technology

  • VSTEP delivered NAUTIS Full Mission Bridge Simulator to HELMEPA

    HELMEPA purchased a NAUTIS DNV Class A FMB Simulator and Instructor Station for training of its fleet members. The simulator was delivered and installed by VSTEP at HELMEPA premises in Athens, Greece.

  • W MOTORS JOINS PARTNER ICONIQ MOTORS AT WORLD INTELLIGENCE CONGRESS IN TIANJIN, CHINA

    W Motors, the Middle East’s first developer of hypercars, electric models and the newly launched MUSE autonomous vehicle, was present at the World Intelligence Congress (WIC) in Tianjin, China from 16th-19th May 2019 alongside sister company ICONIQ Motors.

  • Wacom appoints Grapheast Computers as new Middle East distributor

    Grapheast Computers, a leading graphics solutions provider and software distributor, has signed an agreement to act as the official distributor and promoter forWacom, the global leader in pen input solutions. The agreement includesthe distribution of interactive pen tablets and pen displays as well as digital interface technologies in the Middle East.

  • Wacom Inkathon to boost the internet of ink

    Wacom today announces Inkathon, a new challenge for software developers who believe in the power of digital ink and are interested in developing ink-based applications. Wacom’s Inkathon recently started and will be open for submissions until 6 November 2015. Adopting the well-known concept of hackathons, Wacom seeks new and fresh ideas for applications incorporating the use of digital ink. The winner will take home 20.000 US Dollars and full marketing support for the new application. The runner up will receive 10.000 US Dollars and third place will be rewarded 5.000 US Dollars. Finally, an audience favorite, selected by the number of votes for a particular app from voting public, will also receive 5.000 US Dollars.

  • Wacom Names Fredrik Torstensson Senior Vice President of Global Branded Sales

    Fredrik Torstensson recently joined Wacom to oversee Worldwide Sales and business partner relationships.  He is charged with accelerating growth across both developed and emerging markets, expanding the global sales organization, strengthening strategic partnerships with customers and resellers and helping facilitate faster sell-through at points of sale.

  • Wacom presents Digital Ink and Digital Stationery at IFA

    Wacom®, the world’s leading developer of digital pens and interactive pen tablets, is presenting the company’s vision of 21st century ink. “Ink carries creativity. We believe that the pen has always been and always will be the natural tool for visualizing ideas. How about creating a pen for the Internet of Ink, where you can grow, share and make your ideas happen?” Wacom CEO Masahiko Yamada says. “In spite of more than 16 billion tablets and smartphones, people still prefer a pen for developing ideas and being creative. This is why Wacom has been thinking about the future of ink. This is why we have introduced WILL, the new open industry standard for strokes, notes and sketches.”

  • Wacom recruits Jeff Mandell as Executive Vice President Branded Business, Leading transition to Global Business Unit

    Jeff Mandell, a global executive with extensive experience in Computer Peripherals, Consumer Electronics, Mobility and Software & Services, recently joined Wacom’s Executive team as EVP Branded Business. Wacom, the world leader in the interactive pen tablet market and global pen technology leader for smartphones, tablets and notebooks, recently reorganized into strategic business units and is strengthening it´s top-leadership team. In this newly created role Jeff Mandell will run all aspects of the branded business which includes the Creative and Consumer Business Units. He will directly report to Wacom’s CEO, Masahiko Yamada, and oversee a global team of over 225 professionals across Americas, EMEA, Japan, Asia-Pacific and China that generates ~$400 million in Sales.

  • Wacom to showcase new Bamboo Spark & Intuos product family at 2015 Gitex Technology Week

    Wacom Co. Ltd., a global leader in interactive pen displays and digital drawing tablets, will introduce its award-winning Bamboo Spark device and a new range of the Intuos® product family to the MEA region at the upcoming 35th Gitex Technology Week running from October 18 to 22, 2015. Wacom will showcase the latest products it successfully launched at IFA Berlin in Germany on stand B2-5 at the Dubai World Trade Center. Wacom’s innovative Bamboo Spark, the new Intuos range and improved Bamboo styli reflect its steady commitment to develop devices that inspire people to explore and express new creative ideas. 

  • Wacom’s Active ES pen solution helps Lenovo deliver industry’s first creative mobile workstation “ThinkPad P40 YOGA”

    Wacom Co., Ltd, announced that Lenovo has adopted Wacom’s unique “Active ES” pen technology, a capacitive pen solution for their new creative mobile workstation, the ThinkPad P40 Yoga.

