Tech (67 found)

Digital Currencies Paving The Way Into A Cashless Future

Samentha James

In a mere decade, technology has drastically evolved into a precious commodity within our society. Today, many would find it quite impossible to complete certain daily tasks without the aid of technology. In light of this, the vision of a cashless society is at the forefront of...

Immerse Yourself in the First and Largest AR/VR World in Southeast Asia

Liyana Zainal

Malaysians can now immerse themselves in the augmented and virtual reality world at The Rift, the first and largest Augmented Reality (AR) / Virtual Reality (VR) theme park in Southeast Asia. Located in Mid Valley, the 40,000 square feet adventure park features over a dozen of...

WTV Asia Network Launches ASEAN's First Women Channel

Liyana Zainal

Women TV Asia (WTV) became the first in ASEAN to launch an exclusive women-only channel, during a hi-tea pre-event held yesterday at Sunway Resort & Spa. HM Tommy, Group Chief Executive Officer states that the newly announced channel aims to be the first choice in the hearts of...

ConnectASIA 2017 Open Doors to New Opportunities beyond the Typical Studios and Distribution Channels

Samentha James

ConnectASIA 2017, a two-day B2B event which commenced on September 14, is a specially curated event for Malaysian Film and TV industry audio-visual as well as content creation professionals.

The Major League, Championed by Celcom Welcomes Amateur Malaysian DOTA 2 Teams To Battle

Samentha James

The Livescape Group, in collaboration with Beatnation and powered by Iskandar Investment Berhad (IIB), is set to present the highly anticipated DOTA 2 tournament, The Major League, Championed by Celcom, on October 20 to 22, 2017 at EduCity Indoor Arena, Iskandar Puteri – as...

Adam and Alien Landing on Television Soon!

Ainul Ghani

Benchmark Productions Sdn Bhd, a local animation company, will soon drop their latest production called Adam & Alien.

MDEC Intellectual Property Creators Challenge Winners Revealed!

Ainul Ghani

Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC), a government-owned institution responsible for the management of the Multimedia Super Corridor (MSC Malaysia), has announced the winners of Intellectual Property Creators Challenge (IPCC) in the animation and digital games category...

WebTVAsia Signs Top Indian Digital Studio Pocket Aces for Exclusive China Distribution on Alibaba’s Youku-Tudou

Kretif Express Master

WebTVAsia, Malaysia’s leading multi-platform digital media entertainment company, continues its Asian expansion by signing an exclusive distribution agreement with India’s top digital video studio, Pocket Aces for the China market.

Les’ Copaque Expands to China with YOUKU

Samentha James

Leading animation powerhouse, Les’ Copaque Production Sdn Bhd (Les’ Copaque) expands its iconic pioneer intellectual property (IP) to China by collaborating with its largest video streaming service platform, YOUKU, as a symbol of cultural cooperation under One Belt One Road...

Animasia Studios Teams Up With Pilla-Scheetz Productions to Develop ‘The Nine Lives of Claw’

Samentha James

Animasia Studios, a world-class 2D animation production studio based in Malaysia, has partnered up with USA’s Pilla-Scheetz Productions to develop the 2D animated concept The Nine Lives of Claw into a multi-platform brand consisting of animated series, mobile games and toy...

‘Netcarbon’ Bags Silver Medal at the International Invention, Innovation & Technology Exhibition (ITEX) 2017

Amirin Arsyan

Local animation house, Netcarbon Sdn Bhd (Netcarbon) wins Silver Medal at the 28th International Invention, Innovation & Technology Exhibition (ITEX), held at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, for the patent-pending process used in a motion capture pipeline to produce...

dimsum Debuts First Branded VOD Content

Amzar Anizam

dimsum, the latest subscription video-on-demand service in Malaysia, debuted its first branded VOD content from Oh!K, a Korean entertainment channel owned by Turner Asia Pacific.

Media Prima Partners Singtel to Expand Content Reach to Singapore

Amzar Anizam

Media Prima Television Networks (MPTN) has inked a strategic marketing partnership agreement with Singtel to bring its popular OTT streaming service, tonton, to Singapore. The partnership marks tonton’s first venture outside of Malaysia.

