Posts From IOT News Asia

10 Ways To Accelerate IoT Adoption Across Asia

The benefits of IoT span three particular categories, namely the Industrial 4.0 Revolution, smart cities and consumer IoT. Excluding Japan, the IoT market in Asia Pacific is expected to grow from US$250 bil to US$583 bil by 2019. Meanwhile global

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Government Certified Fingerprint Readers in India

NEXT Biometrics a fingerprint sensor technology, specialist  announced hat it has received initial orders for its “Scallop” fingerprint readers for use in India’s Aadhaar government ID program. At the same time, NEXT announced its intention to create a subsidiary in India

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Pre-Orders Start; The World’s First Virtual Home Robot

LINE’s consolidated subsidiary Gatebox Inc. has begun to take orders for the latest model of Gatebox, the world’s first “virtual home robot” that allows owners to live together and interact with a virtual character. The Gatebox uses the latest in

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Phuket and Khon Kaen Named as Top Smart City Projects in Asia/Pacific for 2018

IDC Thailand named Khon Kaen and Phuket cities as the most outstanding smart city projects in Asia Pacific excluding Japan (APeJ) for the 2018 IDC Smart City Asia Pacific Awards (SCAPA). The winning projects, Kohn Kaen Smart Health and Phuket

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Alexa, Google Home: Smart Speaker Installed Base to Hit 100 Million by End of 2018

Canalys expects the smart speaker installed base will approach the 100-million barrier by the end of this year, making it almost 2.5 times bigger than at the end of 2017. The installed base will keep growing, more than doubling in

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TabSquare Officially Launches New AI-Powered Kiosk in Hokkaido-Ya Restaurant, Singapore

TabSquare, the front-end automated solutions provider for the F&B industry have officially unveiled the brand new AI-Powered Kiosks at the Hokkaido-Ya Restaurant in VivoCity, Singapore. With the soft launch that took place on June 14th, 2018, Hokkaido-Ya is Singapore’s first

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Next-Generation Logistics Hub, Toll City in Singapore

Toll Group, the Asia Pacific region ’s provider of transport and logistics, and part of Japan Post, officially opens Toll City – a S$228 million, next-generation logistics hub, spanning over one million square feet – the size of 15 football

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Chinese Autonomous Car Startup Raises $214M in Series A Funding!

Just six months after its unprecedented Series A announcement of $112M, autonomous vehicle company Pony.ai has raised a follow-on funding round. Co-led by ClearVue Partners and Eight Roads (the proprietary investment arm of Fidelity International Limited), this continuation of funding

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Singapore Supports Use Of Drones For Trial Maritime Delivery

The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) is supporting Wilhelmsen Ship Service and Airbus in their pilot trial of deliveries from shore to vessels anchored off the coast with an unmanned aerial system (UAS), in the second half of

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Cainiao Showcases its “Future Park” Equipped With Driverless Vehicles

Cainiao Network (“Cainiao”), the logistics affiliate of Alibaba Group, today showcased New Logistics technologies at its 2018 Global Smart Logistic Summit. In addition, Cainiao unveiled plans to upgrade its global logistics network with initiatives to open five hubs around the

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