Smart Health: New invention integrated with Bluetooth positioning technology and a local religious design helps Taiwan’s elderly with dementia find their way home
Population aging increases the prevalence of dementia among Taiwan’s elderly who are at a high risk of getting lost or going missing. This invention helps solve this problem.Read more
For our final tour, we look at two Taiwanese transportation companies worth learning about.
Amidst the economic doom and gloom that the COVID pandemic has wreaked on Toronto, there’s been one consistent source of good news.
The Greater Toronto Area’s technology sector keeps on growing. The latest example? Delivery app DoorDash announced Wednesday that it would be starting a 50-person engineering team by the end of the year.
It’s the first non-U.S. engineering office for the company.Read more
The proposed Hamilton Light Rail Transit (LRT) project in Ontario will move forward with a 14-kilometer (8.7-mile) line planned between McMaster and Eastgate. The estimated C$3.4 billion (US$2.79 billion) project costs will be split between the government of Canada and the province of Ontario, which will each fund up to C$1.7 billion (US$1.4 billion).
It has been a bumpy ride for the proposed project that saw the province of Ontario commit C$1 billion to build light-rail in Hamilton only to see the province cancel the project in late 2019 citing rising costs – a move Hamilton elected officials called a betrayal.Read more
For our next tour, we look at three Taiwanese healthcare companies worth learning about.
This Virtual Trade Mission brings you on a tour to meet 17 smart city solution providers from Taiwan, and a chance to connect with them!
Working with the Taoyuan city government, Intumit has provided AI taxing service including multiple language interpretation, remote video application, a 24/7 chatbot service and an online consulting service. Hsinchu city, Hsinchu county and Miaoli has adopted this solutions, along with more than 500 customers in greater China area.
Massive bandwidth. Super speed (also known as low latency). Did I mention massive bandwidth and super speed? You will be able to download and watch three movies at once. Your grades will improve, you will get the promotion you want, lose weight and become an Instagram star.
If only it were so.
When it comes to 5G hype, we all need a filter. An organization called the World Teleport Association (WTA) recently published a report that offers one. WTA is an industry trade group for commercial providers of satellite communications, and the report aims to advise these companies on realistic opportunities in the new technology. But many of its conclusions are equally useful to community leaders seeking better broadband solutions for their people and employers. Here is my summary.Read more
In this series with mayors, police chiefs and other leading thinkers on the topic of policing and collaborative leadership, we ask how Intelligent Communities are responding to the issue and what advantages and best practices they might offer others. In today's episode, we speak with James Queally of the LA Times.Read more
No need to worry about the constant threat from extreme weather and natural disasters which caused huge damages. Quadlink has developed an IoT water quality control monitoring system and helped increased the fish farming production by 20% and reduced power consumption by 30% averagely in 8 cities in Taiwan. Quadlink also serves overseas markets in Indonesia, Brunei and Philippines.
TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taipei City marked Earth Day Thursday (April 22) by setting 2050 as its target for net zero emissions.
The move symbolized the Taiwanese capital’s determination to shoulder its responsibility as a citizen of the global community and cut carbon emissions, Taipei City Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) said.
Taipei will take the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) for 2030 as its base to transform the city as it faces the threat of climate change. The use of recycled materials, electric vehicles, smart and zero-carbon buildings, and investment in innovative businesses will form part of the capital’s long-term emission reduction policies.Read more