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3 simple steps to eliminate blind spots

 A blind spot is any area immediately surrounding a vehicle that cannot directly be observed by the driver within a normal field of vision. Blind spots can occur when the A-pillar, side-view mirrors or rear-view mirror blocks the view of the road. These blind spots hide any object positioned within them from the driver’s normal […]

A compilation of contents published under MARii’s Pemandu Cekap campaign

In conjunction with Hari Raya Aidilfitri, the Malaysia Automotive, Robotics and IoT Institute (MARii) launched an awareness campaign – MARii Pemandu Cekap Campaign. The campaign focuses on the importance of driving habits and vehicle ownership practices that promote energy efficiency, safety, environmental preservation in our daily mobility. The concept of the campaign redefines the meaning […]

Robotics and Automation Part 1: 6 common types of industrial robots and their functions within the manufacturing field

*Feature image source: www.computerworld.com In the context of manufacturing, robots and automation are used to increase the manufacturing line’s productivity, quality and time management. They are known to work at a constant speed with little to zero downtime (if maintained properly). This series of articles will explore the various types of robots and automation-related technologies […]

Malaysian businesses urged to develop cybersecurity strategies – MITI KSU

The Malaysia Automotive, Robotics and IoT Institute (MARii) together with its technology partners, Elytron (Asia Pacific) Sdn. Bhd., Trinity Business Solution and Astiostech Sdn. Bhd. held the forum, “Cybersecurity in Smart Manufacturing” at the Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI) headquarters, today. The forum, officiated by Y. Bhg. Dato’ Lokman Hakim Ali, Secretary General […]

5 technologies today that take us closer to autonomous driving

*feature image source: mitsloan.mit.edu   Safety technologies and advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS) have become a salient feature for safety in current generation vehicles. ADAS primarily functions through the application of various sensory devices such as radars, sensors and cameras which act as the eyes of the vehicle. Safety technologies and ADAS are a vital enabler […]

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 […]