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Dubai’s smart vehicle wins 91pc user approval

April 23, 2017

Dubai Road & Transport Authority s (RTA) Smart Autonomous Vehicle which had been experimented over two months in the Business Bay district has claimed an overall satisfaction rating of 91 per cent. Th... View more

Royal Commission of Yanbu, Bayanat open 'smart city'

April 19, 2017

The Royal Commission of Yanbu in collaboration with Bayanat Co an Etihad Etisalat (Mobily) subsidiary has inaugurated the first smart city in Saudi Arabia at Yanbu. The smart city was opened at a cere... View more

Royal Commission of Yanbu opens 'smart city' project

April 19, 2017

The Royal Commission of Yanbu in collaboration with Bayanat Co an Etihad Etisalat (Mobily) subsidiary has inaugurated the first smart city in Saudi Arabia at Yanbu. The smart city was opened at a cere... View more

Dubai to host Smart Grid Security Summit

April 18, 2017

The OSGP Alliance the global non-profit association dedicated to promoting the adoption of the Open Smart Grid Protocol OSGP will organise the second Annual Smart Grid Security Summit in Dubai UAE a r... View more

Dubai to expand smart LED lighting project

April 18, 2017

Dubai s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) is planning to expand the smart LED lighting technology project after success on the bridges of the Dubai Water Canal Sheikh Zayed Road as well as Al Barsha... View more

Smart Dubai board reviews latest technologies

April 17, 2017

The Board of Directors of Smart Dubai Office (SDO) discussed the latest innovative technologies that were approved by SDO and employed by SDO s teams during its recently held 9th meeting in Dubai UAE.... View more

Smart Dubai 2021, Dubai Pulse initiatives launched

April 17, 2017

The Dubai Government will issue its last paper transaction in 2021 asserted the Crown Prince of Dubai as he launched the Smart Dubai 2021 initiative which represents the next step in the Emirate s sma... View more

Du in smart customer service collaboration

April 15, 2017

UAE-based telecom services operator du in association with the Dubai Future Accelerators (DFA) is paving the way for smart customer service in collaboration with several global start-ups. In today s r... View more

Oman launches first 'green' smart building project

April 10, 2017

Oman-based Teejan Group of Companies has announced the launch of its first solar-powered building project for smart offices The Taj which will come up on a 3 942-sq-m area in Ghala region of the sulta... View more

Grohe launches smart water security systems

April 5, 2017

Germany-based Grohe a global provider of sanitary fittings has launched two new intelligent water security solutions for the smart home which can be monitored and controlled using the brand-new Grohe ... View more

Grohe launches smart water security systems

April 5, 2017

Germany-based Grohe a global provider of sanitary fittings has launched two new intelligent water security solutions for the smart home which can be monitored and controlled using the brand-new Grohe ... View more

South Korean firms to build smart city in Kuwait

April 5, 2017

A consortium of South Korean construction companies will build an eco-friendly 4 billion residential city in Kuwait South Korea s infrastructure ministry has said. The consortium led by Posco A&C and ... View more

Smart home security in Dubai expo spotlight

April 3, 2017

Smart home security hogged the limelight on the second day (April 3) of the debut Future Cities Show in Dubai UAE with experts calling upon manufacturers and governments to set clear guidelines for de... View more

Dewa inks smart grid deal with Silver Spring

March 30, 2017

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) entered into an agreement with Silver Spring Networks International to establish a communication platform based on IPv-6 multi-applications radio frequency... View more

Smart Dubai outlines artificial intelligence roadmap

March 28, 2017

Smart Dubai Office (SDO) the government office charged with overseeing Dubai s transformation into a smart city hosted a one-day workshop for executives and technical teams from various government age... View more

Ooredoo backs Oman Smart City Summit

March 20, 2017

Ooredoo Oman has extend its support as Diamond Sponsor of the Smart City Summit Oman an event dedicated to exploring and examining the benefits and possibilities of cities built on technology in the s... View more

Ooredoo backs Oman Smart City Summit

March 20, 2017

Ooredoo Oman has extend its support as Diamond Sponsor of the Smart City Summit Oman an event dedicated to exploring and examining the benefits and possibilities of cities built on technology in the s... View more

Huawei plans smart city innovation hub in Saudi

March 18, 2017

Investment Saudi Arabia and Royal Commission for Jubail and Yanbu have signed a milestone agreement with leading information and communications technology (ICT) company Huawei to establish a training ... View more

