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Asia Pacific Information and Communication Technology Alliance Awards 2017

2017.12.07 - 10

The Hong Kong ICT delegation nominated by the Hong Kong Computer Society (HKCS) emerged triumphant again in the Asia Pacific ICT Alliance Awards 2017 (APICTA 2017) held in Bangladesh. After fierce competition amongst 173 entries, Hong Kong proudly received nine awards including four Winners and five Merits, making it the biggest winner in this international awards competition. The Hong Kong nominees come from local enterprises, NGOs and educational institutions.

Ir. Ted Suen, President of HKCS, said, “APICTA, hailed as the Oscars of the ICT industry. I am really delighted that Hong Kong can continue to shine on the APICTA stage, and I convey my warmest congratulations to all of the award winners on behalf of HKCS. Our delegates had to face tough competition vis-à-vis 16 other countries and territories and meet highly demanding judging criteria. Even Merit recipients must attain 95% or more of the Winners’ score to receive the Merit award, so I must say all of the winners are very well-deserved.”

Read more about the background information of APICTA.



Below are various categories of awards won by the Hong Kong representatives in APICTA 2017 –

Category [Award] Organisation Product Name
Application Tools and Platforms
GoAnimate Hong Kong Limited GoAnimate
Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute (ASTRI) LTE Metro: TD-LTE based Communication-based Train Control (CBTC) for subway
Playnote Limited Scalebook
Government & Public Sector
Electronic Health Record Office of Food and Health Bureau, The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region / Hospital Authority Electronic Health Record Sharing System (eHRSS)
Inclusion and Community
The Hong Kong Society for the Aged Home Help Services Management System
Industry Application
Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute (ASTRI) ASTRI’s Smart Water IoT System
School Project
Pak Kau College iKidney – A Home-health Monitoring Platform for Detection and Monitoring of Kidney Disease
School Project
Salesian School Loving You Angel
Tertiary Student Project
The University of Hong Kong HapHand: Sensor Controlled Robotic Hand with Haptic Feedback