Saving lives, saving time through smart city tech
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Saving lives, saving time through smart city tech

Whether it’s saving lives or saving you time, GIS has got you covered. Photo: Our Hong Kong champion Tommy Chan (third right at the back)…

Geographic information system enhances young people’s analytical capabilities
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Geographic information system enhances young people’s analytical capabilities

Equipping teenagers with advanced digital tools can help them become competent in analyzing urban problems and even initiating practical solutions. Photo: Let’s meet the champion…

Smart City: Know thyself!

Dr. Winnie Tang Adjunct Professor, Department of Computer Science, Faculty of Engineering and Faculty of Architecture, University of Hong Kong IDC, the research institute pointed…

Hong Kong’s “hidden” competitive advantage: Open Geospatial Data

Dr. Winnie Tang, Adjunct Professor, Department of Computer Science, Faculty of Engineering and Faculty of Architecture, The University of Hong Kong The central government has…

Hong Kong autonomous driving policy in the ditch
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Hong Kong autonomous driving policy in the ditch

A recent global report shows that Hong Kong is far behind competitors in planning for the future of autonomous vehicles. While Singapore will have self-driving…

Singapore and UK examples show how open data accelerates innovation
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Singapore and UK examples show how open data accelerates innovation

Dr. Winnie Tang, Honorary Professor, Department of Computer Science, University of Hong Kong In June this year, Singapore and the United Kingdom took a strategic…

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
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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….