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[2024] 5 Promising HardwareTech Startups in Malaysia

Hardware technology forms the foundation of our digital world, involving physical components and devices in computing systems and electronics. From microprocessors to robotics, these elements drive technological innovation, powering the gadgets integral to our daily lives.

In Malaysia, numerous hardware tech startups are transforming aspects of everyday life through reinvention and ingenuity. Here are five rising startups actively making people’s lives simpler and more efficient.

Braintree Technology

Established in 2009, Braintree Technologies Sdn Bhd employs advanced technologies such as drones, AI, IoT, and GIS to enhance Malaysia’s plantation industry.

They have developed autonomous oil palm robots that precisely spray fertiliser on each tree using AI.

Braintree has undertaken AI drone mapping projects, encompassing over 1,000,000 hectares of oil palm plantations for diverse Malaysian clients.

Currently, they are preparing to expand their robotics technology, Infinity 01, by collaborating with both existing and new clients.

A multi-action agriculture robotics solution, capable of millimetre-level agriculture with precision.


Utilizing machine vision, Evlos actively automates quality inspections and identifies defects in manufacturing processes.

This visionary approach facilitates manufacturers in various industries, enabling them to effortlessly detect and efficiently eliminate defects, leading to substantial time and cost savings.

With a proven track record of successfully serving clients across diverse sectors, including plastics, metals, food, and pharmaceuticals, the Evlos team has established itself as a reliable force in the field.

Evlos uses artificial intelligence to automate quality control in manufacturing


Empowering everyone to own a self-driving car is the vision with Kommu.

Revolutionizing self-driving experiences in Malaysia, Kommu employs KommuAssist to introduce Level 2 semi-autonomous driving features to specific car models, such as Perodua, Proton, Honda, Toyota, Lexus, and BYD.

Level 2 autonomy enables the car to assume control over most steering, acceleration, and braking functions.

For a comprehensive list of cars supported by Kommu, click here to explore the options available.

KommuAssist is Malaysia’s first self-driving kit.


Relief breathing difficulties with Formedic.

Formedic’s team, comprising medical doctors, mechanical engineers, and software engineers, collaboratively crafted LEGA, a portable handheld solution that alleviates breathing challenges associated with COPD, bronchitis, pneumonia, cystic fibrosis, and other lung conditions.

LEGA, trusted and utilized by prominent hospitals in Malaysia, stands as a testament to Formedic’s commitment to providing effective solutions for both children and adults.

LEGA is an electronically controlled medical device for applying percussion and vibrations to a patient’s predetermined chest area.


Retailetics’s AI-powered ezyCart is Asia’s first self-checkout shopping cart and shopper experience Ecosystem.

This innovative shopping cart, infused with AI, empowers stores to elevate their sales efficiency, ensuring a seamless in-store shopping encounter.

Shoppers can effortlessly locate products and indulge in a convenient checkout process, eliminating the hassle of long queues at payment counters.

Recently honored at the Malaysia Technology Expo 2024, Retailetics received both a gold award and special recognition for the exceptional performance of ezyCart.

ezyCart can be found in Redtick supermarket, Putrajaya.

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