The Authority for Info-communications Technology Industry of Brunei Darussalam (AITI) is participating in TechXpo 2019 being held till tomorrow at the Bridex Hall 2 in Jerudong.
Themed as ‘Smart Future’, AITI’s pavilion features smart life in the future through various applications of technologies such as Internet of Things (IoT), sensors, Augmented Reality (AR), digital payment and drone.
Five local vendors are showcasing their products and services at the AITI’s pavilion including Alexa, a super smart home controller; InnovAero Sdn Bhd, which offers drone training programmes; InTurn, which displayed a mural which was combined with an AR experience; and fintech start-up companies BruPay; and Beep Digital Solutions.
AITI, in collaboration with EduChamp Academy, also runs free coding classes for youngsters.
Throughout the four-day expo, the classes are conducted at 10.30am-11.45am, 2.30pm-3.15pm and 7pm-8.15pm.
Primary school students were invited to join the classes where they were taught on how to use scratch, makey-makey and microbit.
As the country is forging ahead with fourth Industrial Revolution (IR 4.0) and Smart Nation, AITI proactively promotes the development of digital skills among the youngsters to equip them with the new skill sets such as coding for emerging technologies of AI, IoT and Big Data.
Members of the public are welcome to visit AITI’s pavilion to get access to the newest technologies, experience hands on demonstrations and learn the fun ways of coding.
The public can also participate in fun-filled activities and win prizes.