Start-Up Showcase: 5 minutes with Flutura

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In this age of the Internet of Things, smart cities, smart utilities, smart factories, smart worksites and intelligent transport systems are becoming an integral part of our lives. However, even something as simple as traffic lights optimisation, where lights are used to alleviate congestion, requires complex data crunching using algorithms and analytics. One up-and-coming start-up which has gained the trust and …

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Using UAVs to deliver hope and healing to refuges in need

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Uplift Aeronautics was founded to answer the call for help of refuges in conflict area. As a promise to their friends in Syria, a group of volunteers gathered to learn about using UAVs to deliver packages to places up to 50km away. From drone education  to refugee empowerment and technical development, this group of brave volunteers have continued with their mission despite …


DHL and innovations in logistics

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In a world of drones, self-driving vehicles, robotics and artificial intelligence, businesses today are jolted into a journey of transformation. How should the logistics industry evolve to keep up? DHL is an excellent example of how logistics companies are driving innovation to stay in the game. In December 2015, DHL launched its Asia Pacific Innovation Center (APIC) in Singapore as part …


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 …


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 …


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 …