BoBoiBoy Galaxy Launches Mobile Game, BoBoiBoy Galactic Heroes

Amzar Anizam

Following its successful launch on Malaysian television, BoBoiBoy Galaxy launched a brand new mobile game titled BoBoiBoy: Galactic Heroes today for the Southeast Asian market.

iflix Inks Multi-year Output Deal with Skop Productions and Viper Studios

Amzar Anizam

iflix, the world’s leading Subscription Video on Demand (SVoD) service for emerging markets signed a first-look multi-year output deal with Skop Productions Group (Skop) and Viper Studios Sdn Bhd, as part of its new localised content plans.

Les’ Copaque Launches ‘DaDuDiDo Sports’ Mobile Game

Amirin Arsyan

Les’ Copaque Production Sdn Bhd (Les’ Copaque) through its mobile game development subsidiary, Les' Copaque Games and Development Inc. (LCGDI), launched DaDuDiDo Sports mobile game, based on its short animation series, DaDuDiDo on YouTube.

Astro GO Re-Launched with 60-Days Free Access to All Contents

Amirin Arsyan

Malaysia’s largest pay TV provider, Astro Malaysia Holdings Berhad (Astro), recently re-launched its video-on-demand (VOD) service, Astro GO (previously known as Astro on the GO) with a sleeker user interface to enhance viewing experience and simplify navigation for the users.

Ejen Ali Mobile Games Score Six Awards at Singapore’s Mob-Ex Awards 2017

Amirin Arsyan

Ejen Ali MATA Training Academy and Ejen Ali Emergency mobile games; which were developed by Media Prima Labs scored four gold awards and two bronze awards at the recent Mob-Ex Awards 2017 in Singapore.

iflix is Now Your New Best Friend

Liyana Zainal

Malaysia’s very own, iflix, the world’s leading entertainment service for emerging markets, is now offering an on-demand service for users to enjoy on their own terms. Jason Monteiro, iflix Asia Marketing Director reiterated that users’ personal viewing pleasure is now...

Malaysian eSports Player, MidOne Ranks First on European Dota2 Leaderboard

Amirin Arsyan

Homegrown local eSports player, Yeik Nai Zheng or better known as MidOne now ranked first on the Top 200 Players by Solo Ranked MMR on European Dota2 Leaderboard, which lists the top player in each region.

Local Game Studio, Kurechii Announces New Role-Playing Mobile Game, ‘Postknight’

Amzar Anizam

Local game studio, Kurechii announced the latest addition to its mobile games arsenal, Postknight – a new role-playing game (RPG) with bite-sized pieces which promises an exciting delivery adventure.

Vision Works First Digital Comic Features Over 700 Minutes of Downloadable Content

Amzar Anizam

Local content developer, Vision Works Sdn Bhd launched Malaysia’s first digital comic, Boboi featuring 700 minutes of downloadable motion graphic content in 2D.

Animasia Studio’s Chuck Chicken Now Broadcasts in China, Singapore and Malaysia

Amzar Anizam

Animasia Studio’s action comedy series, Chuck Chicken has successfully landed on several channels in Asia and now broadcasting on Wuhan Kids TV (China), MediaCorp Suria Channel (Singapore), and Media Prima TV9 (Malaysia).

GV Media Broadcast Sdn Bhd, Local Animation and Creative Content Production House Seeks New Talents

Amzar Anizam

GV Media Broadcast Sdn Bhd, a local Animation & Creative Content Production House seeks 3D Animator, 3D Modelling Artist, Lighting & Compositing Artist, VFX cum Graphic Designer, and Editor.

Global Entrepreneurship Community’s Creative Cluster Generates Initiatives that Will Lead to Industry Transformation

Amzar Anizam

The inaugural GECommunity, organised by MaGIC from 8th to 9th December 2016 has generated two initiatives under the ‘Creative Cluster’ that will lead to new economies and industry transformation.

WebTVAsia to Launch Millennial-focused Online Platform, LUVE in 2017

Mila Ismail

Asia's leading digital media brand, WebTVAsia announced its plans to launch LUVE; a millennial-focused online video platform in 2017. The all-new platform is set to deliver contents produced by the company and its over 1,000 partners across 10 countries in Asia Pacific.

