Techna-X bags development and support contract worth RM50.8 million

Kuala Lumpur News , 14 September 2021

Techna-X Bhd’s subsidiary, TouchPoint International Sdn Bhd and a technology solutions company have bagged a two-year technology development and support contract for RM50.8 million from SHT Engineering Sdn Bhd (SHT).

In a statement today, the company said the contract is to design and deliver an analytics-enabled public safety and security command system.

Under the terms of the engagement, TouchPoint will develop, implement and support an analytics-enabled public safety and security system, incorporating the latest on the Internet of Things (IoT)-powered computing mobile devices, GIS software components, and professional engineering services.

Techna-X executive chairman Tunku Naquiyuddin Tuanku Ja’afar said the contract from SHT is a significant win for Touchpoint and the group.

“With the development of our own proprietary systems and interface, we foresee greater business opportunities soon and possibly capturing relevant public and private sector projects alike, particularly in the areas of technology solutions for law enforcement, safety and security sectors,” he said.

He said the company’s proven expertise enables them to aggregate the various advanced technologies into an integrated solution that maximises the use of digital information.

Executive director Datuk Jared Lim said Techna-X also intends to leverage its presence in the public safety and security industry by offering IoT, data analytics, and artificial intelligence solutions via its other digital transformation subsidiaries to add value to its solutions partnership with SHT.

SHT has expertise in manufacturing and supply of high-value components of information and communication technologies (ICT) with key services including IT consulting, network technologies and security, software and application development, public safety and security communication, command and control, communication and computer integration (C4i) and cyber security.

Source: New Straits Times