When you think of Malaysia, many will picture mouth-watering local delicacies, the sky-high Petronas Twin Towers, Batu Caves and tropical beaches. But wait, that’s not all! We have so much more to be proud of than just our tourist spots. Malaysia is also home to many great inventions that play a part in the everyday lives of people all over the world. Here are some of the geniuses that have crafted a path to success with their products.
Did you know that the world’s first frozen paratha in the market was made in Malaysia? Kawan Food was the first in the industry to master the art of instant paratha-making. It has since made its way to international supermarkets across 35 countries worldwide! It’s a neat way to have your cravings fixed especially when you’re travelling to a different country
An essential on-the-go device we use to store assignments, work files, movies and more. We got to give it to the genius, Pua Khein-Seng, who invented this while pursuing his degree in electrical engineering. The fact that it’s small, compact and weighs almost nothing makes it a convenient method that many have adapted all over the world.
Lytro Light Camera
A young, passionate Malaysian who saw an opportunity while researching light fields during his student days came up with the Lytro Light Camera. A compact-sized device that captures both the intensity of light in a frame and the direction where the light is coming from. Thanks to the creator, Ren Ng, you can now find most digital cameras with this light-field technology to take your next perfect #ootd.
Half-boiled egg maker
Found in almost every kopitiam and mamak, this Malaysian made device has helped serve perfect half-boiled eggs to many Malaysians for breakfast! It’s the simplest way to make sure your eggs don’t overcook. All you need to do is place your eggs in the plastic container, pour in the right amount of boiling water, and wait till the water has fully drained to enjoy your half-boiled eggs.
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