SERIES: KOPI TALK WITH SMART NATION

Programme 1: Keeping swimming pools safe with AI
(Thurs, 1 Oct, 3pm - 4pm)

 

Discover how artifical intelligence is used to keep swimmers safe in public pools. Using a network of overhead infrared cameras, the system enables early detection of possible drowning, making pools safer. How does the system detect and differentiate actual drowning cases from water play? Can it work in different weather conditions? Find out more about this new technology at this session!

 

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Programme 2: How delivery apps make our lives easier
(Thurs, 8 Oct, 3pm - 4pm)

 

Smartphones have clearly transformed the lives of many across the world. How great it is to live in an age where you can get your shopping and hot meals delivered right to your doorstep with just a few taps on the screen? Food delivery apps like Foodpanda and Deliveroo allow for you to order from a wider variety of food choices - from hawkers to restaurants - while delivery apps like GOGOX can save you trips to the stores! And they’re just getting started. Find out more about delivery apps and how you can make the best use of them in this session!

 

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Programme 3: The science behind a QR Code
(Thurs, 15 Oct, 3pm - 4pm)

 

Did you know that the 'QR' in QR code means 'Quick Response'? A QR code is a two-dimensional barcode that is readable by smartphones and may be used to display text to the user or even a tracker to point you to a website or application. The Singapore Quick Response Code (SGQR) is the world’s first unified payment QR code. It combines multiple payment QR codes into a single SGQR label, making QR payments simple for both consumers and merchants. Who is able to use SGQR? How do I pay using SGQR? Find out more about QR codes and SGQR in this session!

 

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Programme 4: What is GPS? How do we use it to find our way around Singapore?
(Thurs, 22 Oct, 3pm - 4pm)

 

Have you wondered what exactly is GPS (Global Positioning System) and how does the technology work? Why is it possible for our device to detect our location wherever we are around the world? Learn more about the technology, how it was invented and how you can use it to find your way around our sunny island Singapore!

 

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Programme 5: Smarter living with Smart Meters
(Thurs, 29 Oct, 3pm - 4pm)

 

Within the next 5 years, smart meters will be installed in every household in Singapore. These meters will allow households to track and manage their electricity consumption more frequently compared to the current analogue meters that are read manually once every two months. Learn more about this initiative and the benefits you can get from smart meters in this session.

 

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Programme 6: Lift Monitoring System
(Thurs, 5 Nov, 3pm - 4pm)

 

The Lift Monitoring System (LMS) provides a platform for the remote monitoring of lifts/elevators and also tracks the performance of these assets. In Singapore, more than 26,000 lifts across 10,000 housing units are monitored with LMS. Learn more about the features and benefits of LMS as well as the new technologies incorporated into the system since its inception two decades ago.

 

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Programme 7: Cloud Technology
(Thurs, 19 Nov, 3pm - 4pm)

 

Cloud technology or cloud computing is the delivery of different services through the Internet. Cloud computing is named as such because the information/resources are stored remotely in the "cloud" or virtual space. These resources include tools and applications such as data storage, servers, databases, networking and software. Join this session to find out more about cloud computing!

 

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Programme 8: Facial recognition technology
(Thurs, 26 Nov, 3pm - 4pm)

 

The usage of facial recognition technology - which allows firms or authorities to match people picked up on cameras with those on databases - has risen globally in recent years. Join us for this session to learn what is facial recognition, understand how the technology works and find out how it has been used in cities to benefit citizens.

 

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Programme 9: Image recognition technology
(Thurs, 3 Dec, 3pm - 4pm)

 

Image recognition refers to the process of identifying and detecting places, logos, people, objects, buildings and several other variables in images and videos. With the vast amount of data and limitless digital images and videos created by users around the world, image recognition technology is being used by organisations to deliver better and smarter services to the people accessing it. Join us for this session to learn what is image recognition, understand how the technology works and find out how it has been used by organisations to benefit them and their consumers.

 

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Programme 10: Artificial Intelligence
(Thurs, 10 Dec, 3pm - 4pm)

 

What is artificial intelligence and how does it work? Join us for this session to understand how AI works, learn the potential of AI, how it is being used and why does AI matter in today's digital age.

