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25th International Invention, Innovation & Technology Exhibition (ITEX)
Uploaded on Aug 05th, 2014
10th May 2014

FIST MMU achieved a Gold Medal award at the 25th International Invention, Innovation & Technology Exhibition (ITEX). ITEX is an annual exhibition organised by MINDS (Malaysian Invention & Design Society) to provide a platform for local and international inventors and research scientists to present their inventions and innovations to a business community keen on commercialising unique inventions.

The project titled "Intelligent Narrator for Real-Time News Websites", led by Dr. Wee Kuok Kwee is an innovative narrator application for users to listen to news on the go. It extracts the text of online news websites and reads the text to the user. A numeric keypad can be used in tandem with the application for the benefit of people with vision impairment.

Congratulations to Dr Wee Kuok Kwee as the project leader and the other members of the project; Assoc. Prof. Dr. Lau Siong Hoe, Mr. Nazrul Muhaimin Ahmad, Mr. Danny Chong Jia Ming, Ms. Chong Siew Chin and Prof. Dr. Sim Kok Swee.