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Wired and Wireless Automatic Meter Reading SystemWired and Wireless Automatic Meter Reading System VideoThe Government has included requirements on the provision of smart water meter system (i.e. Automatic Meter Reading (AMR) System ) inbuildings for new land sales under suitable new development projects to develop a green and smart community. So far, the WSD has received about 100 related applications involving about 250 new buildings,including public and government development projects and private development projects, and about 70 000 smart water meters.Wired and Wireless Automatic Meter Reading SystemWired and Wireless Automatic Meter Reading SystemWired and Wireless Automatic Meter Reading SystemWired and Wireless Automatic Meter Reading System
Traffic Data Analytics SystemTraffic Data Analytics System Video1Traffic Data Analytics System Video2Traffic Data Analytics System Video3Traffic Data Analytics System Video4The “Traffic Data Analytics System” ( TDAS ) was collaboratively developed by the Transport Department (TD) and the Office of the Government Chief Information Officer for enhancing traffic management and transport efficiency.  The system was launched in end-2021 to facilitate the TD to perform more accurate analysis and assessment of traffic conditions by applying big data analytics to various traffic, transport and weather data.  The TDAS has adopted AI technology and applied machine learning to providereal-time and predicted (up to the next 90 minutes) average traffic speed and journey time. Relevant data analytics results have also been disseminated through TD’s “HKeMobility” and DATA.GOV.HK in machine-readable formats since end April this year, facilitating the industry to develop more innovative applications.
City DashboardCity Dashboard VideoThe "City Dashboard" is developed by the OGCIO and uses open data which are provided by government departments and public and private organisations via the "DATA.GOV.HK" in order to facilitate the general public to visualise data of the city in the forms of images and charts and package them into easy understanding dashboards. It helps the general public to know how open data could be applied in our daily life and master information of the city. There are four dashboards with different topics under "City Dashboard", including "Traffic & Transport", "Public Facilities & Services", "Environment & Weather" and "City at a Glance".China Manned Space Video 1China Manned Space Video 2
Internet of Things Sensors at Non-metered On-street Parking SpacesIoT Sensors at Non-meterd On-Street Parking Spaces(TD) - Detect real-time vacancy of non-metered on-street parking spaces and disseminate the information via “ HKeMobility ”and “DATA.GOV.HK”; Save the time for motorists in search of vacant parking spacesParking Sensor 
Detection Technology : Radar and Magnetometer
IoT Wireless Protocol: LoRaWAN / BLE
Installation Method: Flush Mount
Operation Frequency : 920MHz – 925MHz
Dimension : 12cm (diameter) x 6.8cm (height)
Weight : 488g
Wireless Coverage : 500 meters (line-of-sky)
Certification: NCC(PLMN11), CE
Weatherproof; Compression : IP68 degree ; 4900KG (SGS certified)
Operating Temperature : -20 to 70°C
HKeToll Virtual ExperienceHKeToll Virtual Experience VideoHKeToll VideoThe registered vehicle owners can apply for Vehicle Tags in advance when submitting the vehicle-related applications to the Transport Department. Alternatively, applications for the Vehicle Tags may be made via the HKeToll website or the Mobile App in the near future.The Free-Flow Tolling Service is one of the major Smart Mobility initiatives of the Transport Department. Motorists could pay tolls of government tolled tunnels and Tsing Sha Control Area with ease by remote means using toll tags. Upon implementation, this service which is now known as HKeToll, will bring convenience to motorists with a smooth driving experience.
Hiker Safety SystemHiker Safety System VideoHiker Safety System VideoHiker Safety System VideoHiker Safety System - Since 2019, Electrical and Mechanical Services Department (EMSD) has beendeveloping a Government Wide-Internet of Things Network (GWIN) based on a wireless technology called LoRa (Long Range).  More than 350 fixed or mobile gateways have been installed at various government facilities in Hong Kong supporting various smart city initiatives. Under the Hong Kong Blueprint 2.0, EMSD developed a trial system based on GWIN in 2021 to provide location tracking and SOS function at areas with weak or no mobile network coverage.  In the same year, EMSD also developed the " GWIN-on-drone " to provide a mobile LoRa network system based on a drone carrying lightweight LoRa gateway with low power consumption to support the location tracking application of the trial system.  This invention won a silver award in the 2022 International Exhibition of Inventions of Geneva. In October 2021, EMSD collaborated with Civil Aid Service and launched a trial scheme to use the trial system at their Service-wide Exercise and Cadet Corps orienteering competition at Yuen Tun Camp to enhance the safety of the staff and participants.  In collaboration with Fire Services Department, the trial system was tested with “GWIN-on-Drone” at Plover Cove Country Park in 2022 for testing its application onlocation tracking.
