The creators behind a lifelike hologram of Michael Jackson now want to bring the first digital human to healthcare.
From Santander to Seoul, urban centers around the world are mapping out ambitious “smart city” blueprints, but Singapore is taking it a step further.
Speaking to CNBC at the Smart Nation Innovations 2015, David Moskowitz, founder of Coin Republic, discusses the regulatory treatment of bitcoin in countries like Singapore.
Caesar Sengupta, VP, Product Management at Google, outlines the company's plans in the mobile arena, especially after the launch of the Android One.
Speaking to CNBC at the Smart Nation Innovations 2015, Hiroshi Ishiguro, co-founder and CEO of Hiroshi Ishiguro Laboratories, says his interactive robot is suitable for families with small houses in Japan.
Rudy Mazzocchi, managing director of Pulse Evolution, explains the company's decision to create a Michael Jackson hologram performance at last year's Billboard Music Awards.
Advances in wireless technology could see cell towers become a thing of the past, according to telecommunications experts.
Wonder what the next generation of urban housing will look like? Think ultra-connected, convenient and sustainable.
Ron Zeghibe, executive chairman and founder of HAILO, discusses whether London's competitive market can accommodate the rise of taxi hailing apps and the city's black-cab drivers.
Azmat Yusuf, founder of London-based Citymapper, introduces the urban transport app which provides users with real-time information. He also discusses the company's launch in Singapore.
Speaking to CNBC at the Founders Forum Smart Nation Singapore conference, Steve Papa, founder of Parallel Wireless, discusses how next-generation wireless technology could become a reality.
Factors like economic stability enable Singapore to plan ahead for problems like an aging population, says Steve Leonard, executive deputy chairman of Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore.
India's plan to build 100 smart cities has drawn international support, but urban policy experts are pessimistic about the project's plausibility.
A world with intelligent transportation isn't too far off as more companies develop technology for cars to communicate with each other.
Singapore has been seen as a good example of a sustainable smart city, but the use of technology is not without its downsides. CNBC's Pauline Chiou reports.
While India's plan to get its cities working more efficiently is ambitious, it is a positive news for investors, says Nicholas Holt, Asia Pacific Head of Research at Knight Frank.
To solve urbanization issues such as congestion, policymakers in Asia are turning to technology for answers. Martin Soong has more in this first part of CNBC's "Urban Innovation" series.