Monday , 26 February 2018

Tag Archives: Technology

Making the switch to smart lighting

The lighting industry has grown at an astronomical pace. CFLs have not just replaced light bulbs – it is a step more than that. The advent of technology in the lighting industry has paved the way to smart lighting. But, what do we understand by smart lighting? Simply put, it is the use of technology in lighting that enables remote …

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Batelco Supporting Ministry of Education Digital Empowerment Project

Working towards a Knowledge Based Economy. Manama, Bahrain: Batelco , in line with its commitment to educational initiatives is proud of its long standing partnership with the Ministry of Education. Both national organisations have collaborated over many years to foster educational programmes that support the youth of the Kingdom of Bahrain. Accordingly, Batelco is delighted to support the Ministry of …

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Beirut Institute Summit Examines Future of Smart Cities in the Arab Region

Osman Sultan: “A truly digital Arab region can be a catalyst for furthering integration, economic growth and modern, interactive public services” Entitled “Smart Cities in the Arab Region – Are They Exclusive or Inclusive?”, the second day of Beirut Institute Summit featured an interview with Osman Sultan, CEO of Du, as part of a series of sessions seeking to highlight …

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Middle East and Africa to Spend USD 600 Million on Technology by 2016, Boosting Students’ Digital Economy Skills

Interactive Displays and Video Collaboration Facilitate More Engaged Learning. Middle East students will have the skills to succeed in the digital economy, as the region’s educational investment in audiovisual technology is set to top USD 600 million by 2016, industry experts announced today. Governments, schools, and universities in the Middle East are embracing digital technology such as whiteboards, interactive displays …

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QCC Launches Mobile Testing Laboratory in Abu Dhabi

The Central Testing Lab (CTL) of the Abu Dhabi Quality and Conformity Council (QCC), the entity responsible for developing quality infrastructure and raising awareness on quality standards in the emirate of Abu Dhabi, has launched a Mobile Testing Laboratory (MTL) to verify and enhance material testing capabilities and support the construction and infrastructure sectors in Abu Dhabi. Comprising two units, …

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Latest global innovations in electric and hybrid vehicle technology to share UAE spotlight

More than 200 delegates expected for inaugural International Conference on Future Mobility 2015 in Dubai. Dubai, UAE: The UAE will be the focal point of the latest global advancements in electric vehicle technology when the Middle East’s first international conference on innovations in electric and hybrid vehicles makes its November 2015 debut in Dubai. The International Conference on Future Mobility …

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The rising Internet penetration levels in the MENA region are redefining and changing the dynamics of watching TV

A new report from the Arab Advisors Group and MediaGuru provides an in depth analysis of the state of television and the Internet convergence in 20 countries in the MENA region. The report found that the rising Internet penetration levels are changing the dynamics of watching TV. A new report published by the Arab Advisors Group and MediaGuru analyzed the …

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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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Equinix and GBI collaborate to provide cloud services to Gulf customers

GBI to become the Gulf’s first service provider to offer low-latency routes and bandwidth on demand to global cloud service providers. Dubai: Gulf Bridge International (GBI), a service provider that operates an integrated network connecting the world to the Middle East, will now be able to provide its regional enterprise customer base with more scalable and flexible cloud solutions infrastructure. …

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Mission to Select Future Prize Winners Begins in Abu Dhabi

Zayed Future Energy Prize enters evaluation phase. Selection of the winners of the 2016 Zayed Future Energy Prize, the world’s preeminent award for innovative contributions to the future of energy and sustainable development, got underway on September 1-2, with the first of three evaluation meetings in Abu Dhabi. Local and international experts in sustainability, policy, engineering, architecture, academia, energy and …

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