Singapore Management University (SMU) and Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) have agreed to continue the joint venture -- SMU-TCS iCity Lab (ICity Lab) -- for another three years to undertake a number of research initiatives and projects. This will include developing technology solutions specifically tailored to the needs of senior citizens in Singapore under a research grant secured from the Government of Singapore last week for the SHINESeniors Project.
The iCity Lab was established in August 2011 within the SMU School of Information Systems as a three year research collaboration whereby SMU and TCS would work together on research related to intelligent cities. Over the last three years, the Lab has achieved its major research objectives and accomplished several flag-ship projects across the intelligent city domain, including a deep focus on ageing and chronic disease management, as well as personalized community healthcare services.
The SHINESeniors (Smart Homes and Intelligent Neighbours to Enable Seniors) Project is an iCity Lab-initiated effort to make community care services effective through innovations in care delivery by leveraging Information and Communications Technology (ICT).
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