WebTVAsia Awards 2016 Honours the Year’s Biggest Digital Content Creators

Mila Ismail

Asia’s most anticipated annual digital creator awards show, WebTVAsia Awards 2016 honoured the year’s biggest digital content creators, including Malaysian singers Joyce Chu and Michiyo Ho, local animation Upin & Ipin, Japanese comedian Piko Taro and many others in Seoul,...

MDEC to Set Up a Game Hub in Bangsar South

Amzar Anizam

MDEC and UOA Holdings Sdn. Bhd. signed an MoU to set up a Game Hub in Bangsar South, in an effort to position Malaysia as the preferred regional hub for games development and delivery.

Media Prima Labs' SEA Game Jam Winners Unveiled at Level Up KL

Mila Ismail

South East Asia Game Jam; a 36-hour game session organised by Media Prima Labs in partnership with Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) has revealed its winning teams during the curtain-closing ceremony for Level Up KL 2016.

Star Media Group Serves Best All-Asian Content, Ventures into OTT Streaming with

Mila Ismail

Star Media Group Bhd officially launched its latest digital project;, Malaysia's first homegrown Over-The-Top (OTT) streaming service providing all-Asian content.

6 Malaysian Animations to Debut in Asian Animation Summit

Mila Ismail

Six Malaysian animation projects out of 26 total projects have been selected to represent Malaysia at the 2016 Asian Animation Summit. Set to take place from 22nd – 24th November 2016 in Brisbane, Australia, the Asian Animation Summit is an annual event designed to showcase...

14 Local Game Studios Vie for Top Honour in First International Mobile Gaming Awards SEA

Amzar Anizam

Fourteen Malaysian game studios will be competing against 78 other developers and studios based in Southeast Asia for the Grand Prix award in the first International Mobile Gaming Awards Southeast Asia (IMGA SEA), set to be held on 8th November 2016 in Kuala Lumpur.

Bandai Namco Studios Malaysia Opens, Partners with Local CGI Studio Lemon Sky

Amzar Anizam

Bandai Namco Studios Malaysia Sdn Bhd (BNSMY) is officially launched, and the studio is partnering with local CGI studio, Lemon Sky Animation to develop a string of Bandai Namco titles for the coming year.

Maxis 4G and YouTube Premiere ‘Rojak 360°,’ Malaysia's First 360-degree Film Series

Amzar Anizam

Maxis 4G collaborated with YouTube to premiere nation’s first 360° film series, 'Rojak 360°' directed by five homegrown award-winning content creators to celebrate the Independence Day and Malaysia Day.

Appxplore’s Latest Mobile Game App, ‘Crab War’ Reaches One Million Downloads

Amzar Anizam

Appxplore, KL-based mobile game development studio announced that its latest mobile game app, 'Crab War' has reached 1 million combined downloads (from Google Play and Apple App Store) within 60 days of its soft launch.

Bandai Namco Studios Malaysia to Be the Hub for Bandai’s Visual Art Production in the Region

Amzar Anizam

BANDAI NAMCO Studios Inc. with the assistance of MDEC, is set to operate a studio in Kuala Lumpur known as BANDAI NAMCO Studios Malaysia Sdn. Bhd. in September 2016.

Mediasoft Entertainment’s ‘Tappymon’ Featured in ‘Best New Game’ Categories on App Store in 3 Countries

Amzar Anizam

Mediasoft Entertainment’s latest game in development, 'Tappymon' has been featured in the ‘Best New Game’ and ‘Games We Love’ categories on Apple App Store in Singapore, Australia and New Zealand via its Beta version.

Two Malaysian Animation Projects to Compete in Seoul Promotion Plan 2016

Mila Ismail

Two Malaysian animation projects have been selected to compete in Seoul Promotion Plan (SPP) 2016. Sam Mchamm: The Kingdom of FooDoo by Frogtale Studio and Borneo Synergy's Becky Fixity has been shortlisted as finalists to compete in the market's Project Competition, and are the...