Smart Locker x Concierge RobotSmart Locker x Concierge Robot VideoIntegrating smart locker, facial recognition and robotic technologies, theexhibit demonstrates a robot acting as a smart concierge robot to receive and guide visitors at reception area, and automatically assigning a locker to the pre-registered visitor.  The concierge robot will also voice instructions and guide the visitor to the smart locker, so that the smart locker can perform facial recognition with the visitor and open the allocated locker for use. Sensors are installed inside each locker.  The smart locker can performautomatic allocation according to the use status of each locker, report theoccupancy status to the administrator, and give different alerts, e.g. there are not enough lockers for allocation soon, individual locker is not properly closed or being occupied for too long, etc.
Automated Parking SystemAutomated Parking System VideoSmart Mobility - Automated Parking System (APS)  - The Government has been actively implementing automated parking system (APS) in short-term tenancy (STT) car parks and public works projects.  The Puzzle Stacking APS projects in Tsuen Wan and Tai Po was commissioned in November 2021 and is expected to be commissioned in the fourth quarter of 2022 respectively. Transport Department will continue to explore the use of APS as far as possible in future public vehicle park projects.
“LeaveHomeSafe” App and “QR Code Verification Scanner”, “StayHomeSafe” App & Electronic Wristbands Online Booking systems“StayHomeSafe” App & Electronic Wristbands “LeaveHomeSafe” App and “QR Code Verification Scanner” Online Booking systems Video“StayHomeSafe” Mobile App & Electronic Wristbands“LeaveHomeSafe” Mobile App and“QR Code Verification Scanner”Online Booking System – COVID-19 Vaccination Programme; “Return2hk” and “Come2hk” Schemes
Consumption Voucher SchemeConsumption Voucher Scheme VideoOnline Registration PortalThe Government has implemented two rounds of Consumption Voucher Scheme in 2021 and 2022 respectively.  The objectives are to encourage and drive local consumption, thereby accelerating economic recovery, as well as to promote the development of the electronic payment market. The Government has made use of innovation and technology in various areas when implementing the Scheme, including disbursing electronic consumption vouchers through stored value facilities; providing an electronic registration portal for people to register electronically; and developing an information management system to maintain the registration data of the people with their consent for reuse in future similar schemes. The use of innovation and technology has helped streamline the relevant process, making the registration procedure more convenient and the disbursement and usage of the vouchers easier.
Telehealth BoothTelehealth Booth VideoSmart Health Monitoring and Remote Virtual Clinic - for patients living in countryside & under Covid
Telehealth in Public Clinics and “HA Go” One Stop One AccountHA Go One Stop One Account VideoTelehealth in Public Clinics VideoThe Hospital Authority (HA) has been striving to introduce moderntechnologies to provide patient-centered clinical services that result in better patient experience and improved service quality. With newenabling technologies, the HA is currently piloting several telehealthinitiatives to provide medical services for suitable patients so that they can receive public clinical services without visiting hospitals or clinics. Currently, the HA is piloting telehealth services through our "HA Go" mobile application and our Clinical Management System. The services are being provided in some outpatient clinics and designated clinics. To align with the Government’s “Smart Village” initiatives, the HA is also piloting telehealth consultation at Rural Committee Offices forpatients living in remote areas.  For inpatient services, our support to patients can be enhanced through joint-consultation service usingtelehealth. In addition, allied health professionals have designedrehabilitation training programmes in “HA Go” with multi-mediatechnologies to help patients doing rehabilitation exercise at home. The HA is proactively exploring further expansion of telehealth services.  Initiatives under study and underway include: Rolling out electronic sick leave certificates and attendancecertificates by 2022; Formulating an action plan on drug collection and deliveryservices for telehealth; Expanding the coverage to more services and specialties.The Hospital Authority (HA) mobile application “HA Go” is a one-stop platform to connect patients beyond hospital care, toenhance patients’ experience and to empower patients for self-care. HA Go integrates various HA apps with new features which facilitate patients to access HA services in a convenient and secured manner. With HA Go, patients can check appointments made in HA hospitals or clinics, pay HA bills and drug charges, book Specialist Out-patient Clinic (SOPC) new case appointment and General Out-patient Clinic appointment, apply for appointment deferral and register/pay for out-patient appointment underdesignated SOPCs, view medication, create electronic healthcare logs, access some medical documents and receive tele-consultation service. Patients can invite family members as carers to manage and view their personal health records via HA Go. Patients can complete HA Go registration at home (by downloading HA Go from Apple App Store, Google Play or Huawei AppGallery and inputting their personal details in HA Go) and activate theiraccount at HA hospitals or clinics in-person. Registered “iAM Smart” or “eHealth” users aged 18 or above can activate their HA Go account via “iAM Smart” or “eHealth” anytime anywhere.
