The Institute of Technical Education (ITE) was established as a post-secondary institution in 1992, under the Ministry of Education. ITE is a principal provider of career and technical education and a key developer of national skills certification and standards, skilling Singapore for the future economy.
It offers three key programmes: (1) Pre-Employment Training for youths after secondary education, (2) Continuing Education and Training for adult learners, and (3) Industry-Based and Work-Study Programmes with employers.
With the guidance and mentorship from lecturers at Institute of Technical Education, and supervision of engineers from ECOPLUS Manufacturing Pte Ltd, the Singapore industrial leader in Toilet Cubical design; we aim to provide a revolutionary system that will be able to benefit the current toilet system to make it safer for public under the current pandemic situation and improve existing maintenance processes.
The system is designed and built with touch-free features that require minimal human intervention through wave sensors. The prototype design, inclusive of the motorised door open/close operation with contactless entry and exit activation, and IoT monitoring features that can track the usage frequency and sending maintenance alert messages.