technology

  • NEC Display Solutions partners with Canonical and Screenly on Ubuntu Core-based digital signage platform

    NEC Display Solutions Europetoday announced a collaboration with Canonical, the company behind Ubuntu Core and Screenly, the leading digital signage software solution for Raspberry Pi. This is one of several partnerships NEC has made with digital signage software companies leveraging Raspberry Pi as part of their digital signage solution. The joint collaboration facilitates an innovative digital signage solution which uses NEC’s P and V Series 40–55 inch large format displays and modular Raspberry Pi Compute Module 3 (CM3) to deliver high impact visual content in an integrated package for professional AV applications.

  • NEC Display Solutions takes cinema experience to a whole new level at CineEurope 2017 I

    NEC Display Solutions Europe will present its latest display and projection solutions for delivering the premium cinema experience at CineEurope 2017 in Barcelona, Spain on 20-22 June 2017.

  • NEC unveils new suite of professional signage solutions

    NEC Display Solutions Europe has unveiled a new generation of its E Series entry-level professional displays. Now in its 6th generation, the Energy Star-rated* E Series digital information displays come in 32, 43 and 55-inch screen sizes using newly added S-IPS panels and 50 to 65-inch sizes using S-PVA panels. The updated E Series displays feature a slim bezel design, cleaner OSD and an integrated USB media player for instant use and plug-and-play standalone operations.

  • PANASONIC JAGUAR RACING BATTLE FOR POINTS IN SANTIAGO

    Panasonic Jaguar Racing delivered another encouraging points haul with both drivers fighting their way into the top 10 in a dramatic race at the Antofagasta Minerals ABB FIA Formula E Santiago E-Prix.

  • Renewable Energy Can Be Strengthened in Next Round of Climate Negotiations

    Countries have an opportunity to significantly increase renewable energy ambition within Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs), and to accelerate its deployment in line with climate objectives under the Paris Agreement, per a new report by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA).

  • Ruckus Empowers the Channel Through its Technical Community Enablement Programme

    Ruckus Networks, an ARRIS company, has announced the launch of its Technical Community Enablement Programme in EMEA. The programme empowers partners through a series of educational initiatives that give the Ruckus partner ecosystem a competitive edge and the ability to provide innovative solutions that meet emerging demands and growing customer needs.

  • Schneider Electric Receives Top Ranking in Navigant Research Leaderboard Report on Building Energy Management Systems

    Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management and automation, recently announced that it has been named a leader in the Navigant Research Leaderboard Report on Building Energy Management Systems (BEMS). For the second year in a row, Schneider Electric received the highest overall score for strategy and execution among 15 companies that have demonstrated a strong track record in the BEMS market.

  • SecureWorks Strengthens Focus in Middle East’s Growing Cybersecurity Market

    SecureWorks Corp. (NASDAQ: SCWX), a leading provider of intelligence-driven information security solutions, is strengthening its focus on helping prevent, detect and respond to cyber-crime in the Middle East.

  • SelfDrive.ae Goes Live With 2000 Cars in UAE; Becomes First Indian Car Rental Company to Make Overseas Foray

    India's SelfDrive.in, a subsidiary of Pinewoods Service Corporation, announced the launch of SelfDrive.ae, across seven Emirates in UAE. With this expansion, SelfDrive.in becomes the first Indian Self-drive car rental company to kick-start operations outside of India with a fleet of 2000 cars across UAE and expanding to the neighbouring countries covering the major GCC region.

  • startAD’s Fintech Venture Launchpad Demo Day propels startups into global ecosystem

    WaveX, Docswallet and uHONCHO were declared the first, second and third place winning teams at the startAD Fintech Venture Launchpad demo day on Thursday, September 14. The winning teams will receive up to $120,000 in IBM Cloud credit for a year in order to implement their applications as part of IBM Global Entrepreneur program - a startup’s gateway into a global ecosystem of top business leaders and investors, technical experts, and enterprise clients.

