Five digital inventions have been selected to the final round of the Vietnamese Talent Awards 2018 in Information and Technology. This is the first year the Promising Digital Products category has been introduced in the Information and Technology in addition to the Applied Products for Mobile Devices and Start-up IT Products sections. 23 digital products have been sent to compete in this new category which are built to facilitate Industry 4.0. Five outstanding products have been selected to the final round which will be held later this month. Public Administration solution VNPOST-PA (by Vietnam Post Corporation) This product aims at simplifying the public administration work using IT apps through postal services. Vbee solution Using artificial intelligence to convert Vietnamese text into voice (By Vbee Joint Stock Company). Vbee solution should help disabled community access information. It can also be used in developing voice devices on smartphones, smart banks, smart homes, … [Read more...] about Digital inventions added to Vietnamese Talent Awards 2018
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Telecom, retail sectors face far-reaching digital transformationBy Chi Thinh Representatives at the conference on digital transformation held in HCMC on September 20 - PHOTO: CHI THINH HCMC – Several sectors, including telecommunications, retail and financial-banking, have been greatly affected by digital transformation, according to a technology conference held in HCMC on September 20. Speaking at the conference on digital transformation in Vietnam in the Industry 4.0 era, Dao Trung Thanh, chief technology officer at Media Ventures Vietnam Group, said five sectors---communications, telecommunications, financial-banking, retail and technology---are being brought under the influence of digital transformation. In fact, telecom and financial-banking enterprises are strongly investing in their digital transformation to prepare for the fourth industrial revolution. Director of AVSE Global Vu Ngoc Anh said the fourth industrial revolution will create a suitable environment and … [Read more...] about Telecom, retail sectors face far-reaching digital transformation
The media, especially digital, ignores copyright laws resulting in rampant plagiarism and demoralising journalists, a workshop held by the Vietnam Journalists Association heard in Ho Chi Minh City on January 28. "Copyright violation has become a worry as serious newspapers spend money and human resources to create … an article, picture or video clip, but a minute after it is posted on their website, it is copied and changed without fear," Pham Quoc Toan, Vice Chairman of the association, said while opening the "Online Copyright" workshop. US Consul General Rena Bitter said, "One of the factors that help the US develop is efficient protection for copyright and encouragement for everybody to innovate and create. "Copyright protection is a must and Vietnam should do it right now, despite the fact that there will be a lot of challenges." Things took a turn for the worse in recent years after 1,000 news websites were licensed to operate by "quoting information from newspapers and … [Read more...] about Bản in : Media copyright violations rife, say journalists
Viet Nam News The word 'game', a consistent point of contention among adults and children, has once again initiated a battle between parents and educators. However, this time, the source of the game for children is those working in education and training. Children born in the early years of this century, known as Generation Z, are identified by their use of the Internet from a young age. Members of this generation are typically thought of as being comfortable with technology, with social media websites as the venue for much of their social interactions. Matters concerning this generation, especially their activities in virtual space, are a worry for parents. Lately, a lot of unease has been based around an online game entitled Chinh Phục Vũ Môn (Clash of Dice), initiated and co-organised by the Hồ Chí Minh Communist Youth Union 2 years ago. The game, organised in the form of an online general knowledge contest for highschoolers, according to the founders, is aimed at creating a … [Read more...] about Should online games be banned in school?
Media tablets, which have gained immense popularity around the globe in recent years, have deepened their penetration into Vietnam with a double-digit jump in sales volume in the first five months of this year, German market research firm GfK said Monday. Nearly 582,000 media tablets, or devices that are based on a touchscreen display of at least five inches with an on-screen keyboard, were sold in Vietnam between January and May, up 34 percent from the same time frame a year ago, according to GfK. The German firm attributed the deeper penetration of the popular gadget to the introduction of more entry-level models in Vietnam, which it calls an emerging market for media tablets. While these less expensive models offer more affordable options to local consumers, they resulted in a five percent decline in sales value due to the cheap prices, according to GfK. "Over three in every four (76 percent) media tablets sold so far in 2015 cost less than US$300, as compared to just one … [Read more...] about Vietnam’s media tablet sales jump 34% in Jan-May: GfK