All non-emergency numbers have been unified under one toll-free number – 901 – to allow Dubai Police to serve public better.
Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has announced it will double its electric vehicles charging stations to 200, in a bid to encourage people to use sustainable modes of transport across Dubai.
Dutch technology firm 2getthere has been awarded the contract to deliver a new automated vehicle system in Dubai that will link new waterfront lifestyle destination Bluewaters with the city’s network of metro stations.
Thales has announced that it was selected by Alstom, and Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) to deliver the systems’ extension and upgrade of the Dubai Metro’s Red Line.
HTC has been signed as the hardware partner of the innovative VRZOO endangered species conservation education initiative at Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo in The Dubai Mall.
IBM has announced a blockchain initiative with Dubai Customs and Dubai Trade to advance Dubai government’s blockchain strategy.
The centre, according to both companies, will define and deliver Dubai’s Cognitive Roadmap and help accelerate the development of cognitive citizen services across Dubai.
Oracle has announced the opening of its 400-salesperson ‘Digital Hub’, as well as the expected mid-2017 go-live of its first Middle East data centre in Abu Dhabi.
The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) has inaugurated its first ‘robot’ pharmacy at Rashid Hospital.
Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has recently entered a cooperation agreement with ride hailing app Uber Technologies to provide online taxi and limo booking services in the emirate.
His Excellency Mohammed Al Gergawi, Vice Chairman of the Board of Trustees, and Managing Director of Dubai Future Foundation, emphasised that a positive innovative approach to address future challenges, is the most important […]
Global safety science firm, UL, has partnered with Dubai Police to outline the risks and potential criminality posed by 3D printing.
Nedaa has announced that it recently forged a strategic partnership with Nokia to establish an Innovation and Creativity Lab in Dubai.
The Dubai Future Accelerators programme has been praised by the participating government entities and Dubai Future Foundation’s board of trustees, for its role in changing the way the public and private sector work together in shaping the future.
Alibaba Cloud has announced the launch of a new data centre in Dubai that will be operated by YVOLV, a joint venture between Alibaba Cloud and Meraas Holdings.
Dubai Customs has announced a recent partnership with Nexthink that will see the government firm implement a solution that will enable it to have a real-time visibility on its IT infrastructure.
The Smart Dubai Office is traveling to Barcelona, Spain with partners from 14 government entities and the private sector to participate in the Smart Cities Expo and World Congress, the annual gathering of Smart City leaders, to showcase Dubai’s smart transformation achievements of the past year.
Dubai is a global leader in using digital initiatives to deliver Smart City projects, according to SAP CEO Bill McDermott while speaking at the recently held ‘Dubai International Project Management Forum,’ organised by Dubai RTA, DEWA, Emaar, and PMI.
SAP’s UAE managing director Tayfun Topkoc has pledged to save the UAE government more than $5 billion over the next five years.
Huawei and Dubai Airports have today signed a partnership that will see the vendor deploy a data centre solution to support the increasing ICT needs of the ‘world’s fastest growing’ airport.
Dubai has emerged number 1 in a Smart City Index that studied 10 Gulf cities’ strategy and execution of Smart City campaigns. Dubai stood out for its strategic vision coupled with a clear […]
As part of its participation, DIC will showcase its futuristic innovations being developed in Dubai – from creating an immersive experience room which takes visitors on a journey into Dubai’s future, to leading payment and transportation solutions.
Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has announced that Avaya had won a three-year strategic contract to support the RTA’s 8009090 Contact Center operations under a managed services agreement.
Dubai Police has selected Avanza Solutions’ Unison 2.0 to power and streamline its non-emergency contact centre operations.
Huawei has signed an MOU with Dubai South to bring future-city capabilities and services to Dubai South’s Business Park Free Zone.
HID Global has recently moved to a new office in the UAE at the Dubai Silicon Oasis technology park.
The Smart Dubai City Office (SDO) has recently organised a meeting in Dubai Health Authority (DHA), to discuss the emirate’s on-going efforts and strategies toward becoming as a Smart City.
The Annual BICSI Middle East Conference and Exhibition will be held on 12th to 14 April, 2016, with pre-conference workshops on the 12th of April, 2016.
Smart Dubai has announced the Smart Dubai Platform, a digital backbone powering the city in the near future, in partnership with Strategic Partner, du.
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IBM has announced the launch of IBM Studio in Dubai, a new centre of experience design and digital expertise to help clients transform.
After a long wait, Mario Foster has finally secured his long-desired move to the UAE. The Al Naboodah Group Enterprises CIO has spent his career working in Canada and Saudi Arabia, both as […]
PCCI Group has recently announced that it has relocated its international headquarters to Central Park Towers in Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC).
ID Card Center, Dubai’s ‘smart’ document processing centre, recently opened at Deira to support the Dubai Government’s efforts to digitise public services.
The Dubai Smart Government Department (DSG) along with 36 other government entities are all set to participate at GITEX 2015, where they will highlight all the latest developments toward the smart government initiative.
On 7th September 2015, Fujitsu hosted the Dubai leg of its Fjitsu World Tour at The Atlantis, The Palm. The event was part of a global event that takes place in 19 countries. Under the theme of ‘Human Centric Innovation,’ the event featured a roster of esteemed experts from various sectors.
During a launch event held at the Burj Khalifa in Dubai on July 29th, Microsoft has officially unveiled its latest operating system, Windows 10 to over 500 Windows enthusiasts.
Dubai Smart Government (DSG), in coordination with Dubai government entities, is currently conducting a feasibility study to link all Dubai government entities with a shared modern fibre-optic network.
Plans have been revealed today in Dubai for the world’s first fully functional 3D printed building, a move that aims to establish the UAE’s position as the global centre of technology in architecture construction and design.
The recently held Internet of Things Expo 2015 (IoTX) successfully concluded with leading technology firms vying to capitalise on regional Smart City projects.
During this year’s Card and Payments Middle East, National Pay together with Gemalto, has launched and showcased its flagship product, DubaiCard. DubaiCard is an innovation that that issues prepaid cards and gets them […]
Huawei is set to welcome hundreds of partners, businesses and industry analysts to its first ever “Huawei Cloud Conference in the Middle East” taking place from May 12-13 at the prestigious Burj Al Arab hotel in Dubai, UAE.
Teletask Middle East has officially opened its first showroom in Dubai’s Silver Tower through its regional office in the Middle East.
The Middle East Oracle User Group (MEOUG) will conduct its annual meeting on March 24th and 25th at the Palm Atlantis hotel in Dubai. Since 2008, the group has been providing a forum for its customers to share success stories, issues and learn more about Oracle’s suite of products.
A personal dashboard that plans the day ahead for you by evaluating preferences with real-time recommendations could soon be a reality, according to experts addressing the third Dubai Government Summit.