Technology

His Excellency Dr. Rashid Ahmed Bin Fahad, Minister, Ministry of Environment and Water, honored Khaled Al Awar, a student from Abu Dhabi’s Khalifa University, at the Ministry’s headquarters in Dubai. Khaled designed the game, ‘Abher,’ a highly interactive game on fishing that has received overwhelming response since its launch in GITEX 2015 last October. The game, which was especially designed for fishing enthusiasts, works on smartphones and tablets and includes the latest standards and guidelines for fishing in the UAE.

Panasonic Marketing Middle East & Africa has announced the proposing of a new photographic experience in Panasonic Cameras through a new technological function ‘Post Focus’ that enables users to select in-focus area after shooting with easy operation. It allows multiple shots with different focus points with a single shutter release to choose from. It also enhances creative freedom in photography, even enabling more precise focusing in macro shots. Best shots with perfect focus on the desired part of the image are always available.

Dubai Smart Government (DSG) has received a very encouraging response from the public during UAE Innovation Week especially for its Dubai Now app, which was recently launched at Gitex 2015. The app is being demonstrated to the general public at DSG’s special stand at Mirdif City Centre during UAE Innovation Week.

Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) has today (Tuesday, November 24, 2015) unveiled a mobile app that brings the capabilities of the university’s ‘Smart Campus’ virtual campus to smart phone users. The app can run on Android- and iOS-supported devices and is designed to be fully compatible with wearable technologies. H.E. Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, UAE Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research and Chairman of the Coordination Council of Higher Education, personally launched the app and saw its first notifications on a smart watch during the Higher Education and Research Policies Forum hosted by HBMSU.

Bentley Systems, Incorporated, a leading global provider of software solutions for advancing infrastructure, reported today that attendees at its Year in Infrastructure 2015 Conference in London were enthusiastically sharing their experiences and encouragement regarding its new CONNECT Edition software generation. CONNECT Edition provides a common environment for comprehensive project delivery. At this time ProjectWise CONNECT Edition, MicroStation CONNECT Edition, and Navigator CONNECT Edition are all in General Access, and users are starting to take full advantage of advancements.