Smart lampposts should be equipped with accurate spatial data

Dr. Winnie Tang, Honorary Professor, Department of Computer Science, University of Hong Kong We are gradually approaching the fifth generation (5G) mobile phone era,according to…

Hong Kong needs cooperation with China to become a talent hub

Dr. Winnie Tang, Honorary Professor, Department of Computer Science, University of Hong Kong  A commentary in a local newspaper by retired People’s Bank of China (PBOC) governor Zhou Xiaochuan suggests Hong…

Digital-only-banks likely to have an impact, but not in the short term, experts said

Digital-only-banks likely to have an impact, but not in the short term, experts said

The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) has issued an update on guidelines related to the authorization of virtual banks in Hong Kong and commenced a…

Policy and determination are essential for information sharing platform

At a luncheon hosted by the Smart City Consortium, the Chief Executive, Mrs. Carrie Lam, talked about the latest smart city developments in Hong Kong….

Momentum for smart city development in Hong Kong

Momentum for smart city development in Hong Kong

Dr. Winnie Tang, Honorary Professor, Department of Computer Science, University of Hong Kong Hong Kong is moving from thinking to planning and will soon be…

New business matching platform to unlock Hong Kong’s startup potential through financing

New business matching platform to unlock Hong Kong’s startup potential through financing

Author: Dr. Winnie Tang, Honorary Professor, Department of Computer Science, University of Hong Kong Hong Kong can! It just needs a little connecting power. Dr…

Hong Kong needs 5G to ‘see’ to go Smart City Spatial

Hong Kong needs 5G to ‘see’ to go Smart City Spatial

Hong Kong will need to be able to ‘see’ through IOT if the government smart city policy is to become a reality. 5G needs to…

Open Data Can Boost Vitality of the City

Open Data Can Boost Vitality of the City

Dr. Winnie Tang Honorary Professor, Department of Computer Science, The University of Hong Kong Making more government datasets available could not only boost the economy…

Smart city should be data-driven and people-oriented, experts say

Smart city should be data-driven and people-oriented, experts say

Measures are also underway in bid to turn Hong Kong into a more tech-friendly city. (Photo: From left to right: Dr Amen Ra Mashariki, Dr Winnie…

Building Hong Kong as a leading smart city

Building Hong Kong as a leading smart city

Now with inno-tech plans outlined, the government should step up its efforts and allocate more resources to implement the plans so as to match developments…