Daniel Vong is a Bachelor of Engineering (Robotics and Mechatronics) (Honours) and Bachelor of Computer Science graduate with a passion for almost anything. He participated in many global competitions and hackathons ranging from HydroContest–a contest to build the fastest, most energy efficient boat–to Microsoft Imagine Cup–a global technology competition. He was the Engineering Lead of Microsoft Student Partners Malaysia FY15-17.
After a heart-breaking event where his grandmother lost her sight, together with his sister, Stella BBus (Accounting & Finance), they bring you a smart cane for the blind–BAWA Cane–with enhanced capabilities that reduces head-level and fall accidents to help blind and visually impaired gain confidence, mobility freedom, and independence.
In a world without sight, we use technology to give your loved ones a reason to get out there and live life to the fullest!
In summary, this seminar explores the speaker’s journey into assistive technology, the opportunities in assistive technologies, and the impact of data collected and analysed towards a future of inclusive, connected, independent living.