Jurong Lake District is a 360ha district located in the West. It has become a major commercial node outside the central business district.
Jurong Lake District is a 360ha district located in the West. It has become a major commercial node outside the central business district.In the early 1960s, Jurong Lake area was made into an industrial town. Jurong was part of the plan for Singapore’s early industrialization.
Since then, Jurong Lake has become modernized and commercialized. It now poses to be full of potential in becoming a test bed for major projects and technologies. Interest in the area is apparent with the latest developments made for the Smart Nation vision. The Jurong Lake area has been selected as In this area to carry out 15 trials, managed by the Infocomm Development Authority under the Smart Nation initiative.
Public agencies will share use of IoT equipment, real-time data, and intelligence As Beh Swan Gin, Managing Director, EDB states, “The Jurong Lake District project represents an exciting opportunity to realise our vision of Singapore as a ‘living laboratory’ where companies and research institutes can collaborate with the government to create, prove, demonstrate, and commercialise innovative urban solutions in a real-life environment.”
The area of Jurong Lake is set out to be rejuvenated by projects being carried out by various Singapore Government agencies:
The Jurong Lake District will pilot technology solutions of many areas. The projects include:
The pooling of smart infrastructure technology across government agencies allows for better efficiency and cost savings. Residents are looking forward to seeing the trials unfold before them. It is expected that lives will be improved, made easier, and more enjoyable while seeing the abilities of a technology driven world.
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