Ananda UrbanTech, a division at Ananda Development Public Co. Ltd. that empowers the company’s vision and commitment towards improving the lives of Thai people through innovation and technology, is proud to be a “Beyond Platinum Sponsor” of “Digital Thailand Big Bang 2019” and present drone technologies under the theme of ‘Reimagine the future of urban living solutions with drones’ at the event hosted by the Digital Economy Promotion Agency (depa), under the supervision of the Ministry of Digital Economy and Society (MDES), which will be held during October 28-31, 2019 at Hall EH98-104, BITEC Bangna.
Dr. John Leslie Millar, Chief Strategic Development Officer, Ananda Development Public Company Limited, said “As the government of Thailand has recognized Thailand 4.0 initiative, we are in the period of unprecedented change of disruption with new technology, changing our lives faster than ever before. Drones have the potential to improve many parts of our lives such as improving mobility through passenger drones, saving our time through drone delivery and enhancing and improving an agriculture industry. The global drone industry will be worth USD 82 billion by 2025 and produce 10,000 quality jobs. In order to benefit Thailand, it needs to prepare its people with skills they need by helping showcase the state-of-the-art of the worldwide drone industry. We hope to inspire Thai people to learn these skills and take advantage of this opportunity. This matches with Ananda UrbanTech mission to learn, share and inspire from the best in the world with Thailand.”
Among the highlights of “Digital Thailand Big Bang 2019” is the “Digital Society” zone, where Ananda UrbanTech in collaboration with depa will conduct drone flight demonstrations by drone experts under the theme of ‘Reimagine the future of urban living solutions with drones’ to showcase the power of artificial technology and highlight its significant role in enhancing people’s quality of life. Drones have been used in various areas for social good. The flight demonstrations will showcase the ability of drones in three fields, including 1.) Drone Delivery - an innovative logistics solution to overcome transport challenges, delays in the delivery, and delivery problems to remote areas, 2.) Drone Search & Rescue - a solution that empowers search and rescue teams to save lives in accidents or disasters faster, whether in the sky or at sea, and 3.) Agriculture Drone - a solution that controls production factors, improves cost efficiency, and increases productivity for farmers. Drone flight demonstrations will take place starting from 10.00-18.00 hrs. (please check the exact time slot at www.urbantech.co.th), during the 4-day event at BITEC Bangna.