First Local Mobile Service Provider To Provide Wireless Solutions For Defect Inspection, Building Maintenance And Direct Labor Management


Singapore, 4 December 2001 -- StarHub, Singapore's innovative info-communications provider, and REALVision Technology Ltd., Hong Kong’s leading wireless technology provider, today announced an exclusive partnership to promote the wireless construction project management solutions in Singapore. The enterprise applications will be accessed via StarHub's GPRS (General Packet Radio Service) and SMS (Short Message Service) services with the use of mobile handheld devices.


Under the agreement, StarHub will market the wireless construction solutions to construction-related and property organizations in Singapore and REALVision Technology will provide the wireless enterprise solutions including the application, customization and documentation. These solutions will be demonstrated ‘live’ at the forthcoming StarHub Corporate GPRS Seminar held on 6 - 7 December 2001 at the Westin Stamford Hotel, Singapore.


REALVision Technology has excellent experience and expertise in developing mobile enterprise solutions with proven success stories in Hong Kong. The Mobile Inspect solution that StarHub will use is one of REALVision’s flagship mobile enterprise solutions. The solution is the key project management tool for construction and property companies to enhance their frontline workforce in today’s competitive business environment. Operation processes like document sharing, workflow automation, project scheduling, real-time collaboration, remote printing, environmental monitoring and audit can be accessed by handheld devices through wireless connectivity.


Said Mr Chan Kin Hung, Vice President, StarHub Mobile, "StarHub strives to provide mobile data solutions that value-adds to our business customers' needs. With the Mobile Inspect solutions, our local construction and property companies will get a big boost in their frontline productivity level. Their workforce will have real-time access to their back-end data resources, enabling them to stay efficient and competitive in a cost-effective way by accessing data wirelessly via our GPRS and GSM networks."


Mr Paul Ng, Chief Executive Officer of REALVision said, "With the popularity of handheld devices and the growing maturity of wireless technology, mobile enterprise solutions become a must-have tool for various industries to streamline their operations and save running costs. REALVision Technology Ltd. has already successfully deployed Mobile Inspect construction module for Shui On Construction and Materials Ltd., VIBRO (Hong Kong) Ltd. and Hip Hing Construction Company Ltd. to streamline work processes, reduce operational costs and stay competitive in today's digital economy."


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