technology

  • World premiere of the new Mercedes-Benz A-Class

    The new Mercedes-Benz A-Class celebrated its world premiere in Amsterdam, revealing a model as youthful and dynamic as ever, but grown-up and comfortable like never before. It completely redefines modern luxury in the compact class, and revolutionises interior design. Technologically, the new A-Class not only takes first place thanks to MBUX – Mercedes-Benz User Experience; but it also offers a number of functions that were previously the preserve of the luxury segment. In certain driving situations, it is able to drive semi-autonomously for the first time, and MULTIBEAM LED headlamps are available on request. All models of the new A-Class are also powered by new, efficient petrol engines, and although Mercedes-Benz has retained the sporty appearance, the utility value has increased.

  • WORLD-LEADING IT FIRMS DESCEND ON GISEC 2017 AS GLOBAL CYBERSECURITY SPENDING FORECAST TO HIT USD101.6 BILLION BY 2020

    As companies and individuals across the globe increasingly feel the pressure to protect crucial information online, world-leading cybersecurity firms at the 4th Gulf Information Security and Conference (GISEC) will share their market-leading knowledge, and the latest and most innovative technologies to help firms keep data secure.

  • World’s #1 DLP Brand BenQ earns THX® HD Display Certification for W8000 Home Theatre Projector

    BenQ, the global No.1 DLP projector brand, proudly announced today that its W8000 home theatre projector achieves prestigious THX® HD Display™ Certification, a professional guarantee of outstanding cinematic performance to rival the finest movie theatres. W8000 delivers precise Rec. 709 colour fidelity and stunning high contrast to accurately reproduce every detail of the original content filmmakers intended for audiences.

  • World’s 1st End-to-End Digital TETRA DAS for Critical Communications and Public Safety Networks by Maven Wireless

    Maven Wireless, the game changer in wireless coverage, announced the arrival of the world’s 1st end-to-end digital TETRA DAS, (Distributed Antenna System) for in-building coverage at, Critical Communications MENA 2017 in Dubai.

  • World’s Favourite Games to Converge at Hub Zero

    Hub Zero, the region’s first immersive gaming theme park by Meraas, today announced that it will recreate eight world-renowned game titles into thrilling and innovative theme park rides and attractions, as well as utilizing the latest in cutting-edge virtual technologies to bring the first and only wireless VR experience to the Middle East.

  • World’s first Artificial Intelligence run skill development platform launched in Dubai, UAE

    Dubai based startup, Black Cube Solutions, a frontier tech company, is poised to disrupt the learning and education sector by focusing on skill development and career progression through machine learning and artificial intelligence.

  • World’s first cyborg on artificial senses

    CNN Style’s guest editor, Chen Man, has commissioned a series of features on visual language and imagining the future. One article, on how technology is changing what it means to be human, features the world’s first legally recognised cyborg, Neil Harbisson. 

  • World’s first floating offshore wind farm prepares to set sail

    An exciting milestone has been reached in the development of the world’s first commercial scale floating wind farm, which on completion will be sited off the coast of Aberdeenshire, Scotland.

  • World’s First Human-Powered Calorie Counter

    Forget scrolling through thousands of items to count those calories, a new UAE-based service tracks meals through WhatsApp. Users simply send The Food Analysts a WhatsApp photograph of their meal plus a short description and within moments receive a full nutritional macro report. The world’s first human-powered calorie counter ensures each WhatsApp message is assessed by an expert.

  • World’s Largest Aqua Screen Projection at Dubai Festival City uses Panasonic Projectors

    2016: Panasonic Marketing Middle East & Africa (PMMAF) along with its local agent, Al-Futtaim Panatech (a division of Al-Futtaim Group), has partnered with Dubai Festival City (DFC) for streaming multimedia shows at the world’s largest Aqua screen projection at the Festival Bay in Dubai Festival City. This projected image on the fountain was verified the Guinness World RecordsTM for the largest water screen projection on December 26th, 2016.

