Found 75 Research News Article for ICT.
Information and Communication Technologies have revolutionised our lives in many ways and promise to continue doing so. This section will highlight ICT research and experts featured on ResearchSEA including the latest technologies and ICT for Development
Microtechnology: Miniature magnetic switches Technology
An electromechanical switch using a single magnetic plate delivers superior performance in a tiny package
Universiti Sains Malaysia Hosts the Country's First National Workshop on Cloud Computing Technology
Researchers and industry players from around the world have been invited to take part in The National Cloud Computing Workshop 2011 (Cloud2011), starting today at Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM). The workshop is the first of its kind in Malaysia to focus on this up-and-coming area of ICT.
Observation and Electric Current Control of a Local Spin in a Single-Molecule Magnet Science
By successfully changing the spin of a molecule, researchers have been able to perform an on/off operation for a molecular magnet. Such reversible switching paves the way for single molecule memory.
Students Working On Iban-English Translator Technology
Machine translation from Iban to English and vice versa may soon be available if a research project at Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (Unimas) is successful.
SaLT Undertakes Research To Preserve Sarawak's Indigenous Languages Technology
Universiti Malaysia Sarawak's (Unimas) Sarawak Language Technology (SaLT) Research Group is undertaking research and development in information and communication technology (ICT) to preserve and revitalise the state's indigenous languages.
Atomic switches: Ionic computing Technology
A critical review of the current status and future prospects of new computing architectures based on ‘atomic switches’ fabricated by controlling the movement of cationic ions during solid electrochemical reactions.
China wireless standards group holds meeting in Singapore for the first time Technology
Singapore, 16 March 2011 – The China Wireless Personal Area Network (CWPAN) standards meeting, that has traditionally been held within China for the past five years, will be held in Singapore for the first time.
A*STAR IME and IAI’S ELTA SYSTEMS LTD To Develop Through-Silicon Via Substrate Technology for Power Amplifier Devices Technology
Enables Smaller, Faster, Lighter and More Thermally-efficient Multi-chip Modules for High Performance Wireless Applications
Optics: Mastering bandwidth Technology
Researchers have developed a tunable, low-cost laser device that could help advance fiber-optic communications
Entanglement in an Ensemble of Electron and Nuclear Spins in Silicon Science
Entanglement is the basis of quantum computing. Although spin ensembles, such as those used in liquid-state nuclear magnetic resonance have been examined, the results contain no entanglement and ultimately constitute classical simulations of quantum algorithms.
Vortices get organized Science
Exotic entities that arrange into a crystalline structure at near room-temperature could lead to a new approach to electronic memory
Photonics: Better optical fiber networks Technology
A new architecture for optical fiber networks promises more cost-efficient fiber-optic networks for the consumer market
Data storage: Carbon–ferroelectric memory Technology
Nonvolatile memory based on ferroelectric–graphene field-effect transistors is now a step closer to reality
Economics: Triumph in the sky Technology
A tool to assess the performance of air cargo supply chain operations provides insights into the effects of industry reforms
High Mobility Organic Transistor from Solution Technology
Fabrication of the World’s Highest Mobility Organic Crystal Transistor by Simple Process of Solution Dripping and Exposure to Vapor
For Easy Sleep Along the Shore: Making Hazard Warnings More Effective Technology
In Sri Lanka, a grassroots pilot study combines advanced communication technologies with local volunteer networks to alert coastal villages to danger coming from the sea.
telecentre.org Allocates Rs 50 lakh for Capacity Building of Telecentre Operators Technology
The Curriculum Commons Grant of Rs 50 lakh (US $ 125 000) is for improving the quality and standard of grassroots knowledge workers, commonly referred to as telecentre managers.
Augmented Reality: The Future of Education Technology Technology
Unlike Virtual Reality (VR) that aims at replacing the perception of the world with an artificial one, Augmented Reality (AR) has the goal of enhancing a person's perception of the surrounding world. Being partly virtual and real, the new interface technology of AR can revolutionise education.
Better Wireless Communication & High Speed Electronic Designs through 1st R&D Electromagnetic Consortium in Singapore Technology
The Institute of High Performance Computing (IHPC) has initiated an 18-month research consortium valued at SGD1.5 million to leverage upon a centralised source of expertise in the area of wireless communication, high speed electronic design, and analysis of electromagnetic compatibility and interference.
Understanding the thoughts and feelings of Internet users Business
TextImi is a system that helps people understand the thoughts of others from large volumes of text through a collaboration between computer analysis and human interpretation. The system can be used in for marketing surveys coordinated with network research systems, customer voice analysis, public comment analysis and more.