Huawei plans smart city innovation hub in Saudi

March 18, 2017

Investment Saudi Arabia and Royal Commission for Jubail and Yanbu have signed a milestone agreement with leading information and communications technology (ICT) company Huawei to establish a training ... View more

Seoli Innovations rolls out 'smart glass' in Middle East

March 15, 2017

UAE-based Seoli Innovations has announced the Middle East launch of new smart glass which can be adapted to today s rising design challenges and is ideal for hospitals and residential buildings. Inaug... View more

Seoli Innovations rolls out 'smart glass' in Middle East

March 15, 2017

UAE-based Seoli Innovations has announced the Middle East launch of new smart glass which can be adapted to today s rising design challenges and is ideal for hospitals and residential buildings. Inaug... View more

Comex, Smart City Summit to focus on digital life

March 13, 2017

The upcoming Comex 2017 the 27th edition of Oman s prominent event for IT and telecom and the first Oman Smart City Summit will focus on fostering a digital community and creation of a smart nation. T... View more

Smart Cities: funding, cohesive vision may challenge projects

March 9, 2017

Securing adequate funding and lack of a cohesive vision or strategy to direct projects are the major challenges facing Smart City projects across the world says a study. The Smart City movement is gai... View more

Meeza inks Qatar smart city Phase II contract

March 8, 2017

Qatar-based Msheireb Properties has signed up Meeza a leading end-to-end managed IT services and solutions provider to implement the second phase of the smart city ICT package at its Msheireb Downtown... View more

RTA signs up Ericsson for smart transportation

March 1, 2017

Dubai s Road and Transport Authority (RTA) has signed an agreement with Ericsson for deployment of its innovative Regulatory Monitoring System which will help transform and regulate the future of publ... View more

RTA signs up Ericsson for smart transportation

March 1, 2017

Dubai s Road and Transport Authority (RTA) has signed an agreement with Ericsson for deployment of its innovative Regulatory Monitoring System which will help transform and regulate the future of publ... View more

Dubai readies smart transport infrastructure roadmap

March 1, 2017

Dubai s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has outlined its new roadmap to build smart transport infrastructure over the next four years which will see the implementation of 34 projects ranging from ... View more

Dubai readies smart transport infrastructure roadmap

March 1, 2017

Dubai s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has outlined its new roadmap to build smart transport infrastructure over the next four years which will see the implementation of 34 projects ranging from ... View more

RAK launches UAE’s first smart reading app

February 27, 2017

The Human Resources Department in Ras al-Khaimah has launched the first comprehensive smart reading application in the UAE called Our Resources Read . The application provides various reading services... View more

Smart sustainability top priority for Dubai Investments

February 25, 2017

Dubai Investments a leading diversified investment company listed on the Dubai Financial Market has joined forces with its subsidiaries to support environment community as part of its continuous effor... View more

Dewa’s Smart Centre gets good response

February 23, 2017

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority s (Dewa) said its Smart Centre has achieved remarkable results with growth in smart adoption surging from 64 per cent in 2015 to 70 per cent last year. The Smart ... View more

Dewa’s Smart Centre gets good response

February 23, 2017

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority s (Dewa) said its Smart Centre has achieved remarkable results with growth in smart adoption surging from 64 per cent in 2015 to 70 per cent last year. The Smart ... View more

Dewa’s Smart Centre gets good response

February 23, 2017

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority s (Dewa) said its Smart Centre has achieved remarkable results with growth in smart adoption surging from 64 per cent in 2015 to 70 per cent last year. The Smart ... View more

Qatar to boost spending on smart infrastructure

February 21, 2017

Qatar is currently spending 500 million a week on capital projects in preparation for its ambitious Fifa World Cup 2022 extravaganza and over the next five years it is set to boost its expenditure on ... View more

Orange, Meeza to offer smart services at Msheireb

February 21, 2017

Orange Business Services has signed a multimillion dollar consulting deal with Meeza a Qatari managed services provider to deliver smart services and applications at Msheireb Downtown Doha a flagship ... View more

DFM inaugurates smart trading floor

February 8, 2017

The Dubai Financial Market (DFM) has inaugurated its state of the art Smart Trading Floor after the completion of a wide-ranging revamp that includes numerous facilities and services. This step is in ... View more

