PUTRAJAYA (July 19, 2019) – Universiti Malaysia of Computer Science & Engineering and FAVORIOT are joining efforts in capacity building for the Internet of Things. The Memorandum of Collaboration is intended to drive technical capability building within UniMy students by tapping into FAVORIOT’s expertise in the areas of Internet of Things (IoT) across its network with other industry players, and community stakeholders.
Both parties will be collaborating in many areas such as:
- Industrial training & internship placement;
- Industry input on academic programme development i.e. to be part of UniMy Industrial Advisory Panel;
- Student project mentoring/co-supervision;
- Research and development;
- Guest lecture and adjunct appointment;
- Participation of UniMy students in PARTNER’s ecosystem;
The Memorandum was signed by Dr. Ramli Ismail, Acting VC of UNIMY and Dr. Mazlan Abbas, CEO of FAVORIOT.
ABOUT University Malaysia of Computer Science and Engineering (UNIMY)
UNIMY is the first ICT-focused Digital Technology University in Malaysia. UNIMY offers a host of programmes in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Game development and many other advanced ICT programmes focused in Cyber Security, Big Data and Coding. Education in UNIMY is benchmark on par excellence with its academic collaborator University of Melbourne, School of Engineering.
UNIMY academic degree programmes were specially crafted to stay in relevance with industry needs and are embedded with professional network+, security+ and ethical hacking certifications from CompTIA and EC Council.
Based in Putrajaya, UNIMY attracts students from around Malaysia striving to be the next key technoprenuer vying to stay ahead in the digital economy. Offering foundation, diploma and honours degree programmes, A holistic education ecosystem that sparks the technology of tomorrow UNIMY through its parent company, Prestariang Berhad, team up with global partner including those of Microsoft, IBM, Autodesk and many more to ready students for the professional arena. Students may even get to participate in national level project development for Prestariang Berhad that has been awarded to modernise the national immigration system’s core application and infrastructure known as SKIN and a single services-based digital platform to empower education, entrepreneurship and e-Commerce known as EduCloud.
FAVORIOT is a Malaysian IoT Startup that focuses on providing a peace of mind solution called Raqib for the pilgrims and their family members during performing their Hajj. Favoriot also offers a senior care solution called Favorwatch to monitor the elderly’s health, safety, and location. Both solutions above comprised of Smart Wearables connected to Favoriot IoT middleware. The middleware also being used by more than 20 organizations (including local and overseas Universities) to build their own IoT solutions.
To learn more about FAVORIOT, visit www.favoriot.com.