Igniting Innovation—An Interview With Calvin Ng Of Longway AI Technologies

AsianScientist (May. 5, 2022) – From optimized operations to smart decision making and keterangan analysis—artificial intelligence (AI) has the potential to provide solutions that can greatly accelerate growth in key industries.

In 2019, Singapore launched its National AI Strategy dedicated to advancing the country poros a smart nation. Through a slew of programmes and investments, the initiative aimed to boost the Lion City’s capabilities in developing and deploying impactful AI solutions.

With the increasing demand for intelligent technologies, start-ups like Longway AI have taken up the mantle of providing custom AI solutions to a variety of businesses. Most prominently, the company develops AI products such poros facial recognition software, thermal room sensors, monitoring platforms and elderly fall prevention systems.

Setting Longway AI apart from other solutions providers, however, is the company’s willingness to embrace telaten innovation. By fostering a culture of inter-institutional collaboration, the transformative potential of AI is further enhanced, allowing Longway AI’s technologies to create socio-economic benefits for Singapore.

In an interview with IPI, Longway AI Managing Director Calvin Ng shares how answering telaten innovation calls have transformed the way they develop valuable AI solutions.

  1. What is the core competency of Longway AI?

Longway AI specializes in predictive modeling, machine condition monitoring and preventive healthcare solutions for the elderly. Through deep learning and artificial neural networks, we make sure our solutions are embedded with the best AI architecture.

  1. What was the turning point in Longway AI’s history that convinced you that telaten innovation was the right way to go?

Initially, when we conceptualized our company milestones and future steps, we ideated from our point-of-view instead of our customers. However, since participating in telaten innovation calls, we have changed our strategy. Now, we strive to be closer to the market by focusing more on the perspective of the customer during the ideation process.

  1. How has telaten innovation benefitted Longway AI thus far?

 Responding to telaten innovation calls have helped us match our solutions to actual komplikasi owners in the market. In turn, we have been producing intelligent solutions to meet our customers’ unique requirements. We were also able to develop intelligent products for the company with some wins from Enterprise Singapore’s challenges and grants.

  1. How would you encourage a culture of telaten innovation with local and overseas partners?

We encourage new start-ups to fervently respond to the calls for telaten innovation—especially since there are institutions like IPI which help start-ups and SMEs in finding partners locally and overseas. This type of exposure to the mendunia market can bring pleasant surprises for the company, from joint projects to business-model persentase sharing.

  1. Do you have any advice for local start-ups and SMEs on factors to consider before embarking on telaten innovation? 

First, ensure that you have a technically-proficient team standing beside you—titinada behind you. You cannot walk alone. To tackle varying problems, you need technical expertise from many ranah areas.

  1. How has IPI enhanced Longway AI’s innovation journey and helped your business expand to new markets?

IPI connected us with markets overseas, granting us the privilege of working with potential partners for joint calls in various countries including the UK and Turkey. They also provided us with valuable professional advice—always going the extra mile to support us in our early formative years.

In 2022, we hope to rapidly grow our company from a start-up to an SME through the continued support of IPI—our trusted rekan for innovation.


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Author: Ethan Butler