SMART CITIES

Smart padlock, stamp collection clinch top Singapore Creator Awards

A nursery rhyme-themed stamp collection, a smart padlock and a transformable mahjong table were among the top designs at Singapore Creator Awards 2019, presented last Friday evening.

Book in using fingerprint scanner, sign weapons out with facial recognition tech at SAF's 'smart camps'

SINGAPORE - More army soldiers can soon use a fingerprint scanner to book into camp more quickly, use facial recognition to take out weapons without signing with pen and paper, and view their...

'Eh can faster come?': Automated system transcribing 995 calls may also recognise Singlish

Still in its development phase, the Automatic Speech Recognition 995 is being programmed to also recognise the four official languages - English, Mandarin, Malay and Tamil.

Parliament: Fake news law passed after 2 days of debate

Around 10.20pm, the Bill was passed with 72 MPs saying “yes”, 9 WP MPs saying “no”, and 3 Nominated MPs abstaining.

Summit on 3D-printing technology gives insights into its future

SINGAPORE - From the printing of synthetic skin tissue for ethical drug testing to making spare parts for port equipment, the Republic has pushed for the growth of 3D-printing in industries here...

First 5G networks to be operated by at least 2 winning telcos from next year: IMDA

The timeline will place Singapore among the front runners in 5G applications roll-out.

Singapore to host international electric car race in 2020

Formula E is said to be held together with the Singapore Grand Prix in September next year at the street circuit in Marina Bay.

New programme looks to develop use of exoskeletons in patient rehab

Three exoskeletons will be used at the NUHS' five partner sites - Alexandra Hospital, NTUC Health, St Luke's Eldercare, St Luke's Hospital and Stroke Support Station.

New agri-tech facility opens at National Junior College as it marks its golden jubilee

SINGAPORE - The Republic's oldest junior college marked its golden jubilee on Saturday (May 4) by being the first school to link up with a start-up to establish an agriculture-technology facility...

Underground build-up: Singapore building deep

Singapore is one of the most built-up cities not only on the surface.