Real-time Tracking and Monitoring System for Dump TruckDump Truck Real-time Tracking and Monitoring System VideoTo prevent illegal dumping of construction and demolition materials and pollution to the environment, public works projects commonly adopt a trip-ticket system to ensure that the construction and demolition materials are transported to the designated dumping sites.  With a view to enhancing supervision and management, the Tung Chung New Town Extention Project adopts a Real-time Tracking and Monitoring System for dump trucks, which is the first public works project to adopt such system. Other than tracking the location and travelling route of dump trucks, a tilt sensor is also installed to monitor the truck bed in order to prevent illegal dumping of construction and demolition materials. If a dump truck enters the restricted zone, the system will send an electronic alert to the site supervisory staff for immediate follow-up action.
Hill Fire Surveillance SystemHill Fire Surveillance System VideoHill fire detection is crucial for firefighting work in country parks as it would facilitate prompt deployment of fire crews of Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department (AFCD) for firefighting operations. In the past, AFCD staff were deployed to fire lookouts during a fire season (i.e. from September to the following April) forsurveillance of hill fires. With the advance of technology, AFCD installed one set of hill fire surveillance system using infra-red thermal detection technology at Tin Fu Tsai Fire Lookout in Tai Lam Country Park to detect hill fires round the clock throughout the year. The system was further upgraded with an enhanced AI detection model developed by artificial intelligence, video analytics and robotics technologies to enhance itsdetection performance in 2021. The system can strengthen AFCD’s capability in detecting hill fires. Its detection range is about 6 km. The system will send an alert, and real-time and useful hill fire information (including time, location and images) to Fire Control Centre (FCC) of AFCD when hill fires are detected. This can facilitate FCC to make promptdeployment of fire crews for firefighting operations, and minimize damage to the natural environment.Detector with Pattern Recognition and_x0003_AI False Alarm Suppression Modules, AFCD Fire Control Centre, Fire-fighting Operation, Hill fire monitoring screen display, Real-time image
Smart Recycling BinsThe Smart Recycling Machine incorporates IoT into recycling. A big data platform is connected with the Machine and thus recycling patterns and habits of different locations can be analyzed. This enhances the recycling traceability and improves local recycling rate. The Smart RecyclingMachine also provides a variety of incentives to attract more people to participate in recycling. There are two upgrades to the new generation Smart Recycling Machine: 1 Auto optic sorting machine - to improve the accuracy of sorting different kinds of recyclables. 2 5G AI camera - to strengthen the security of the Smart Recycling Machine. The Smart Recycling Machine is a new milestone for the Green-tech and recycling industry in Hong Kong.
Smart Toilet Pilot ProgrammeSmart Toilet Pilot Programme Video"Smart Environment" refers to the interaction mechanism between people and theenvironment through smart devices toincrease the convenience of life and improve the quality of life. Application of "Smart Toilet Pilot Programme" is one of the example. The FEHD piloted the "Smart Toilet System" in Tsim Sha Tsui East Public TransportInterchange Public Toilet and Southorn Centre Public Toilet since May 2021. Soon after, EMSD and FEHD jointly launched a "Smart Toilet Pilot Programme" by making use of the Government-WideInternet-of-Things Network (GWIN). Under the Programme, relevant devices will be installed  at 10 public toilets chosen by FEHD over the territory to collect information and data for betterefficacy of cleansing, housekeeping and maintenance. The system will also provide members of the public with useful information on the occupancy status of the toilets. The 1-year Programme has beenofficially implemented since August 2022.
Sewage Treatment Process Video Clip in CAVE, Enforcement Training - Illegal Discharge from Livestock Farms, VR Training – Construction Safety, Operation Training - Use of Fire ExtinguisherSewage Treatment Process Video Clip in CAVE, Enforcement Training - Illegal Discharge from Livestock Farms, VR Training – Construction Safety, Operation Training - Use of Fire Extinguisher Video 3Sewage Treatment Process Video Clip in CAVE, Enforcement Training - Illegal Discharge from Livestock Farms, VR Training – Construction Safety, Operation Training - Use of Fire Extinguisher Video 4Sewage Treatment Process Video Clip in CAVE, Enforcement Training - Illegal Discharge from Livestock Farms, VR Training – Construction Safety, Operation Training - Use of Fire Extinguisher Video 5Sewage Treatment Process Video Clip in CAVE, Enforcement Training - Illegal Discharge from Livestock Farms, VR Training – Construction Safety, Operation Training - Use of Fire Extinguisher Video 6Sewage Treatment Process Video Clip in CAVE, Enforcement Training - Illegal Discharge from Livestock Farms, VR Training – Construction Safety, Operation Training - Use of Fire Extinguisher Video 7Sewage Treatment Process Video Clip in CAVE, Enforcement Training - Illegal Discharge from Livestock Farms, VR Training – Construction Safety, Operation Training - Use of Fire Extinguisher Video 1Sewage Treatment Process Video Clip in CAVE - The exhibition hall of the Main