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Cheap device for examining eyes successfully tested

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By Inga Vesper – SciDev.Net A simple eye examining device that may offer a cheap way to improve medical care and training in developing countries has been successfully tested in Africa and Pacific island states. The Arclight is a pocket-sized ophthalmoscope — a medical instrument used to see inside patients’ eyes — equipped with an LED to provide light, a …

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Space data holds the key to a sustainable future

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By Giorgia Scaturro – SciDev.Net Better information on the planet’s ecosystems and how they are changing can feed into policy and development, and vastly reduce the risks posed by natural disasters. In our globalising world, the havoc wreaked by climate change and environmental challenges in one place can have impacts much further afield — harvest losses in Kenya can ramp …

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Samsung Electronics Ranks No. 1 in Global Digital Signage Unit Sales for Seventh Consecutive Year

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Diverse SMART Signage Portfolio Helps Samsung Continue with a Leadership Position in the Digital Signage Marketplace. For the seventh consecutive year, Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. maintained its position as the worldwide leader in digital signage unit sales. Recently released sales figures from IHS, the leading source of insight, analytics, and expertise in display technology, validate Samsung ‘s leadership in the …

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Samsung Presents Innovative New Air Conditioning Technology to the Gulf Region at Samsung 2016 System AC Forum in Dubai

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New 360 Cassette, DVM Chiller, DVM S 30HP and DVM S Eco 14HP showcase innovation in HVAC engineering. Dubai, UAE – Samsung Gulf Electronics today introduced industry leading 360 Cassette air conditioning unit, DVM Chiller, next generation DVM S 24HP, and new side discharge VRF unit – the DVM S Eco 10HP – to the GCC HVAC market at the …

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Esc spearheading india’s ICT exports

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10 indian IT companies Aggressive marketing to tap booming Middle east ESC is organising participation at “26th International IT, Telecom & Technology Exhibition COMEX BUSINESS 2016” scheduled during April 12-16, 2016 at Oman International Exhibition Centre, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman. The exhibition is endorsed by Information Technology Authority of Oman, (ITA) Telecommunication Regulatory Authority of Oman and UFI (Global Association …

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EGA continues to forge ahead with technology innovation

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Hinged grating along potshell will facilitate easier and safer measurements. United Arab Emirates: The largest primary aluminium producer in the region and among the top five producers in the world, Emirates Global Aluminium (“EGA”) has for more than 25 years implemented advanced technologies – many developed in-house – to improve productivity and enhance operational procedures at its operations, while maintaining …

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Technology startup sector in MENA grows by ten-fold according to BECO Capital

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Dubai – BECO Capital, a regional venture capital firm focused on technology investments in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries, today said that the tech entrepreneur sector has grown by over ten-fold since the nascent Venture Capital industry emerged four years ago, allowing for more and better quality investments in promising startups. Dany Farha, Co-founder and CEO of BECO Capital …

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Etisalat Misr & Huawei announce the successful field trial completion of innovative microwave solution “Super Dual Band”

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The solution achieves more than 6Gbps in mobile backhaul, the world’s first live traffic application. Alexandria, Egypt, March 24th, 2016: Etisalat Misr, one of the leading mobile operators in Egypt and a subsidiary of Etisalat Group, focuses on the provision of state-of-the-art mobile services. Years of intensive Radio Access Network development proved that mobile broadband applications increase the need for …

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Cisco’s Women of Impact 2016 Conference aims to Inspire and Empower Women in Technology

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Themed ‘Be Unstoppable’ this year, the event aims to motivate women to stay committed to their goals and keep moving forward despite setbacks. Dubai, UAE – Cisco announced that it is holding the ‘Women of Impact 2016 Conference’ – a full day conference devoted to the development and advancement of women in the technology industry. Themed ‘Be Unstoppable’, the annual …

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Fluctuating oil prices to further boost Saudi Arabia’s ICT sector

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ICT is a key ingredient of the Kingdom’s efforts to overcome the financial effects of the oil crisis and transform into a knowledge-based economy. February 25, 2016, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia – Fears over the oil crisis are not hindering the Saudi government from pursuing ambitious plans for the future development of the Kingdom. The Ministry of Finance’s summary of economic …

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