Sharjah, L&T discuss new smart energy projects

February 7, 2017

Sharjah Electricity and Water Authority (Sewa) held talks with leading Indian construction group Larsen & Toubro (L&T) on its future developments and discussed ways to boost partnership for the upcomi... View more

Sharjah, L&T discuss new smart energy projects

February 7, 2017

Sharjah Electricity and Water Authority (Sewa) held talks with leading Indian construction group Larsen & Toubro (L&T) on its future developments and discussed ways to boost partnership for the upcomi... View more

Sharjah, L&T discuss new smart energy projects

February 7, 2017

Sharjah Electricity and Water Authority (Sewa) held talks with leading Indian construction group Larsen & Toubro (L&T) on its future developments and discussed ways to boost partnership for the upcomi... View more

Smart Dubai, IBM launch cognitive services drive

February 6, 2017

IBM and Smart Dubai Office have launched an initiative for the establishment of a Cognitive Center of Competence in Dubai UAE to develop cognitive citizen services across the Emirate. The collaboratio... View more

Dubai inks 5-year smart lamp deal with Philips

January 31, 2017

Dubai Municipality has signed a contract with Philips Lighting on Monday for the design manufacture and supply of Dubai Lamp an energy-efficient lamp that will be available in the Emirate by the end o... View more

Dubai extends smart car runs by one month

January 30, 2017

Dubai s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) in collaboration with Dubai Properties announced the extension of the trial run of the autonomous vehicle deployed in the Business Bay by another month endi... View more

Smart Stores Expo 'a big success'

January 26, 2017

A massive turnout which included leading local and international retail solution providers recently attended the Smart Stores Expo which concluded yesterday (January 25) in Abu Dhabi UAE. The three-da... View more

First edition of Smart Stores Expo 2017 opens

January 24, 2017

Smart Stores Expo 2017 opened its doors on January 23 to several leading retail professionals across the region to showcase the future of retail empowered by technological innovations and advancements... View more

Dubai plans to set up 'smart' pedestrian signals

January 23, 2017

Dubai s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) recently conducted a trial run of its smart signal aimed at ensuring safe crossing for the pedestrians and also reducing the time for vehicles standing at t... View more

Dubai plans to set up 'smart' pedestrian signals

January 23, 2017

Dubai s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) recently conducted a trial run of its smart signal aimed at ensuring safe crossing for the pedestrians and also reducing the time for vehicles standing at t... View more

Securing smart cities is 'crucial', says expert

January 18, 2017

With a rapid increase in smart city initiatives worldwide there is a strong need to form a clear cyber security structure have a proper risk management plan and appoint chief information officers at c... View more

Building a future that is smart, clean and sustainable

January 16, 2017

A land of endless possibilities is how the UAE likes being described and why not as in a very short span the country has achieved global recognition for excellence in hospitality logistics airport man... View more

Dubai launches smart car rental with 200 vehicles

January 16, 2017

Dubai s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has inaugurated the Smart Rental Service the first of its kind in the Middle East enabling customers to rent cars for short periods not exceeding six hours ... View more

Smart card ‘keys’ crucial to maintaining security

January 15, 2017

As we move into 2017 it is widely known that most legacy access control cards and smart cards in the industry are easily copied and cloned. But it is important to remember that even if you are using a... View more

Dubai Taxi set to launch smart car recovery project

January 15, 2017

Dubai Taxi Corporation (DTC) has signed a contract with the Arabian Automobile Association (AAA) a leading provider of roadside services to operate a smart car recovery system to be launched this Marc... View more

UAE launches new smart learning programme

January 14, 2017

Emirates Talent Association has officially launched the Local Programmer initiative in cooperation with UAE-based Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) and software giant Microsoft. The initiat... View more

Du provides Dubai Taxi with wi-fi, smart screen

December 28, 2016

UAE-based telecom group du has teamed up with Dubai Taxi Corporation and Roads and Transport Authority to provide country-wide wi-fi access and smart screens in 500 cars of the Dubai Airport Fleet. Ou... View more

Smart Dubai Office initiatives top 120

December 25, 2016

Smart Dubai Office (SDO) has introduced 121 smart initiatives and 1 129 smart services that are making Dubai a new global benchmark for smart city experiences said a top official. Dr Aisha Bin Bishr d... View more

UAE stakes global leadership in smart city services

December 21, 2016

The UAE is staking its global leadership in securing smart city services and protecting critical national infrastructure said an expert. In the interconnected Internet of Things era the UAE is one of ... View more

