SmarTone, a subsidiary of Sun Hung Kai Properties (SHKP), has unveiled the 5G LAB at the sky100 Hong Kong Observation Deck (sky100). Visitors can enjoy unparalleled, 360-degree and unobstructed views of Hong Kong at 393 metres above sea level, while experiencing a variety of new 5G technology applications and learning about the latest 5G developments and trends in Hong Kong. SHKP Club members are even entitled to special 5G LAB admission offers* by the end of June this year.
The establishment of 5G LAB echoes SHKP's corporate value of "Building Homes with Heart," and demonstrates that SHKP is taking great leaps towards leveraging technology for smart living, as well as bringing universities, start-ups, and industry-leading technology companies together to grow Hong Kong's 5G ecosystem. 5G is a critical infrastructure that will enable Hong Kong to develop into an international innovation and technology hub, as outlined in the 14th National Five-Year Plan. It will also drive Hong Kong's Smart City development and its further integration with the Greater Bay Area. As the market leader, SmarTone's 5G network leverages AI technology and real-time baseband processing to provide AI real-time radio processing, which allows users to instantaneously connect to the best 5G cells for a faster and smoother network experience. SmarTone 5G has also pioneered the use of Ericsson's Dynamic Spectrum Sharing technology so that spectrums are dynamically utilised to achieve wide network coverage. SmarTone has partnered with sky100 to launch the 5G LAB which spans approximately 5,000 square feet, providing enterprises and citizens with new ideas and inspiration. The lab presents numerous innovative 5G technologies and smart-living experiences, serving as a key platform for leading industry collaboration. This helps enhance corporate service quality and operational efficiency for establishing a Smart City.
The 5G LAB exhibition zones cover 5G technology applications in Smart Home and Smart Malls, Artificial Intelligence (AI) recognition, industrial safety devices, SmarTransport Safety Monitoring System and ultra-smooth e-Learning. There are also a range of hot selfie spots and brand-new 5G experiences. 5G VR Cycling provides a virtual reality cycling experience; 5G Smart Health remotely supports medical staff in emergency evaluations and assessments; Click to the Future applies 5G technology to instantly bring cities of the future to life; VR Scaffolding Freefall uses VR glasses to provide the experience of centrifugal force in a 360 panoramic virtual space; and 5G Tele-operated Driving utilises 5G to transmit large numbers of high-definition visuals and videos in real time allowing participants to drive a remote-control vehicle. The lab can satisfy those who are interested in finding out about 5G, innovate technology enthusiasts, and young people looking for ways to spend their leisure time. Please click here for more details. SmarTone recently even launched an interesting social media game on its Facebook page and presented the 5G LAB tickets for winners of the game, which helps share the lab's innovative ideas with more citizens.
From now until 30 June 2021, members can purchase 5G LAB tickets for themselves and up to three accompanying friends/family members with an 80% discount at HK$40 (originally HK$198). Please click here for details, terms and conditions.
SHKP's Royal Park Hotel, Royal Plaza Hotel, Royal View Hotel, ALVA HOTEL BY ROYAL, The Ritz-Carlton, Hong Kong and W Hong Kong are partnering with sky100 to provide an array of staycation packages from now until 30 June 2021. These offers include tickets to the 5G LAB, giving guests a chance to experience the latest 5G technology applications and realise smart living. Please click below links for details, terms and conditions of the packages:
• Royal Park Hotel's sky100 Room Package
• Royal Plaza Hotel's sky100: Explore Hong Kong Room Package
• Royal View Hotel's "5G LAB"@sky100 Royal View Hotel Accommodation Package
• ALVA HOTEL BY ROYAL's 5G Lab@sky100 High．Tech Staycation
• The Ritz-Carlton, Hong Kong's Ritz Kids Aviator Adventure
• W Hong Kong's Soak Up the Fun
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• The experience themes and facilities at the 5G LAB may be changed, suspended or cancelled from time to time, in accordance with the current situation, without prior notice.
• The arrangements for dining, special promotional activities and opening hours of sky100 Hong Kong Observation Deck should be coordinated with the government's announcements on the "2019 COVID-19 Thematic Website — Together, We Fight the Virus"（www.coronavirus.gov.hk), as well as in line with the laws, regulations and policies implemented regarding the pandemic and infection control by the government. As such, activities may be subject to change or cancellation, and any such changes may be made without notice. For inquiries, please refer to the latest notices published on the official website of sky100 Hong Kong Observation Deck （https://sky100.com.hk）.