“In the last five yrs we have seen several announcements on plus investments in the progress “smart cities” within Southeast Asia, which includes Singapore’s “Smart Nation” and “Thailand four.0” initiatives.

Together with the public announcements arrive the perception that will nations in the region are actually in a new technology “arms race” to become crowned as the local tech hub, appealing to both investors as well as the most innovative talent in order to anchor their companies. The smart infrastructure assets that positively effect both business plus citizens include the ones that effectively connect plus capture, analyze plus utilize data through transport, utilities plus communication.”