Dubai Police, Avaya transform non-emergency communications

Glesni Holland by Glesni Holland - March 20th, 2017

All non-emergency numbers have been unified under one toll-free number – 901 – to allow Dubai Police to serve public better.

DEWA to double electric car charging stations across Dubai

Glesni Holland by Glesni Holland - March 19th, 2017

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.

Dubai to get driverless transport network

Adelle Geronimo by Adelle Geronimo - March 16th, 2017

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 to upgrade Dubai Metro Red Line

Adelle Geronimo by Adelle Geronimo - March 14th, 2017

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 brings VR zoo to life with Emaar and Dubai Aquarium

Adelle Geronimo by Adelle Geronimo - February 21st, 2017

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 launches blockchain initiative with Dubai government and business partners

Adelle Geronimo by Adelle Geronimo - February 7th, 2017

IBM has announced a blockchain initiative with Dubai Customs and Dubai Trade to advance Dubai government’s blockchain strategy.

IBM, Smart Dubai Office introduce ‘Cognitive Centre of Competence’

Adelle Geronimo by Adelle Geronimo - February 7th, 2017

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 announces Dubai Digital Hub

James Dartnell by James Dartnell - January 23rd, 2017

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.

Dubai launches first robot pharmacy

Adelle Geronimo by Adelle Geronimo - January 15th, 2017

The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) has inaugurated its first ‘robot’ pharmacy at Rashid Hospital.

Uber signs deal with Dubai RTA

Adelle Geronimo by Adelle Geronimo - January 12th, 2017

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.

Dubai Future Accelerators launches 2nd cycle

Jeevan Thankappan by Jeevan Thankappan - January 2nd, 2017

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 […]

Dubai Police, UL discuss risks of 3D printing

Adelle Geronimo by Adelle Geronimo - December 28th, 2016

Global safety science firm, UL, has partnered with Dubai Police to outline the risks and potential criminality posed by 3D printing.

Nedaa, Nokia to launch ‘Innovation and Creativity Lab’ in Dubai

Adelle Geronimo by Adelle Geronimo - December 18th, 2016

Nedaa has announced that it recently forged a strategic partnership with Nokia to establish an Innovation and Creativity Lab in Dubai.

Dubai Future Accelerators praised by government entities

Glesni Holland by Glesni Holland - December 14th, 2016

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 launches data centre in Dubai

Adelle Geronimo by Adelle Geronimo - November 21st, 2016

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 reinforces eTransformation strategy with Nexthink partnership

Adelle Geronimo by Adelle Geronimo - November 14th, 2016

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.

Smart Dubai to participate at ‘Smart City Expo’ in Barcelona

Adelle Geronimo by Adelle Geronimo - November 14th, 2016

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.

SAP CEO: Dubai vision drives Smart City leadership

Adelle Geronimo by Adelle Geronimo - November 8th, 2016

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: We will save Dubai $5 billion

Adelle Geronimo by Adelle Geronimo - October 17th, 2016

SAP’s UAE managing director Tayfun Topkoc has pledged to save the UAE government more than $5 billion over the next five years.

Dubai Airports, Huawei to build tier 3 designed modular data centre

Adelle Geronimo by Adelle Geronimo - October 17th, 2016

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 tops 10-City Smart City Index

Adelle Geronimo by Adelle Geronimo - October 16th, 2016

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 […]

DIC to highlight technology’s role in shaping Dubai

Adelle Geronimo by Adelle Geronimo - October 13th, 2016

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 RTA signs strategic contract with Avaya

Adelle Geronimo by Adelle Geronimo - September 21st, 2016

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 opts for Avanza to power non-emergency contact centre

Adelle Geronimo by Adelle Geronimo - August 15th, 2016

Dubai Police has selected Avanza Solutions’ Unison 2.0 to power and streamline its non-emergency contact centre operations.

Huawei, Dubai South collaborate on Smart City innovation

Adelle Geronimo by Adelle Geronimo - July 13th, 2016

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 opens new HQ in Dubai

Adelle Geronimo by Adelle Geronimo - June 13th, 2016

HID Global has recently moved to a new office in the UAE at the Dubai Silicon Oasis technology park.

Smart Dubai Office, DHA discuss Smart City initiatives

Adelle Geronimo by Adelle Geronimo - June 6th, 2016

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.

BICSI annual meet returns to Dubai

Jeevan Thankappan by Jeevan Thankappan - April 10th, 2016

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 and du introduce new digital platform

Adelle Geronimo by Adelle Geronimo - March 24th, 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.

Dubai Police accelerates and sharpens enforcement

CNME Staff by CNME Staff - February 24th, 2016

HPE Haven and the path to Safe Cities

IBM launches Studio in Dubai

Adelle Geronimo by Adelle Geronimo - February 17th, 2016

IBM has announced the launch of IBM Studio in Dubai, a new centre of experience design and digital expertise to help clients transform.

Dubai dream

James Dartnell by James Dartnell - February 15th, 2016

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 moves global headquarters to Dubai

Adelle Geronimo by Adelle Geronimo - February 7th, 2016

PCCI Group has recently announced that it has relocated its international headquarters to Central Park Towers in Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC).

Dubai launches ‘smart’ document processing centre

Adelle Geronimo by Adelle Geronimo - January 4th, 2016

ID Card Center, Dubai’s ‘smart’ document processing centre, recently opened at Deira to support the Dubai Government’s efforts to digitise public services.

Dubai Smart Government to showcase smart transformation achievements at GITEX

Adelle Geronimo by Adelle Geronimo - October 11th, 2015

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.

Fujitsu World Tour in Dubai focuses on the opportunities of a hyper-connected world

Adelle Geronimo by Adelle Geronimo - September 10th, 2015

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.

Microsoft unveils Windows 10 in Dubai

Adelle Geronimo by Adelle Geronimo - July 30th, 2015

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 looks into shared fibre optic network

Adelle Geronimo by Adelle Geronimo - July 14th, 2015

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.

Dubai to build world’s first 3D printed office

Adelle Geronimo by Adelle Geronimo - June 30th, 2015

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.

IoTX concludes successfully in Dubai

CNME Staff by CNME Staff - June 14th, 2015

The recently held Internet of Things Expo 2015 (IoTX) successfully concluded with leading technology firms vying to capitalise on regional Smart City projects.

Gemalto, NationalPay introduce DubaiCard

CNME Staff by CNME Staff - May 17th, 2015

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 to host Dubai Cloud Conference

Adelle Geronimo by Adelle Geronimo - May 7th, 2015

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 launches Dubai showroom

James Dartnell by James Dartnell - April 20th, 2015

Teletask Middle East has officially opened its first showroom in Dubai’s Silver Tower through its regional office in the Middle East.

Oracle MAJLIS comes to Dubai

Annie Bricker by Annie Bricker - March 19th, 2015

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.

Dubai gov summit: Smart Cities about human needs

James Dartnell by James Dartnell - February 10th, 2015

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.

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