MEASAT Partners with PLANETCAST to Provide HD and 4K/UHD Video Distribution Services in India

Mila Ismail

MEASAT Satellite Systems (MEASAT), a premium supplier of services to leading broadcasters, Direct-To-Home (DTH) platforms and telecom operators inked a new partnership with Planetcast Media Services Limited (PLANETCAST) – formerly Essel Shyam Communication Ltd. to provide the...

Malaysia to Host Southeast Asia's Inaugural International Mobile Gaming Awards Competition

Amzar Anizam

Malaysia's national ICT custodian, MDEC partners up with the team behind International Mobile Gaming Awards (IMGA) to bring the mobile game competition to Southeast Asia for the first time this year on 8th November 2016.

Over 1,000 Industry Experts in Mobile Game Ecosystem to Attend Mobile Games Asia 2016

Amzar Anizam

Mobile Games Asia 2016 (MGA 2016), a conference and exhibition on the Southeast Asian Mobile Games Industry on 13th to 14th July 2016, is set to be attended by over 1,000 industry leaders and experts from all around the world to share insights, discuss trends and ideas to pave...

GameFounders Calls for Aspiring Games Studios to Be Part of Its Global Network

Mila Ismail

GameFounders, the first global game accelerator network with hubs in Asia and Europe is now opening applications for aspiring game studios to be a part of its global network through a 3-month learning program, GameFounders Asia Fall 2016.

Malaysia’s Creative Content Grows Exponentially in 2015, with Game Industry Rising

Mila Ismail

Malaysia's national ICT custodian, Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) has seen an exponential growth in the Creative Content Technology (CCT) cluster which includes games, visual effects, animation, and others as the CCT cluster generated RM 7.24 billion revenue for MSC...

Ingeniworks Fosters Learning ‘Jawi’ through Mobile Game

Mila Ismail

Ingeniworks Sdn Bhd has released a mobile game titled, 'Mari Belajar Jawi' to educate the younger generation on ‘Jawi,’ an Arabic script adapted for written Bahasa Malaysia text.

Astro Launches eGG, the Region’s First eSports Channel

Amzar Anizam

Astro marks a new milestone as the first in Southeast Asia to launch a dedicated eSports channel in the region, Every Good Game (eGG) starting June 2016.

U Mobile Partners with 11 OTT Giants for Free Unlimited Video Streaming

Amzar Anizam

U Mobile has partnered with 11 OTT giants for Video-Onz™, Malaysia’s first 24 hours unlimited free video streaming service.

HK-Indonesia-Malaysia Team Up on BoBoiBoy: The Movie Mobile Game

Amzar Anizam

BoBoiBoy: The Movie widens its horizon into the mobile gaming platform with BoBoiBoy: Power Spheres, developed by Alkemis Games (Indonesia), published by 8elements (Hong Kong) and licensed from Animonsta Studios (Malaysia).

Mediasoft Entertainment to Launch Roll Spike, World's First Sepak Takraw Mobile Game

Mila Ismail

Malaysia's award winning games development studio, Mediasoft Entertainment will be coming up with Roll Spike, the world's first ever Sepak Takraw mobile game, soon.

Malaysia’s ChemCaper: The World's First Chemistry RPG is a Kickstarter Success

Amzar Anizam

ChemCaper ACT I: Petticles in Peril, the world’s first chemistry role-playing game from Malaysia, has been successfully funded on Kickstarter with USD 55,564 by 1,046 dedicated fans from all over the world in just a month.

WebTVAsia Signed Long Term Partnership with Dailymotion

Amzar Anizam

Asia’s biggest Multi Channel Network (MCN) and Digital Studio, WebTVAsia has signed a multi year partnership with Dailymotion to roll out 100-channel for the Asian market.

GOASEAN Launches Mobile App and Online Travel Booking System

Amzar Anizam

The world’s first ASEAN travel initiative, GOASEAN has elevated itself by launching a mobile application and an online booking system ‘LetsGoNow’ at the ‘GOASEAN Upfronts 2016’ held at Kuala Lumpur Golf and Country Club on 13th November 2015.

Malaysia's Teeb TV Grabs Apple Seed's Funding

Anuar Mat Saat

A Singapore-based startup accelerator, Apple Seed has committed to lead seed investment of S$0.5 million into Malaysian Internet TV platform, Teeb TV.

