park

Singapore launches barrier-free smart car park

Developed by the electronics arm of ST Engineering, the system is paired with the GoParkin mobile app and integrates technologies such as automatic number plate recognition and data analytics.

Singapore progresses digital inclusion project for seniors

Singapore progresses digital inclusion project for seniors

Singapore’s IMDA and the SG Digital Office are aiming to connect with and raise the skills of 100,000 seniors by March 2021 via its Seniors Go Digital programme.

Motional expands dataset for safer autonomous driving

Motional expands dataset for safer autonomous driving

In the 18 months since launch, more than 10 new datasets have been made publicly available across the industry, helping to build “safer, more educated” autonomous vehicles.

Singapore continues its drive to build a pool of smart city innovators

Singapore continues its drive to build a pool of smart city innovators

The number of applications to the Smart Nation Scholarship scheme increased again this year with awardees undergoing rigorous training and taking on key roles in national projects.

Pilot-project for peer-to-peer energy trading launches in Singapore

Pilot-project for peer-to-peer energy trading launches in Singapore

The year-long pilot project has a near-term goal of deploying peer-to-peer (P2P) energy trading capabilities for residential and business clients of Senoko Energy.

Sensor networks are driving the creation of connected city ecosystems

Sensor networks are driving the creation of connected city ecosystems

Analysis by Frost & Sullivan reveals how digitisation and advancements in Internet of Things are driving the large-scale adoption of sensor technologies for the development of smart cities.

Singapore establishes network of digital community hubs

Singapore establishes network of digital community hubs

The hubs, set up by Singapore’s new SG Digital Office, will support the smart nation’s next phase of digitalisation and help it to reach out and connect with every community.