D-Virtual Park is Kota Samarahan’s latest landmark

D-Virtual Park is Kota Samarahan’s latest landmark

Community Initiative, Creative Arts & Design, Digital Economy, Entrepreneurs, Industry 4.0, Our Community, Sarawak, Smart City, Social Innovation
KOTA SAMARAHAN: The establishment of D-Virtual Park in Jalan Meranek here is a new addition to Samarahan division’s landmarks, said Kota Samarahan Municipal Council (MPKS) chairman Datuk Peter Minos. He noted that most Sarawakians know Samarahan division because of well-known universities Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) and Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (Unimas). “But now we have something brand new and out of the usual and ordinary — the virtual reality park (VRP) — the first ever in Borneo and Malaysia in general,” he said. He said this in a statement after attending the launching ceremony of D-Virtual Park officiated by Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg on Monday (Oct 12). He explained that the VRP initiated by Serba Dinamik Holdings Berhad, is a centre of the digital new world which…
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Public service providers reminded productivity essential to long-term success, competitiveness

Public service providers reminded productivity essential to long-term success, competitiveness

Community Initiative, Digital Economy, Industry 4.0, Our Community, Sarawak, Smart City, Social Innovation
KUCHING, Oct 12: More than 300 participants from the public and private sectors, including from higher learning institutes, took part in the e-Sarawak Public Service Innovation Day and Week 2020 event. According to Deputy State Secretary Datu Dr Sabariah Putit, the event themed “Innovation For Service Delivery Excellence” is in line with the Sarawak government’s intention to expose participants to innovation and creativity, especially civil servants, to further improve the quality of services in Sarawak. “The objective of the programme is one of the initiatives and efforts of the state government and federal agencies to raise awareness on the importance of productivity to be more competitive and innovative,” said Sabariah who was representing State Secretary Datuk Amar Jaul Samion at a live webinar session to launch the event today. She…
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S’wak govt aware innovation culture is very important to make state competitive: Sabariah

S’wak govt aware innovation culture is very important to make state competitive: Sabariah

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KUCHING (Oct 12): The state government is aware that innovation culture is very important to make Sarawak competitive and inclusive in the digital era in terms of implementing integrated development initiatives towards achieving digital economy by 2030, said Deputy State Secretary (Performance and Service Delivery Transformation) Datu Dr Sabariah Putit. She pointed out that was why the the Sarawak Economic Action Council (SEAC) was formed by the state government to facilitate its post Covid-19 exit economic strategy up to 2030, with an emphasis on digital economy and environmental sustainability. “The state government has reviewed the development strategy under the 12th Malaysia Plan to study the Covid-19 pandemic effect. “This study is to enable Sarawak to be resilient, adapting to the new normal and catalysing future economic growth and development,” she…
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Organisasi, syarikat di Sarawak perlu tingkatkan kecekapan perkhidmatan

Organisasi, syarikat di Sarawak perlu tingkatkan kecekapan perkhidmatan

Community Initiative, Digital Economy, Industry 4.0, Sarawak, Smart City, Social Innovation
KUCHING: Setiap organisasi dan syarikat terutama di negeri ini perlu secara berterusan meningkatkan kecekapan perkhidmatan agar kekal relevan selaras dengan perubahan semasa. Timbalan Setiausaha Kerajaan Negeri, Datu Dr Sabariah Putit berkata, perkara itu penting sebagai langkah berterusan untuk meningkatkan produktiviti dan daya saing di dalam persekitaran yang kompetitif dan mencabar hari ini. Bagi tujuan itu, katanya, satu pendekatan sistematik diperlukan untuk melahirkan pemikiran yang inovatif dan kreatif.  Beliau menambah, penambahbaikan bukan sahaja dengan memperkenalkan produk atau perkhidmatan baru tetapi memperbaiki perkhidmatan sedia ada supaya lebih efisyen dengan kos lebih rendah sekali gus memberikan kepuasan kepada pelanggan serta pengguna. “Produktiviti merupakan elemen penting untuk menggerakkan Malaysia ke arah ekonomi maju dan negara inklusif selain penting untuk kejayaan jangka panjang sesebuah organisasi. “Untuk makluman, Sarawak dalam usaha merangka dan menjalankan inisiatif Ekonomi…
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State can emulate Estonia

State can emulate Estonia

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KOTA SAMARAHAN:  Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg on Monday (Oct 12) reiterated Sarawak’s hopes to emulate Estonia for model for digital economy. “I believe we can be on the same par with the rest of the world by emulating Estonia.  “Estonia, as you know, is in north-eastern Europe. It was under Russia. It developed very fast and has now become a star in Europe in terms of digital economy. We can achieve what Estonia has achieved,” he added when officiating at the launch of D-Virtual Park at Jalan Meranek here on Monday (Oct 12), Abang Johari explained that Sarawak had to leapfrog from semi-mechanical to digital economy to avoid being left behind in development. “Some asked we skipped the third level to go to the fourth level.…
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Komited bangun komuniti inovatif