  • Thai start-up ‘DRVR’ partners with Tata Communications to revolutionise Asia’s first smart fleet network

    International fleet management application provider, DRVR has selected Tata Communications as its global IoTconnectivity partner to help achieve its objective of making Asia’s vehicle fleets the smartest and most cost-efficient in the world. Leveraging Tata Communications’ mobility solution- MOVE™, DRVR can convert information collected from vehicles across Thailand, Myanmar, Philippines and Indonesia into actionable insights to help drive efficiencies and improve cost savings through smarter fleet management.

  • The Assembly launches Show & Tech to showcase local innovators

    The Assembly, the region’s first Smart Lab-Maker Space and Community Learning Initiative based in Dubai, has announced the dates for its first Show & Tech, an exhibition featuring innovative DIY projects contributed by tech enthusiasts of all ages from around the country. The annual event will be held for the first time this 5th May 2018 from 10AM onwards at the In5 Tech space in Dubai Knowledge Park.

  • Union Insurance Selects DXC Technology to Accelerate Digital Transformation

    DXC Technology (NYSE: DXC), the world’s leading independent, end-to-end IT services company, today announced that it has been selected by Union Insurance, a leading provider of customer-focused insurance products to individuals and corporations in the Middle East, to migrate its complete IT infrastructure and workloads to Amazon Web Services (AWS).

  • VFS Edu Support Services partners with Oxademy to launch world’s first ‘AI-based’ online learning programmes for students

    VFS Edu Support Services Pvt. Ltd., the education services arm of VFS Global, today announced a partnership with award-winning UK-based Edtech Oxademy Technologies and its subsidiary Oxademy Business School to form the new global digital learning platform ‘VFS-Oxademy’.

  • VMware Joins Dell and Dell EMC’s Membership on the Steering Committee of the Industrial Internet Consortium

    VMware, Inc. (NYSE: VMW) today announced that it is participating in the Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC), an open membership, international not-for-profit consortium that is setting architectural frameworks and direction for the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). VMware will participate in the IIC as a voting member through the steering committee, as a component of the membership seat currently held by Dell and Dell EMC.

  • Wadi exclusively launches the Infinix Zero 4

    Wadi.com, everyone’s favourite online shopping portal, is excited to announce the exclusive online launch of the Infinix Zero 4, which is best known for its camera performance and long lasting battery life. The market leading device will be available in either Gold and/or Grey for SAR 799 only on Wadi.com.

  • Xeros to supply UAE with near-waterless commercial washing machines

    Xeros Technology Group plc, the UK-headquartered technology business and innovator of a near-waterless laundry system, announces the supply of 32 near-waterless washing machines to Encom Trading LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Electro RAK, a leading UAE-based infrastructure services company and the appointed partner in the UAE to Hydrofinity, Xeros’ cleaning technologies brand.

  • ‘aafaq Islamic Finance’ enters into new partnership with ‘Emirates College of Technology’ to promote Islamic banking & finance

    aafaq Islamic Finance, a leading provider of Islamic finance products and services in the UAE, has recently entered into a strategic collaborative agreement with the academic institution ‘Emirates College of Technology’ (ECT). This is the latest key partnership in aafaq’s bid to promote Islamic banking and finance and contribute to making Dubai the capital of the global Islamic economy through investments in various economic sectors.

  • ‘Artificial Intelligence’ framework a game changer for UAE and GCC telecom sector

    Nuance Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: NUAN), stated that the latest artificial intelligence (AI) framework could serve as a game changer for the UAE and GCC telecom industry. The Middle Eastern region is now witnessing an accelerating technology migration to higher speed networks and smartphones, facilitated by operator investments to extend network coverage. Telecom operators need to transform their revenue opportunity through data and voice services that are high quality, while managing capital allocation, and investing in new technologies and innovations.

  • ‘BLOCKCHAIN WILL AID TRACEABILITY AND BOOST COMPETITIVENESS OF GULF-BASED FOOD PRODUCERS’

    Blockchain, the digitalised transaction ledger, is set to transform the Gulf’s food manufacturing industry satisfying increasing consumer demand for food traceability in the process, according to a regional blockchain applications expert.