Ace Edventure Studio is Launching World’s First Chemistry RPG Game

Amzar Anizam

Malaysia’s Ace Edventure Studio will be launching, ChemCaper – the first Role-Playing Game (RPG) in the world to bridge education and mainstream gaming in March 2016.

MDEC Leads Eminent Malaysian Studios to HK Licensing Show 2016

Amzar Anizam

The Multimedia Development Corporation (MDeC) has successfully led 10 Malaysian animation studios to the Hong Kong International Licensing Show 2016 from 11th to 13th January 2016.

Comic Fiesta 2015 Features Japanese Rock Band 'Flow'

Amzar Anizam

Comic Fiesta, Malaysia’s premier animation, comics and games event returned on the 19th to 20th December 2015, at the Mines International Exhibition and Convention Centre. The highlights for this year include famous cosplayers; Xizhen, Shimo, Reika, Jin; and Japanese rock...

Tiny Guardians from Kurechii finally made it’s way to the desktop!

Ibnu Mohamed

Kurechii’s latest game, Tiny Guardians, is making it’s way to the desktop for the first time since it’s release!

Kurechii’s ‘Tiny Guardians’ to Debut on Steam

Amzar Anizam

Malaysia’s indie game studio, Kurechii’s latest game ‘Tiny Guardians’ will be making its way to the desktop for the first time on Steam via Greenlight on 15th December 2015.

Kurechii Launches Kickstarter Campaign to Record New ‘King’s League’ OST

Amzar Anizam

Malaysia’s indie game studio, ‘Kurechii’ has launched a Kickstarter campaign to grant the Metropolitan Youth Symphony Orchestra (MYSO) an opportunity to record the soundtracks for the sequel to 'King’s League' - an award winning strategy game.

The first Malaysian Komik Kon

Anuar Mat Saat

A collection of photos from the recent Komik Kon at MAEPS Serdang

Malaysia's First Komik Kon to Promote Local Creatives

Anuar Mat Saat

For the first time ever, Komik Kon will be making its debut here in Malaysia for the fans of fictional universes and pop culture.

Malaysia’s Appxplore to be listed on ASX

Anuar Mat Saat

Singapore internet venture accelerator Fatfish Internet Group Limited (FFG) which was listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) last year, proposed a spin-out of its investments in mobile games studios as a separate independent company called iCandy Interactive Ltd...

Muhibbah Apps Talent 2015 Launches Top 10 Korean Apps

Anuar Mat Saat

The regional Korean Apps Wave event series, Muhibbah Apps Talent 2015 launched Top 10 Korean Apps in Malaysia at the Pullman Putrajaya Lakeside Hotel on 9th September 2015.

Animex 2015 Features Keynote Speakers from the Big Guns

Anuar Mat Saat

The Animex International Festival of Animation and Computer Games 2015 featured the who’s who in the industry, with speakers from Pixar, Disney Animation, Dreamworks, LucasArts, Industrial Light & Magic, Rhythm & Hues, Framestore, Double Negative, Valve, Epic, SEGA, Lionhead,...

MSC Malaysia Intellectual Property Creators Challenge’s Deadline is Now Extended!

Ibnu Mohamed

Due to the overwhelming responses, MDeC has extended the deadline for the MSC Malaysia IPCC to 15th September 2015 so potential home-grown creative contents still stand a chance to gain international recognition.

Animex 2015 Features Ed Hooks, the ‘Acting for Animators’ Guru

Amzar Anizam

The second Animex Southeast Asia features some of the leading name in creative industry such as Ed Hooks, who pioneered acting training specifically for animators.

ANIMEX is Back in KL!

Ibnu Mohamed

Animex, an internationally acclaimed computer games and animation event is coming back to Malaysia for the second time this coming 5th and 6th September.

SwinDesign Debuts the First Melanau-Inspired Game in US

Amzar Anizam

Malaysia’s very own SwinDesign studio debuted their Melanau-inspired game, ‘Tou: The Sacrifice’ at the Microsoft Imagine Cup world finals in Seattle, Washington in July 2015.