12 Oct '17, 1am

Inside Singapore's bid to achieve smart city status

Singapore has made becoming the world’s first smart city-state one of its key objectives in the next few years, with Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong emphasising the goal in his annual National Day Rally in August. However, Lee previously remarked before the rally that progress is still slow because Singapore is still lacking an integrated national sensor network, a national digital identity system and cashless payments in hawker centres and shops, and between people. The Drum reached out to experts to ask what should Singapore do, in addition to Lee’s wishes, to truly become a smart nation, in terms of connecting things, mobility, water, city services, smart building and smart energy. Mark Burton, digital marketing manager at technology group Schneider Electric, says cities need to become smart now because they are in competition to provide the best quality of life possible...

Full article: http://www.thedrum.com/news/2017/10/12/inside-singapores-...

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