Artificial intelligence or AI which was founded as an academic discipline in 1956, has had its ups and downs since. However, in recent times, AI techniques have experienced a resurgence on the back of concurrent advances in computer power and in the Big data field. It has become an essential part of the technology industry, helping to overcome the many challenging problems in computer science, software engineering, operations research among others. Here, Top 10 of Malaysia shares its list of the top ten successful companies in Malaysia dealing with artificial intelligence that are transforming the way we live in more ways than one.
Led by Chief Executive Officer, Emelia Matrahah, MIMOS Berhad is Malaysia’s national Applied Research and Development Centre under the Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI). MIMOS contributes to transforming Malaysia’s industry through patented technology platforms, products, and solutions. It also serves as a technology enabler to Malaysia’s digital transformation efforts by generating and promoting the adoption of advanced technologies such as artificial intelligence, big data analytics, internet of things and cyber security in key economic sectors such as government services, agriculture, manufacturing, finance, healthcare, and public safety.
Symprio Sdn Bhd
Symprio Sdn Bhd has offices in many countries including Malaysia, Singapore, India, Thailand, Vietnam, Philippines, Indonesia, Australia, San Jose, and California. Symprio is famous for its chatbot design agency which assists organizations design, build and managed AI enabled chatbots. Besides, it also provides AI consulting and development services, assisting companies implement and run robotics automation projects. Among its project accomplishments are Chatbot Platform Administration, Computer Vision (turning images to structured data) and Robotic Process Automation.
Established in 2003, Genaxis’ core objective is to assist clients in their business transformation journey to be seamless and timely. It has successfully transformed organisations and provides exceptional level of consulting services in Digital Transformation, GovTech, Artificial Intelligence, and Big Data Analytics. In 2018, the company ventured into digital business by acquiring a home-grown innovation consulting firm with the competency of SAP skillset in the financial services. Its flagship implementation comprise 1GFMAS, the accrual accounting system for the government of Malaysia.
Established by Datuk Seri Ivan Teh, award-winning Fusionex is a data technology provider that specializes in data management, analytics and artificial intelligence. The company has been featured in many media channels such as Bloomberg, Forbes and Gartner. With a total number of ten offices locally and worldwide, Fusionex aims to enable clients manage and derive useful information from a vast amount of structured and unstructured data.
Established in 2014, award-winning Atilze Digital is a high technology company and is one of Malaysia’s leading artificial intelligence companies also focusing on smart mobility and smart Internet of Things (IoT). Among its services provided in the area of artificial intelligence is smart retail by leveraging facial recognition artificial intelligence to gather shoppers’ insights and convert valuable profiling to provide personalized shopping experiences for customers. Besides, it also provides smart surveillance and intelligent traffic systems.
Crayon focuses on deep data science and artificial intelligence consulting with around 16 offices worldwide. Among its services provided are software and cloud economics, consulting services, subscription services and even training events plus development programmes for Information Technology professionals. It specializes in supporting customers across various industries such as regional and global Information Technology.
Founded by Chih-Han Yu, Winnie Lee and Joe Su, Appier was established in 2012 and is a technology company providing artificial intelligence platforms in order to assist enterprises solve challenging problems. The company has a team of computer scientists and engineers possessing in-depth knowledge of artificial intelligence. The team also handles data analysis, distributed systems and marketing. To date, Appier has served over 1,000 clients with 14 offices in 12 markets all over Asia.
Avanade Malaysia provides artificial intelligence solutions for customers by personalizing their experiences. It also provides technology that aims to deliver human-centered artificial intelligence experience for organizations which includes Microsoft Data Platform, Microsoft SQL Server, Microsoft Azure, Azure Machine Learning, Azure Cognitive Services, Power BI and Azure IoT Edge. With 4 branches in countries including Malaysia, North America, Europe and Singapre, Avanade has also won countless awards.
SAS provides software with artificial intelligence capabilities for more intelligent and automated solutions such as machine learning and computer vision, natural language processing, forecasting and optimization, data management, visualization, deployment and decision support for different environment and cater to ever-changing business needs. It has clients from various industries such as banking, government, health care, life sciences, manufacturing and retail. SAS has also launched its latest artificial intelligence innovation, which is the SAS Viya 3.4, a cloud-enabled and open analytics engine that helps in delivering quick and accurate results in order to increase productivity for businesses.
Also known as the “Face of Asean”, Wise AI is recognized as the preferred artificial intelligence facial recognition platform company in south East Asia as it is equipped with laser focus on analyzing South East Asian faces. It has branches in Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand. The company’s facial recognition technology is recognized as a fully automated biometric system which accurately identifies a variety of facial characteristics of a person’s age, gender, degree of smile, emotions, vision and skin condition while its intelligent biometric system is capable of differentiating biological behaviours such as opening of one’s mouth, blinking of eyes and nodding. Wise AI has served clients from industries such as banking, insurance, fintech, telco retail, and security.