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Identifying illegally logged areas with drones and Google Earth

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Drones can be used for many purposes, such as saving the endangered orangutans in Borneo area and preventing illegal logging activities in rainforest in Malaysia, Indonesia, and various countries in South America. Take Suriname as an example. A country in South America which originally encouraged logging activities as a way to boast its economy growth, Suriname was convinced in late …

IoT for sustainable energy development

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The Internet of Things (IoT) is causing a significant change in the energy industry. With an increasing focus on energy efficiency and reduction of carbon emissions, the energy industry is shifting to intelligent grids, meters and appliances to enhance the interaction between assets, products and people. This shift will require strategic investments in digital technologies, collaboration with regulators and cross-industry …

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Start-up showcase: Do you have what it takes?

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Creative. Innovative. Disruptive. Start-ups are disrupting the competitive landscape across every industry, from technology to logistics and even smart devices within the home. Even the big players are keeping an eye on start-ups; some will become their fiercest competitors, while others may become key partners and acquisition targets. At The IoT Show Asia, The Commerical UAV Show Asia and The …

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Meet Nadine, your artificially intelligent personal assistant

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There’s a new ‘receptionist’ in town at Nanyang Technological University, Nadine. She is friendly, can greet you, will remember you next time you go back, will look at you when she’s talking to you and can also shake your hand. All very usual things, you might say, except that Nadine is an artificially intelligent humanoid. The potential of humanoids like …

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Why miners are choosing UAVs over manned aircraft

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Mining and exploration companies in natural disaster prone regions, such as the Philippines and Chile often face operational challenges, ranging from severe storms to security threats. From land use conflicts, geologic hazards and adverse human activities, UAVs can help to provide essential information for operators to optimise their operations. The lack of good qualified contractors and expensive surveillance cost in …

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Startup Showcase: Hiraya Water and WattSmart

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In this age of the Internet of Things, smart devices are playing an increasingly important role in our lives. IoT is significantly changing the way we live, work, travel and build our cities. One key industry is the utilities industry, which has started to deployed smart grids and meters to better manage these key resource. Two innovative start-ups transforming the …

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The Internet of Trees: Reinventing traditional plantation forestry with IoT technologies

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Forestry and its related industries are something of a technology laggard. But the prospect of the industry building an “Internet of Trees” to drive efficiency, improve quality, and improve awareness of soil conditions is emerging. Joining us to discuss the use of IoT in the forest sector and the implications for the future of manufacturing segments is Indranil Sen, General …

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Get ready for The Internet of Things

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The Internet of Things – the digitisation of the physical world – has received enormous attention, but how can we go beyond the hype and create real value? The IoT Show Asia 2016 is the first event in Asia to focus on the commercial applications of IoT technology and its impact on your bottom line. The McKinsey Report in June …