Pumping Station No. 2 of Stonecutters Island Sewage Treatment Works is equipped with a Cave Automatic Virtual Environment (CAVE) facility, which allows visitors toexperience the sewage treatment process without wearing devices.The virtual reality in the video constructed by using immersive cave type screen projection technology, together with the lively narration, allow the audience to "personally experience" the entire sewage treatment process and gain an in-depth understanding of the "Harbour Area Treatment Scheme" through immersive first-person animation.Through the CAVE technology, the deep sewage conveying system, the interior of the sedimentation tanks, the sludge dewatering facilities, the submarine outfall pipes and other sewage treatmentfacilities that cannot be opened to the public in reality are recreated so that the little-known aspects of these facilities can be presented in front of the audience. Enforcement Training - Illegal Discharge from Livestock Farms - Making use of the 4D immersive cave technology, this training enables our trainees to experience the flow of taking enforcement action against illegal discharge of wastewater from a local livestock farm through a virtual environment. In this training, trainees will experience every steps in takingenforcement action, and are required to actively explore the map to collect information. The system will guide the trainees to use different tools in various stages of investigation and provide relevant knowledge. Another feature is that the trainees’ choice can alter the sequence of the investigation process, just like real-life situation. This training can build up trainees’ professional mind set, particularly in enforcement of environmental protection related laws, and enhance trainees’ adaptability and flexibility, which canultimately strengthen trainees’ on-site performance.VR Training - Construction Safety - The Central Kowloon Route Project Team has set up the CAVE system at the Community Liaison Centre, which includes a unique “Confined Space and Lifting Safety“ training featuring the working environment in cofferdam over Kai Tak River. Through the 3D simulation, workers are able to imitate correct workflows with first-person vision. The trainings also demonstrate the consequences of unsafe working practices so that workers would recognize the importance of proper working practices, thereby raising their awareness on site safety. Operation Training - Use of Fire Extinguisher - Established by the Construction Industry Council, the Safety Experience Training Centre’s Fire Safety training module provides learning and experiencing the correct use of the fire extinguishers through the simulation of different fire scenarios. The use of virtual reality technology is a step forward from the traditional mode of training, which helps to enhance safety awareness and promote a safe working environment.
Airfield Groud Lighting Scanning and Inspection SystemAirfield Groud Lighting Scanning and Inspection System VideoAirfield Ground Lighting (AGL) is one of the critical assets in HKIA. A common practice to conduct checking of AGL relies on manual and visual inspection. However, due to the short maintenance window of the airport, it poses a challenge for frequent inspection of the over 12,700 nos. of AGLs within a short period of time. Automated Airfield Ground Lighting Scanning and Inspection System (AGLSIS) was developed by the Airport Authority and a software company located in Hong Kong Science Park. It is the world’s first automated system to conduct scanning and inspection of AGL. The system comprises a high-throughput scanning machine installed on a rover towed by a vehicle, and a remote computer server. The rover scans the AGL at high speed, sending data to the server for processing. This design reduces the laborious and inefficient manual labelling, and opens up a new solution for high precision machine inspection.
Smart Airport City & Three-runway SystemSmart Airport City & Three-runway System VideoSKYCITY A NEW WORLD-CLASS DESTINATION - SKYCITY, located just a short stroll from Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA), is a mega-scale commercialdevelopment poised to become a vibrant lifestyle hub – redefining the consumer experience and drawing visitors to the Airport City from all around the world.SKYCITY will be seamlessly linked to HKIA and the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge’s Hong Kong Port by a network of roads and bridges.    
• A few minutes’ walk from HKIA’s Terminal 2 to SKYCITY via a footbridge
• Greater Bay Area visitors may go from the Hong Kong Port to SKYCITY by taking the autonomous transportation system on the Airportcity Link, or enjoy a short stroll on the Airportcity Link’s pedestrian walkway and take in the stunning sea view
• Visitors driving their own cars from the Greater Bay Area may park at an automated car park on the Hong Kong Port, then visit SKYCITY via the Airportcity Link 
• The Airportcity Link’s autonomous transportation system will later be extended into the Tung Chung town centre, providing additional convenience for local residents and visitorsTHREE-RUNWAY SYSTEM - The Three-runway System (3RS) ensures Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) has the capacity to meet the long-term demand of passengers and cargo that brings life to the Airport City and fuels its continuous growth. The new Third Runway has been in operation since July 2022 and the 3RS is scheduled for completion by 2024. With the 3RS, HKIA will be able to handle 120 million passengers and 10 million tonnes of cargo annually.
