Upcoming ConnecTechAsia Summit Highlights Importance of Cloud and Intelligent Enterprises

Featuring three tracks – NetworkComms, EmergingTech and BroadcastMedia, ConnecTechAsia Summit will spotlight megatrends and disruptive strategies driving digital evolution   SINGAPORE – 20 June 2018 – ConnecTechAsia, the inaugural umbrella event encompassing CommunicAsia, BroadcastAsia and the new NXTAsia, will take place from 26 to 28 June at Marina Bay Sands and Suntec Singapore with a spotlight on the latest technology innovations and the most critical shifts that are impacting businesses and audiences today.     “As enterprises transform themselves digitally, they are beginning to reap the benefits of their initiatives.…

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Tug-of-War: Will Blockchain Bring Data Ownership Back to Users?

    ConnecTechAsia Summit speaker, Nicole Nguyen, Head of APAC, Infinity Blockchain Ventures, shares about data ownership and how blockchain could tilt the balance in favour of the end user.   Since the advent of the internet, users have marvelled at the ability to create a persona of themselves online – be it in the first virtual communities, social networks, retail sites and multi-player games. Increasingly, a greater proportion of our personal lives and information can now be found on digital platforms.   Coupled with a plethora of emerging technologies…

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Man vs Machine: Will AI Put Our Humanity At Stake?

ConnecTechAsia Summit speaker, Sharala Axryd, CEO, ASEAN Data Analytics Exchange, shares about the transformative potential of Artificial Intelligence, issues of bias and ensuring the objectivity of AI.   The vision of an all-knowing, omni-present intelligent being that forms the backbone of our everyday lives has been portrayed in movies that captivate the imagination of many. Today, that vision is not too far from reality, and we are seeing this at work through artificial intelligence (AI) – from AI-powered voice assistants like Alexa, to helping solve traffic issues, enabling the sequencing…

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Paving the Way for Smart Cities: The Smart Sensor Platform Network

ConnecTechAsia Summit speaker, Yao Shih Jih, General Manager, ST Electronics (Info-Comm Systems), shares about how smart street lighting could be a key to unlocking the potential of a smart city   The cost of Internet of Things (IoT) sensors has decreased remarkably over the past decade, heralding new possibilities of a renewed push for smart cities. With worldwide spending on IoT predicted to surpass the USD$1 trillion mark by 2020, this has increasingly attracted attention within the various sectors.   With that tied in line with the strong push towards…

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