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Made in Hong Kong - Sophia the Robot Multimedia
In November 2017, Sophia became the world's first robot to be granted citizenship. Sophia's creator Dr David Hanson of Hanson Robotics Limited believes Hong Kong is the best location to develop robots, thanks to its level of innovation, vigorous investment community and access to affordable manufacturing. The wider Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Bay Area will also be a key arena for the transition towards the fifth industrial revolution, explains Dr Hanson.
Multimedia 10 Aug 2018
The Digital Silk Road Opens New Doors for Tech Companies Multimedia
Outblaze Limited was founded in 1998 when global internet penetration was around 3%. Today, the firm develops powerful digital media and web products from offices in Hong Kong, Vancouver and Finland. In this podcast, founder and CEO Yat Siu explores how diversity is key to innovation, while also touching on the benefits of integrating the region’s technology companies through initiatives like the Belt and Road.
Multimedia 3 Aug 2018
Security Services Primed for Belt and Road Projects Multimedia
Southeast Asia is emerging as an increasingly significant space for special risks management consultancy firms like Blackpanda, says CEO Gene Yu. Yu and his co-founder, who are both former US Army Special Forces officers, started Blackpanda in response to a demand signal for security services in emerging, frontier markets. Working out of Hong Kong enables the firm to capture opportunities generated by the Belt and Road Initiative.
Multimedia 27 July 2018
Asia's Source for Smart Transcription Multimedia
As Belt and Road opportunities continue to grow, so will the demand for transcription services, says the founder of Scribe Intelligence. In this podcast, Christopher Choi explains how his start-up applies artificial intelligence (AI) to make audio-to-text conversion faster and more precise. Scribe Intelligence aims to leverage the opportunities offered by the Initiative, and envisions becoming an industry leader in Asia with the support of Zeroth.AI.
Multimedia 20 July 2018
Hong Kong as Asia’s Incubator for AI Start-ups Multimedia
The potential for artificial intelligence (AI) to transform almost all industries is what makes it so exciting, says the Managing Partner of Zeroth.AI. Tak Lo hopes the company can help position Hong Kong as the first location for launching AI start-ups in Asia, and believes the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Bay Area can help by bringing together the best that each region has to offer.
Multimedia 6 July 2018
Belt and Road Summit 2018: Cyberport’s Digital Dividend Multimedia
With over 1,000 tech companies and start-ups, Hong Kong Cyberport is a Hong Kong ICT leader and hub for the “Digital Silk Road”, said Chairman Dr Lee George Lam. Speaking beside the Belt and Road Summit, he said Cyberport start-ups offer a full range of new technologies including AI while Hong Kong as a leading financial technology centre is set to assist the rest of the Belt and Road market.
Multimedia 28 June 2018
How To Startup for The Belt and Road Multimedia
Hong Kong digital transcription service Scribe Intelligence sees huge opportunities in artificial intelligence under the Belt and Road Initiative. Founder Christopher Choi aspires to dominate the transcription business in Asia – thanks to help from Hong Kong startup incubator, Zeroth.AI. It’s a programme that provides initial investment, help in finding additional financing as well as extensive advice and support, says Zeroth.AI’s Tak Lo.
Multimedia 22 June 2018
Powering AI for Belt and Road Health Multimedia
A Hong Kong company billed as Asia’s first Artificial Intelligence (AI) incubator is making waves in the global start-up scene. Zeroth.AI runs an early stage funding programme for various start-up sectors including physical fitness. Managing Partner Tak Lo says he would like to see Hong Kong generated AI solutions tackle health issues in Belt and Road Initiative countries, where healthcare infrastructure may be lacking.
Multimedia 21 June 2018
Hong Kong on the PULSE of MARKETING Multimedia
MarketingPulse has emerged as Asia’s premier conference for marketers and brands. The debut event, organised by the HKTDC on 21 March 2018 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, attracted more than 1,200 corporate executives, marketing and advertising agency representatives and brand representatives from around the world.
Multimedia 26 March 2018
Belt and Road: HKUST’s Key Research Role Multimedia
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology is playing a key research role for Belt and Road Initiative opportunities, says HKUST’s Albert Park. Co-presenting a series of market insight seminars, Professor Park says the HKUST’s Business School has a major collaboration with overseas academics while as founding member of the Asian Universities Alliance it is promoting two-way partnerships with Belt and Road countries and opportunities in Hong Kong.
