technology

  • AGUstudents to propose clean power tech in US energy conference

    Al Ghurair University, one of UAE-based diversified conglomerate Al Ghurair’s education ventures, is sponsoring the participation of three of its Electrical & Electronics Engineering Students in the IEEE Green Energy and Smart Systems Conference 2017 in California, USA this month.

  • AI developments set to contribute up to 13.6 per cent GDP in the UAE by 2030 & beyond

    The ongoing shift to new smart city ecosystems that equip tech-savvy citizens with easy access to information using intelligent services and applications has become the hallmark of future urbanism. With the emergence of Artificial Intelligence (AI) as a big game changer in the global economy, the UAE remains keen on capitalizing on the opportunity for the region to become a key player in the global agenda, as advancements in AI is set to contribute up to 13.6 per cent GDP in the UAE by 2030.

  • AI is experiencing exponential growth like the Internet revolution three decades ago

    H.E Omar Sultan Al Olama, Minister of State for Artificial Intelligence, said that the UAE is working to keep abreast of the rapid changes seen in the technology sector similar to what the world had witnessed decades ago with regards to the internet revolution.

  • AI is impossible to regulate but it won’t be a threat to humans — Tanmay Bakshi

    Tanmay Bakshi, the extraordinary 14-year old AI scientist, gave his keynote speech on the final day of the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) International Conference on Wednesday in Dubai, discussing a variety of subjects from quantum computing to blockchain and artificial intelligence.

  • Airbus and STC Specialized team up to make the Hajj 2018 safer

    Together with the telecom companies STC Specialized and House of Invention International (HOI) in Saudi Arabia, Airbus has supplied secure communication infrastructure to the security staff protecting this year’s Hajj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia.

  • Airbus boosts Intersec 2019 with Progressive Comms Technology

    Airbus is showcasing its latest secure communications solutions at this year’s Intersec exhibition in Dubai, the world‘s leading trade fair for security, safety, and fire protection. These solutions are being used by security authorities to safeguard cities, ensure protection for citizens and residents, and respond to emergency incidents.

  • Airbus device Tactilon Dabat wins Intersec Award 2018

    Airbus’ Tactilon Dabat device, a secure Android smartphone and Tetra-Radio in one, has won the Intersec Award 2018 in the category “Innovative Security Product of the Year” in Dubai. The Security, Safety and Fire Protection Middle East Awards were held recently at the Habtoor Palace in Dubai on September 20th. They honour industry's best projects and products in the field of security in the Middle East.

  • Airbus kicks off the Critical App Challenge in the Middle East

    Airbus has kicked off the innovation initiative “Critical App Challenge” for the Middle East to set in motion regional developers and start-ups to create the best applications for public safety users. Airbus is giving life to a digital ecosystem for its secure device Tactilon Dabat, an Android smartphone and Tetra radio in one. The aim is to establish new digital solutions to help police, firefighters and other professionals improve their work.

  • Airbus plans major presence at Paris Air Show 2017

    At the Paris Air Show, which runs from 19th to 25th June 2017, Airbus will showcase its wide range of innovative technologies, products and services, from market-leading commercial and military aircraft to helicopters and space systems. In addition, there will be a new Digital Exhibition zone at the Airbus pavilion (located at the end of Chalet Row A), where traditional mock-ups give way to the latest digital immersive and interactive display technologies to convey an improved experience of Airbus’ products and services, in life-like virtual reality scenarios.

  • Airbus pushes mission-critical standard solutions for 5G networks

    Airbus will intensively contribute to the next steps in finding a global standard for mission-critical multimedia group communication. After the 3rd Generation Partnership Project’s (3GPP) completion of release 14 of secure multimedia group communication in December 2017, Airbus and its partners within 3GPP are now working on release 15 and 16 by the end of 2019. 3GPP is a global initiative that unites various standard development organisations and sets international telecommunications standards as well as system specifications.

  • Airbus serves as beacon for future professional communication at CCMENA

    During this year’s exhibition “Critical Communications MENA” in Dubai from 24th to 25th September, new application developers have partnered with Airbus to create secure multimedia solutions for professional communication. For instance, the Finnish companies Varjo, which will showcase their Virtual and Extended Reality solutions, and Nsion, which develops real-time video apps for public safety organisations, will give an insight into the new possibilities of Airbus critical communications platforms.

