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Two sides to ‘Virtual Singapore’


On watch: Loh showcasing Virtual Singapore – a detailed 3D model of the city-state. — Reuters

On watch: Loh showcasing Virtual Singapore – a detailed 3D model of the city-state. — Reuters

SINGAPORE: With the click of a button, Singapore’s security forces could soon use a digital version of the city-state to simulate a bomb threat at a sports stadium – and learn how to respond if there was a real attack.

Yet officials worry that “Virtual Singapore” – available soon to state agencies before an eventual public rollout – could also aid would-be terror plotters which the government says have their sights set on the wealthy island.

Virtual Singapore project

   

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