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Singapore launches project to empower its civil defense with 5G

September 18, 2023

Singapore’s Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) announced a new 5G project, which it is collaborating on with Home Team Science and Technology Agency (HTX), the Singapore Civil Defense Force (SCDF), StarHub and IBM.

The 5G initiative that will enable SCDF frontliners to enhance operational readiness through automating equipment inspection process and facilitating remote assistance using smart glasses, AI and AR technologies.

IMDA said that this project will be tested in SCDF’s smart fire station as well as on its latest-generation fire emergency vehicles.

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