Subang Jaya, July 7, 2023 – Kolej Komuniti Hulu Langat, in collaboration with Favoriot, a leading Internet of Things (IoT) platform provider, hosted a transformative 5-day course on 4IR: IoT Embedded System and Hardware Interfacing. The training program, which took place from July 3 to July 7, 2023, at the prestigious Dorset Grand Subang Hotel, brought together lecturers from various Kolej Komuniti and Polytechnic institutions across Malaysia.
Recognizing the crucial role of educators in preparing students for the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR), Kolej Komuniti Hulu Langat organized the IoT training program in partnership with Favoriot. The course aimed to equip lecturers with the knowledge and skills to effectively incorporate IoT concepts into their curriculum, ensuring that students receive quality education in this rapidly advancing field.
Lecturers from different Kolej Komuniti and Polytechnic institutions participated in the 5-day course, eager to enhance their understanding of IoT embedded systems and hardware interfacing. The diverse group of educators brought with them a wealth of experience and a shared commitment to staying abreast of technological advancements.
Under the guidance of Favoriot’s expert trainers, the participants delved into various IoT topics, including the fundamentals of IoT, sensor integration, data acquisition and processing, communication protocols, and cloud connectivity. The trainers emphasized practical learning through hands-on exercises and real-world applications to ensure that lecturers gained a comprehensive understanding of the subject matter.
The training program culminated in a demo day on July 7, 2023, where the participating teams showcased their IoT projects and shared the knowledge and skills they acquired during the 5-day course. The demo day provided an opportunity for the lecturers to demonstrate their innovative IoT solutions (Smart Homes).
The teams’ presentations highlighted their creativity, problem-solving abilities, and the practical application of IoT concepts in their projects. The demo day served as a platform for knowledge sharing and collaboration, allowing the lecturers to exchange ideas and receive feedback from their peers and industry experts.
“We are delighted to witness the dedication and enthusiasm of the participating lecturers throughout the training program,” said Dr. Mazlan Abbas, CEO of Favoriot. “The demo day not only showcased their expertise but also their ability to inspire and prepare students for the digital era. We believe that their newly acquired knowledge and skills will have a profound impact on the education landscape in Malaysia.”
The participants expressed their gratitude for the opportunity to attend the training program and present their projects at the demo day. They commended the comprehensive curriculum, practical approach, and guidance provided by Favoriot’s trainers. The knowledge gained during the course empowered them to integrate IoT concepts into their teaching methodologies, fostering a deeper understanding of the subject matter among their students.
Kolej Komuniti Hulu Langat and Favoriot remain committed to nurturing and empowering educators in the field of IoT. By providing comprehensive training programs and practical experiences, they aim to create a ripple effect, ensuring that students across Malaysia receive quality education in the 4IR. The successful collaboration between these institutions sets a positive example for future initiatives in advancing IoT education and driving Malaysia’s digital transformation