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16 Sep 2013
I²R bagged 4 awards including 1 joint win together with ST Electronics, from the Institution of Engineers, Singapore (IES) Awards 2013 on 13 September. “A*STAR is delighted to receive five... Read more ›
7 Aug 2013
Happy 48th National Day!! You can now create your very own National Day theme songs. Simply download the ‘NDP 2013 Mobile App’ which is available on both iOS - App... Read more ›
29 Jul 2013
Huggler, a latest pet robot invention by I²R Robotics programme. The latest prototype has been on trial at the St Luke’s Elderly Care in Hougang for the past two months... Read more ›
11 Jul 2013
The detection of eye diseases has gone high-tech. The Institute of Infocomm Research (I 2 R) is partnering Japan-based Topcon Corporation to come up with "intelligent" technology to pinpoint myopia,... Read more ›
10 Jul 2013
Neurostyle, a local start-up, uses the stroke rehabilitation system developed by I²R and Tan Tock Seng Hospital to help patients with their rehabilitation at home. The system involves sensors being... Read more ›
4 Jul 2013
TVWS is a technology that better utilizes this resource by allowing unused bands that lie between TV channels to be allocated dynamically for broadband internet connectivity. Termed “Super Wi-Fi” by... Read more ›
2 Jul 2013
The Energy Market Authority (EMA) annouced the award of research grants totalling about $10 million to six research teams for projects on Smart Grid technologies under the auspices of the... Read more ›
2 Jul 2013
Exploit Technologies Pte Ltd (ETPL), the technology transfer arm of A*STAR, has committed to work with Asia News Network, a network of newspapers in Asia, to exchange technological information, jointly... Read more ›
18 Jun 2013
As part of the Singapore White Spaces Pilot Group (SWSPG), we are pleased to announce the next wave of TV White Spaces commercial pilot deployments in Singapore with Gardens by... Read more ›
15 May 2013
If you have always wanted to encrypt your text messages, help is on the way! Researchers at Singapore's Institute of Infocomm Research (I²R) have developed an app that does just... Read more ›