Siemens partner of Singapore in an IoT project


Siemens will be setting up a Digitalization Hub in Singapore. At this Hub, Siemens will develop innovations for the Internet of Things (IoT) and Industrie 4.0 in collaboration with its customers in Southeast Asia. Supported by the Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB), the Hub will also complements the county’s efforts to become a Smart Nation, because Siemens will be using its IoT operating system MindSphere – to drive digitalization in Singapore.
The project was inaugurated with a parallel events in Singapore and at Siemens’ headquarters in Munich: Singapore’s Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, and the President and CEO of Siemens AG, Joe Kaeser, unveiled a plaque in Munich to mark the Hub’s opening, while Singapore’s Minister for Trade and Industry (Industry), S. Iswaran, opened the Hub in Singapore with the CEO of Siemens Singapore, Armin Bruck.
«Singapore – commented Joe Kaeser – is one of the greatest economies in the world. It is known for excellence, long term planning and forward thinking. Siemens will be key partner to help prepare Singapore for the new digital economy. Piloting MindSphere as the IoT operating system, Singapore has a unique opportunity to become the leading fully integrated urban ecosystem on the globe. To help achieve this, we’re setting up our largest fully-integrated Digitalization Hub in Singapore. We are bringing together experts from all our businesses, leveraging our leading industry know-how to optimize energy management, modernize infrastructure and transform industries.»
Starting with 60 specialists from a variety of disciplines, the Hub team is expected to grow to 300 by the year 2022.