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Public housing estates to try out solutions for smart living

Your home could eventually be part of a test-bed for solutions to enable smart living. Under Singapore's drive to become the world's first Smart Nation, existing public housing estates will participate in a technology trial to see how devices can be integrated into daily life. The Housing and Development Board (HDB) will conduct the trial, with more details to be provided at a later date. It will gather...

Futuristic ‘smart homes’ to be a reality soon

Amid the Republic’s Smart Nation drive, a developer here has teamed up with technology giant Samsung to build future “smart homes” which will, among other things, recognise owners’ lifestyle patterns. For example, owners would be greeted by lights that are turned on automatically and the whirling sound of the coffee machine when they wake up. On Wednesday (Feb 25), Qingjian Realty (South...

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