• Contactless payments just got easier in Singapore

    EZ-Link provides easier payments systems in Singapore

    readwrite.com 25 Jan '17, 2am

    Residents of Singapore now have the option of contactless payment wearables, thanks to the collaboration between EZ-Link, Watchdata Technologies and Garmin. In late January, two contactless payment options were introduced. “This collaboration with EZ-Link puts Singapore on the road ma...

  • Toronto’s SideFX designing VR smart city projects for Singapore: SideFX is expanding its visual

    Toronto’s SideFX designing VR smart city projects for Singapore

    readwrite.com 26 Oct '16, 7pm

    SideFX is expanding its visual effects capabilities into a series of innovative virtual reality (VR) projects for Singapore as part of the Asian city-state’s sweeping smart city masterplan. The Toronto-based company is well known in the global entertainment industry for its 3D and vis...

  • Are happier citizens making Singapore a smart city leader?

    Are happier citizens making Singapore a smart city leader?

    readwrite.com 12 Sep '16, 4pm

    While many governments are recent converts to the smart city ideology, Singapore has been a movement leader for decades. And the Asian city-state is about to ramp up its efforts with its soon-to-be-unveiled Smart Nations strategy. The GovTech site features a lengthy discussion with Si...

  • Singapore government pivots toward "Smart Nation" strategy

    readwrite.com 18 Oct '16, 4pm

    In a bid to fulfill its ambitious Smart Nation 2025 strategy, the Singapore government has undertaken a major realignment of its innovation agencies. The Info-communications Media Development Authority (IMDA) recently launched in a merger of two government agencies covering IT and dig...

  • RW Q&A: Singapore's CIO weighs in on IoT and smart cities

    RW Q&A: Singapore's CIO weighs in on IoT and smart cities

    readwrite.com 13 Oct '16, 5am

    Singapore, the booming Asian city-state, is one of the world’s leading smart cities. With technology-driven-government projects stretching back decades, it remains at the forefront global smart city innovation. To further its ambitious Smart Nation 2025 plan, Singapore recently launch...

  • NuTonomy partners with Singapore on self-driving taxi fleet

    readwrite.com 07 Apr '16, 4pm

    Driverless startup NuTonomy might be the first company with a fleet of self-driving taxis on the roads, if the city of Singapore approves of a pilot program to be launched later this year. NuTonomy started at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), and has been working for th...

  • Singapore government pivots toward "Smart Nation" strategy

    readwrite.com 09 Jan '17, 1pm

    In a bid to fulfill its ambitious Smart Nation 2025 strategy, the Singapore government has undertaken a major realignment of its innovation agencies. The Info-communications Media Development Authority (IMDA) recently launched in a merger of two government agencies covering IT and dig...

  • #Tech #News #IoT #military

    Will this self-driving military truck threaten army jobs now?

    readwrite.com 22 Oct '16, 8pm

    When you think about autonomous vehicles, a modified Prius or Smart Car might come to mind. Perhaps a Tesla Model 3 or even a fancy Rolls-Royce that costs more than most people spend on their house. Autonomous vehicles come across as safe, easy-going, and nothing to be intimidated by ...

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