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ASEAN

Delivering the Promise: the difference between exploring IoT and successfully implementing IoT

Earlier this week, we took a first look into our ongoing annual enterprise survey and found that while more than 70% of enterprises in Southeast Asia have implemented IoT or are exploring IoT projects currently, only 7% have reported successes.


By Fong Yue Yeng | June 21st, 2017

ASEAN

Understanding the IoT needs of enterprises and organizations in Southeast Asia

It was a hectic past week for us at Asia IoT Business Platform as we hosted press briefing sessions in both Bangkok and Jakarta. At the same time, we also concluded our annual IoT survey which looks at the perspectives of local enterprises and organizations in Southeast Asia pertaining to IoT deployment and implementation.


By Abdullah Zaidani | June 21st, 2017

Asia Pacific

Taiwanese IoT players eyeing ASEAN markets

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We were honoured to witness the efforts of the Taiwan Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA)’s efforts in promoting several IoT related industry and talent development programs in Taiwan, including the official launch of Microsoft IoT Innovation Center in October last year.


By Sue Yuin Ho | May 1st, 2017

Asia Pacific | Singapore

#SgGoesGlobal: why SG firms should look at ASEAN for their business development

In 2014, Singapore’s Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, urged small and medium enterprises (SMEs) to venture overseas, citing Iskandar Malaysia as a great option for firms to regionalize. Last December, President Tony Tan said that IE Singapore is devoting more resources to step up its presence in the Philippines to spur homegrown Singapore companies to access the market in the Philippines.


By Abdullah Zaidani | May 1st, 2017

Malaysia

Can IoT help manufacturers move up the value chain?

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This time, a week ago, we had the chance to be part of Microsoft’s IoT Day for Manufacturers in KL.


By Yue Yeng Fong | May 1st, 2017

Asia Pacific

Network Error: Challenges to IoT Adoption in ASEAN

It's 2017 and Internet of Things (IoT) continues to be a buzz; appearing frequently in almost every news article regarding technology trends, digital transformation and the next "industrial revolution". However, behind the seemingly robust industry boom, rates of IoT adoption across ASEAN seems to be at a more conservative level.


By Dinh Viet Anh Nguyen | May 1st, 2017

Singapore

Digital Reinvention with IBM Studios Singapore

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Presently located in IBM’s Watson Centre at the Marina Bay Financial Centre, IBM Studios Singapore was opened in Singapore less than a year ago, as a regional design centre that aims to help customers to create individualized business solutions and models using IBM’s research technology, cognitive capabilities and experience design, and to better align their businesses with the digital disruption in Asia.


By Admin | May 1st, 2017

Asia Pacific | Singapore

ASEAN Smart Cities Part 1

singapore iotOver the Christmas and New Year break, I finally got some time to head out and I made my way down to the civic district of Singapore (my life could have been more exciting, I admit). Apart from the captivating architecture of colonial buildings juxtaposed against the towering skyscrapers, it was hard to not notice how connected the city is. Singaporeans, both young and old, were all extremely engaged with their mobile devices.


By Abdullah Zaidani | May 1st, 2017

Vietnam

Vietnam – Highway to Industry 4.0

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In one of our previous insights (What does Automation Mean for Manufacturing in Vietnam?), we discussed Vietnam’s position as a manufacturing powerhouse and how the country is emerging as a low-cost hub for manufacturers around the world. In this article, we look further into the booming domestic sector and the opportunities to be tapped by solution providers of disruptive technologies such as Internet of Things (IoT) and Big Data.


By Abdullah Zaidani | May 1st, 2017

Asia Pacific

65% of enterprises using IoT for business purposes: a discussion on the definition of Enterprise IoT

451 Research published last week that 65% of enterprises were already using IoT for business purposes. The headline grabbed my attention - Could it be that we've found the holy grail for accelerating IoT adoption? Where were the respondents from? (North America and Western Europe) Can their success be replicated in Asia?


By Yue Yeng Fong | May 1st, 2017

Indonesia

How Smart City Barcelona Brought the Internet of Things (IOT) to Life

Cities around the world are beginning to understand the huge potential of the Internet of Things (IoT). In Barcelona, those possibilities have started to become reality.


By Admin | May 1st, 2017

Vietnam

Smart Agriculture: Vietnam's Untapped Potential

“Smart agriculture” is still a relatively unknown concept in the Vietnamese rural areas. One application of smart agriculture is called “precision agriculture”, whereby most modern means of technology is used to optimise the yield per unit of farming land, thus achieve best quality, quantity and financial return.


By Dinh Viet Anh Nguyen | May 1st, 2017

Indonesia

5 Applications of Internet of Things (IoT) in Jakarta Smart City

Jakarta is looking to utilize Internet of Things ( IOT ) to realize the dream of becoming a smart city, this is in addition to using Qlue as a platform to resolve public complaints.  The various applications were discussed by Setiaji , Head of Technical Implementation Unit ( UPT ) of Jakarta Smart City , at the Asia IOT Business Platform Media Day that took place on June 16, 2016.


By Admin | May 1st, 2017

Indonesia

Takeaway from IoT Indonesia Media Day: Collaboration is key to IoT & Smart City advancement

Last Thursday, a media day for the 9th edition of Asia IoT Business Platfrom: IoT Indonesia was hosted at the Jakarta Smart City Lounge.


