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Reasons to be Proud - #R2bP: At the forefront of technology and innovation are class of 2016 BEng Mechatronics graduates, Matthew Venter and Theo Weyers who were recently selected as finalists in MTN’s Internet of Things (IoT) Awards. They were recognised for their modular and advanced IOT-enabled platform.

The IoT Awards celebrates the major strides made in technology thanks to the Internet of Things.

Matthew (left) and Theo who graduated with their Bachelor of Engineering degrees in Mechatronics three years ago, run a company called MySmartSytems - a technology company that specialises in building IoT solutions for a wide variety of industries and applications.

MySmartSystems has developed a universal IOT platform that can be used in a wide range of industries, allowing companies in multiple sectors to set up an IOT solution in an easy and efficient manner. All hardware is designed and assembled at MySmartSystems. Edge computing is used to process data at hardware level instead of at server level. All IOT boards have artificial intelligence functions to enable real-time decisions to be made, without an end-user having to be present.