  • Wacom’s innovative Bamboo Spark device that digitizes handwritten notes and inspires creativity launches to industry acclaim

    Wacom® successfully launched its new Bamboo Spark at this year’s IFA in Berlin. Bamboo Spark, a smart folio that digitizes paper notes and enables the creation and sharing of ideas, quickly became one of the headliners of this year’s IFA. Seeing the reaction of the Berlin audience, distributors and retailers, Mike Gay, Senior Vice President and head of Wacom’s Consumer Business Unit, announced he was increasing production about 50% to meet expected demand.

  • Want to have 4G connectivity on your PC everywhere you go?

    By 2022, more than 4 in 10 employees around the world are expected to be mobile, according to Strategy Analytics. With an increasing need for workplace mobility, Acer has incorporated Gemalto miniaturized embedded SIM (eSIM) into its Swift 7 laptops to offer ultra-portable always-connected PCs that enable users to be connected on the go.

  • WARNER BROS. INTERACTIVE ENTERTAINMENT ANNOUNCES LEGO® MARVEL’S AVENGERS TO SUPPORT ARABIC LOCALISATION ON PLAYSTATION®4 AND XBOX ONE®

    Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment  announced today that LEGO® Marvel’s Avengers, an all new action-packed Super Hero adventure that allows players to relive the most amazing moments from the Marvel Cinematic Universe through six Marvel Studios films, while also experiencing classic Avengers characters and content from acclaimed Marvel Comics, will be fully supported with Arabic localisation. The game will feature full voice dubbing and customisation of the user interface on both the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system and Xbox One®.

  • Waseela and Redline Communications Successfully Implement Point-To-Multipoint Broadband Wireless Systems in Qatar

    Public safety and security is gaining attention and focus worldwide, including the Middle East.

  • Waseela announces record-level In-Building Solutions project milestone as Smart networks transform GCC

    The leading regional ICT system integrator, Waseela, is currently engaged in a record number of active projects for in-building wireless coverage and capacity enhancement solutions, following a spike in demand for technology driven by the GCC’s status as a pioneer of Smart City solutions.

  • Waseela Announces the Completion of the Wireless Network Rollout for the Ministry of Education’s Connectivity Project in Jordan

    Waseela, (www.waseela.com), the leading regional Telecommunications and Information and Communication Technology (ICT) system integrator, has announced the completion of a project which will provide high-speed Wireless connectivity betweens chools and education directories in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, via an advanced wireless network. The ambitious project is part of an agreement signed between Waseela and Umniah Telecom which also includes the design, supply and installation of more than 3,000 high speed wireless connections throughout the kingdom. In a record time, of not more than one year, Waseela was able to complete the project successfully despite facing many difficulties associated with the sheer size of the network.

  • Waseela begins Trial of Smart Indoor Navigation and Positioning Solutions

    Waseela, the leading regional Telecommunications and Information and Communication Technology (ICT) system integrator, has begun testing smart indoor navigation and positioning systems. These systems would typically be deployed at mega venues in an attempt to prevent individuals from getting lost, to enrich the shopping experience or to make walking through an entertainment venue more enjoyable.

  • Waseela Partners with MIMOtech to Introduce Highest-Capacity Licensed Microwave Systems to the Middle East Region, Disrupting the Capacity Status Quo

    Waseela, the leading regional Telecommunications and Information and Communication Technology (ICT) system integrator, announced today that it signed a partnership agreement with MIMOtech, the new technology provider of ultra-high-capacity Microwave systems. This partnership will allow Waseela to deliver to its customers fundamentally new levels of IP backhaul-capacity using licensed MW RF spectrum channels below the 42 GHz frequency band, disrupting the licensed MW typical capacity levels known for more than a decade.   

  • Waseela Successfully Completes Milestone Five-Year WiMAX/LTE Network Managed Services Project in Saudi Arabia

    Waseela, the regional Information and Communication Technology (ICT) company specializing in turnkey system integration and managed services, successfully completed the delivery of a WiMAX/LTE Network Managed Services project for Samsung in Saudi Arabia.

  • Waseela Technology Solutions Combats Risks in Public Safety

    Waseela, the leading regional Telecommunications and Information and Communication Technology (ICT) system integrator brings to the region an array of technology solutions to assist in increasing public safety across the GCC. These technology solutions span systems that form critical parts of public safety systems inside important buildings such as airports and metros, periphery security systems at private and public institutions such as schools and hospitals, and long range wireless connectivity.

  • Wassa, Digital and Innovative Agency, at GITEX

    During GITEX, being held in Dubai from next October 16th to 20th, Wassa will present morphological detection and recognition software such as Deeplytics for face identification or Visioblur for professional video conferences.