Representatives of Russia’s Federal Service for the Oversight of Consumer Protection and Welfare (Rospotrebnadzor) handed over a mobile lab to Major General Nguyen Hong Du, Director of the Vietnam-Russia Tropical Centre on September 11 on the sidelines of the fourth Eastern Economic Forum in Vladivostok (Source: Sputnik) Moscow (VNA) – Representatives of Russia’s Federal Service for the Oversight of Consumer Protection and Welfare (Rospotrebnadzor) handed over a mobile lab to Major General Nguyen Hong Du, Director of the Vietnam-Russia Tropical Centre on September 11 on the sidelines of the fourth Eastern Economic Forum in Vladivostok. The hi-tech lab, which is designed in a Kamaz van, can detect 78 kinds of virus and define factors causing most dangerous diseases such as plague, smallpox, and Ebola. It is scheduled to be transported to Vietnam in late November this year on the 30th founding anniversary of the Vietnam-Russia Tropical Centre. According to … [Read more...] about Vietnam receives mobile hi-tech lab from Russia
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Harvesting tea leaves in Dich Qua commune, Thanh Son district, Phu Tho (Photo: VNA) Phu Tho (VNA) – The northern midland province of Phu Tho’s efforts to apply advanced technologies in agriculture have paid off, creating production areas with high quality and productivity. Based on its advantages in terms of convenient transport infrastructure and a favorable ecosystem, the province has worked to boost investments in agriculture. Within the past five years, it attracted 42 enterprises investing in animal husbandry, crop cultivation, fisheries, and animal feed processing. The mergence of land plots, which is being performed across 94 communes, has been utilised to lay the basis for the formation of large-scale high-tech farming zones. To date, concentrated plantations of rice, corn, and various fruits have been established in Phu Tho town, as well as the districts of Lam Thao, Tam Nong, Thanh Son, Thanh Ba, Ha Hoa, Thanh Thuy, and Doan Hung. In Tam … [Read more...] about Phu Tho pushes high-tech application in agricultural production
Illustrative image (Source: VNA) HCM City (VNS/VNA) – As one of the most-developing areas in Vietnam, HCM City is faced with both opportunities and challenges to make the best use of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (Industry 4.0). Facing a storm of technological advancement, many state agencies and businesses located in the southern hub have taken steps to use advanced technologies to improve their performances and product quality. The Japanese-invested Juki Vietnam Co Ltd in 2016 decided to purchase two robot arms for nearly 200,000 USD for processing work. It was among the first companies in Vietnam to use robotic technology to improve the quality of its products. The robot arms have helped reduce the number of workers at the processing division from 12 to only one, and that person only has to monitor the robot’s function. According to Juki Vietnam CEO Dao Quoc Cuong, the company would buy modern equipment as it targets to raise productivity by 1 percent every … [Read more...] about Tech training vital to adapt to Industry 4.0
At the opening ceremony (Source: doanhnghiepvn.vn) Hanoi (VNA) – The fifth Vietnam International Conference and Exhibition on Control and Automation (VCCA 2019) opened in Hanoi on September 4. The event features 200 pavilions established by hundreds of businesses from Vietnam and foreign countries such as Japan, the Republic of Korea (RoK), Thailand, China and Malaysia. On display are new and high-tech products in smart lighting and agriculture, energy, transport and supporting industry. There is also a space to support young researchers who have ambitions to launch their own startups. The VCCA is held biennially by the Vietnam Automation Association (VAA), Hanoi University of Science and Technology and VIETFAIR.-VNA … [Read more...] about New, high-tech products displayed in Hanoi
McKee/Staten Island Tech has had its share of top-notch baseball players over the last 35 years. In fact, the two-school program ... it officially became McKee/Staten Island Tech in the early 1990s ... had a total of 24 Advance All Stars in that time span. That group included five players that were selected All Stars more than once, including three-time selections in Duane Singleton (1988-90) and Brian Esposito (1995-97). MSIT's two-time honorees include Mike Mauro (1985, 1987), Craig Ramirez (1995-96) and Chris Theodor (2006-07). Others to reach All-Star status include Mike Murray (1983), Glen Neville (1985), Oscar Muriel (1987), Tony Ascone (1988), Rob Neville (1988), Joe Perrotta (1990), Jeff Kelly (1994), Chris Lang (1998), Kevin Hughes (1999), Jamie Lee (2001), Steve Hession (2007), Jared Coppotelli (2008), Mike Murphy (2009), Sal Villani (2009), Matt Abramowitz (2010), Ryan Mannello (2010), James Sinodinos (2012), Mike Ahr (2013) and Dylan Andrews (2016). If you were putting … [Read more...] about Poll: Who is McKee/S.I. Tech’s top baseball player over the last 35 years?
Sompoat Chansomboon, managing director of dtac accelerate, said the top 11 were selected from over 500 start-ups pitching to Thailand’s top nine start-up mentors. The standard of presentations by start-ups has dramatically improved on several fronts, he said. Teams had done their research in market validation to make sure there was market demand for their product, ensuring product-market fit that validates the product through garnering the first 100 customers, and “growth hacking” that aims to expand the business to potentially reach one million customers. Most of the start-ups included team members who are domain experts in the industry and have a good understanding of problems or pain points. For example, there were many doctors or medical professionals involved in the health tech start-ups, including Doctor A-Z, whose co-founder is a doctor. Teams had also started to adopt new tools, such as AI and machine learning. Women made up more … [Read more...] about Tech teams impress judges in start-up mentoring competition