MIMOS, Maxis, and Huawei Technologies are looking to build a 5G and AI Innovation Hub at the Mimos campus which is aimed to accelerate industrial use cases enabled by 5G, Internet of Things (IoT), Cloud, and Artificial Intelligence (AI).
The hub will be developed to be a co-creation testbed for research and development (R&D) and an incubator for innovative solutions, enabling businesses to access infrastructure and facilities by advanced technologies.
MIMOS President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Dr Iskandar Samad said: “Our market-driven R&D activities are focused on creating local technology players that are able to develop solutions that meet the market needs and have significant future exportability.
Mimos Together with Maxis And Huawei SettingUp 5G Innovation Hub
Maxis Chief Executive Officer, Gokhan Ogut added, the collaboration will be an important part of the to help unleash the immense potential of advanced technologies that can be applied across industries. Huawei Malaysia CEO Michael Yuan concurred adding that Huawei as a leading global ICT infrastructure and smart devices provider is ready to provide the necessary infrastructure, share knowledge, and advise on best practices. The Hub will also enable local ecosystem partners in their adoption of 5G, AI, and Cloud technology.
The national applied R&D centre, MIMOS, will play its role as a host and innovation driver where the agency will offer R&D advisory, its national-level facilities for testbed operation, demonstration, and training. It will also oversee the creation of solutions that will aid industries in achieving continued growth.
The hub will feature several showcases including, Smart Manufacturing: 5G enablement of sensors and connected devices within a factory as well as throughout the entire value chain. Data Mining for Customer Service: Using large sets of data to create more meaningful outcomes for user experience such as more personalized content Durian Sense: Implementation of IoT sensors and big data analytics for smart agriculture.