Tech-enhanced experiences at Maybank Championship 2017


Maybank Group Chief Strategy Officer, Michael Foong (the fifth from the left, last row) posing together with the app developers for the technology showcase at Maybank Championship 2017

Today at the Maybank Championship 2017, the company has showcased some tech-enhanced, digital-first bespoke experiences with a few app developers such as Suncrox Solar, Credit Mavin, VAV App, Evenesis, NEXX, Jom Fishing, Apver, Eat Cake Today, AppPay, Katsana, MyCash, Laundry On The Go, RecomN, VRLab and Brand Geeks Inc.

Amongst some of the innovation that will be demonstrated to the public from 9-12 February 2017, one of them includes a Virtual Reality lab installation, solar powered mobile charging stations at the public village developed by Suncrox Solar, a context-based notifications platform developed by VAV Apps and a mobile solution that will help keep track of your spending across all payment channels (especially) credit cards) in one convenient mobile application by Credit Mavin.


The VR lab area


Appandus showing their app of a mobile cashless transaction profile


Suncrox Solar's solar powered mobile charging station

Maybank Group Chief Strategy Officer, Michael Foong said: “As befits a platform where the best of the world converge in a spectacle of talent, skill and discipline, we are thrilled to offer to golfers and visitors alike digital innovations and technology experiences that will be the way of the future. From  cashless payment options to digital banking services offered on-site as well as the presence of many tech start-ups and fintech partners, we do indeed aim to offer an experience of Gold Like Never Before.”

Also to be deployed throughout the Saujana Gold and Country Club for all four days of the Championship are digital innovations developed by Maybank including Maybank including MaybankPay and SamsungPay; cashless payment conveniences at public F&B and merchandise sales outlets, Maybank Express Debit Card Replacement Kiosk (e-Kiosk), promotion of the refreshed M2U app and many more.


Things to experience for the public on 9 - 12 February

Besides that, this year’s event will not only see a world class line up of players such as US Masters reigning Champion Danny Willet, but also offering companion activities including yoga class and boot camp sessions for fitness fanatics and even culinary delights from Michelin Star Chef, Anton Mosimann.

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