“Taipei Smart City PMO” hosted a press conference to announce a work collection activity for LoRa, an IoT experimental platform on 5/16. This is a plan that encourages startups and innovation teams to participate and submit applications. Through the experimental activity, the government wishes to invite more private energy to invest in the development of LoRa applications.
In order to accelerate the development of smart city and upgrade the competitiveness of IoT industry, Taipei City Government especially planned and implemented “Taipei IoT Experimental Platform” to transform the city to become an experimental field so that the innovative applications of ICT industry will be practiced. It can accelerate maturation and development of Taiwan IoT technologies and products as well as enable citizens to enjoy good outcomes from intelligent services. Ultimately, it is very useful for the development and innovation for the IoT industry.
Taipei City Government, Academia Sinica, Realtek and Asus held an “Air Box PM2.5, project launch press conference” on 3/22 and called on citizens to work together in response to air pollution prevention and control. In this cooperation project, Realtek and Asus donated “Air Box” to each elementary school in Taipei City. This machine can detect temperature, humidity, PM2.5 data and transmit information to a cloud-based platform/website so that students and parents can access the Internet or use an APP to view environmental data.