The markers are equipped with quick response (QR) codes and near field communication (NFC) chips. When scanned through a mobile app, the QR and NFC devices will activate a browser window that will provide detailed information about the site on the user?s smartphone.
In a decade, the country is expected to have 380 scientists, engineers, and researchers for every one million Filipinos, the suggested benchmark of the Unesco, a science and technology official said.
Even if the Philippines doesn?t do anything, new innovations from AI, data science, and space technology will eventually become the norm, the DOST official said during the meeting at the WVSU.
Called U:Hack & PL@Y, the hackathons ? organized by the Union Bank of the Philippines ? will focus on developing banking and e-commerce solutions through artificial intelligence, augmented and virtual reality, identity authentication, robotics, and data analytics.