Industrial Art & Technology Exhibition (INATEX) – 2012
Industrial Art & Technology Exhibition (INATEX) is a UTM-wide yet prestige event that organized by Research Management Centre (RMC). This exhibition is R&D showcase and competition of UTM inventions and innovations developed by UTM researchers. The purpose of INATEX is to promote the research findings or product to the public by exhibiting the creative inventions and innovative products from the UTM researcher. INATEX is a screening platform for UTM Product for the competition at national and international level. INATEX also as a mechanism to enhance collaboration between researchers and industry which in line with the theme for INATEX 2012: “Sustainable: Commercialization through Innovative R&D”. This event was successfully held on 3rd October 2012 until 5th October 2012 at Dewan Sultan Iskandar (DSI), UTM, Skudai.
Participants from different kind of faculties joined in to support and show innovative and creative spirit, including students and researchers from Faculty of Electrical Engineering. Projects and research were demonstrated to the visitors. Hands-on demonstration set up was also included for the visitors to experience the excitements and acknowledge new ideas and concept regarding to each project presented.
Our groups have sent four projects which under Dr. Ahmad ‘Athif Mohd Faudzi. All the project that was presented in the exhibition which are Intelligent Pnuematic Actuator (IPA) System and It’s Application on Chair’s Seat Panel, Real-time Hand Gestures System for Mobile Robots Control, Wireless Switch In Smart Home Application and Soft Hand for Agriculture Application which was conducted by Nu’man, Khairuddin, Muhammad, Omar and The for the Pneumatic System, Rusydi, Ili and Sanjoy for Soft Actuator, Muhammad Asyraf and Chai Chang Kai for Hand Gestures and Irfan and Ridhuan for Smart Switch. The concept of IPA is basically pneumatic cylinders which are consists of PSoC (brain), pressure sensor, optical encoder and valve. It’s a novel creation by Dr Ahmad Athif which comes with a brilliant idea that makes pneumatic system more intelligent and useful. Intelligent Pneumatic Actuator (IPA) System and It’s Application on Chair’s Seat Panel is a intelligent yet creative project which attract visitors to learn and acknowledge new ideas that was created and developed by researcher from FKE and also goes to others project.