The first time we heard about CtrlWorks and their robots was at DEMO Asia 2012, where they unveiled their prototype. Called the Puppet, the telepresence robot allows a person to interact with a distant environment without being physically there.
The Singapore startup is now preparing for a trial at Khoo Teck Huat Hospital that will start this month. Junior doctors will learn how to operate the Puppet, which will enable them to accompany senior doctors from a remote location. Read more
After successfully concluding their awards last year, the Singapore Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (SVCA), in collaboration with TiE Singapore will organize SVCA 2011 Gala Dinner and Awards Ceremony on 29 Sept. This year, the award programme will be expanded to other three categories: the most innovative Singapore company in Biosciences, Clean Technology and Interactive Digital Media, in addition to last year’s two award categories: Best Performing VC/PE-Backed Company and Best Exit. The nominations can be submitted through the online portal here and it will close by 15 July. Read more
On July 20, Singapore Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (SVCA) invites everyone who has an interest to learn more about the media industry to a sharing and networking session. Singapore’s efforts to develop the media sector is guided by the Singapore Media Fusion’s blueprint. The government spearheaded several key initiatives in the interactive & digital media (IDM) space to create a vibrant sector. Encouraged by the huge growth potential, many have started businesses in the media industry. Given the ever evolving technologies, not only entrepreneurs, potential investors and other relevant stakeholders alike would need to understand the dynamics of this industry in order to be successful. Read more
Are you an IDM company, or an entrepreneur with an IDM idea? Would you like to raise funds to start or grow your IDM company? Then perhaps you should consider going for this 5-day intensive workshop that is jointly organized by Expara and the Media Development Authority of Singapore. Read more