5G Autonomous Electric Tractor and Security Patrol Car5G Autonomous Electric Tractor and Security Patrol Car VideoAutonomous electric tractors (AETs) transport baggage for air-to-sea and sea-to-air passengers between T1 and SkyPier on an apron road. In November 2021, we extended the application of the AETs to the inside of the T1 Baggage Hall, where they tow empty dollies from arrivals belts to staging areas and deliver out-of-gauge arrival baggage to dedicated belts. Enhanced AETs were deployed for onsite trials transporting cargo between the Main Cargo Apron and the West Cargo Apron. With upgraded sensors and driving algorithms, the enhanced AETs have an increased capacity of six dollies and are able to navigate roundabouts and tunnels. The AETs have shown satisfactory performance and we plan to further expand their fleet size and service area. Autonomous driving technology also strengthens airport security. In September 2021, we introduced autonomous patrol cars (APCs). Equipped with high-definition cameras, lidar sensors, ultra-precise GPS and video analytics functionality, four APCs assist with daily patrols along the South Runway Road and North Perimeter Road. Upon detection of abnormalities, such as potential human intrusion or irregularities in the razor wire along the airport boundaries, the APCs will alert security staff, who can assess the situation using real-time video. The APCs canoperate in typhoons and travelled more than 40,000 kilometres by March 2022. In March 2022, we started proof-of-concept trials of a remote-controlled aircraft pushback tractor, an electrically powered tractor that moves aircraft away from parking stands during departures. The new tractor reduces carbon emissions and helps to relieve personnel shortages.
“My HKG” AppMy HKG AppMy HKG AppHKIA’s official mobile app "My HKG" (previously known as "HKG My Flight") allows you to experience Hong Kong International Airport ( HKIA ) in your own way. " My HKG " provides you with real-time flight information and notifications, facilitates your airport services booking and food ordering, assists you on airport navigation, and keeps you stay connected to airport free Wi-Fi upon arrival at HKIA. With its chatbot function, the app also answers enquiries related to flight information, airport facilities and shopping and dining offers through instant messages.
Flight TokenFlight Token VideoWe are reinventing the travel experience with the launch of Flight Token, a self-service biometric system that increases passenger convenience, accelerates departures and enhances the accuracy of identity checks. With this new touchless system, travellers checking in at a smart kiosk create an electronic token containing their biometric data and information about their travel document and boarding pass. Passengers can then use their face as identification when checking luggage at self bag drop facilities and when passing through e-Security Gates and e-Boarding Gates.
Contactless e-Channel ServiceContactless e-Channel Service Video 1Contactless e-Channel Service Video 2Contactless e-Channel Service Video 3“Contactless e-Channels”, Leading a New Way to the Future - Immigration Department introduces “Contactless e-Channel” service whichemploys facial verification technology for eligible Hong Kong residents to perform self-service immigration clearance and enable Hong Kong residents to reducecontact with shared equipment during self-service immigration clearance; whileproviding faster, more convenient and hygienic immigration clearance service. Hong Kong residents aged 11 or above, who can use the e-Channel service, areeligible to enrol for the Contactless e-Channel service. Eligible Hong Kong residents aged 11 to 17 must enrol with the consent of their parent or legal guardian. Eligible Hong Kong residents can use a smartphone with biometric authentication todownload the ImmD's Contactless e-Channel mobile application for enrolment. After successful enrolment with the mobile application, they can generate the encrypted QR code through the mobile application to enter the e-Channel, and then verify their identity with the facial verification technology for automated immigration clearance. Throughout the entire process, there will be no need for them to touch any shared equipment of the e-Channel.
“Be the Smart Regulator” and “Streamlining of Government Services” Programmes, Bonny Helps You Find Government Forms, e-Government Infrastructure, Smart Government Innovation LabBonny helps you find Government forms“Be the Smart Regulator” and “Streamlining of Government Services” Programmes Videoe-Government Infrastructure VideoSmart Government Innovation Lab (OGCIO) VideoBonny Helps You Find Government Forms - "Bonny" is a chatbot on the GovHK portal and “iAM Smart” mobile app to help you search and access government forms and related electronic government services. You only need to input termscommonly used in daily conversations, Bonny can provide you with information of relevant government forms and services.
E&M InnoPortal®E&M InnoPortal® VideoIn June 2018, EMSD launched the E&M InnoPortal for matching the I&T solutions developed by start-ups and academic institutions with the service needs of government departments, public organisations and the electrical and mechanical trade. EMSD would provide government venues for suitable projects, take forward trials and pilot projects through collaboration, and upload the validated performance reports of trial cases onto the platform for sharing with the public, so as to jointly facilitate and promote the Research and Development  and the application of I&T. The matched cases from E&M InnoPortal cover a wide range of technologies including IoT, Robotics, AI and Data Analytics etc.  The EMSD also supports government departments to implement various smarty city initiatives by leveraging E&M InnoPortal such as smart toilet and enhancing hiking safety with the Government-Wide IoT Network (GWIN) etc. The exhibits of these projects are also showcased in the Smart Government Pavilion at the ICT Expo 2022.In June 2018, EMSD launched the E&M InnoPortal for matching the I&T solutions developed by start-ups and academic institutions with the service needs of government departments, public organisations and the electrical and mechanical trade. EMSD would provide government venues for suitable projects, take forward trials and pilot projects through collaboration, and upload the validated performance reports of trial cases onto the platform for sharing with the public, so as to jointly facilitate and promote the Research and Development  and the application of I&T. The matched cases from E&M InnoPortal cover a wide range of technologies including IoT, Robotics, AI and Data Analytics etc.  The EMSD also supports government departments to implement various smarty city initiatives by leveraging E&M InnoPortal such as smart toilet and enhancing hiking safety with the Government-Wide IoT Network (GWIN) etc. The exhibits of these projects are also showcased in the Smart Government Pavilion at the ICT Expo 2022.