Framework agreement on Waseda-NTT business-academia collaboration Business
Towards the development of information infrastructure technology which Japan will promote globally
Telecentre Pioneers Connect To Compare Notes People
As hundreds of citizens around Sri Lanka help spread the benefits of modern technology to small communities, 20 of them find inspiration on a study tour to India.
Latest ICT developments in Asia Pacific People
This week, some 50 ICT experts from more than 30 countries in Asia Pacific came together in Singapore to brainstorm and network for the Digital Review of Asia Pacific (DirAP) 2009/2010 which is expected to be released early next year.
Editors and Authors of “The Digital Review of Asia Pacific 2009-2010” will meet in Singapore, 2-4 March, 2008 Technology
MEDIA ADVISORY - The Editorial Board and Authors of “The Digital Review of Asia Pacific ”, comprising some 50 experts from government, academe, industry and civil society, will be meeting in Singapore from March 2-4th at Sentosa’s Silosa Beach Hotel, to start planning for the 2009-2010 version of the Digital Review of Asia Pacific.
DIGITAL REVIEW OF ASIA PACIFIC 2007–2008 Science
The biennial Digital Review of Asia Pacific is a comprehensive guide to the state-of-practice and trends in information and communication technologies for development (ICT4D) in Asia Pacific.
Communicating Disasters - Seeking common ground for media and disaster managers Technology
Communicating Disasters was published in December 2007. It is a multi-author book that discusses how information, education and communication can help create disaster resilient communities across the Asia Pacific region. It also takes a critical look at the communication lessons of the Indian Ocean tsunami of December 2004.
Developing Cambodia From The Bottom Up Business
The CIST – Centre for Information Systems Training – was launched in 2005 in Phnom Penh to provide disadvantaged students with IT training and qualifications leading to a job. In 2009 it will reach its full capacity and bring 200 people out poverty each year to become actors of the economic development of Cambodia within the IT sectors.
ICT Infrastructure In Emerging Asia - Policy and Regulatory Roadblocks Science
This book brings together scholars, practitioners, former regulators, and policymakers to address the problem of expanding information and communication technology (ICT) connectivity in emerging Asia. It gleans lessons from five Asian countries — Bangladesh, India, Indonesia, Nepal, and Sri Lanka.
Innovative use of ICTs to foster human development People
ICTs are powerful tools for reducing poverty, for combating HIV/AIDS, and for promoting good governance. At the Third Global Knowledge Forum (GK3) held recently in Kuala Lumpur, Canada’s International Development Research Centre (IDRC) and its research partners showcased some of the innovative ways in which ICTs can foster human development.
New Guidelines on e-Government Interoperability Developed by Governments for Governments Science
Recommend roadmap based on flexible, universally compatible technologies for good governance and achievement of the Millennium Development Goals.
“Emerging People, Emerging Markets, Emerging Technologies,” IDRC at the Global Knowledge Forum (GK3) in Kuala Lumpur Science
At the Third Global Knowledge Forum (GK3), Canada’s International Development Research Centre (IDRC) and its research partners will be showcasing some of the innovative ways in which ICTs can foster human development. The GK3 will take place in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, December 11-13, 2007
Net Protectors Defend the Global Commons Technology
As states encroach on Internet governance around the world, IDRC is supporting a major new initiative that will investigate the impacts of Internet censorship in Asia.
IDRC on Information and Communication Technologies for Development Technology
IDRC was one of the earliest development agencies to embrace information and communication technologies (ICTs) as powerful tools for reducing poverty, for combating HIV/AIDS, and for fostering good governance.
E-Governance in Bangladesh Technology
These 2 papers from the Asian Institute of Technology outlines problems faced and possible solutions for e-governance in Bangladesh
RIKEN leads project to build world’s fastest supercomputer Technology
RIKEN has taken on the challenge of developing the world’s fastest and most efficient supercomputer.
GIS and Poverty Mapping Science
This project from the Asian Institute of Technology, will enable policy makers in ASEAN countries to understand their country's poverty distribution and map them using GIS technology. They can then determine links between poverty and land use which will lead to the development of long term plans to alleviate poverty in the region.
Streaming JMCS : A 3G Mobile Based Video On Demand System Technology
Streaming JMCS is the next step in providing rich multimedia experience for 3G mobile users. A 3G mobile user can download and install a Java based application that will enable him to dynamically “stream” video contents to his mobile device using the high speed 3G network.
