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Dubai among world’s top 3 model smart cities

Emirate has been taking a pioneering role in self-driving cars, automated ports, testing of delivery robots and drones and social robots among others. By Waheed Abbas, Khaleej Times Dubai has been chosen among the world’s top 3 model smart cities, pioneering in different public and private services for the betterment of its residents. This thanks to a host of initiatives …

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Smart Cities Global Summit to take place in Africa gathering International Government and Industry leaders to assess regional Smart City technology and investment strategies

Government’s role in stimulating new technology and Smart cities investment will be a key focus of the event agenda, with eight key Smart City investment themes featured over 50 sessions Smart Cities Global Technology & Investment Summit 2018 (www.SmartCityAlgiers.com) has been announced to take place in Algiers, Algeria, on June 27-28, gathering international Government and Industry leaders to assess global …

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AIEC 2016 to bring environmental experts from around the world to discuss the importance of smart cities and green infrastructure in the UAE

The annual conference provides an essential platform for topics on global sustainability and green living. Under the patronage of HH Sheikh Humaid Bin Rashid Al Nuaimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Ajman, the Municipality and Planning Department of Ajman is organising the 4th Ajman International Environment Conference (AIEC 2016) on “Smart Cities and Green Innovation” from March …

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Gartner Says Smart Cities Will Use 1.6 Billion Connected Things in 2016

Smart Commercial Buildings to Lead with 518 Million Connected Things in Use in 2016. Gartner, Inc. estimates that 1.6 billion connected things will be used by smart cities* in 2016, an increase of 39 percent from 2015 (see Table 1). “Smart commercial buildings will be the highest user of Internet of Things (IoT) until 2017, after which smart homes will …

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Orange Business Services to discuss digital transformation and smart cities in Saudi Arabia, as Silver Sponsor

2nd Saudi-French Business Opportunities Forum, 12-13 October 2015, Riyadh. Riyadh, Orange Business Services , a global telecom operator and IT solutions integrator, and part of the Orange Group, is supporting the Saudi-French Business Opportunities Forum in Riyadh, as a Silver Sponsor. Orange has been operating in Saudi Arabia for many years and will share its plans to support the digital …

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Smart cities: Where to go?

-Monitor Deloitte: Smart cities market to reach US$1.5 trillion by 2020 In 2015 and beyond, the number and value of smart city initiatives will expand substantially, according to Monitor Deloitte’s new report “Smart cities, not just the sum of its parts”. The majority of new smart city projects globally will continue to be led by European cities and much of …

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Mohammed Bin Rashid School of Government Highlights Future of Mobile Payments at 7th Smart Cities Forum

Mohammed Bin Rashid School of Government, a research and educational institution specialized in public policy in the Arab world, explored the future of mobile payment operations through smartphone applications, and their impact on Dubai’s transition into a global smart city at the seventh Dubai Smart Cities Forum. His Excellency Sami Al Qemzi, Director General of the Department of Economic Development …

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Internet of Things to Enable Middle East Smart Cities

Tech pioneers Huawei preview how the Internet of Things will revolutionize industries in the region In an increasingly city-centric world, public and private sector leaders from across the Middle East are investigating what impact the Internet of Things (IoT) could have as a strategic platform for building more intelligent cities over the next three to five years. The consensus was …

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Regional telecom leaders to meet at TMT MENA 2015 Smart Cities investment event in Dubai in April

Leadership from the Middle East and North Africa’s leading telecom, tech, Government, finance and advisory institutions are meeting in Dubai on April 22, for the 9th annual TMT MENA Conference and Awards, which is focused on Smart City investment for 2015. www.tmtfinance.com/mena/ Khalifa Al Shamsi, Chief Digital Services Officer, Etisalat Group; Louay Abou Chanab, Investment Director – Telecom, Emirates Investment …

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Mohammed Bin Rashid School of Government Hosts Talk on Impact of Internet of Everything on Smart Cities

Addresses modern world challenges and role technology plays Discussions were held on demand for energy, protecting the environment, promoting the economy and social demographics Mohammed Bin Rashid School of Government (MBRSG), a research and teaching institution focusing on public policy in the Arab world, today hosted a lecture titled ‘The Internet of Everything: Smart Cities and Beyond’ for decision makers …

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