Proton is teaming up with Maxis to implement 5G use cases at the Tanjung Malim plant

Proton has partnered with Maxis to implement a 5G utility case at national automaker Tanjung Malim’s assembly plant with network installations in early October. The collaboration supports Proton City’s continuous development as a model for smart city, while emphasizing Maxis’ commitment to delivering the best 5G innovation and solutions to businesses.

According to an official release, Maxis will manage the end-to-end services for several IoT (Internet of Things) solutions at Proton’s Tanjung Malim facility, where the use case is dependent on a custom-built 5G network.

Among the implemented solutions include smart safety systems to track and ensure the safety of cars leaving the production line, as well as an augmented reality / virtual reality remote support and maintenance system. The latter allows Proton engineers to communicate with international business partners in real time to troubleshoot technical issues and ensure production quality.

“As the nation’s leading car brand, Proton continues to explore new technologies that fit our ‘Inspirational Connections’ slogan to advance our expertise and deliver value to our customers,” said Li Chunrong, CEO of Proton.

“Implementing 5G technology at our main factory is an important step in our growth strategy. Through this strategic partnership with Maxis, we look forward to unlocking opportunities that can be translated into increased safety, a safer environment, improved efficiency and ultimately building cars. of better quality, ”he added.

“Maxis is proud to be selected as a technology partner to deliver this important 5G utility case to the nation’s pride in the automotive industry. This partnership with Proton for proof of concept is a testament to our key role we have played in promoting a digital ecosystem for industries through innovation, ”commented Gokhan Ogut, CEO of Maxis.

“As Malaysia’s leading provider of converged solutions, Maxis is committed to offering the best 5G innovation through our expertise and resources, to enable the nation to ‘Always Be Ahead’ in this changing world,” he continued.

Proton sees 5G technology as having the potential to revolutionize the automotive industry and transform the transportation sector. With the technology capable of delivering high-speed data transfers and low latency, the automaker will be able to expand its research and development in cellular vehicle-to-all (C-V2X) technology, enabling it to design and build robust, future-proof autonomous vehicles.

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