Singapore may have a population of just five million, but it is the world’s fourth largest financial center, with a vibrant economy in which technology plays a leading role — in fact, Singapore has one of the highest concentrations of tech companies outside Silicon Valley.
In the latest of Gemalto’s series of guides to our digital planet, we examine some of the many ways in which this island nation is leading the way in adopting cutting-edge, secure technology that make life easier and more convenient for its citizens.
Singaporeans spend an average of 38 minutes and 46 seconds per day on Facebook – more than any other nation. Watch our infographic for more statistics from Digital Singapore.
“Singapore can become the location where the future of urban living in Asia can be seen,” says Jayson Goh of the Economic Development Board of Singapore.
In 2005, the Singaporean Government launched a bold 10-year plan to revolutionize the infocomms sector. The results have been spectacular!
The National Authentication Framework aims to offer citizens secure and trusted access to online services. We explain how it works — and why it’s so important.
The rollout of Near-Field Communication (NFC) is giving the people of Singapore access to a range of exciting mobile services.
The migration from magnetic stripe banking cards to secure chip and PIN cards will benefit banks and their customers alike. We explain why.
Singapore’s border control authority has to deal with 100 million arrivals every year — and digital technology is central to ensuring that their experience is secure and stress-free.
We find out why 200,000 of SCB Bank’s online banking customers signed up for a new kind of payment card in the first month it was available.
We look at the technology trends coming soon, from ways of improving energy efficiency and traffic flow to the opportunities offered by data analytics.