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Showcasing Singapore tech at COMEX 2014

IDA leads delegation of Singapore tech companies to Oman™s leading IT and telecoms show.

An opportunity to showcase their solutions at Oman™s leading IT and telecoms show, participate in an eGovernment seminar, and be featured on Omani radio and television “ members of the Singapore delegation to COMEX certainly had a full and fulfilling schedule at the event in April.

Led by the Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore (IDA), the five Singapore tech companies presented solutions ranging from secure mobile communications to fleet and asset tracking, in line with the key theme of this year™s COMEX Conference, which was Mobility.

Presenting on the topic of Mobility Challenges in the Governmental Sector, Mr Chong Chee Wah, Chief Executive Officer and Founder, TreeBox Solutions, discussed trends such as human-driven behaviour and its impact on advancements in mobility. Such human behaviour is amplified in the significant increases and prevalence of mobile apps. These trends have significant impact on government sectors as well, he said.

TreeBox is a secure mobile communications company. Its flagship product, OnTalk, is a secure enterprise communicator that provides secure voice calls, conference calls, instant messaging, group messaging, SMS and attachments.

Mr Chong and the other Singapore delegates also participated in the eGovernment Seminar jointly organised by the Information Technology Authority (ITA) of the Sultanate of Oman and IDA as a lead-up to COMEX.

The aim of the seminar was to facilitate the exchange of eGovernment best practices and thought leadership between Singapore and Oman. It presented an opportunity for the Singapore companies to present their experiences in delivering eGovernment-related solutions, said Mr Adrian Long, General Manager of V3 Smart Technologies.

Mr Long offered insights into how geo-spatial, mobility and telematics tools are shaping operations and workforce productivity in the public sector, and shared some of V3 Smart Technologies’ projects relating to municipal management and regulatory compliance enforcement.

V3 Smart Technologies also showcased its Fleet Management System and the V3 suite of workforce jobs assignment and monitoring applications at the COMEX Exhibition. Its Smart Taxi Management System was featured in a live broadcast on Oman TV and Mr Long was interviewed on radio about V3 Smart Technologies’ participation in COMEX.

Other companies in the Singapore delegation included CrimsonLogic, one of Singapore™s key partners in eGovernment implementation; Simple Solution Systems, which emphasises on user-centric design solutions; and SQL View, whose e-records management solution has over 15,000 users across many government agencies in Singapore.

Mr Vincent Wong, CEO of IDA International, said Singapore sees Oman as a valuable partner in ICT collaboration as both countries recognise ICT as a key enabler in improving the quality of lives of its citizens. The strong line-up of Singapore tech companies at the event reinforced Singapore™s commitment to forge stronger partnerships between the two infocomm industries and contribute to developing the blueprint for Oman™s ICT development, he added.

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IDA International to deliver digital services for Oman™s Ministry of Manpower

IDA International, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore (IDA), has signed an agreement with the Information Technology Authority (ITA) of the Sultanate of Oman to deliver digital services for the Omani Ministry of Manpower.

The collaboration is in line with ITA™s eGovernment Transformation Plan which seeks to accelerate and automate internal processes and procedures within government agencies, and ultimately bring about better government services to end users, and greater operational and procedural efficiency within the Omani Government.

The agreement will see IDA International providing consultancy services to transform and streamline the visa clearance processes for the Omani Ministry of Manpower. This will help enhance the management of foreign labour in the country, including the blue collar, white collar and foreign domestic workers. Consultants from IDA International will also undertake a study to improve inspection processes related to the labour welfare management of the workforce in Oman.

The agreement was officially signed at the sidelines of COMEX 2014 by HE Hamad bin Khamis Al Amri, Undersecretary of Oman™s Ministry of Manpower, Dr Salim Al Ruzaiqi, Chief Executive Officer of ITA and Mr Tan Lark Yang, Group Director of IDA International, and witnessed by Mr Masagos Zulkifli, Senior Minister of State, Singapore™s Ministry of Home Affairs and Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

More details can be accessed in the following story in IN.SG (Infocomm News from Singapore)

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https://www.ida.gov.sg/blog/insg/ict-enterprises/showcasing-singapore-tech-at-comex-2014/

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V3 Smart Technologies partners Mawj Telecom to offer mobile innovations for Saudi Arabia market.

Singapore 07 January 2014 Alongside five other companies, V3 Smart Technologies, a home grown leading telematics service provider, participated in 2013 Infocomm Seminar and Exhibition which was held in Riyadh from 25 27 November. This event was jointly organized by Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore (iDA) and the Saudi-Singapore Business Council (SSBC) and was supported by Mawj Telecom.

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Specially-themed Technology Innovation:Empowering Mobile Lifestyle, the seminar, which was Singapore™s first event on mobile innovation to be held in Saudi Arabia, attracted some 100 decision makers and executives from the Saudi Government and private organizations.

V3 Smart Technologies’ Workforce Mobility, which is part of topics covered, is the company™s key showcase in demonstrating how mobile technologies can open up new opportunities in Saudi™s fast-paced and growing business market through specifics case studies sharing on the successful implementation of its resource optimization, management and mobility applications in Singapore.Through this participation, we hope to generate interest in our solutions in the Saudi Arabia market, and strengthen our working relationship with MawjTelecom, our representative partner in Riyadh says Mr Adrian Long, General Manager of V3 Smart Technologies.

He adds there were few other opportunities lined up for us and we are now working on them with Mawj Telecom and target to get some of these services in operations by early next year in Riyadh in the areas of Resources Management, Taxi Management and resources mobility applications. About V3 Smart Technologies Pte Ltd

Founded in 2002, a spin off concept of National Track and Trace, from Singapore™s state, Temasek-link Angel Technology fund Investment Company and became an associate company of Gemalto in 2005, V3 Smart Technologies has established to be the leading innovative mobility solutions and technology provider in the region specializing in Fleet and Asset Tracking, Mobile Workforce Applications and Transport Optimization and Scheduling Applications and Intelligent Transport Systems. Besides, providing a comprehensive Taxi Management System for the 2nd largest Taxi Operator in Singapore, it operates the Largest Proven N2N Cloud system encompassing Fleet and Asset Management, Mobile Resource Scheduling and Dispatching under the brand V3NITY for various vertical industries.

For more information on V3 Smart Technologies, please visit website: http://www.v3teletech.com More information on 2013 Information Seminar and Exhibition Technology Innovation: Empowering Mobility Lifestyle is available at http://www.ida.gov.sg/blog/insg/ict-enterprises/