On 18th April 2019, TM R&D’s award winning Smart Helmet participated in the 5G Malaysia Showcase. Held at the Kompleks Perbadanan Putrajaya, the showcase was hosted by the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) and was graced by Prime Minister, Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamad. The showcase generally represents the government’s commitment to the next generation telecommunication technology and showcased 8 areas that can benefit from 5G which include healthcare, media and entertainment, smart city, automotive, manufacturing, public safety, agriculture and education. Smart Helmet was proudly listed as the five (5) awesome things the Malay Mail saw.
On 15th April 2019, YB Dr. Ong Kian Ming, Deputy Minister of the Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI), recently visited TM Research and Development (TM R&D). The visit was intended to help MITI to have deeper understanding of TM R&D’s innovations and capabilities in supporting MITI’s Industry 4.0 pressing agenda.
The visit was also attended by the Board of Directors of TM Group and TM R&D; as well as the Special Officer to YB Gobind Singh, Minister of MCMC.
The INDUSTRY4WRD; a blueprint by MITI is meant to accelerate Industry 4.0 in the manufacturing sector. It is to help the SMEs as they account to 98.5% of manufacturing firms in Malaysia. YB Dr. Ong’s request for the visit is to explore TM Group’s potential in accelerating this mission, particularly in the Infrastructure and Smart Technologies enabler pillars.
TM R&D proudly showcased six solutions clustered around three broad themes i.e. Open Innovation Platform for Digital Collaboration (OIP), Smart Infrastructure and Smart Workforce. YB Dr. Ong was very impressed with TM R&D’s innovations and expressed his keen interests in the OIP and Smart Helmet. He also shared his eye-opening experience in TM R&D in his Facebook.