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Singapore intends to get ahead of the curve in IoT: Dr. Vivian Balakrishnan

Zafar Anjum | April 10, 2015
“We will invest in having the best cutting edge digital infrastructure,” he has said in a Facebook post

At the same time, attention will be paid to 'to safeguarding personal privacy and national security', he said. "We will explore how best to roll out a national sensor network and community smart screens that will provide interactive relevant information for residents at the neighborhood level," he said.

The Singapore government will support the development of solutions in several domains, including home based services, transport, health care, community services, security, logistics and retail, he said.

He also mentioned that he enjoyed the IoT in Asia (‪#‎iotasia conference), and was excited to see many local companies with great ideas and products, including some like flood sensors which have already been implemented. "So much needs to be done, and we need to work so quickly!" he concluded.




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