Multimedia 19 March 2018
SmartBiz Expo: Showcase for New Technologies Multimedia
The inaugural HKTDC SmartBiz Expo 2017 featured technology applications and innovative solutions, like “Pepper” a concierge robot speaking in different languages, from Hong Kong’s Win Win Industrial. Neat Limited came up with business fintech mainly aimed at SMEs, while JetOne Motion offered virtual reality (VR) opportunities in the branding arena. Peter Yu of JetOne Motion said SmartBiz Expo 2017 was a great showcase for new technologies.
Multimedia 31 Jan 2018
Anti-Pollution Solution for the Belt and Road Multimedia
While the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) has been developing ground-breaking air purification technology, Cathy Jim of Hong Kong marketing company RHT Industries has been promoting the solution to clients such as medical labs and factories in many Belt and Road countries. Ms Jim explains how Hong Kong’s role as a connecting point for advanced technologies is backing up HKUST’s research strengths.
Multimedia 29 Jan 2018
Asian E-tailing Summit: Right Time, Right Place Multimedia
The inaugural E-tailing Summit 2017 was “the right time in the right place” to feature borderless trade and online commerce, according to Anson Bailey of KPMG while Kiril Popov from Fung Global Retail and Technology said Hong Kong was a key node in e-tailing. The event featured plenary, breakout sessions, workshops and networking, with attendees praising its top-notch speakers and exciting atmosphere.
Multimedia 25 Jan 2018
Consumption in the China Market Takes Off Multimedia
A major driver for the Chinese mainland economy in 2018 will be domestic demand, says Ronnie Chan, Chairman of Hang Lung Properties. Speaking at the January 2018 Asian Financial Forum (AFF), Mr Chan adds that technology will also be a key economic factor for the next 5-7 years. He says the AFF is now a major regional event while the AFF panel he chairs on China opportunities has become an increasingly hot topic.
Multimedia 15 Jan 2018
Building “STEAM” at Asia’s Largest Toys & Games Fair Multimedia
The HKTDC Hong Kong Toys & Games Fair welcomed some 2,100 exhibitors from around the world offering a broad selection of the latest innovative playthings. Among 45 countries and regions represented were newcomers Estonia, Russia, South Africa and Vietnam taking part in Asia’s largest and the world’s second biggest fair of its kind. Art is being added into the mix of “STEAM” toys creating science, technology, engineering, arts and math (STREAM) experiences.
Multimedia 12 Jan 2018
Hong Kong Export Outlook for 2018 Multimedia
Continued world recovery supports a favourable environment for exports
Multimedia 18 Dec 2017
Five Fairs, Many Ideas Multimedia
From virtual reality (VR) advertising to e-commerce fashion and many international and local designs, IP opportunities and franchising models, Hong Kong hosted an innovation jamboree in December 2017. New events HKTDC SmartBiz Expo, the Asian e-Tailing Summit and DesignInspire introduced exciting new technologies, online opportunities and creative designing to add to established events Business of IP Asia Forum and HKTDC Hong Kong International Franchising Show.
Multimedia 12 Dec 2017
#DesignInspire: Tap Into Global Creativity in Hong Kong Multimedia
The best and brightest ideas from the world of contemporary design and innovation are on show at the 3-day DesignInspire exhibition, which explores the theme “Urbanovation: co-create a happy city.”
Multimedia 8 Dec 2017
Looking at Vietnam’s Consumer Market for “Affordable Luxuries” Multimedia
Vietnamese consumers are increasingly purchasing fashionable and quality products to improve their living standards. To capture such demand, foreign brands and suppliers are increasingly selling medium-priced products as well as value-for-money items in the country.
Multimedia 24 Nov 2017
Experience #DesignInspire Multimedia
DesignInspire, an international exhibition coming in Hong Kong in December, is partnering with the Business of Design Week (BODW) to stage an inspiring platform for global creative elites, design brands, design associations and institutes to showcase their creativity. An array of interactive installations, novel ideas, design products and projects will be featured.
Multimedia 17 Nov 2017
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