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News highlights – 27 February

News highlights – 27 February

Written by on February 28, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

News highlights for 27 February Everything you need to know about Day Two at #MWC17 News includes: Jolla launches Sailfish China consortium; GSMA initiative leverages big data to address humanitarian crises; Cavium joins Telecom Infra Project; SAP collaborates on IoT automation for rental cars; Ruckus teams with Amdocs for managed cloud Wi-Fi service, via our sister publication Disruptive.Asia, Read more… Two […]

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However far away, AR & VR are surely here to stay

However far away, AR & VR are surely here to stay

Written by on February 20, 2017 in Guest Blog with 0 Comments

Some days you can’t help but love your job! In December 2016, my new company, along with IMDA, Favorite Medium, IoT Asia and Vertic, sponsored Pecha Kucha’s Rojak.Digital event at Singapore’s National Gallery. As part of the event, I participated in the world’s first combined augmented reality/virtual reality (AR/VR) experience. Seeing first-hand how AR and […]

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News highlights – 22 January

News highlights – 22 January

Written by on January 23, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

News highlights for 22 January China sets up $14.5 billion investment fund for internet companies BEIJING (Reuters) – China has set up a 100 billion yuan ($14.55 billion) fund to support investment in the internet sector, said official news agency Xinhua on Sunday. The fund, backed by China’s cabinet, is designed to help turn China […]

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Fog computing is vital for 5G, AI, VR – no, seriously

Fog computing is vital for 5G, AI, VR – no, seriously

Written by on January 10, 2017 in Guest Blog with 0 Comments

The decade of fog computing has begun. Ushered in by a specific set of high-velocity digital business problems and growth opportunities, fog computing is rapidly gaining traction. For those involved in the Internet of Things (IoT), 5G, artificial intelligence and virtual reality, fog computing is more than an interesting approach: It’s a necessary one. Why? In […]

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Round up of tech predictions for 2017 – operators in the digital world

Round up of tech predictions for 2017 – operators in the digital world

Written by on December 23, 2016 in Opinion with 0 Comments

As we prepare to slide, or leap, into 2017, the customary predictions for the ‘big things’ in 2017 are coming in thick and fast. Some, in cyber security, we have already covered. Reuters, for instance, believes that the holiday season will see sales of virtual assistants far outstrip virtual reality devices. Indeed, guest writer Richard Windsor […]

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Was it actually a good year for VR, or a bit patchy?

Was it actually a good year for VR, or a bit patchy?

Written by on December 14, 2016 in Guest Blog with 0 Comments

VR hits a bump but AR in the enterprise fares better. It looks very much as if 2016 for augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) has panned out much as I feared it would (see here) in contrast to the optimism and hype at CES 2016. The supply chain has invested heavily in production of […]

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Now you can use VR to taste food, whatever next?

Now you can use VR to taste food, whatever next?

Written by on December 7, 2016 in Opinion with 0 Comments

When you read that virtual reality – VR – can allow you to taste and chew without physically eating things, you inevitably come to one definitive solution. That we are going to have as much fun with VR as we have with the Internet of Silly Things (IoST). Apparently, the University of Tokyo has managed to […]

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In China, they are working on 5G VR from drones – seriously!

In China, they are working on 5G VR from drones – seriously!

Written by on December 2, 2016 in Guest Blog with 0 Comments

The first use cases for commercial 5G look to be  very conventional – fixed wireless in the US and stadium showcases in Asia. But in the operators’ labs, far more dramatic applications are envisaged. China Unicom’s Network Technology Research Institute  (NTRI) is being particularly fantastical, working on a use case it describes as “panoramic virtual […]

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How AI, VR and the IoT can actually benefit industry

How AI, VR and the IoT can actually benefit industry

Written by on October 10, 2016 in Guest Blog with 0 Comments

OK, rewind five years. Imagine you’re the CEO of a US-based computer software company that since 1985 has specialised in 2-dimensional & 3D design software, product, application and service lifecycle management (PLM, ALM & SLM), and service management solutions. Long story short, you already help enterprise customers from mining to oil & gas, and manufacturing […]

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News highlights – August 24

News highlights – August 24

Written by on August 25, 2016 in News with 0 Comments

News highlights for August 24 Drones to deliver pizza in New Zealand in world first WELLINGTON/SYDNEY (Reuters) – A New Zealand pizza chain aims to become the world’s first company to offer a commercial drone delivery service, a milestone in the once-unthinkable quest to save time and money with an air-borne supply chain dispensing with […]

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