Driving the development of e-Government infrastructure
AI Chinese-style Foot Drill Learning StationSince 1 July 2022, the Correctional Services Department has fully adopted the Chinese-style foot drill to demonstratecorrectional officers’ patriotic feelings for our country.  In the meantime, through the performance of Chinese-style foot drill in various ceremonial events, the spirit of patriotism can be promoted to stakeholders from various sectors, and the public’s sense of national identity and national pride can also be strengthened. In order to effectively help recruit trainees master the skill sets of Chinese-style foot drill, the Hong Kong Correctional Services Academy has developed the AI Chinese-style Foot Drill Learning Station, which covers a wide range of data.  First, it has recorded the Chinese-style foot drill performance by the Guard of Honour of the Hong Kong Garrison of the People’s Liberation Army, which serves as the standard movements for learning.  Second, relevant guidelines and rules of the Chinese-style foot drill (such as the angle of each movement) are incorporated in the AI system.  Third, the training data obtained from the AI image analysis together with the manual score adjustment by teaching officers, if any, can produce an assessment score.  As the AI system can learn on its own at the same time, this can increase the accuracy of its assessment. After every training session, the teaching officers will replay the training video and adjust the score if there are any deviations from the standard movements.  The substantial amount of data collected will be used to enhance the analytical capabilities of the system, thus enabling it to learn.  The AI Chinese-style Foot Drill Learning Station precisely captures users’ movements so that it can analyse each movementin detail. Take salute asan example. Through analysing a user’s joint angles of the left and right legs, the difference in height of both shoulders, the joint angles of the left and right elbows, the head turning angle, the neck bone angle, etc., the artificial intelligence will generate scores, from which the user can gain a better understanding of his/her weaknesses and make improvement accordingly.  The AI Chinese-style Foot Drill Learning Station will also collect a wide range of data of the recruit trainees, such as the response time to commands, the pace and the angles of body movements, etc. for analysis and evaluation by the artificialintelligence.
Contactless Vital Sign Monitoring System (CSD)Contactless Vital Sign Monitoring System (CSD) VideoThis is Contactless Vital Sign Monitoring Systemadopting Ultra-Wide Band (UWB) technology for health sign monitoring.  It provides continuous detection of the breathing rate and heart rate of persons in custody (PICs), so that CSD officers can immediately respond to the medical emergency and ensure the safety of PICs. The sensor runs 24/7 and is able to detect the following vital signs in real time : (a) Presence Status (vacant / occupied / in motion); (b) Heart Rate in beats per minute; (c) Respiration Rate in breathes per minute; The detection is still able to function when the PIC iscovered by a woolen / padded quilt blanket.  The system allows CSD officers to remotely monitor the vital signs of PICs at the system workstation.  Alarms would be triggered to notify operators when abnormalities in a PIC’s vital sign is detected. A Strategic Plan was formulated in 2018 which has been served as a blueprint for the future development of the Correctional Services Department. With innovation and determination, the Department will actively promote and facilitate the development of the “Smart Prison” protocol, which aims to promote the modernisation of correctional facilities, enhance the level of security alongside the efficiency of custodial operations, and strengthen the self-management ability of persons in custody. As a result, more favourable conditions can be created for them to be integrated into society again. With reference to the experience gained from the trial runs of previous technology projects, the Department has been making modifications, introducing new elements and conducting system integration so as to convert Tai Tam Gap Correctional Institution into a first-generation smart prison, which has already been put into implementation and operation in May 2021. The first-generation smart prison has achieved remarkable results through the implementation of innovation and technology strategies to modernise, informatise and humanise the management mode and process innovation of correctional facilities, further enhancing the effectiveness of institutional management and rehabilitation, and leading to a safer and more secure Hong Kong.
