The UiTM Microwave Research Institute is a Centre of Excellence established by the university, to spearhead research and consultancy in areas related to high frequency engineering, microwave and wireless technology. The centre started out as a research group in 1987 and has since grown into a nationally well-known research centre undertaking various projects which are multi-disciplinary in nature but related to microwaves.
Vectolab-MRI won 1st Runner-up at Maxis IoT Challenge 2019
Alhamdulilah. Vectolabs-MRI team won the 1st runner up (2nd place) in the Maxis IoT competition on 21st August 2019, held in Cyberjaya. MRI was represented by Dr. Khairul Khaizi, whom collaborated with Vectolabs to develop a smart street light system which automatically detects road users including vehicles, cyclists and pedestrians. Below are the details of the project and the prize won:
- Award: 1st Runner-up
- Category: Smart Cities - Traffic monitoring & management
- Description: Smart road user detection to detect even cyclists and motorcyclists for safer roads, and links to smart street lights to enable greater road safety when users are present.
- Prize: RM10,000 & 3 months complimentary membership with Co-labs co-working space
Our heartful thanks to Vectolab team for willing to collaborate with MRI in the development of the prototype. We look forward to continue the collaboration for further development and commercialization with Vectolabs.