technology

  • ‘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.

  • ‘Create more’ with Wacom Intuos Pro

    Wacom has launched its first global promotion campaign, ‘Create more,’ aimed at providing both professionals and experienced enthusiasts in the photography and illustration fields a range of tools to inform, inspire and help them create even more. Under the initiative, a range of high quality content and downloads, including free tutorials from professional artists, will be available on a dedicated website. From July 16 to December 31, 2015, artists can also benefit from a special value pack with free software and additional offers upon purchasing an Intuos Pro pen tablet. More information and links to both the detailed offer and the downloadable items are available on Wacom’s ‘Create more’ website http://www.wacom.com/createmore

  • ‘DIGITAL INHERITANCE’VAULT HASBOX LAUNCHES, AIMS TO CHANGE HOW IMPORTANT DOCUMENTS ARE STORED AND RECOVEREDDURING EMERGENCIES

    Hasbox, an online platform offering ‘digital inheritance’ services – the first of its kind in the world – is launching today to change the way important personal multimedia files and information are stored, recovered and shared. The platform is ideal for those seeking to best prepare for emergency situations. By simplifying the storage and recovery process, Hasbox promises to help minimize the stress on individuals or their loved ones following an unforeseen event.  The cutting edge, end-to-end-encrypted technology is used by the company of the same name, founded earlier this year by Stephen Flawith and two business partners.

  • ‘Dubai Now’ app wins ‘Best Government Mobile App of the Year’ category at ‘.GOV Awards 2016’

    Dubai Now, Smart Dubai Government’s innovative app that features more than 50 smart services provided by 22 government entities, has won the ‘Best Government Mobile App of the Year’ category at the ‘.GOV Awards 2016’ held recently in Dubai.

  • ‘Ejari’ smart app protects the rights of all parties

    The ‘Ejari’ smart application developed by Dubai Land Department (DLD) protects the rights of all parties in the real estate sector including owners, tenants and property management companies.

  • ‘Emirati Programmer’ moves to next step with launch of Hackathon competition under supervision of international jury of IT experts

    In a move to build a knowledgeable, innovative and competitive generation, H.E. Lieutenant General Dhahi Khalfan Tamim, Deputy Chairman of Police and General Security in Dubai, Chairman of Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University’s (HBMSU) Board of Governors, and Chairman of the Emirates Talent Association, attended today (Saturday, May 20, 2017) the awarding ceremony for the ‘Emirati Programmer’ initiative. The ‘Emirati Programmer’ project is a fruitful collaboration between the Emirates Talent Association, HBMSU, and Microsoft. The ceremony, which took place at the HBMSU campus, recognized 96 unique talents who successfully completed the three stages of the program. Presented in the ceremony were H.E. Majid Hamad Rahma AlShamsi, Chairman of Union Cooperative Society-Dubai and the Chairman of Consumer Cooperative Union in United Arab Emirates, and Dr. Mohammed Al Mu'alla, Under-secretary of the Ministry of Education.

  • ‘letstango.com’ ties up with Al Rostamani Trading Co. to sell Suzuki cars online for the first time in the Middle East during Ramadan

    ‘letstango.com,’ a leading UAE-based online store, has revealed its latest tie-up with the Al Rostamani Trading Co., one of the largest and oldest business conglomerates in the country today. Under the new tie-up, ‘letstango.com’ will now be able to offer the latest Suzuki cars on its online web site for the first time in the Middle East during the Holy Month of Ramadan. To mark the start of this new agreement, ‘letstango.com’ is initially offering 12 new units—four Suzuki Swift 1.4 GLX Automatic Transmission (AED 49,900 each); four Suzuki Kizashi Sport (AED 69,900 each) and four Suzuki Vitara JLX (AED 69,900 each).

  • ‘Marjan’ commences operations as master developer

    Marjan has announced today the launch of its operations as the master-developer of freehold property in Ras Al Khaimah. The company will operate as an independent entity responsible for leading the development of freehold projects in the Emirate.

  • ‘Sharjah Tatweer Forum’ gives 29 young leaders the opportunity to learn latest concepts in innovation leadership

    A delegation of 29 young leaders of the ‘Sharjah Leadership Program’ (SLP) has successfully concluded a trip which took place in San Francisco in the United States.  Organized by ‘Sharjah Tatweer Forum’ (STF), the visit comes in line with its aim to keep young leaders updated with the latest technologies and global trends related to innovation. The move also reflects the great effort placed towards improving it into a smart, integrated and sustainable city. The 10-day tour, which was held from April 17 to April 27, 2016, covered many prominent stops, including a summit on the ‘Internet of Things (IoT)’ that focused on extensive discussions on how to further develop IoT products.