 

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Programme 11: What is Big Data?
(Thurs, 17 Dec, 3pm - 4pm)

 

What is the difference between data and Big Data? What is the value of Big Data and why is it so important in today's digital age? Discover how Big Data works and best practices, including its increasing potential to transform our world!

 

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Programme 12: Biometrics
(Thurs, 14 Dec, 3pm - 4pm)

 

Have you ever be asked to scan your fingerprints at Singapore immigration? Or linked your voice to your smart device for personal voice commands? These are but a small part of the type of biometrics used around the world today. Join us for this session to learn about biometrics and find out how it has been used in Singapore and other cities today.

 

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Programme 13: Year-end wrap-up
(Thurs, 12 Nov, 3pm - 4pm)

 

 

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SERIES: MY SMART AHMA TOP PICKS

Programme 1: Dementia Friends app
(Wed, 30 Sept, 3pm - 4pm)

 

The Dementia Friends app aims to build a network of community volunteers that will provide assistance for persons with dementia. The app also allows the public to report cases of missing loved ones with dementia, so that community volunteers in the vicinity can help to keep a lookout. The app also contains resources and guides for family members to learn more about dementia and where to seek help.

 

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Programme 2: LifeSG app (formerly Moments of Life)
(Wed, 14 Oct, 3pm - 4pm)

 

Discover the new LifeSG app which provides you with a one-stop personalised access to government services. Learn how to create a personalised dashboard to find services or content that are relevant to you and access guides to assist you - whether it is searching for senior-friendly activities in your neighbourhood or accessing your PG/MG benefits.

 

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Programme 3: MyLegacy portal
(Wed, 21 Oct, 3pm - 4pm)

 

myLegacy is a portal where you can find and get the services you need for end-of-life planning, palliative care and post-death matters. Also accessible is the My Legacy vault, where you can plan, store and share your legal, healthcare and estate matters securely with people you trust. In this session, participants will receive a step-by-step guide on how to navigate and use this portal.

 

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Programme 4: HealthHub app
(Wed, 28 Oct, 3pm - 4pm)

 

An app by the Ministry of Health, HealthHub is your personal digital health companion! Get personalised health records of your family, dependents and care recipients at your fingertips through this one-stop portal. In this session you will learn how to access health and wellness-related content, schedule your appointments, view your eligibility for heavily subsidised screenings and more!

 

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Programme 5: NLB Mobile app
(Wed, 11 Nov, 3pm - 4pm)

 

The NLB Mobile app is your personal library anytime, anywhere. Read on the move with seamless access to NLB content and services. Browse and borrow ebooks from public libraries, bookmark your favourite titles, check out specially curated recommended reads, view events happening at each library, make e-payments and more! In this session, participants will learn how to navigate the app and get to know the various features and services.

 

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Programme 6: Coast 2 Coast app
(Wed, 18 Nov, 3pm - 4pm)

 

Do you enjoy taking nice long walks in lush greenery, or exploring the outdoor spaces around you? The Coast-to-Coast trail is a 36km trail that spans across Singapore, nature areas, parks and park connector from Jurong Lake Gardens to Coney Island Park. The experience is even better when you use the complementary Coast-to-Coast (C2C) mobile app, NParks' first augmented-reality (AR) enabled app for an interactive curated walking experience! Look out for the hidden fruits to earn 'flowers' and retrieve information at various checkpoints of the trail. Through this session, participants will discover the fun activities and programmes on the Coast-to-Coast app!

 

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Programme 7: TraceTogether App & Token
(Wed, 25 Nov, 3pm - 4pm)

 

Discover how the TraceTogether mobile app and new token device can speed up contact tracing efforts and reduce the spread of COVID-19. Learn about the technology behind TraceTogether and find out how it is used for contact tracing. Participants will receive a step-by-step guide to downloading TraceTogether on their mobile phones.

 

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Programme 8: ActiveSG app
(Wed, 9 Dec, 3pm - 4pm)

 

Search for a sports facility nearby, register for programmes and book sporting facilities island-wide as you earn incentives through exciting fitness challenges and campaigns! In the ActiveSG app, users can also make quick payments to participating F&B and retail merchants and earn ActiveSG dollars to live an active lifestyle! Sign up for this session to if you have not heard about ActiveSG or to learn about the features of this amazing app!

