5 Questions with Hiroshi Saijou

An Interview with Hiroshi Saijou: CEO & MD of Yamaha Motor Ventures

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We met Hiroshi Saijou, CEO and Managing Director of Yamaha Motor Ventures based in Silicon Valley in Singapore 3 weeks ago. The friendly, light hearted gentleman shared with us his excitement on Yamaha’s MOTOBOT as well as the company’s vision shifting from purely hardware manufacturing to software innovation and ventures. Following this meeting, we’re delighted that Saijou-san will be joining us as …

5 Questions with Yantisa Akhadi

TECHX highlight: Tech for good

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In this week’s highlight, we interview one of our confirmed speakers at TECHX, Yantisa Akhadi, Project Manager for Indonesia at Humanitarian OpenStreetMap (HOT), who speaks on open source mapping strategies in disaster relief operation. HOT pioneers the usage of drones, OpenStreetMap, QGIS, InaSAFE and more in humanitarian response and economic development. Based in Indonesia, HOT has recently report success stories …

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Will there be a drone bubble?

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Anyone that had a chance to attend (or indeed watch the highly professional video coverage from Shephard News) the recent Xponential conference in New Orleans will have noted the plethora of small commercial UAS firms aiming to make a name for themselves in an increasingly congested marketplace. It’s an industry moving from its well carved little niche and into the …