technology

  • ADNEC Delivers UAE's Fastest Wi-Fi at Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre with Aruba

    Abu Dhabi Nation Exhibition Company (ADNEC) has deployed powerful new 802.11ac Wi-Fi technology from Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company, at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre. The new infrastructure has laid the foundation for transformation to an IoT-driven exhibition centre and delivers secure, seamless and high-speed wireless connectivity across the 73,000 sqm facility. Post implementation, there has been a significant increase in Wi-Fi satisfaction to 95% from the previous average of 70-80%.

  • ADVANCED ELECTRONICS COMPANY AND HONEYWELL ENTER INTO AGREEMENT FOR SMART CITY OPPORTUNITIES IN SAUDI ARABIA

    Advanced Electronics Company (AEC) a Riyadh based Saudi Economic Offset Program Company has signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) with Honeywell the global technology company for collaborating on business development activities for smart and connected buildings, smart cities and critical infrastructure protection (CIP) in Saudi Arabia.  The MoA is signed during Saudi Arabian Smart Grid Conference (SASG 2018), being held at The Ritz Carlton, Jeddah.

  • Advances in electric cars, batteries and charging stations grab interest of consumers and investors

    The world has made an impressive technological leap with the invention and development of electric cars, in keeping with the modern world’s focus on developing vehicles that consume less fuel. The advancement in electric vehicle technology has accelerated over the past decade, and many renowned global automobile companies have gone in the direction of producing, or making plans to produce, electric cars. Electric car batteries are recharged at dedicated charging stations, just like a petrol station. Automobile manufacturers are in a race to develop electric cars that can run longer distances without recharging by using high-quality batteries.

  • AECOM credits Bentley Systems as strategic partner for project delivery technologies excellence

    AECOM CIO Tom Peck said, “Bentley’s flexibility, technology portfolio, industry knowledge, and willingness to go above and beyond the typical vendor-client relationship have helped extend AECOM’s market position, complete our client service offerings, and enhance our delivery capabilities. We have a high level of confidence in Bentley’s software and services, which support our goals of mobilizing faster, reducing risk, and implementing the resourcing flexibility required to optimally staff our projects with our widespread domain expertise.”

  • AED134.5b value of Dubai trade in electronics in first half of 2017

    DP World Group Chairman & CEO and Chairman of Ports, Customs and Free Zone Corporation Sultan bin Sulayem pointed out that Dubai plays a pivotal role in sustaining and developing the information technology sector thanks to its adoption of latest technologies and applications. 

  • AEG Power Solutions Secures the Power of a Premium High Capacity Data Center in Singapore

    AEG Power Solutions, a global provider of power electronic systems and solutions for industrial power supplies and renewable energy applications, announced that their Protect Blue UPS has been installed to secure the power supply to one of Singapore's  most recent and largest data centers.

  • AGI and Bentley Systems Announce Cesium Consortium

    Analytical Graphics Inc. (AGI) and Bentley Systems are pleased to announce Bentley Systems as a co-founder of the new Cesium Consortium. Cesium is an open source, browser-based virtual globe, first developed by AGI in 2011 for the aerospace and defense communities. Cesium’s unparalleled performance in streaming very large datasets through a browser to desktops, tablets, and smart phones has enabled it to become the virtual globe of choice for geospatial viewing. The consortium will now enable AGI and Bentley to collaborate on the Cesium roadmap to better accelerate and support the requirements for building infrastructure modeling (BIM) and for owners of infrastructure assets. In addition, the consortium will support feature development, priority bug fixes, expansion of outreach efforts, and the hosting of social coding events such as code sprints and bug bashes.

  • AgilityGrid introduces technological innovations at the SMART Surveillance Forum

    AgilityGrid’s SMART Surveillance Forum 2016 brought together their key partners from around the world yesterday at Media Rotana Hotel.  CTO’s and Security Heads from a range of businesses and government bodies were introduced to the latest CCTV security solutions and a range of new video analytics capabilities.  The technology is not only innovative but can create cost–efficiencies in the long run, through earlier incident detection and reduced security risks.

  • AGMC welcomes much anticipated plug-in hybridfleet

    AGMC, the official BMW Group importer for Dubai, Sharjah and the Northern Emirates, has welcomed the eagerly-anticipated fleet of PHEV models in its showrooms.

  • Agorai Appoints Sultan Abu Sultan to Lead its Middle East Business

    In a strategic move designed to amplify regional growth, Agorai has appointed Sultan Abu Sultan as its Middle East Lead, overseeing all operations in the region.This announcement comes as Agorai, a global platform which provides the turnkey software solutions, technology and data needed for any company to join the AI economy, enters its second year of business operations.

  • 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.