By Admin | May 1st, 2017

Asia Pacific

Delivering the Internet of Things promise: bridging the CIO and CEO functions

A recent released results from a survey of 200 IT and business leaders released by TEKsystems finds close to one in four organizations (22%) saying that IoT is already delivering “a substantial impact" on their businesses.


By Yue Yeng Fong | May 1st, 2017

Asia Pacific

B2B, B2C, B2B2C: Where does one find the greatest value for IoT?

With the majority of news coverage about IoT focused on consumer devices and application, it comes as no surprise that one of the misconceptions about IoT is that it is mainly about consumer applications.


By Sue Yuin Ho | May 1st, 2017

From current to future IoT applications

Asia IoT Business Platform's Talha Fazal analyzed in his newest post “Automation, Security, Analytics” - what it takes to implement future IoT solutions to harvest its potential everyday benefits.


By Sue Yuin Ho | May 1st, 2017

Malaysia

IoT and M2M Leaders in Asia to Convene in Kuala Lumpur

 

Asia’s leading Internet of Things (IoT) and Machine to Machine (M2M) industry leaders will be gathering in Kuala Lumpur (KL), in November, to discuss the opportunities and challenges of IoT/M2M in Malaysia and Southeast Asia.


By Sue Yuin Ho | May 1st, 2017

Indonesia

5th edition of Asia IoT Business Platform 2015 - Jakarta

Wow. It's hard to believe that a week has passed since over 300 people converged onto Jakarta for a jampacked 2-day event. Not sure about you, but our heads are still buzzing from the passionate and heated conference discussions, technology showcases and networking break conversations.

By Admin | May 1st, 2017

Indonesia

Empowering Smart Cities

The team had the chance to interview Hemant Tiwari, Managing Director, Enterprise Group, Hewlett-Packard (HP) prior to his presentation at the Asia IoT Business Platform in Jakarta this month.


By Admin | May 1st, 2017

Indonesia

The Role of Government and Partnerships in Driving IoT

When Telkom Indonesia came up with a series of public services projects ranging from electronic services (i.e. e-office, e-kelurahan, e-puskesmas) to a mobile-based digital media that can respond to citizens’ complaints in 2014, a huge question was posed: are Indonesians ready to deal with IoT?


By Admin | May 1st, 2017

Indonesia

Harnessing IoT for Sustainability

With great technology comes great benefits, and with great power comes great responsibility. Technology has been harnessed extensively over the years to drive efficiency and sustainability to meet the exigencies of a modern society.


By Admin | May 1st, 2017

Indonesia

Indosat's Head of M2M identifies KEY opportunities in Indonesia

One element that sets the Asia IoT Business Platform apart from other IoT conferences is that it brings together the leading telcos of a country for one main purpose: to elevate and improve the IoT ecosystem for the benefit of different stakeholders, be it businesses, investors, government, or the common consumers.


By Admin | May 1st, 2017

Indonesia

Digitisation and Emergence of Connected Cars

With the digital revolution in full steam and the Internet of Things (IoT) already a reality, it is only fitting for cars to join the list of devices that are connected to the internet and become part of the IoT ecosystem.


By Admin | May 1st, 2017

Malaysia

Malaysia Releases IoT Roadmap: S$11B Income Boost Expected

There have been numerous talks about how the IoT is poised to boom and flourish in Asia, particularly in the Southeast Asian region. With different cities across the region rapidly moving towards a smarter landscape—with the spearheading of Smart City programmes in Jakarta and Bangkok—the potential in the region for IoT is undoubtable.


By Admin | May 1st, 2017

Indonesia

Empowering Emerging Markets with Mobile-Finance Technology : M-Pesa

While it might be incredulous to say that paying for a taxi ride using your mobile phone is easier in Nairobi than in New York, it is in fact, true.


By Admin | May 1st, 2017

Indonesia

Saving Time and Lives through M2M

Continuous innovation has allowed technology to progress to a stage where lives can potentially be saved. To be rolled out by 2018 throughout the European Union, eCall is an initiative that aims to bring rapid assistance to motorists involved in collisions.


By Admin | May 1st, 2017

Indonesia

Internet of Things and its Security Vulnerabilities

As we speak about how much potential for IoT the Southeast Asian market has, we tend to focus a lot on its benefits and how IoT can generate revenue and improve business operations. There is a gross undermining of the vulnerabilities that IoT creates.


By Admin | May 1st, 2017

Indonesia

Road Use Management System a Key to Tackling Traffic Congestion

Traffic congestion is a huge source of economic inefficiency in major cities around the world, not to forget the massive environmental costs involved as well. Governments have experimented with many solutions in a bid to solve this persistent urban issue, but only few have managed to develop ones that are both sustainable and effective.


By Admin | May 1st, 2017

Asia Pacific

Bringing Internet of Things to a Population of 600 Million – Yay or Nay?

The Southeast Asian region boasts a population of over 600 million, with cities like Manila and Jakarta ranking amongst the world’s highest in terms of population density. There is no doubt then that with its massive population, Southeast Asia becomes an ideal region for adoption of IoT and M2M technology and to ensure its implementation. Or is it?


By Admin | May 1st, 2017

Indonesia

Providing Banking Services to Millions Through M2M

Learn from the President & CEO of Tameer Bank himself, Nadeem Hussain, as he speaks on his experience of implementing cutting-edge banking M2M solutions despite facing physical, regulatory and infrastructural constraints, at the Asia IoT Business Platform 2015 in Jakarta, Indonesia.


By Admin | May 1st, 2017