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TM R&D’s innovative “EWAR” solution recognised at Malaysia Technology Excellence Awards!

TM R&D was recently recognised at the Malaysia Technology Excellence Awards under the Information Management – Computer Software category. This is the third award won by TM R&D in the Malaysia Technology Excellence Awards since the launch of the event in 2019. Read the full news here:


EWAR Compact at Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL)!

Our team has successfully installed two more EWAR compact at Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) premise. Now, you can spot EWAR at the lobby and basement of Menara DBKL 1! We look forward in providing DBKL a peace of mind while our contactless temperature screening solution measure, record and store body temperature of all employees and visitors. Embrace the new normal with EWAR. Reach out to us at for more information.


TM R&D Collaborates with Maldives’ Leading Digital Services Provider, Dhiraagu to Bring EWAR to Businesses in Maldives

EWAR, A.I. driven contactless temperature screening solution made in Malaysia has now entered the international market Telekom Malaysia Berhad (TM), through its innovation arm, TM Research & Development (TM R&D), is expanding the delivery of its Artificial Intelligence (A.I.) driven contactless temperature screening solution – Early Warning, Alert & Response or “EWAR” – to Maldives.For the expansion, TM R&D is working alongside Dhiraagu, the leading and largest provider oftelecommunications and digital services in Maldives, to assist local businesses in resuming fulloperations while maintaining a safe environment by installing EWAR at their premises. This initiative is set to provide businesses in


Fast Internet for Rural Area (FIRA) featured in Harian Metro!

Our innovative Fast Internet for Rural Area (FIRA) is featured in Harian Metro! FIRA allows fast and cost effective deployment of high speed broadband for users in the rural and sub-urban areas who are currently unable to be served by fibre network connection. The motivation to develop FIRA is to serve the community by offering connectivity to people from all walks of life so that they are able to benefit from Internet applications. For more information on FIRA, reach out to us at Read the full article here –


Video call to Veveonah Mosibin in Kampung Sapatalang, Pitas, Sabah made possible with FIRA

TM warmly welcomed YB Dato’ Saifuddin Abdullah, the Minister of Communications and Multimedia on his inaugural visit to Menara TM yesterday. YB Dato’ Saifuddin also officially launched the “Bulan Kebangsaan TM” campaign as part of the Company’s celebration for the upcoming National Day. During the event, YB Dato’ Saifuddin made a video call to Veveonah Mosibin in Kampung Sapatalang, Pitas, Sabah who recently caught the attention of many when she had to sit for her online examinations from a tree top to get access to the internet. The video call was made possible with Fast Internet for Rural Area (FIRA),


TM R&D receives Certificate of Appreciation for contribution during COVID-19 pandemic

TM R&D CEO, Dr. Sharlene Thiagarajah received a certificate of appreciation from the Minister of Communications and Multimedia, YB Dato’ Saifuddin Abdullah for TM R&D’s contribution during the COVID-19 pandemic at TM’s National Month Campaign Launching Ceremony held at Menara TM yesterday. To curb the spread of COVID-19, TM R&D developed the Early Warning, Alert and Response (EWAR), an “All-in-One” contactless thermal screening solution that detects high body temperature in crowded places or one on one. TM R&D has also developed a contact tracing app and launched a Data Exchange Platform in collaboration with MDEC to bolster research efforts in


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