The future home will be far smarter thanks the wider uptake of Internet-of-Things (IoT) applications. Industry players at the Hong Kong Electronics Fair pinpointed a considerable range of business opportunities, and placed a particular emphasis on the huge potential of the China market. In a similar vein, a recent HKTDC survey also showed that smart appliances are becoming increasingly popular among Chinese middle-income consumers.
The problems of the growing elderly demographic and the need for increased levels of care could be met through the increased use of robotic aids and high-tech therapeutic systems, according to many attendees as RehabTech Asia 2015.
Changes in viewer behaviour as well as prescriptive legislation on the broadcast of overseas material in China have combined to drive TV and film production in Southeast Asia, according to attendees at the Asian Television Forum.