UAQ to launch Phase II of smart city expansion

December 18, 2016

The northern emirate of Umm Al Quwain is all set to launch the second phase of its expansion project within its free trade zone facility. In keeping stride with the UAE s vision for sustainable econom... View more

Huawei, Dubai group ink smart city tech deal

December 8, 2016

Huawei a leading global ICT solutions provider has joined hands with Dubai-based neXgen Group a leading smart city advisory and managed services provider to meet the ever-increasing demand for smart c... View more

Smart grids 'could spur green energy growth'

December 8, 2016

Smart grids can help lay the foundations for energy and cost-saving applications and renewable energy development in the Mena region a Booz Allen Hamilton report said. The utilities sector has histori... View more

Smart grids 'could spur green energy growth'

December 8, 2016

Smart grids can help lay the foundations for energy and cost-saving applications and renewable energy development in the Mena region a Booz Allen Hamilton report said. The utilities sector has histori... View more

Oman gears up for debut smart city conference

December 7, 2016

Top experts and leaders will highlight and discuss the economic value and benefits of implementing smart cities projects in Oman and the region at the inaugural Oman Smart City Summit 2017 to be held ... View more

DSOA, Smart Dubai sign strategic partnership

December 6, 2016

Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority (DSOA) the regulatory body for Dubai Silicon Oasis (DSO) signed an agreement with the Smart Dubai Office (SDO) that aims to transform Dubai into the smartest and happiest... View more

Dubai Customs launches Smart Workplace

November 29, 2016

Dubai Customs has officially launched the Smart Workplace Platform that aims to turn traditional services into a unique user experience to reduce time and cost as well as boost custom transactions. Su... View more

Abu Dhabi JV plans to build smart city in Cairo

November 27, 2016

Capital Group Properties (CGP) an innovative community developer based in Egypt UAE is set to build a new smart village at its flagship Al Burouj development in east Cairo. Dubbed as Smart Village Eas... View more

Dubai begins Smart Yard trials for driver tests

November 23, 2016

Dubai s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has launched the trial run of the Smart Yard initiative; one of the key testing phases of testing driver license applicants. The Yard is fitted with sophist... View more

Dubai builds smart AC shelters for bus riders

November 19, 2016

Dubai s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has constructed 100 air-conditioned smart shelters for public bus riders based the Public Private Partnership (PPP). These shelters span more than 15 distri... View more

Morocco’s smart investment potential seen at $68bn

November 14, 2016

Morocco has 68 billion in smart investment potential from now until 2030 due to its reputation as a strong supporter of clean energy initiatives a report said. Morocco Jordan and Egypt represent the t... View more

Sezad, Duqm Smart Business to develop office facility

November 13, 2016

Oman s Special Economic Zone Authority at Duqm (Sezad) and Duqm Smart Business Company recently signed a usufruct agreement to develop a smart office facility constructed from shipping containers refu... View more

Dubai begins trial operations of smart vehicles

November 13, 2016

Dubai s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) in collaboration with Dubai Properties has recently started the trial operation of autonomous vehicles each capable of lifting 10 persons within the Busines... View more

Honeywell to unveil smart solutions at Saudi event

November 5, 2016

Global technology leader Honeywell will be presenting its connected downstreaam offering at the 12th edition of the exhibition of the Sabic Technical Conference (STC) which opens tomorrow (November 6)... View more

Batelco launches 'Smart Saver' bundled packages

October 31, 2016

Batelco Bahrain s leading digital solutions provider is adding yet another first with the introduction of Smart Saver bundles. With a choice of three bundles - Basic Advanced or Premium customers can ... View more

Bahrain plans smart cards for public bus rides

October 27, 2016

A new drive is underway to promote the use of a smart card on Bahrain s public buses reported the Gulf Daily News our sister publication. To read further please visit GDNonline . ... View more

‘Smart’ efficiency key to a resilient offshore sector

June 6, 2016

In the region offshore projects are still on track as countries work towards meeting capacity targets. This includes a 25 billion investment in offshore oil projects planned by the Abu Dhabi National ... View more

Rotork introduces Smart-LOC

January 15, 2015

ROTORK Midland has introduced Smart-LOC a new high integrity modular concept for pneumatic actuator control assemblies. Constructed in 316L stainless steel the Smart-LOC system is particularly suitabl... View more