 

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Programme 9: myCPF app
(Wed, 16 Dec, 3pm - 4pm)

 

Brought to you by the Central Provident Fund Board, myCPF app provides users with easy access to their personal CPF information on the go. It also provides users with quick access to their CPF statements and services to manage their CPF. Learn how to download and navigate the app in this session.

 

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Programme 10: TraceTogether App & Token
(Wed, 23 Dec, 3pm - 4pm)

 

Discover how the TraceTogether mobile app and new token device can speed up contact tracing efforts and reduce the spread of COVID-19. Learn about the technology behind TraceTogether and find out how it is used for contact tracing. Participants will receive a step-by-step guide to downloading TraceTogether on their mobile phones.

 

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SERIES: LIVE SMART

Programme 1: Enjoying free music on your smartphone
(Wed, 7 Oct, 3pm - 4pm)

 

While our phones keep us in touch with the rest of the world, music is something that connects our souls. Cassette tapes and CDs all feel like distant memories of how we used to listen to music. Today, it's all about music you can carry or stream on your smart phone. In this session, learn how to search and listen to your favourite music for free on your smartphone.

 

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Programme 2: Using Telegram for latest news and events
(Wed, 4 Nov, 3pm - 4pm)

 

Telegram is an online messaging app that works similarly to other popular messaging apps like Whatsapp and Facebook Messenger. In Telegram, it has a channel function, which allows users to subscribe to certain channels, and is a tool for broadcasting public messages to large audiences. Media organizations such as Bloomberg and public figures like Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong use channels to stay in touch with their readers, voters and fans. Through this session, participants will learn about the key features of Telegram app and how to subscribe to various Telegram channels to receive the latest news and events.

 

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Programme 3: Online shopping with your smartphone
(Wed, 2 Dec, 3pm - 4pm)

 

Online shopping is no longer just a fad, it's a lifestyle. People are now taking advantage of the convenience of ordering anything and having it delivered right to their doorstep. More and more retailers are taking to e-commerce to display their offerings and making it available to consumers all over the world. Besides learning the step-by-step process of making online purchases, learn how to identify credible online shopping portals and ensure that your data is secure.

 

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SERIES: SENIORS GO DIGITAL (by IMDA)

Seniors Go Digital is a specially designed programme to assist you on your digital journey.

 

It may seem challenging at first to make the digital leap, but fret not! We’re here to help you learn the skills needed to enjoy the convenience of living in a digital world. There are 3 tiers of digital skills to guide you through your digital journey:

 

  1. Communication Skills (Email, WhatsApp, Zoom, etc)
  2. Digital Government Services (SingPass, TraceTogether)
  3. e-Payments and Digital Banking (Online Banking and Payments Apps)

 

You can learn through one-on-one help, small group classes, and more at our SG Digital Offices, or click here to start learning online today!

 

Make connections that matter when you Go Digital! Here are some online resources to help you get connected: CLICK HERE

 

 

SERIES: DIGITAL PODS (by IMDA)

(Weekly, 3pm - 3.30pm)

 

Digital Pods are a series of free online interactive classes specially curated for seniors to pick up digital skills. The duration of each Digital Pod is 30 minutes, and you can learn a different topic each week!

 

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SERIES: DIGITAL CLINICS (by IMDA)

Programme: Virtual Digital Clinic (four languages)

(Every Fri, 2pm - 5pm)

 

Do you have questions about your smartphone, such as how to connect to Wi-Fi hotspots, personalise your phone settings or social media? Join a Virtual Digital Clinic from the comfort of your home for a 20-minute session and speak to our friendly volunteers to get your queries answered!

 

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SERIES: E-NUGGETS SERIES (by NSA)

(Every Tues, 2pm - 3pm)

 

Bored at home? Catch NSA e-Nuggets Series, a series of live talks on topics relating to active ageing conducted as part of our ongoing efforts to promote e-learning. The live talks will take place every Tuesday at 2pm, on C3A’s Facebook page. In each 45-minute talk, seniors can stay engaged and participate in e-learning, with topics ranging from IT, health & wellness, legacy planning & many more! You can also share your thoughts and even post questions via the Facebook comments during the Q&A segment.

 

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Last updated on 28 Sep 2020