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Memorandum of Collaboration Signing Between UniMy and FAVORIOT

July 20th, 2018 Posted by NEWS 0 thoughts on “Memorandum of Collaboration Signing Between UniMy and FAVORIOT”



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.



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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

eFM – Wearable Technology – Supply vs Demand

June 8th, 2018 Posted by NEWS 0 thoughts on “eFM – Wearable Technology – Supply vs Demand”

“Let’s Jam at GEM” at MEREKA Makerspace, Feb 28, 2018.

The wearable technology market has rocketed over the past several years. It’s not just smartwatches and fitness trackers: tech companies are competing to create new wearable experiences with the widest possible appeal.

In this session, Dana Blouin, eFM podcast host, moderates discussion on demand and supply of wearable technology between Dr. Mazlan Abbas, CEO of FAVORIOT, Joseph Dolcetti , CEO of SportsBoleh, Khor Xin Yun, Co-Founder & CEO of Walnut Wellness, and Edison Lim, CEO of Tag La Technology.

You can listen to the eFM podcast on “Wearable Technology – Supply vs Demand

Industry 4.0: How Disruptive Technology Affects Business Globally

June 7th, 2018 Posted by NEWS 0 thoughts on “Industry 4.0: How Disruptive Technology Affects Business Globally”

Upcoming Invited Talk by Dr. Mazlan Abbas, CEO of FAVORIOT at Arshad Ayub Graduate Business School (AAGBS), UiTM SHAH ALAM, June 9, 2018

You are likely benefitting from The Internet of Things (IoT) today, whether you’re familiar with the term. If your phone automatically connects to your home, or if you have a smartwatch counting your steps, congratulations! You have adopted one small piece of a very large IoT pie, even if you haven’t adopted the name yet.

IoT may sound like a business buzzword, but it’s a real technological revolution that will impact everything we do. It’s the next Internet Tsunami of new possibility that is destined to change the face of technology, as we know it.  IoT represents a massive wave of technical innovation. It’s one of the key technologies for the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR). Our limited understanding of the possibilities hinders our ability to see future applications for any new technology. Mainstream adoption of desktop computers and the Internet didn’t take hold until they became affordable and usable. When that occurred, fantastic and creative innovation ensued. We are on the cusp of that tipping point with the 4thIndustrial Revolution.

4IR matters because it will create new industries, new companies, new jobs, and new economic growth. It will transform existing segments of our economy: retail, farming, industrial, logistics, cities, and the environment. You will live and work smarter, not harder – and what we are seeing now is only the tip of the Tsunami. This presentation will take you into the journey of IoT and the 4thIndustrial Revolution and how it will help companies to survive in the 21stCentury. Get Ready to Disrupt or Being Disrupted!

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