True Digital Park touts cutting-edge firms
First phase scheduled to open in February
True Digital Park is joining hands with global technology leaders to bring the latest in artificial intelligence (AI), Internet of Things (IoT), wireless printing and presentation, and modernised workspaces for employees in the startup community.
"We are working with more than 10 technology firms to equip and showcase technology at our facilities that enable startups to connect and work faster with higher productivity," said Thanasorn Jaidee, president of True Digital Park.
The first phase of True Digital Park, located on 200,000 square metres, is 85% occupied and expected to open in February 2019 at Punnawithi area in Bangkok.
"We have some 70 startups in the park, and 40% of them are from overseas, mostly from Southeast Asia as well as Japan," he said.
The startups' technologies range from blockchain to digital-driven businesses and IoT, said Mr Thanasorn.
The technology available in the park will enable startups to innovate and collaborate more easily, while technology firms can showcase and demonstrate their latest developments.
He said True is in discussions with startups in the fields of electric vehicles, geometry and life sciences to operate in the park.
Vatsun Thirapatarapong, managing director Cisco Thailand and Indochina, said Cisco provides solutions that are applied to derive heat maps to track users' location, as well as meeting room technologies and effective communication with customers, such as promotions and marketing campaigns.
Tanapong Ittisakulchai, director for enterprise and commercial promotion of Microsoft Thailand, said the company deploys facial recognition technology to detect users in the park, enabling companies to receive insights and understand their customers. This helps them develop products and services that will satisfy customers.
"AI technology will empower Thailand as the technology gathers information and uses machine learning to improve customer experiences," he said.
Yunyong Muneemongkoltorn, director of Epson Thailand, said the company is providing nearly 50 new high-end laser projectors in the Park's auditorium. All models of laser projectors are equipped with LCD panels and inorganic phosphor wheels, enabling 24 hours of usage with stable image quality.
They have a built-in wireless connections using WiFi Direct and Miracast, which can immediately download any images from smart devices to the projector.
Julian Fryett, president of Ricoh Thailand, said the company set up the Ricoh Innovations Experience Centre in the park to empower smart offices though document management.