Project e-GUARD, 3R SolutionR-Solution VideoSearch and RescueV@nguard Video 1V@nguard Video 2The Cyber Security and Technology Crime Bureau (CSTCB) of the Hong Kong Police Force joined hands with the University of the Hong Kong (HKU), andthe government departments and organisations that support local small andmedium-sized enterprises (SMEs), to promote an anti-email scam projectnamed “e-GUARD” to the business sector. Under Project e-GUARD, a Suspicious Email Detection System “V@nguard”, is co-developed by CSTCB and HKU to assist SMEs in automatically detecting suspicious emails in their daily business communications and to protect them against email scams. Upon installing "V@nguard" to the SMEs' email server, it would automatically check the email address of the incoming email against the server’s email history.  If the email address is first-time received, a warning banner would appear at the top of the incoming email content alerting the user to ensure its authenticity.  This is a significant function because in many email scam cases, the email receivers (the company staff) mistook the fraudulent emails to be genuine ones from their business partners/supervisors, which used similar characters like "0" vs "o", "1" vs "l". “V@nguard”was launched on 10 January 2022 for free download vi aCyberDefender (  As of June 2022, the number of downloads has reached 19,000.
Self-service Kiosk for Lost PropertySelf-service Kiosk for Lost Property VideoStatistical findings shows that nearly half the cases received in police report rooms were lost property cases.  As a result, the Hong Kong Police developed the Self-service Kiosk which let the public to handle lost property cases themselves aiming to reduce queuing time for report room services.  Self-service Kiosk is installed with touchscreen, OCR scanner, speech-to-text function and a printer to print out a loss memo with a view to provide a fast and convenient way for access to lostproperty reporting service and reduce the workload of report room staff.
Patient Tagging System for Multiple Casualties IncidentsPatient Tagging System for Multiple Casualties Incidents VideoThe Fire Services Department will launch the Patient Tagging System for Multiple Casualties Incidents (PTS-MCI) in the fourth quarter of 2022.
The PTS-MCI is a good example that The Fire Services Department will continue to use technology to improve operational efficiency. The system facilitates ambulance personnel to count the number and information of the casualties at the scene, and allocate ambulance resources. Each ambulance will be equipped with a designated smartphone with PTS-MCI app for the system, and ambulance personnel will carry this designated mobile phone to participate in rescue operations. Although the system will bring additional procedures to ambulance operations, it will greatly reduce the workload of current manual records, thereby simplifying the workflow and improving accuracy and efficiency in rescue operations, allowing ambulance personnel to focus more on the treatment to the casualties. The system has 4 main human interface devices which includes: New Triage Card with NFC chip and QR Code, Smartphone, Patient Tagging System for Multiple Casualties Incidents (PTS-MCI) Mobile Application, Web Application of Patient Tagging System for Multiple Casualties Incidents (PTS-MCI). The ambulance personnel will use the new triage card to triage the casualties, together with PTS-MCI to record the condition and basic information of the casualties. Once the data is recorded by the app, it will be transmitted to the system terminal via the mobile network. Relevant parties can obtain the latest information at scene through the website, including the number of registered casualties, the gender of the casualty, the age group, the nature of injuries, etc. Mastering this information is very essential for the ambulance personnel in the management of a large number of casualties. Colleagues of Mobilizing and Communication Group can also synchronize with the ambulance crews at the scene and obtain the same relevant information of casualties in real time. Colleagues in Mobilizing and Communication Group are able to know whether the casualties are conveying to or have arrived at the hospital via the system. The Head Office Duty Officer and A&E department of Hospital Authority can also grasp the latest situation of the casualties through the webpage of PTS-MCI, so as to make advance preparations for receiving casualties.
IoT Smart Helmet with Cloud Based Management PlatformDasloop IoT smart helmet and cloud platform are designed and developed by Beeinventor. It is a comprehensive system for enhancing the health & safety of workers and improving site management. This smart IoT device and system has been widely used in Hong Kong construction sites. This is a real-time monitoring system to track and locate workers in both outdoor and indoor environments. The Smart Helmet can detect the user’s heartbeat rate and body temperature.  Accidental falls and motionless conditions can also bedetected by the accelerometer sensor.  If abnormal readings are detected, aninstant alert will be sent to the cloud platform and SMS will also be sent so that quick actions could be taken. The alert includes; Body temperature too high, heart rate too high, free fall, and standstill. Besides, it can work with the UWB collision warning system that canprovide the most comprehensive safety protection to workers. User can also ask for help by pressing the panic button in case of emergency. This smart helmet also has a public announcement function that can send voice messages to workers (such as weather alerts or special instructions). Kai Tak East contract is one of the eight contracts of Central Kowloon Route (CKR)project. The works under KTE Contract mainly comprises the construction of anapproximately 700-metre-long CKR mainline in Kai Tak and the Kai Tak Interchange. Construction of 5 vehicular bridges across Kai Tak River poses huge challenges, which requires installation of temporary working platform and cofferdam over the river. Given its large catchment area, rapid surge in water level might be resulted from heavy rainfall, posing a danger to construction workers. In order to further reduce the safety hazards for the construction works at temporary working platform and cofferdam in Kai Tak River, smart safety helmets are deployed to closely monitor the condition of workers. This smart helmet provides solutions to the project team for identifying any unauthorised access into the cofferdams and thus enhancing the access control. Besides, announcement can be made to the workers remotely via the speaker equipped on each Smart Helmet, thereby enabling the workers and site supervisory staff reacting to any emergency circumstances in time.
