Cyberview and Digi open 5G OpenLab in Cyberjaya
(L-R) Najib Ibrahim, Cyberview Managing Director and Albern Murty, Digi Chief Executive Officer in front of the Malaysia’s first 5G OpenLab at Rekascape, Cyberjaya
Cyberview Sdn Bhd (Cyberview) and Digi Telecommunications Sdn Bhd (Digi) today announced a partnership to introduce the 5G OpenLab, a 5G-powered collaborative space in Cyberjaya where businesses, academics and developers can go to test new 5G use cases.
Albern Murty, Digi’s Chief Executive Officer believes that the 5G OpenLab will inspire many innovators, in the spirit of collaboration, to learn, share and synergise to build the next-generation of solutions for Malaysia.
Najib Ibrahim, the Managing Director of Cyberview says,”We believe that what we do here today together with Digi is a significant step towards creating a platform upon which SMEs, startups and innovators can accelerate and position themselves ahead of the 5G curve by being here first”
The 5G OpenLab will open its doors on 1 October 2019, with Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) and CREST (Collaborative Research in Engineering, Science and Technology) as the first of many to conduct trials at the lab. UPM will test two use cases related to a smart education virtual reality learning space, and an augmented reality avatar for smart cities.
Participating faculties from UPM are the Faculty of Engineering and Faculty of Computer Science and Information Technology. CREST will work on digital healthcare use cases related to Emergency Medical Services, remote surgery, remote monitoring for Smart Hospitals and 5G connected ambulances.
Cyberjaya is poised to become one of the first cities in Malaysia to be equipped with 5G technology and other critical smart city infrastructures.