Students of the automation major in their practice lesson to control robots. (Photo: SGGP)

HCMC focusing on training AI human resources

Considered the leader in scientific research and development in Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) has soon aimed at becoming a smart urban area since 2018. Therefore, the task of training capable human resources in the technological field, especially Artificial Intelligence (AI), has always been the top priority of the municipal authorities.

HCMC leaders look at AI products displayed at an exhibition held on the "Day for AI and IT Enterprises" event recently in HCMC. (Photo: VNA/VNS)

HCMC to focus on AI in aim to become ‘smart city’ by 2030

Duong Anh Duc, vice chairman of the city People’s Committee, said the plan, part of the programme on “research and development of AI applications in HCMC for the 2020-2030 period”, will play an important role in smart-city development in the next five years.
Thanks to the modern camera system, HCMC gradually manages the community based on digital platforms. (Photo: SGGP)

HCMC speeding up digital transformation

Implementing the national digital transformation program until 2025 approved by the Prime Minister in June 2020, Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) is boosting current related activities in hope of forming digital businesses that possess globally competitive capacity and develop the city economically.

The champion of ‘AI Hack 2020’ bSmart. (Photo: SGGP)

Public transport project wins championship in ‘Al Hack 2020’

The final round of the contest ‘AI Hack 2020’ took place yesterday in Saigon Hi-tech Park (sited in District 9 of Ho Chi Minh City). The project bSmart – using AI to address public transport issues – impressively defeated other competitors to win the championship.

Chairman of HCMC People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong (R, 2nd) paid a visit to the space for innovation and experiment of digital transformation on November 9 (Photo: SGGP)

Digital transformation process in HCMC closely linked with innovation

Chairman of Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong yesterday led delegation to visit the space for innovation and experiment of digital transformation, located in Viettel Building (258 Cach Mang Thang Tam Street in District 3).

Vice Chairman of HCMC People’s Committee Duong Anh Duc. (Photo: SGGP)

HCMC to determinedly apply AI for sustainable development

After the launch of the contest ‘AI-related Solutions in Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) 2020’, there have been several promising papers submitted. SGGP Newspaper conducted an interview with Vice Chairman of HCMC People’s Committee Duong Anh Duc about the possible implementation of these solutions in the city in the near future.

Mr. Le Quoc Cuong, Deputy Director of the HCMC Department of Information and Technology cum Head of the contest’s Organization Board, is discussing with the Judge Board. (Photo: SGGP)

AI-related contest in HCMC receives promising papers

The contest ‘AI-related Solutions in HCMC 2020’, launched in June 2020, has so far welcomed very practical solutions, especially the papers of the second category ‘AI-Solution’.


The technical team is handling information sent from smart cameras in District 1. (Photo: SGGP)

Monitoring camera system proves effective in public security maintenance

A series of monitoring cameras have been installed in several districts of Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC). They are connected to form a digital public security system for each district. Thanks to the data captured by them, the police have been able to solve many crimes, from minor to serious, in order to ensure safety of citizens living in the city.