Voting for Quang Trung Software City to win the 2019 "Smart City Asia Pacific Awards"


QTSC has been selected to public voting round
The Administration Category of the 2019 "Smart City Asia Pacific Awards" organized by IDC

Voting for Quang Trung Software City (QTSC) - the sole representative of Vietnam and ASEAN
to win this prestigious award category

Ho Chi Minh City, May 7th, 2019: IDC Asia-Pacific has just announced finalist of 57 representative projects selected from more than 170 projects registered to participate in the award “Smart City Asia Pacific Awards - SCAPA 2019". QTSC participates in the Administration Category with the QTSC Integrated Operation Center solution (QTSC IOC). The solution has been assessed by IDC experts as one of the typical projects in the public voting round and is the sole representative from ASEAN to compete with 04 other representatives including 02 projects from China (Yingtan City and Longyan City) and 02 projects from Korea (Daegu city and Seoul Capital). These representatives will continue to collect online voting from organizations and individuals around the world to choose the winning project for this award category.

The final winning projects in each category will be decided based on 3 rounds after being nominated including: The valuation round of IDC analysts (round 1: accounting for 50% of total score),  voting online round (round 2: 25% of the total score) and the evaluation round from the International Advisory Council (round 3: 25% of the total score). The final result of the award will be announced in July 2019. Thereafter, the winning projects will be sent to the global smart city competition to have the opportunity to be honored as IDC Smart City champion all over the world. In order to the sole representative of Vietnam and ASEAN to win this award, please vote for QTSC on website from May 7th, 2019 to May 28th, 2019 and have a chance to win Samsung Galaxy S10+ from IDC.

According to Gerald Wang, Head of Public Sector said “ Overall, in comparison with other entries on the ‘Administration’ category, the QTSC submission stood out as with the other 3 finalists in the same category. We benchmarked the project across their ‘strategic priorities’, ‘eServices maturity’ and ‘use of innovative technologies’. This is a proprietary benchmarking framework that we created to assess the maturity of smart city projects / initiatives. This ‘analyst voting’ constitutes 50% weightage of the entire votes. The next stages of evaluation are for the public voting and advisory council votes.”

According to Mr. Lam Nguyen Hai Long, CEO of QTSC said that “QTSC IOC project participated in the award "Smart City Asia-Pacific" is a project designed and built by QTSC and partners. The project aims to improve the quality of administration activities when operating the first and largest typical software urban area in Vietnam since 2016. QTSC has been honored to be shortlisted as the finalists in the public voting round of the award. We hope everyone can vote for Quang Trung Software City, voting for the sole representative of Vietnam and ASEAN in this prestigious award category.

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* Introduction of Smart City Asia Pacific Award SCAPA 2019

The Smart City Asia Pacific Awards - SCAPA  is held annually from 2015 until now with the purpose to  evaluate and collect public votes within 6 months to select best projects in 12 participating categories: Administration; Civic Engagement; Digital Equity And Accessibility; Economic Development, Tourism, Arts, Libraries, Culture, Open Spaces…; Education; Public Health And Social Services; Public Safety; Smart Buildings; Smart Water; Sustainable Infrastructure; Transportation; Urban Planning and Land Use.

 QTSC is in the Administration category with 02 Korean projects and 02 Chinese projects 

QTSC is in the Administration category with 02 Korean projects and 02 Chinese projects 

* Introduction of QTSC IOC system

QTSC Integrated Operation Center (QTSC IOC) is developed with the aim of improving the quality of internal administration activities (infrastructure monitoring; control of security and living environment; increase community’s satisfaction).

The components of the system were deployed from 2016 and continue to be completed based on 3 platforms including technology infrastructure, service infrastructure and urban infrastructure with more than 10 modules integrated on one platform including Lighting Management, Wastewater Management, BMS Monitoring, Traffic Monitoring, Storage Management - Sharing – Secure of documents with integration of multi-functional photo, Data collecting System of remote electricity meter, System of smart water meter, Accounting reporting System, SMS System, Free wifi System, ...)

The efficiency in application includes:

  • Helping to monitor and supervise the entire operation of IT systems (lighting, BMS, environmental monitoring, measuring telemetry, smart water meter ...) in a centralized way on a single platform;
  • All IT system operations are monitored via the internet, making tracking easy;
  • Instant warnings when incidents occur;
  • As a platform to provide a rich source of data, strong support for the construction of Ho Chi Minh City's open data ecosystem;
  • Providing more than 200 data sources for community research activities (environmental monitoring data, lighting, GIS ...).

 QTSC Integrated Operation Center (QTSC IOC) System

QTSC Integrated Operation Center (QTSC IOC) System

Press Contact: Quang Trung Software City

  • Ms. Pham Thi Ngoc Hoa - Strategy & Marketing Department of QTSC
  • Email: 
  • HP: 0982 990 147

(The article uses some information from IDC‘s press release)


Further information, kindly visit attached files below:

- Press release

- Guide for online vote


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