Four frontier technology are identified for development in Singapore.
Artificial Intelligence (AI) refers to the study and use of intelligent machines to mimic human action and thought. With the availability of Big Data, advances in computing, and invention of new algorithms, AI has risen as a disruptive technology in recent years.
Cybersecurity refers to measures and techniques to protect the integrity of data, computing devices, and other systems from damage or theft and prevent the disruption of the functionality of these systems.
Immersive media refers to technologies like Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality. From sectors like engineering, media, healthcare, education and retail, immersive media is expected to play a key role in the development in the digital economy. It is projected to reach US$209.2 billion by 2022 and is one of the four technology frontiers that IMDA is focusing on.