Komited bangun komuniti inovatif

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KOTA SAMARAHAN: Serba Dinamik komited membangunkan komuniti inovatif melalui pendedahan kepada kemudahan inovasi teknologi terkini selaras dengan perkembangan Revolusi Industri (IR4.0). Pengarah Urusan Kumpulan dan Ketua Pegawai Eksekutif Serba Dinamik Holdings Berhad Datuk Dr Ir. Mohd Abdul Karim Abdullah (gambar) berkata, melalui Taman D-Virtual, komuniti akan terlibat dalam membangunkan produk melalui daya kreativiti dan inovasi mereka. Menurutnya, sebagai syarikat yang terlibat dalam industri minyak dan gas, penglibatan dan pelaburan pihaknya dalam Taman D-Virtual itu merupakan langkah jangka panjang setelah melihat potensi teknologi digital khasnya, IR4.0. “Kita bawa pengalaman realiti maya (VR) ini sebagai teknologi pemula dalam IR4.0 melalui permainan. Dengan ini, komuniti dapat merasai pengalaman kecanggihan teknologi VR ini. “Menerusinya kita dapat membangunkan daya psikologi otak manusia dalam aspek kreativiti (otak kanan) dan memori (otak kiri) secara amnya,” katanya ketika berucap…
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Mission to create more tech entrepreneurs

Mission to create more tech entrepreneurs

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KOTA SAMARAHAN: D-Virtual Park, taman tema realiti maya (VR) di Kota Samarahan merupakan salah satu taman tema maya pertama di Borneo oleh Serba Dinamik Holdings Bhd (SDHB) merupakan inisiatif baik untuk memberi pendedahan kepada masyarakat luar bandar mengenai teknologi terkini. Ketua Menteri Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg berkata, taman tema VR itu sejajar dengan polisi Kerajaan Sarawak untuk mendorong ekonomi digital di Sarawak. Katanya, salah satu cara untuk merevolusikan ekonomi digital di kalangan 2.8 juta penduduk tempatan ialah dengan memberi pendedahan kepada masyarakat dalam penggunaan peranti dan aplikasi digital. “Dalam usaha untuk menjadi agresif dalam pasaran, kita perlu ada hubungan dengan pasaran tersebut. “Oleh itu, kita mesti menggunakan pautan ini ke dalam pasaran, iaitu dengan mempromosikan penggunaan ‘blockchain’, yang mana ia adalah satu pautan yang mempunyai rantaian dengan dunia,”…
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Virtual park to benefit Sarawakians

Virtual park to benefit Sarawakians

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KOTA SAMARAHAN:  D-Virtual Park, the first virtual reality theme park in Borneo, was officially launched by Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg on Monday (October 12). The RM13 million virtual park is the brainchild of Serba Dinamik Holdings Berhad and it is part of a breakthrough from the digital strategy for Sarawak.  The virtual theme park is equipped with facilities and services that can cater to entertainment, education and innovation. New Sarawak Tribune managed to get some comments on the expectations for the virtual theme park in helping to develop local talents to become more tech-savvy. Abdul Qaiyum Alidin, general manager of Operation Department, Serba Dinamik IT Solutions Sdn Bhd (SDIT) “This virtual park will be a one-stop centre for entertainment, innovation and education for the local community.…
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D’virtual Park: Hab perkembangan asas pendigitalan

D’virtual Park: Hab perkembangan asas pendigitalan

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Bertepatan dengan gelaran kota ilmu, rangka strategi pendidikan berkonsepkan era digital di bahagian samarahan semakin kukuh. Dirasmikan hari ini, Taman Tema Realiti Maya, D’virtual Park menggalas peranan penting sebagai hab perkembangan asas pendigitalan dalam pelbagai sektor sosioekonomi penduduk.
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Abang Johari launches first-ever virtual reality theme park in Borneo

Abang Johari launches first-ever virtual reality theme park in Borneo

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KOTA SAMARAHAN (Oct 12): The first-ever virtual reality theme park in Borneo, known as D-Virtual Park has been officially launched by Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg at Jalan Meradek here today. Being a brainchild of Serba Dinamik Group as part of a digital strategy for Sarawak, the group chairman Datuk Abdul Kadier Sahib said the theme park was housing a ‘Creative Studio’ and also Mini Esports Hub D-Arena facilities in collaboration with Sarawak E-Sports Association (SESA). “This D-Virtual Park supports the chief minister’s agenda in digital economy strategy for the state. It is built with the concept of the best digital technology infrastructure, mainly focusing on the latest development in virtual reality technology, technological innovation and digital entertainment in Borneo,” said Abdul Kadier. Fast tracked to be…
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