Smart technology squeezes maximum profit from plant

April 23, 2014

MODERN process plants are becoming more complex. With commercial pressures to optimise product quality and maximise profits refineries and chemical companies face on-going operational problems. Protec... View more

Smart Cougar leaps to pipeline

April 3, 2014

A remotely-operated vehicle (ROV) able to work at both platform and pipeline and handle many different projects attracted CCC (Underwater Engineering) to the Saab Seaeye Cougar XTi fitted with the iCO... View more

Smart grids to achieve Abu Dhabi’s energy objectives

December 26, 2012

MASDAR says that smart metering grids will allow Abu Dhabi to achieve its Vision 2030 goals by helping to manage demand while research has shown that demand for smart metering products is likely to gr... View more

Smart grid can save up to $1bn for Gulf states in a year

June 11, 2012

The Mena region is in the early stages of its smart grid development but stands to realize strong benefits including minimum savings of 300 million to 1 billion per year for Gulf countries a report sa... View more

Smart grids to shape future

January 19, 2012

With cities emitting close to 80 per cent of all global carbon dioxide emissions the way people plan build and interact with the urban environment is irrevocably trending towards sustainable solutions... View more

Austria makes ‘smart’ moves on its fastest growing market

November 22, 2011

AUSTRIA as a tourism nation has seen tourism develop in leaps and bounds in the past few years. The country hosted 33.4 million international guests who accomplished 124.9 million overnights in 2010. ... View more

Smart inspection protects pipeline, environment

May 9, 2011

TD Williamson UK (TDW) a global provider of pipeline services and equipment has successfully completed an inline inspection of a key gas pipeline for E.ON in Wales. The operation was carried out on th... View more

Refining ID and access control with smart card innovation

March 14, 2011

OIL and gas companies continue to innovate in smart card technology. Facing risks to the security of their assets and operations these organizations are pioneering new approaches to identity and acces... View more

Prime innovator in developing smart meters for oil, gas

February 27, 2011

SINCE being acquired by FMC Technologies in November 2009 Multi Phase Meters (MPM) company has grown exponentially in terms of its order book as well as its size. The company was founded in 2003 in No... View more

Prime innovator in developing smart meters for oil, gas

February 27, 2011

SINCE being acquired by FMC Technologies in November 2009 Multi Phase Meters (MPM) company has grown exponentially in terms of its order book as well as its size. The company was founded in 2003 in No... View more

Energy City inks $110m deal  for smart city system

January 31, 2011

HISHAM Al Emadi the chief executive officer at Energy City Qatar (ECQ) the Middle East s first integrated business hub dedicated to the hydrocarbon industry has revealed that the company has inked a 1... View more

Commonality becomes smart project delivery strategy

January 31, 2011

CAPITAL projects quite literally shape our world with more than 10 trillion spent each year to develop the infrastructure that supports modern life. Oil and gas projects represent a significant portio... View more

BP plants choose Smart Wireless

October 26, 2008

EMERSON Process Management and BP continue to collaborate on the application of wireless technology to speed use of this innovative technology for business improvement. BP has expanded its Cherry Poin... View more

Smart-Trak breaks the ice at Antarctic

February 10, 2008

A leading US scientist has chosen the Sierra Instruments Smart-Trak 100 mass flow controller as part of his polar test equipment. Researcher David Mucciarone selected the Smart-Trak 100 digital mass f... View more

Smart moves by Chinese buyers

February 5, 2006

China Asia s largest fuel oil importer will buy more of its supplies directly from producing countries rather than through traders in Singapore to ease the impact of high oil prices industry sources s... View more

Air Arabia’s Smart Traveller kicks off tour

September 26, 2005

Air Arabia introduced its new ambassador Smart Traveller who made a grand entrance last month by parasailing over the Sharjah Lagoon. The Air Arabia Smart Traveller represents the fun aspect of region... View more

Smart Rooms boost hotel

May 2, 2002

Sheraton Bahrain Hotel will be showcasing its newly renovated Smart Rooms and its new Image Spa and Leisure Club at this month s ATM. The facilities are part of the ongoing renovation programme at the... View more

'Smart' value for busy executives

June 27, 2001

The Ajman Kempinski Hotel & Resort in UAE is offering a smart deal for today s busy business executive. The Smart Suite deal offers an all-inclusive value pack to make the stay of a business traveller... View more

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