  • WorldSkills Abu Dhabi 2017 signs Samsung as Overall Event Presenter

    WorldSkills Abu Dhabi 2017 is pleased to announce that it has signed global electronics giant Samsung Electronics as its Overall Event Presenter. 

  • Would you take a bite in the new Apple Watch Series 3?

    Etisalat recently announced that the much-awaited Apple Watch Series 3 will be available to UAE customers for the first time, launching in stores on June 15. Commenting on this announcement, Sherry Zameer, SVP IOT for CISMEA at Gemalto, an Apple SIM qualified supplier, gave a quick overview of the 3 points that show why the new version of the Apple Watch is a game changer in the wearables category and how it will smooth and improve the end-user experience:

  • Xerox and CCS talk about the future of work

    In its continuous endeavor to deploy smarter document solution strategies while helping channels to further expand their revenue streams, Xerox and CCS are launching ‘The Future of Work’ series. Part of the larger GCC roadshow focused on the launch of ConnectKey products and solutions, Dubai event will highlight the importance of digital transformation that caters to changing workplace. The new range will feature simple and secure on-the-go capabilities, cloud connectivity, and access to productivity boosting features and apps beneficial for both channels and customers. The event is taking place at the Grand Excelsior Hotel in Dubai. 

  • Xerox Continues to Drive Cutting Edge Technology for Print Providers

    Xerox technologies that give print providers instant access to create lucrative print embellishments and personalized omnichannel communications have been recognized as having a significant impact on the print industry. The Xerox Iridesse™ Production Press and XMPie’s Circle PersonalEffect® Edition are each a recipient of the print industry’s prestigious InterTech™ Technology Awards.

  • Xerox Helps Global Channel Partners Accelerate Revenue Growth with New Sales and Marketing Program

    Xerox Global Partner Program is now available in United Arab Emirates to help authorized partners drive revenue and strengthen client relationships, particularly in the lucrative and growing small- and medium-size business market.

  • Xerox Helps SMBs Get More Work Done with New Cost Effective Monochrome Multifunction Printers

    Today’s small- and medium-sized businesses need efficient printing options that maximize productivity, reduce costs and simplify daily work processes. Xerox answers with the Xerox B1022/B1025 Multifunction Printers (MFPs).

  • Xerox is Taking Iridesse Production Press to the Middle East

    The company that invented the copier, laser printing and print-on-demand is launching another first in the world of print – a high speed, six station color press to its Middle Eastern partners and customers. State of art press combines four-color printing with up to two specialty dry inks in one printing pass. The Xerox Iridesse™ Production Press is the only digital press that can print metallic gold or silver dry ink, CMYK and clear dry ink in a single pass, giving print providers an immediate competitive edge in the growing digital print enhancement market.

  • Xerox Launches Iridesse Production Press at Modern Digital Print Exhibition

    Xerox unveiled the Xerox Iridesse® Production Press during the Modern Digital Print Exhibition, where the Jeddah Chamber gathered alongside major  publishing houses. The  Iridesse Production Press is the only digital press that can print metallic gold or silver dry ink, CMYK and clear dry ink in a single pass, giving print providers an immediate competitive edge in the growing digital print enhancement market.

  • Xerox Named A 2018 Top 100 Global Technology Leader

    For the sixth time since 2011, Xerox (NYSE: XRX) has been recognized as a Top 100 Global Tech Leader (formerly the “Top 100 Global Innovators”) by Thomson Reuters. Xerox received high marks for leadership in patent generation, corporate social responsibility and environmental impact.

  • Xerox Partners with PrintReleaf to Help Customers Reach Sustainability Goals

    Xerox (NYSE: XRX) managed print services (MPS) customers will have the opportunity to contribute to the reforestation of global forests through Xerox’s new partnership with PrintReleaf. Based on a theme of “you print one, we’ll plant one,” PrintReleaf leverages paper usage reporting and equates the number of trees needed to reforest that usage on an equivalent basis in identified geographic areas.