Hong Kong start-up RaSpect specialises in remote building inspections using drones to gather the data and artificial intelligence technology to process it – faster, more accurate, more comprehensive and safer method than traditional manual building inspections.
As the world recovers from the COVID-19 pandemic, most small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Hong Kong need to rethink their operations to adapt to the new normal – and many are choosing to digitally transform their business.
The rise of the metaverse is set to change the way individuals and businesses interact with the real world. This seminar/workshop, titled “Exploring the Metaverse: Creating Digital Assets”, will examine how a Hong Kong-based global leader in games, blockchain and artificial intelligence (AI), is spearheading the creation of a user-generated content ecosystem to ensure its home city can continue to thrive in a new decentralised digital era.
Supply-chain disruptions driven by the COVID-19 pandemic and associated control measures severely disrupted computer hardware production, creating strong demand for cloud-based software-as-a-service (SaaS) applications.
Play-to-earn games, where participants accumulate tokens that can be exchanged for cryptocurrency while playing online, are taking off globally. One of the leaders in this trend in Hong Kong is Animoca Brands, which owns several play-to-earn titles including Crazy Defense Heroes and Benji Bananas, and has also invested in other games such as Axie Infinity.
The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) came into effect this year, establishing the world's largest economic circle and promoting regional trade and investment.
The dawn of the metaverse is set to blur business boundaries as never before. This webinar will examine how Hong Kong companies can aggregate their offline and online businesses to thrive in this bold new digital future.
As business digitalisation accelerates, data and applications to store and process it grows in importance but can be expensive. Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) may find outsourcing their data housing to professionally managed data centres is the most cost-effective approach.
A new dawn of the internet is upon us. The blockchain-technology-based Web 3.0 incorporates concepts including decentralisation and token-based economics. A leading Web 3.0 firm is Hong Kong unicorn Animoca Brands, a Deloitte Tech Fast winner that ranked in the Financial Times list of High Growth Companies Asia-Pacific 2021. With more than 600 employees globally, Animoca’s vision is to create an open, community-driven metaverse, Group President Evan Auyang said.
“All the world’s a stage, and all the men and women merely players,” wrote William Shakespeare in As You Like It. Substitute “screen” for stage and that quote remains as apt four centuries after the play’s first performance.
The metaverse is set to shake up the business world and traditional supply chains previously constrained by physical boundaries. This webinar will consider the implications of the metaverse for the Hong Kong business community including the heightened cybersecurity risks. It will also examine ways in which Hong Kong small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) can rework the architecture of their businesses in this new, decentralised era.
As of 1 July this year, all digital devices offered for sale in Russia – including smartphones, tablets, personal computers (PCs), laptops and smart TVs – will have to come with various items of designated domestic software pre-installed.