5G Smart Door Lock, Worker Management System,  Automatic Deformation Monitoring System, Smart Over-height Vehicle Detection SystemSmart door lock is a lightweight, low-cost product for mobile asset management solutions. It supports GPS/Beidou positioning, provides time tracking and supports remote change of product configuration parameters.  Smart door lock can replace traditional keys with key cards to facilitate offline/online, cloud platform, and smartphone management.  It can keep track of who, when, and in what way that lock is, with logging of violation records for follow-up.Worker management system utilises a wireless Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) meshing network to route messages from tags to anchors and gateways. It transmits data to the central server for monitoring the positioning of workers in tunnel.Automatic Deformation Monitoring System (ADMS) is deployed to monitor the movement and settlement on the sensitive structures in real-time, which greatly ensures that the construction works under this Project would not disturb the daily operation of the sensitive structures (e.g. MTRC TCL Tunnels). ADMS consists of total stations, monitoring prisms, stable reference points and control software.  It collects the vertical and lateral movement data and send back to the central management platform for monitoring the conditions of the sensitive structures. The results of ADMS monitoring data would be served by web and accessed by the related parties from remote site.  It has a strict requirement for minimum data lost as the operation cost of the sensitive structures would be very high due to any disturbance from the existing construction works.  Provided with high accuracy monitoring data, ADMS is a reliable and flexible system for monitoring the daily operation work. Once individual monitoring points triggered the Alarm, Alert or Action (AAA) values, the system will send messages notification to all related parties.  Such automatic alarm system allows the relevant parties back on the real time results and swiftly take appropriate actions in due course.This system aimed to avoid over-height vehicles(OV)hitting the temporary portal frame for bridge construction and to safeguard workers working at the portal frame. When OV is detected by the 3-D LIDAR devices, a series of warning lights and sirens along the carriageway and at the portal frame will be triggered to alert the drivers and workers respectively. At the same time, image of the OV will be captured by the high speed camera and the Vehicle Registration Mark (VRM) of the OV will be recongised by AI technology.  The system adopted the 5G network for transmission and within approximately 3 seconds after the detection, a warning message with the VRM of the OV will be displayed on the LED display panel at the scene. An alert message will also be sent to the construction team's mobile phones for their necessary actions.
AI Camera for Detection of Safety Helmet (CEDD)Artificial Intelligence (AI) Camera for Site Monitoring VideoWith the adoption of AI analytics and machine learning tools, the AI camera can effectively identify potential  hazard at the site, and thus achieving automatic monitoring and enhancement of site safety. For example, the AI camera can identify the workers who cross the haul roads at non-designated locations, whether the workers are equipped with proper personal protective equipment (e.g. safety helmet) and enter the restricted zone. If any potential hazard is identified, the concerned workers will be alerted and the site supervisory staff will be notified for immediate follow-up action. In addition, the AI camera can also recognize construction vehicles and determine the cleanliness of wheels of vehicles.
Common Spatial Data InfrastructureCommon Spatial Data Infrastructure Video 1Common Spatial Data Infrastructure Video 2Common Spatial Data Infrastructure Video 3Common Spatial Data Infrastructure Video 4Common Spatial Data Infrastructure Video 5Common Spatial Data Infrastructure Video 6CSDI aims to provide Governmentdepartments as well as public and private organisations with an information infrastructure to promote the sharing of spatial data and support the development of various smart city applications. Geospatial Lab (GeoLab) provides a platform for the young generation, startups and creative minds to discuss, explore and exchange ideas for harnessing the potential of spatial data. GeoLab organises activities such as competitions, workshops and talks, to raise public interest and explore the value and application of spatial data. The 3D Digital Map, which is one of the building blocks of CSDI, is to facilitate opening up and sharing of Government spatial data. To meet the increasing needs of 3D Digital Map applications and enhance better understanding of multi-level spaces of a modern city like Hong Kong, the Government aims to develop the high-quality 3D Digital Map by phases and strives to cover the whole territory by end 2023. Government BIM Data Repository (GBDR) serves as a centralised common data repository for BIM sharing among Lands Department and Works Departments. It stores and shows design and as-built BIM models (hereinafter the Models) in native and open formats for effective and efficient information exchange. The Models provide rich geometric and semantic information for supporting 3D Digital Map. It is hosted in Government Cloud Infrastructure Services (GCIS) of Office of the Government Chief Information Officer (OGCIO) for easy access by different WDs via Government Backbone Network (GNet).
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