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Cytron IoT Marketplace

BANDUNG – 26 AUGUST 2017

Cytron Technologies Sdn Bhd (“Cytron”) inks a Collaboration Agreement with Makestro and soft-launches the Cytron IoT Marketplace -an online marketplace to provide enterprises, businesses, Maker Communities, students, IoT developers and hobbyists with the essential Internet of Things (IoT) building blocks.

The marketplace is basically an online shop where people can access and buy the necessary components to create their own IoT projects. It also offers a huge collection of online tutorials and several series of hands-on workshops to help the customers with the components. This combined with a selection of more than 2000 buildings blocks, it definitely eases the process of creating an IoT solution. Ober Choo, Cytron Technologies Technical Director described the marketplace as as online tool shelves. “The marketplace is like an online tool shelves for you to build your next IoT product. Think of what you need to complete your project, pick it from our shelves and you can have it. All in one site.”

Figure 1 : Signing Ceremony between Makestro and Cytron Technologies

The signing ceremony was held earlier today at the Bandung Digtal Valley, Bandung in conjunction with the Republic of IoT; a 5 days event which gathered IoT community for seminars and a 24-hours hackaton. The MOU was signed by Mr. Andri Yadi, Chief Executive Officer of Dycode and Mr. Ober Choo, Technical Director for Cytron. The hardware kit uses during Hackathon was collaboration between Cytron marketplace, Atilze Digital Sdn. Bhd. And Makestro. The Hackathon was also officiated by Bapak Rudiantara, The minister of Kementrian Komunikasi dan Informasi of Indonesia was also present during the event.

Figure 2 : Hackathon hardware kit

The strategic partnership between Cytron and Makestro has broaden the synergy of Cytron Marketplace into this region. In his launching speech, Ober Choo announced special promotion for their customers in Indonesia. The promotions are 10% discount for all Raspberry Pi Boards and accessories (except for the Zero Series) and free shipping for customers whose purchase is above than 100USD.

Cytron IoT Marketplace launched with three missions: Educate, Enable and Accelerate. The marketplace objective is to educate the community with IoT related skills through tutorials and courses. It also meant to enable the community to get the components and accelerate the process of turning the IoT solution prototype into commercial products. “We aim that this marketplace will democratize the IoT building blocks to everyone, equip the community with skills to assemble IoT, and be the platform which help them to share their excellent creation with the world” says Ober Choo.

 This event is sponsored by :

  • Intel Technology
  • Kominfo (Ministry of Communication and Informatics)
  • Telkom Indonesia
  • MDEC (Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation)
  • Autodesk Inc. Corporation
  • Atilze Digital Sdn. Bhd.
  • Silterra
  • GE (General Electric)
Figure 3 : Sponsors of the event

Without their support, this event wouldn’t be a reality. This collaboration is initiated to increase awareness and promote the use of IoT in Indonesia. Cytron welcomes all companies to join our network.

 

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