  • ‘Smart City Playbook’ commissioned by Nokia identifies best practices from 22 smart cities around the world including Dubai, Jeddah and Cape Town

    Nokia today announced the availability of ‘The Smart City Playbook’, a strategy report that documents best practices for smart cities. The playbook provides concrete guidance to city leaders on successful strategies used by other municipalities to make their cities smarter, safer and more sustainable. Commissioned by Nokia and developed by Machina Research, a leading provider of strategic market intelligence on the Internet of Things (IoT), the playbook was developed through primary research into the strategies and progress of 22 cities around the world including Dubai, Jeddah and Cape Town.

  • ‘Smart Government Application Store’ wins ‘2016 Smart Government Award’

    The ‘Smart Government Application Store’ has won the ‘2016 Smart Government Award’ under the ‘Best Smart Application in the Arab Region’ category during the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA)’s recent participation in the 7th Smart Government Excellence Awards held by the Central Agency of Information Technology of Kuwait. This year’s edition witnessed the participation of 25 government organizations from the GCC and the Middle East.

  • ‘Sony FotoArabia Picathon’ Winners Make Their Nations Proud

    Sony has always been a leader in digital imaging, particularly professional videography, broadcasting and film making.  More recently Sony has invested heavily to push the envelope when it comes to professional photography and has been successful in step changing professional photography as we know it. Sony and FotoArabia, an online stock photography website specializing in Middle Eastern images, announced the winners of the highly successful ‘Sony FotoArabia Picathon’ yesterday at the grand finale in Doha.

  • ‘Supreme Legislation Committee’ highlights feature of its Dubai Government’s app ‘Official Gazette’ on the opening day of GITEX Technology Week 2015

    The Supreme Legislation Committee (SLC) highlighted the interactive features of its unified knowledge-based application, Dubai Government’s app ‘Official Gazette’, during the opening day of this year’s edition of GITEX Technology Week, the largest information and communications technology (ICT) event in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia, which is held at the Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) under the theme, ‘The Internet Future of Everything’. The new app is the latest addition to SLC’s Smart services portfolio, which have been designed according to the standards of excellence and innovation to support the efforts of Dubai’s transformation into the world’s leading Smart City.

  • ‘Supreme Legislation Committee’ honours ‘Dubai Smart Government’ for its contribution to the success of GRPS project

    The General Secretariat of the Supreme Legislation Committee in the Emirate of Dubai (SLC) has honoured the Dubai Smart Government (DSG) for its excellent support and cooperation in the implementation and operation of the Government Resource Planning System (GRPS) project and the Smart Employee service. H.E. Ahmad Bin Meshar Al Muhairi, Secretary General of the SLC, presented an honorary shield to Huda Al Hashimi, Director of DSG’s GRP Department, commending the team’s utmost commitment to the highest standards of efficiency and professionalism in achieving the mutual aspirations of promoting Government integration driving the smart transformation in Dubai. Attending at the honouring ceremony were senior officials and managers from the SLC General Secretariat, foremost among whom was the Legal Advisor, Mr. Mohammed Al Suwaidi, Assistant Secretary General.

  • ‘tecpower’ to leverage its diverse range of products during its initial participation at DISTREE Middle East 2015

    ‘tecpower,’ a leading brand of IT accessories and products in the Middle East region, has announced its participation at this year’s edition of DISTREE Middle East, the ultimate professional networking event for senior executives from the consumer electronics, digital device and ICT products retail channel in the Middle East (ME) region, which will be held from May 12 to May 14, 2015 at the Fairmont Bab Al Bahr in Abu Dhabi. Participating for the first time, ‘tecpower’ is set to showcase its diverse portfolio of products, which includes power banks, USB cables, headsets, mini-projectors, power batteries, screen protectors and car chargers, across tpotential partners and clients present at the event.

  • "Honda e Prototype" World Premiere at Geneva International Motor Show 2019

    Honda's new urban electric vehicle will be previewed at the 2019 Geneva International Motor Show in the form of the Honda e Prototype. This new model leads on from the brand?s highly acclaimed 2017 Urban EV Concept, and is a key part of Honda's "Electric Vision" strategy for the European region.

  • "Sayidy" breaks the barrier of 16 million visitors

    The Sayidy.net, a website for Arab and Gulf youth, has come on top with more than 16 million visits in 2018.

    According to data from the search engine "Google", through the special service of tracking visits and reporting on it- Google Analytics-, as well as the effective measure, the site performance specialist, the number of users of the site, " Sayidy " in 2018, reached to almost 16 million and 807 thousand visitors, with more than 6 million and 748 thousand visitors from Saudi Arabia

  • “Abu Dhabi Health Services Company” achieves global industry recognition using Cerner Millennium Electronic Health Record

    All 11 facilities managed by the Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA) have attained Stage 6 on the Electronic Medical Record Adoption Model EMRAM)SMby HIMSS Analytics Middle East, which is one of the highest recognition for its use of clinical information technology (IT) systems and advanced safety features to enhance the patient care experience.

  • “HELLO, MY NAME IS SAYER. I AM THE STEERING WHEEL OF THE FUTURE”

    Jaguar Land Rover is revealing the intelligent and connected steering wheel of the future during the inaugural Tech Fest at Central St Martins art, design and technology college in London, UK.