MULTIMEDIA Development Corp (MDC), which is participating in the CeBIT 2003 in Hannover, Germany, aims to position the Multimedia Super Corridor (MSC) as the preferred investment location for information and telecommunications technology (ICT) products, services and solutions.
It also aims to showcase the MSC to the world, explore potential markets and areas of collaboration with CeBIT visitors, position the MSC as one of the global research and development (R&D) hubs, and exhibit Malaysia's ICT products, services and solutions.
CeBIT, the worlds leading international trade fair for information technology, telecommunications, software and services, would end on March 19, MDC said in a statement.
It said the MSC pavilion was showcasing Malaysia's ICT products and solutions in the areas of e-business, wireless, smart card and creative multimedia.
MDC chief executive officer Datuk Dr Mohamed Arif Nun,said the corporation's technology team would be conducting a technology trend analysis which would enable it to benchmark Malaysias technology progress and to see how it could further enhance the MSCs development to become an attractive R&D hub.
The aim is to attract more companies to conduct R&D in the country, he said.
The MDC will disseminate information on the MSC initiative; promote Malaysia's ICT companies, products, services & solutions; and present updates on the MSC Flagship Applications introduced to CeBIT visitors last year.
Four MSC-status companies are showcasing their products and services at the fair Handisplay (M) Sdn Bhd, Green Packet (M) Sdn Bhd, Resscom MSC Sdn Bhd and Tricubes Computers.
Other ICT companies are VisualXtreme and Gerak Mobile Technology Sdn Bhd. Bernama