Tag Archive for: artificial intelligence

Hong Kong MDD Issues New Technical Reference Document for AI-MD

On January 3, 2024, Hong Kong’s Medical Device Division (MDD) issues the Technical Reference document TR-008: Artificial Intelligence Medical Devices (AI-MD). It provides clarity for devices using AI (AI-MD) and machine learning, including Continuous Learning Capability (CLC) and the technical requirements expected for listing these medical devices on the Medical Device Administrative Control System (MDACS).

Thai FDA Drafting New Guidance for SaMD and AI Device Registration

Thai FDA is drafting new guidelines for AI Regulation. The novel characteristics of artificial intelligence (AI) software cause issues with the medical device registration process in most countries. The Thai Food and Drug Administration (Thai FDA) is working to address this important issue, most recently by hosting a meeting with interested parties on July, 2023, which Asia Actual Thailand employees were invited to attend.


The novel characteristics of AI software and Software as Medical Devices (SaMDs) are stressing bureaucratic regulatory, customs and taxation systems around the world. Thailand is no exception.

South Korea Releases Guidance for Software using Big Data, AI, and Machine Learning

The South Korean regulator, the Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MDFS), recently released multiple guidance documents related to software using AI, Big Data and Machine Learning.

Artificial Intelligence (AI) Software Registration in Singapore

In December 2019, the Health Sciences Authority (HSA) of Singapore’s Ministry of Health released guidelines regarding software registration in Singapore, including a major section dedicated to AI software.