PolyU “head-hunters” share results of SizeChina.com Technology
The world’s first database storing 3D head and face measurements of ethnic Chinese has come into use, after 18 months of dedicated efforts by pioneering researchers of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. As a result of this important ergonomic data, industrial designers will now be able to design products that fit Chinese people properly.
ICT for Disaster Management Science
This e-primer introduces policy makers and development practitioners to the application of different information and communications technology (ICT) for disaster management, with case studies from the Asia-Pacific region.
Government Interoperability Frameworks Technology
This APDIP e-Note intends to give a brief introduction to government interoperability frameworks (GIFs), explain how they are classified and provide details of their common features. It also discusses the importance of open standards in GIFs and why governments should consider open standards seriously when designing or evaluating their GIFs.
ICT for rural communities in Malaysia Technology
The eBario’s project won international acclaim for the innovative application of ICT to sustain social and economic development in rural communities. The research team was recently awarded a RM4 million grant to replicate the eBario project in five remote sites in Malaysia.
Telecentre Technology Technology
This APDIP e-Note explores the benefits of using FOSS applications in telecentres with case studies from Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, Brazil, Egypt and Sub-Saharan Africa.
Facilitating communication between East and West Punjab Culture
The aim of the project is to facilitate electronic and written communication between people in East (Indian) and West (Pakistani) Punjab through the development of a Punjabi Language Transliteration Tool.
Tuning into quantum computers Technology
Researchers from RIKEN’s Frontier Research System, Wako, the Japan Science and Technology Institute, NEC Corporation and the US Massachusetts Institute of Technology have developed an architecture that allows tunable control over the qubits of a superconducting quantum computer.
Online Face Identification System Using Real-Time Eyes and Mouth Tracker Technology
Researchers have built a system which can identify a person using their eyes and mouth as independent components of the identification process. Furthermore, its ability to track within ±45 degrees to right and left, and within ±15 degrees from frontal pose will foil any attempt to use a photo for identification purposes.
New real-time, cross platform intelligent network monitoring system Technology
jEnterprise is a real-time continuous network monitoring tool to prevent potential performance degradation or downtime. It provides intelligent troubleshooting and support for new protocols such as IPv6 to ensure coverage at all times and is the world's only cross platform enterprise level distributed network analysis and troubleshooting tool
Small and Medium Enterprises and ICT Business
Almost 95 percent of enterprises in the Asia-Pacific region are SMEs. While ICT can benefit them, they have been slow to adopt ICT due to many reasons. This e-Primer, with a foreword by Kim Hak-Su discusses benefits ICT brings to SMEs, explores uses, surveys past policies and programmes and recommends policy options for interested governments.
Mobile Telemedicine Project in Indonesia Medicine
This recently completed project aimed to develop a mobile telemedicine system in Indonesia using existing Internet communication technology. This system will allow remote patients to receive a routine check-up using a mobile phone and local hospitals to respond faster by being able to contact specialists in spite of geographic barriers.
Creating the “Co-Mobility Society” Technology
Keio’s project aims to create communities in a comfortable, safe and creative living and communication space in which everyone will be able to live and communicate with each other. The “Co-mobility Society” combines the latest technologies to provide practical solutions for improving various difficulties and problems of daily life.
Keio University and Dentsu Announce the Commencement of Second Life Joint Research People
As a facility to carry out their joint research, Keio University and Dentsu plan to establish the Keio University Second Life Campus within Virtual Tokyo, which Dentsu will open in August this year as a virtual city within the Second Life metaverse.
Next generation bioinformatics technology for low-bandwidth countries in the Asia-Pacific Medicine
Many countries in the Asia-Pacific region are collecting and analysing large amounts of biological data but have their progress is impeded by low network bandwidths. This project addresses the problem of low bandwidth and reliability through the introduction of third generation P2P protocols.
Keio University to partner with Google, Inc. for digitalization and release of its library collection to the world People
Keio University has decided to partner with Google Book Search Library Project for digitalization and release of its library collection, and for this purpose, has signed an Agreement fwith Google, Inc. This project already has 25 partners in the U.S. and Europe, however Keio University will be the first partner outside U.S. and Europe.
India - A Nation Evolves People
From the empowerment of women to managing their health — information and communication technologies (ICTs) have changed the lives of thousands of Indian villagers.
ICT Skill Development in the Asia-Pacific Region - Bridging the gap between demand and supply Business
This APDIP e-Note highlights possible solutions for bridging the gap between ICT skill demand and supply.