  • Airbus spearheads an innovative ecosystem for public safety at the Mobile World Congress 2018

    To lay the foundations of completely secure communication market schemes, Airbus will reach out to the telecom industry at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. As a known expert and provider of mission-critical communications, Airbus has started to form cooperations with Mobile Network Operators. This serves as a basis to make new technologies available to police officers and firefighters. These future solutions are secure professional apps, group video calls, and real-time data transmission based on Artificial Intelligence and the Internet of Things (IoT).

  • Airbus spruces up the professional communication landscape in the Middle East

    Airbus will conclude its “Critical App Challenge for the Middle East” during the GITEX exhibition 2018 in Dubai from 14 to 18 October and honour the best developers for public safety apps in the region. Since August start-up companies from the region have registered for the Airbus competition to create inventive digital solutions to facilitate public safety’s or companies´ work. This challenge contributes to a digital ecosystem for the secure device Tactilon Dabat, the first Tetra radio and Android smartphone in one.

  • Airbus successfully utilizes trailblazing communication solution for Fortune Global Forum in China

    Airbus has successfully provided the latest in secure communication services to help facilitate operations of the ‘Fortune Global Forum 2017,’ one of the most influential forums on economic development in the world, which was recently held in Guangzhou, China. The annual conference, hosted by Fortune magazine, saw the participation of more than 1,000 conventioneers—including international politicians and senior business executives from more than 150 of the world’s top 500 companies. Airbus' successful implementation demonstrates its excellence as the official Tetra equipment supplier of the Guangzhou Government Shared Tetra network, which is the second largest city-wide Tetra network in the world.

  • Airbus to demonstrate advantage of utilizing Hybrid Critical Communications solutions at ISNR 2018

    Airbus will be throwing the spotlight on the key benefits and advantages to be gained from using Hybrid Critical Communications solutions at the 'Future Policing' forum during their participation at this year's edition of the International Exhibition of National Security and Resilience (ISNR), which is being held until March 8, 2018 at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC) in Abu Dhabi.

  • Airbus turns up with “Intelligence Shared” at the Critical Communications World exhibition in Berlin

    Under the slogan “Intelligence Shared”, Airbus is showcasing next generation communication solutions for professional mobile networks at the Critical Communications World (CCW) 2018 in Berlin running until 17 May. 

  • Airbus upgrades communication network at Fort Irwin in the USA

    Airbus is upgrading and expanding the US Army’s secure mobile communication system at the Fort Irwin National Training Center in the USA, California. As a result of this migration, the US Army will be able to communicate more efficiently and flexibly on one of the most important training site of the US military. A resilient and highly reliable on-site communication infrastructure supports the work of observers and controllers. Airbus expects the conclusion of the network modernisation by the end of 2018.

  • Ajman DED launches ISIC-4 system to facilitate investment activity and promote business competitiveness

    The Department of Economic Development – Ajman (DED-Ajman), launched its ISIC4 system, to enhance electronic communication with other local and federal agencies, to streamline government procedures. The move supports the DED-Ajman’s commitment to developing an ideal environment for investment, while adopting best practices to encourage further investments in the promising opportunities Ajman has to offer. The ISIC4 system is an important tool, and is fundamental in the process of enhancing business competitiveness, as it helps to facilitate over 3.700 economic activities by investors. This supports the DED-Ajman’s goal to develop a thriving economy for the community in Ajman.

  • Ajman Sewerage’s Mobile Application and E-Payment Website registers 1,000 users in just three months!

    Reiterating their commitment towards providing seamless consumer experiences ranging from state-of-art pipeline and water treatment solutions to facilitating remote interactions with its customers, Ajman Sewerage Private Company Limited (ASPCL) announced strong growth in user-base for its brand new Mobile Application and E-Payment website that was launched mid-October last year.

  • Akademik Lomonosov: Bellona commended Rosatom’s transparency in floating NPP project

    A technical visit to the site of the floating power unit (FPU) Akademik Lomonosov was organized by ROSATOM State Corporation in Murmansk. The event was held as part of the 11th Regional Public Dialogue Forum “Cooperation for the Arctic Sustainable Development”.