Supported by Enterprise Singapore (“ESG”), Excelpoint is the lead organisation of the Singapore Smart City Consortium tasked with leading 19 Singapore small and medium enterprise (“SME”) members to spearhead market development efforts in Vietnam.
As the lead organisation, Excelpoint provides guidance to the Consortium members and facilitates project activities in Vietnam for members to work on proof-of-concept projects to fulfil customer requirements. Excelpoint also supports Consortium members by sharing valuable market intelligence, sales channels and R&D facilities, as well as helping members connect with ecosystem partners of PlanetSpark to spur collaborations.
Together as a consortium group, the members offer complementary technology solutions spanning image detection, high speed data connectivity, energy management, edge computing, and more, to address Vietnam’s Smart City problem statements in the Smart Security, Smart Sustainability, Smart Mobility and Smart Community space.
The Business Times: Excelpoint rides Vietnam’s tech boom as more firms adopt a China+1 supply chain model
7 Dec 2021
SINGAPORE – BACK in 2008, homegrown Excelpoint Technology made its foray into Vietnam and set up its first representative office at Ho Chi Minh City. Around the same time, Samsung Electronics and Intel opened large semiconductor manufacturing plants in Vietnam.
Then, the country’s basic infrastructure was at its infancy. The Internet connection was so slow and unstable that its staff preferred to work from hotel rooms instead of the office.
Fast forward 13 years, and the Singapore Exchange mainboard-listed company finds itself strategically at the epicentre of the tech boom in Vietnam, where the semiconductor market is projected to grow by more than US$6 billion in…
[Full article accessible on The Business Times]
The Straits Times: S’pore firms tap Vietnam’s demand for smart city solutions
21 Mar 2022
SINGAPORE – Singapore technology company Swat Mobility has rolled out a transport solution in Vietnam that allows for more efficient commutes for workers going to and from industrial parks.
Its technology generates shuttle routes with pickup and drop-off points that are closer to employees’ homes. This eliminates the need for each company in the parks to organise its own bus service, which was inefficient and usually resulted in pickup and drop-off points a long way from workers’ accommodation…
[Full article accessible onThe Straits Times]
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