Telecentres in Asia Business
Telecentres are being promoted as an answer to the problems of the digital divide as there are still large sections of society that do not enjoy access to ICTs and are therefore at risk of being excluded from the socio-economic benefits that such access brings. Telecentres have been springing up across developing Asia.
Keio University is selected in three fields of the Global COE Program Technology
The Global COE Program aims to support the establishment of world-class education and research centers within Japanese universities with an eye to raising their competitiveness to the highest world level.
ICT in Disaster Management People
ICT is used in almost all phases of the disaster management process. In the disaster mitigation and preparedness process, ICT is widely used to create early warning systems. This APDIP publication gives examples of its use in disaster management.
Gender and ICT People
This publication, with a foreword by Executive Director of UNIFEM, Noeleen Heyzer, looks at information and communications technology (ICT) for development through a gender lens and discusses ICT within a gender equality framework.
Computerized Automative Technology Reconfiguration System for Mass Customization (CATER) Technology
Sarawak, Malaysia - Unimas (University Malaysia Sarawak) will collaborate with European and South-East Asian Partners to develop the Computerized Automative Technology Reconfiguration System for Mass Customization (CATER).
IDRC Launches Intellectual Platform for Developing Countries People
The IDRC Digital Library provides full access over the Internet to IDRC’s rich research archive. In addition to making information more freely available, this initiative provides IDRC-funded researchers with a much-needed outlet to publish and showcase their work.
Microelectronics: Wireless Technology and MEMS in the Developing Countries Technology
Microelectronics is the cornerstone of the information technologies that pervade virtually every aspect of contemporary life. This publication contains contributions from renowned experts and status reports on the subject from several developing countries: Cuba, India, Pakistan, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Tanzania and Turkey.
Detecting Internal Worm Attacks – jNetworm Technology
jNETworm is a multi-platform application that continuously monitor and pinpoint sources of worms in a LAN, jNetworm is developed using Java and Eclipse Rich Client Platform (RCP) Technologies and thus it does not depend on any specific platform.
UP researcher brings audio streaming to wireless level Technology
The Avestro experiment has discovered that a wireless client can still successfully receive and play audio clips such as music, interviews and dialogues sent by the RTP server. There is no significant difference in audio quality among the wireless and the wired connections.
Community based ICT project in rural Borneo wins international award People
The eBario project wins gold medal at Commonwealth Innovation Award. The research project uses innovative application of ICTs with the goal of continually sustaining social and economic programs in a rural community in Sarawak which does not have the basic amenities such as electricity, water and telecommunications.
UUM researchers invent intelligent, mobile systems for farmers and teachers Business
FuzzyXPest is an intelligent mobile Pest Management System that enables farmers to forecast the pest activity level before it can cause too much damage to the rice field. FuzzyXteem a similar advisory system which enables teachers to measure students academic self esteem using real time computation.
E-Publishing made easy Business
eInfoC is a Web-based Information Centre that specialises in publishing, promoting, and marketing electronic contents. This Universiti Utara Malaysia initiative enables authors to receive payment through many different methods including SMS with an electronic receipt system.
IPv6 over Fiber Technology
IPv6 over Fiber is a project to make use of the IPv6 (Internet Protocol version 6) technology for the benefit of Internet communities. IPv6 provides strength over IPv4 in terms of address space, option support and security
Pandora's Box: A New Model for Education in Asia People
In Asia, distance education using information and communication technologies is proving to be an efficient way of delivering high-quality education. And by making higher education affordable and accessible, it is helping to address equity issues.
Keio Communication Review - “Media and Communication relating to Japan” People
The papers in this issue cover wide ranging topics including 3G wireless telecoms; the media and the pregnancy of Princess Masako; journalism in Japan; universal service - government vs. governance; the Japanese broadcasting market; Y2K and risk perception in newspapers
Web users judge sites in the blink of an eye Technology
A study by researchers in Canada has shown that the snap decisions Internet users make about the quality of a web page, in just a twentieth of a second, have a lasting impact on their opinions.
Worm Monitor Technology
Worm monitor is a new 24/7 monitoring application that monitors and pinpoints sources of worms in a LAN
Multimedia Conferencing system Version 5 Technology
MCSv5 is the World’s 1st and only IP based Multipoint-to-multipoint video conferencing technology (Software based)
Adaptation of Econet: Internet Based Malaysian Ecotourism Network & Site Rating Expert System Technology
Internet-based ecotourism site rating expert system
Nanyang Technological University (NTU) Lights the Way to Smaller and Faster Chips Technology
Researchers from NTU have come up with a new nanotechnology process that enables smaller and faster computer chips to be built.
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