A visitor looks at a robotic hand on display at the World Robot Conference in Beijing on August 23. Policymakers must ensure they keep their focus on what it really means to be a smart city. Photo: AP

How hidden robots will power Hong Kong’s smart city ambitions, not driverless cars and talking fridges

Ashwani Kohli says Hong Kong’s plan to become a smart city is best served by looking beyond eye-catching innovations to automating routine work processes, which sounds mundane but offers potentially dramatic rewards

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A visitor looks at a robotic hand on display at the World Robot Conference in Beijing on August 23. Policymakers must ensure they keep their focus on what it really means to be a smart city. Photo: AP
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