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Encouraging SMEs to adopt automation

In 2017, in an article published by ARK Investment Management, it forecast the average cost for industrial robots to be less than US$11,000 (RM 45,320) by 2025. The figure was US$131,433 in 1995. The sharp fall in automation cost, driven by higher demand increasing efficiency, and precision of manufacturing makes it reasonable for small and […]

Future of IoT & Robotics Across Different Fields

One of the keys to unlock IoT’s potential is to nurture it with the right platform, robotics. A little bit about the concept of Internet of Things (IoT) and robotics, despite their differences in various vectors like; processing, mobility, response, learning ability, and design – they are somewhat similar in how they both depend on […]

Robotex Malaysia 2019 – 31st July to 2nd August 2019

The Malaysia Automotive, Robotics and IoT Institute (MARii), Malaysia Robotics and Automation Society (MyRAS) and One International Group will be organising the Malaysia International Robotics & Automation Technology Exhibition & Conference (Robotex), a first of its kind in Malaysia. The conference will be held at the Setia City Convention Centre from 31st July to 2nd August, and […]

Smart transportation for a smart city

Insights of Transportation in a Smart City The introduction of traffic light system back in 1900s, is the first foot print of smart city initiatives and its revolution ever since has redefined the way we live. Smart city is defined as an urban area that utilize the use of Internet of Things (IOT) by collecting […]

Learning and mastering skills in industries

THE famous Hollywood movie, The Karate Kid, ended with the smaller, more innocent boy delivering a powerful blow to the bigger and stronger opponent, who had continously bullied him. – It was a dramatic ending to a competition where the winner was completely unknown and inexperienced. For me, the story was more about personal development. […]

Industry 4.0 – Preparing today’s youth for tomorrow’s workforce

The Fourth Industrial Revolution (IR4.0) is transforming the type of work people do and how it is done. This offers countless new opportunities for many and today’s youth and children cannot stand to be left behind. In the next 10 years, today’s children will face new challenges in the workforce, which is already changing at […]

Cybersecurity in Automotive and Mobility Sector

Automotive manufacturers are making more vehicle with greater degrees of connectivity – which means that the potential of cyber-crime to occur increases with it. Despite more complex software, they are still very as vulnerable as any other internet-connected computer and devices. The figure above illustrates the relationship of scope and severity of risk, in terms […]

One-day seminar on Automation and Robotics for the Automotive Sector: Technology Affordability – Use case from South Korea

The Malaysia Robotics and Automation Society (MyRAS), in collaboration with Malaysia Automotive, Robotics and IoT Institute (MARii) will be organising a one-day seminar on “Automation and Robotics for the Automotive Sector: Technology Affordability – Use case from South Korea”. The seminar serves as a platform to embrace Digital Transformation as a mechanism for business sustainability. […]

Mobility as a Service (MaaS) – A brief, its amplification and challenges

Mobility as a Service (MaaS) will replace up to 2.3 billion urban private car journeys every year by 2023, according to a report by Juniper Research. Accumulated annual time savings of over 500 million hours – 90 hours per annum per MaaS user – will become a possibility. Datuk Madani Sahari, MARii CEO wrote an […]

Creating equal access to opportunities

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The adage “the rich get richer, the poor get poorer” – typically attributed to the more sinister side of capitalism – has some truth to it. This piece is by no means an argument on the merits or demerits of capitalism, but rather a look into the ability to grab opportunities in an “equal” world. […]