How Environmental Protection Department uses smart technology – EJ Insight

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A few years ago, “smart city" was a new concept in Hong Kong. However, in recent years, it has become widely known as more people join in the discussions and practices. There are many good examples: the Common Operational Picture developed by the Civil Engineering and Development Department facilitates government departments to formulate emergency plans with maps on various aspects integrated with the latest information to monitor the situation when a typhoon hits Hong Kong. The interactive map dashboard which tracks local COVID-19 epidemic and presents the latest information in a one-stop manner is also a good illustration. It enables the citizens to get the information at a glance. Since its launch in early February this year, the number of visits by the public has exceeded 30 million, showing a wide acceptance.

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【初創的選擇】如何讓香港成為初創首選的地方? – 香港經濟日報

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在全球化下,一家公司的「國籍」是個有趣的題目。例如從事區塊鏈的Bitfury和軟件服務的GitLab同時列於八月發布的《2020胡潤全球獨角獸榜》(《胡潤榜》),以及同月由CB Insights出版的《全球獨角獸俱樂部》(《俱樂部》)。不過,《胡潤榜》把兩家公司都歸入美國,而《俱樂部》則把前者列作美國公司,後者為荷蘭。

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環保署以智慧科技執法 – 信報財經新聞, StartUpBeat

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6年前,智慧城市這個概念在香港還是新鮮事物,近年隨着愈來愈多人加入討論和實踐,已廣為人知。土木工程拓展署研發的「聯合運作平台」,在地圖上綜合多方面的最新資訊,方便各政府部門監察颱風襲港時的市面情況,以制定應急方案;追蹤本地新冠肺炎疫情的互動地圖儀表板,把最新資訊一站式地呈現,令市民一目了然,今年2月初啟用以來,至今瀏覽人次突破了3000萬大關,可見市民的受落程度。

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