Technical Interchange Meeting for ASEAN Region Basic Research (TIM ASEAN 2017) is an annual meeting supported by the AOARD (Asian Office of Aerospace Research and Development), where forums were held among universities/research institutes in the ASEAN region to present their recent research activities. The purpose of the forums is to foster research collaboration on topics of mutual interest globally. This year, TIM ASEAN 2017 was held at UTAR, Sg. Long Campus on the 23rd and 24th March 2017. MRI participated in this year TIM ASEAN, where a presentation regarding the institute and the university was delivered by Prof. Dr. Zaiki Awang, on the second day of the event.
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:
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.