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Tag Archives: AI

Impact of augmented reality and AI in focus as UAE Ambassador to UK attends Expo 2020’s London World Majlis

Expo 2020’s World Majlis series was launched in Dubai in December 2017 and has travelled to Abu Dhabi, New York, Shanghai and Kigali The huge potential of new technologies, such as augmented reality and artificial intelligence, will be best achieved by engaging and educating people on its capabilities and collaborating to ensure it is used for the global good. That …

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Abu Dhabi University tackles the AI skills gap at Bett MEA Leadership Convention

Abu Dhabi University (ADU) participated in this year’s edition of the Bett Middle East and Africa (MEA) Leadership Conference, the world’s largest education technology event. Professor Waqar Ahmad, Chancellor and Provost at ADU, took part in a panel discussion during the two-day conference which took place at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC) Abu Dhabi University (ADU) participated in …

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Firm launches first hearing device with AI in UAE

The premiere of the unique product in the UAE is the first in the Middle East after its launch in the US and Canada. Starkey Hearing Technologies recently launched the world’s first multipurpose hearing device that tracks brain and body health, with artificial intelligence (AI) and integrated sensors with 29 language translations, including Arabic – performing tasks that normally require …

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UAE leads Arab region in artificial intelligence adoption

Artificial intelligence (AI) solutions is set to see an annual growth rate of 33.5% in UAE: report The UAE is leading the Arab region when it comes to the adoption of artificial intelligence (AI) solutions, which is set to see an annual growth rate of 33.5 per cent, a new report has revealed. The report by the Dubai Technology Entrepreneurship …

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53% of MENA executives have AI and Automation on their agenda

53% of senior executives based in the MENA region named artificial intelligence (AI) and Robotic Process Automation (RPA) as the most prominent technologies on their boardroom agenda. In consumer-facing sectors, automation is the leading technology focus in MENA, according to EY recent report. Moreover, the EY report ‘The power of intelligent automation: Making customer interaction smarter in the GCC’, identifies …

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High costs and data skills shortage the main barriers to AI in banking: Emirates NBD official

Consultancy firm PwC predicts potential contribution of AI to the economic growth of the UAE to stand at 13.6 percent by year 2030 Artificial Intelligence (AI) is being integrated into many services already provided by banks in the United Arab Emirates, but its high cost and a shortage of specialist data scientists could preclude a more widespread use, according to …

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Mideast firms ramping up investments with an AI on the future

Survey shows 95% believe that AI will have a positive impact on their firm Middle East entities, especially in the UAE and Saudi Arabia, are increasingly streamlining their strategies with artificial intelligence as they see its advantages, which would allow them to keep in step with each other and better respond to the changing needs of their customers, among other …

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New paper published by Pearson makes the case for why we must make artificial intelligence in Middle East Education more seriously

Pearson launches “Intelligence Unleashed: An Argument for AI in Education” in Middle East. Dubai/Riyadh – In a world where digital tools support virtually every part of our lives, why is it that the full power of such tools has yet to be unleashed to those who might benefit most – educators and learners? In the latest of its series of …

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