Constant improvement and technology innovation have made life easier and more comfortable in modern times – and advances in healthcare are a great part of this, as better technology has saved countless lives. Abbott has been well-known as one of the leading global healthcare companies A world of thousands of health challenges Diabetes patients live in constant battle. Every day, they need to use a glucose meter to take a blood sample from their fingers to measure their blood sugar, an uncomfortable and painful process. They also need to remember to repeat this process up to 10 times, regardless of day or night, not to mention abstain from indulgence in food to ensure a stable blood sugar index. Overindulgence can be fatal to any diabetic – especially those who are of a working age and often have social encounters. There are also other familiar challenges in everyday life. For example, millions of elderly are suffering from muscle loss (due to ageing), who can no … [Read more...] about Abbott innovations for a fuller life
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The Hanoitimes - Cities and provinces in Vietnam are developing plans to become smart cities, thus bringing in huge opportunities for multinational corporations. A new foreign investment trend is emerging in Vietnam, in which global leading technology groups are entering the country driven by its innovation policy. Ericsson will establish an IoT innovation hub in Hanoi in 2019 According to Nguyen Mai, chairman of the Vietnam Association of Foreign-Invested Enterprises, besides FDI and M&A channels, Vietnam is having opportunities to receive a new foreign investment inflow called the new economy model, meaning cross-border investment without capital contribution to Vietnamese partners. According to experts, Vietnam is quickly drafting its national strategy to catch up with the Fourth Industrial Revolution and the rapid development of new technologies, driven by its vision of stimulating inclusive socio-economic development through science and technology. … [Read more...] about Vietnam sees new wave of investment flows focusing on technologies
The signing of the MoU to build Ericsson Vietnam’s IoT Innovation Hub The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed with the Vietnamese Ministry of Science and Technology last week marked an important milestone in the 25 years of operations of Ericsson Vietnam. Why did you choose to make the move this time? The IoT Innovation Hub will be jointly established in 2019 by Ericsson and the Ministry of Science and Technology (MoST) at Hoa Lac High-Tech Park. Its prime purpose is to accelerate the adoption of Industry 4.0 innovative applications across industries such as manufacturing, transport, and agriculture, making these industries more efficient and accessible through digital transformation. IoT marries the physical world to cyberspace, ensuring that objects or things, in addition to people, are connected to high speed mobile Internet. Ericsson predicts that the number of cellular IoT connections is expected to reach 4.1 billion by 2024 – increasing at an annual growth … [Read more...] about Sowing the seeds of IoT Innovation
Richard R. C. Shih speaking at Taiwan Excellence 2018 In the 4.0 era, how important are smart technology applications in our day-to-day lives? Are these applications suitable for use in Vietnam? We have various emerging technologies that impact our lives in different ways today. Take smart technology for example, it makes use of artificial intelligence (AI) to enable a level of cognitive awareness. The technology employs machine learning and Big Data analysis to perform functions that have traditionally been done by humans. This boosts the efficiency, productivity, and functionality of almost anything it is applied to, hence creating a smarter and more comfortable life for us. Vietnam is both qualified and motivated to take the lead in the Fourth Industrial Revolution. Smart applications can be applied in various fields in Vietnam, ranging from manufacturing and healthcare to education or home appliances. It also attracts great attention from users in Vietnam. In Vietnam, real … [Read more...] about How does technology make lives faster and easier?
Vietnamese Minister of Health Nguyễn Thị Kim Tiến (c).— VNA/VNS Photo Nguyễn Khang HÀ NỘI — A rapidly aging population and increasing rate of modern diseases are considered the biggest challenges to the healthcare sector of Southeast Asian nations, but technological innovations might offer a solution. The idea was agreed upon by health officials, experts and international pharmaceutical groups at a forum on the healthcare systems in members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) that opened on Thursday in Hà Nội as part of the World Economic Forum on ASEAN. David Sin, Co-founder and President of the Fullerton Health Group in Singapore, said that the population in the Asia-Pacific region, including Southeast Asia, are aging much faster than in other parts of the world. Asia is also forecast to have about 460 million people over 65 in the next decade, 65 million are forecast to suffer from diabetes, while 275 … [Read more...] about Tech innovations to help tackle healthcare challenges in SEA