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CommunicAsia2016, EnterpriseIT2016 and BroadcastAsia2016 open with a view of a digital future

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MUMBAI – Robots, Virtual Reality, Drones, and Smart Devices – these are the innovations fueled by digital transformation that will pave the way of Asia Pacific’s future. With digitisation and smart technologies enhancing productivity, these innovations form the heart of CommunicAsia2016, EnterpriseIT2016 and BroadcastAsia2016 which opens today, from 31 May to 3 June 2016, at Marina Bay Sands, Singapore.

From taxi bookings, travel lodging to courier arrangements, digital transformation which includes integration is at the heart of businesses’ and consumers’ lives today. On the back of digitalisation, bringing together the movers and shakers in the world of information and communications technology (ICT) and media, the event will gather about 1,800 exhibitors and 34 international pavilions from 53 countries and regions, bringing innovations critical for digital transformation in the region.

“Disruptive models from businesses like Uber and Netflix – who are speakers of this year’s events – have propelled organisations’ into innovating and reinventing themselves to stay ahead in a digitally transformed world. The programme for CommunicAsia2016, EnterpriseIT2016 and BroadcastAsia2016 presents participants with cutting-edge technology from robotics, Internet of Things (IoT) manifestations, virtual reality (VR) and more, alongside topical, forward-thinking conversations led by industry thought leaders,” said Lindy Wee, Chief Executive, Singapore Exhibition Services.

Gabriel Lim, CE-designate of the IMDA and Co-Managing Director of IDA said, “We are moving into an exciting digital future, marked by connectivity and creativity, which will bring about exciting possibilities for Singapore. The new IMDA will help Singapore seize these opportunities, by implementing the Infocomm Media 2025 masterplan, and creating a vibrant and globally competitive ICM sector here. CommunicAsia and BroadcastAsia are important shows that bring different parts of the ICM ecosystem together, creating platforms for individuals and companies to take the ICM sector to new frontiers. We look forward to working with our international partners and industry stakeholders to create a brighter future for us all.”

CommunicAsia2016 and EnterpriseIT2016: Powering digital transformation
Smart technology paves the way towards a smarter and more simplified digital lifestyle, producing countless opportunities that transform how people live, learn, work and play.

Extending conversations from smart technology to smart city development, for the first time, this year’s programme will feature the Asia ICT Innovation Forum, held in strategic partnership with Huawei. Happening today, the forum features speakers from the World Economic Forum, Singapore’s Smart Nation Programme Office, Huawei, Facebook and BT and more. Participants will be immersed in presentations and discussions on technology’s impact to Asia Pacific’s digital economy, how businesses can make global digital inclusion a reality, and the value of Big Data analytics in today’s digital era.

In addition to macroeconomic discussions, also new this year is the invitation-only CIO Forum, organised in partnership with the CIO Academy Asia, on 1 June. Speakers from IDA, The Farrer Park Company (Asia’s first integrated hub for healthcare & wellness), Tetra Pak and Agile Development, will provide CIOs and CTOs with the how-tos and pitfalls to avoid in delivering digital transformation for organisations.

Today’s sharing economy with disruptive app-based business models entering the Asia Pacific market have raised discussions and drive for new ideas. Giving participants the platform to gain insights, network and spark ideas for innovation, IdeasCollider, a mini-conference held in collaboration with The Innovators Institute on 2 June 2016, will feature speakers from Galen Growth Asia, Padang & Co, Samsung Asia, SAP Innovation Center Network and more.

IoT and connected devices remain to be of interest to businesses and consumers in the region. Bringing to life latest IoT innovations, theNXT@CommunicAsia2016 showcases products and solutions that can make enterprises, cities and consumers smarter, greener, and more efficient. Visitors will get to see the ‘Double’, a first of its kind surveillance robot for home use by OTSAW, and the Birloki system, an urban street connector and space activator aimed at boosting city environmental spaces by Nerei, among many others.

Beyond ‘NXT’, other showfloor highlights include ST Electronics’s launch of its Next-Gen Connected Bus Stop. The system leverages on smart sensors, smart phones to capture and analyse wide-ranging data including number of passengers at bus stops, bus loads and traffic conditions to provide timely and useful bus information for commuters. Operators can optimise operational efficiency and resource utilisation, as well as maintain high quality of services to commuters. In addition, ST Electronics is signing a Memorandum of Understanding at its booth today with US-based Motorola Solutions, to co-create innovative technologies for advanced secured communications in public safety, national security and enterprise sectors across the region.

Over at the Huawei booth is a series of innovative solutions developed to help accelerate digital economic development, ensure a nation’s safety and security, enrich an individual’s lifestyle and most importantly, build an ICT infrastructure for a Better Connected World.

Asia’s largest gathering of satellite players at SatComm2016
As the cornerstone of the world’s ICT system, satellite communications continue to play an important role in enabling and promoting digitisation. 2016 sees the largest gathering of satellite players from the region, with participation from Inmarsat, Intelsat, MEASAT, Singtel and more. The exhibitors will be showcasing the latest innovations from HTS monetisation and deployment models, to methods of customisation of spot beams and frequency reuse.

BroadcastAsia2016 unveils content from core to beyond boundaries
Content consumption has experienced an incredible shift with the influx of new content creation methods and delivery strategies. With broadcasters and content providers across Asia battle for viewers and look for innovative ways to monetise their content, BroadcastAsia2016 will bring together top industry service providers to showcase an entire ecosystem of the latest end-to-end solutions needed to stay ahead of the curve.

On spotlight are new innovations from first time exhibitors such as CISCO, Dell, Tata Communications, Level3 Communications andHyku. For instance, Dell is showcasing how content experiences can be rejuvenated with the latest in 360 degree VR capabilities, andHyku, social TV application with patented second-screen sync technology designed to better connect and engaged hyper-connected consumers of today.

Consumer expectations in the region increasingly present new challenges to provide more convenient and reliable access to content.Building on the success of its debut last year, the popular TV Everywhere! Zone returns with an emphasis on OTT and multiscreen solutions and explore the entire value chain of non-linear broadcasting.
In addition to the TV Everywhere! Zone, attendees can explore other themed zones, including the Cinematography/Film/Production Technology Zone – where exhibitors are demonstrating the latest motion picture production tools and software capabilities – and the Post Production Hub where industry experts will share their knowledge and experience using technology showcased at BroadcastAsia2016.Oscar nominated, multi Grammy-nominated producer of soundtracks, classical and jazz recordings and former Senior Vice President ofSony BMG Masterworks, Christopher Craker will be a part of the lineup at the Post Production Hub, as well as award winning sound designer and composer of The Lord of the Rings Trilogy, The Hobbit, King Kong, Dave Whitehead.

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