Dubai, UAE; 17 January 2018: For two weeks, starting on January 17, 2018, Epson mobile trucks will stop at various locations in Dubai, giving residents an amazing opportunity to experience high-definition wide screen entertainment with Epson’s EH-TW5600 home cinema projector in three different scenarios- gaming, sports and movies- all within a typical home environment.
In a recent study by Epson on the home entertainment habits of UAE residents, it was highlighted that the experience of using a projector is rated better than with a TV, with 59% of all respondents stating that projectors are more enjoyable to watch than TV. Movies are the main form of entertainment for which projectors are used; and in the future, watching sports may be the main reason. The key reasons respondents gave for choosing a projector over a ......read more
Tata Communications’ Ultra Live Video Delivery Network ensures fans are able to enjoy immersive entertainment experiences on smartphones, tablets and VR devices in sync with live TV broadcast
DUBAI, UAE – January 16th 2018 – Tata Communications, a leading global provider of network, cloud and security services, announces that it has been chosen by Ultracast to power the international expansion of the company’s 360° video and virtual reality (VR) platform.
Ultracast creates live 360° video and VR content in motorsports series such as NASCAR, FIA World Endurance Championship, 24 Hours of Le Mans, as well as other sporting categories such as boxing, rugby and professional bull riding. The company will use Tata Communications’ Ultra Live Video Delivery Network (VDN) to bring ......read more
Dubai, UAE, January 16, 2018: Electronics and Computer Software Export Promotion Council (ESC) is holding the 18th edition of INDIASOFT in Bengalauru on 24-25 January 2018, informed Mr Kamal Vachani, Hon. Regional Director of ESC for the Middle East. The two day event will be attended by over 250 Indian ICT exporters and over 400 delegates from 60+ countries across the globe. It is one of the largest and most sought out event focused mainly on small, medium and startups ICT units.
Fast emerging as one of the most effective platform for brining ICT buyers and sellers together, this B2B show will witness a number of hand holdings, joint ventures, closing of business deals worth millions of dollars.
This premier ICT show, being held in different cities on a yearly basis, is supported by the ......read more
Over 40% more FTA HD channels in a year time
The HD dynamic trend goes beyond the Gulf countries to reach other regions, notably Levant and North Africa
Dubai, UAE, January 16, 2018: At CABSAT today, leading satellite operator Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) released new data about the TV channels it broadcasts from its 7/8° West video neighbourhood.
An expanding line-up of HD channels
The attraction of the region’s 7/8° West neighbourhood is driven by the growth of High Definition content now broadcast on 187 channels at this position. One visible shift can be noticed when it comes to FTA channels, which is now broadcasting more than 110 HD channels, a 44% increase from January 2017 to January 2018. This acceleration, which once mainly applied to Gulf countries, ......read more
Technology helping airports improve passenger experience
Airports need capabilities to tackle threats and risks
Gulf airports to handle 450 million passengers by 2020
Airport security market to be worth US$16 billion by 2024
Dubai, January 15, 2018: New technologies are changing the airport security landscape across the world. The constantly changing face of illegal migration trends, terrorism threats and transnational organised crime methodologies have made airports look at new methods and solutions to tackle these extraordinary security challenges and risks.
Security continues to play an increasingly important role as airports remain keen to accelerate their outputs, minimise disruption and ensure better customer experience. Airports in the Middle East, especially the UAE, have been at the forefront ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, January 15, 2018: Established in 2007, French company 4MOD (For Media On Demand) develops remote controls featuring embedded state-of-the-art technologies, for the mass market. Multitouch functionality, e-ink display technology and wireless charging are carefully combined to deliver a smooth user experience. The company creates product differentiation through design and functionality. For the first time, 4MOD will showcase its smart, disruptive and augmented remote controls at the Creative France Pavilion at CASBAT (Dubai).
With expertise in a broad range of radio frequency technologies, 4MOD is now able to offer turnkey solutions to actors in the IoT, smartphone, home automation and data processing markets. The company has a factory in Tunisia, dedicated exclusively to IoT and to packaging. It aims ......read more
Capture the Essence of Who You Are with the Samsung Galaxy A8 and A8+
Dubai, UAE, 15 January 2018 — Samsung Gulf Electronics today announced its launch of the Galaxy A8 and A8+ in UAE, offering users a stylish design, practical everyday features, advanced camera capabilities, and much more. With the Samsung Galaxy A8 and A8+, you can capture the essence of who you truly are on a smartphone made to suit your unique lifestyle.
“The Galaxy A8 and A8+ bring our flagship design features to a classic smartphone series; in addition to the cutting-edge hardware and advanced functionality, it provides consumers a seamless usability and convenient experience,” said Tarek Sabbagh, Head of IT & Mobile (IM) Division at Samsung Gulf Electronics, Samsung Gulf Electronics. “By ......read more
EUROSTAR sets a gateway for leading global technologies in satellite entertainment, IoT and Wi-Fi solutions for residential and commercial properties, and telco operators in the Middle East.
DUBAI - January 14, 2018: EUROSTAR Group, the leading digital and consumer technology innovator in the Middle East, announced creation of a unified gateway of satellite, security and digital solutions in the region for the CABSAT 2018, the region’s largest platform for broadcast, production, content delivery, digital media and satellite sectors.
EUROSTAR partnered with some of the world’s leading providers of digital, satellite entertainment and Wi-Fi solutions -- Fagor, IKSUI, Babeleye, Inverto, PPC Belden, Zodiac Interactive, Airties and Ayla Networks -- showcasing their technologies at the 24th ......read more
E-Vision will highlight latest content aggregation and management solutions during the exhibition
DUBAI, UAE, 13 January 2018: E-Vision, a fully owned subsidiary of Etisalat, today confirmed its strong presence at CABSAT 2018 Middle East and Africa’s largest broadcast digital media and satellite expo being held during 14-16 January at Dubai World Trade Center.
With an extensive experience in the region in sourcing TV content for telcos, ISPs and pay TV operators in the MENA region, E-Vision is gearing up to meet business partners for potential collaboration in the field of TV channels licensing, video-on-demand acquisition, content strategy, video OTT solutions, 4K, and eHospitality at the event.
Humaid Rashid Sahoo, CEO E-Vision, has expressed renewed trust to provide business partners with content ......read more
Samsung Smart TV security features optimized Samsung Knox technology recognized with Common Criteria and Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard certifications
Dubai, UAE, January 11, 2018: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. today announced that its Smart TV security solution, inclusive of its Samsung Knox technology, has been recognized by global certification institutes. Samsung’s Smart TV is the first in the industry to receive the Common Criteria (CC) certification for three consecutive years, and its Checkout payment service is also certified by the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS).
“At Samsung, security is our top priority in developing Smart TV technology,” said Jonghee Han, President of Visual Display Business at Samsung Electronics. “We are committed to providing ......read more
Epson’s new versatile dye sublimation printer SURECOLOR SC-F9300 will be on display at the event
Dubai, UAE; 11 January 2018: Epson will highlight an array of innovations in printing for signage, graphics, dye sublimation, textile, and labels from 14th to 16th January 2018, at SGI Middle East show at the Dubai World Trade Center. At the show, Epson will launch its brand new SureColor SC-F9300 64-inch dye sublimation textile printer for fast, high-volume clothing, textiles, interiors, furnishings, merchandise, and soft signage production, with Precision Dot technology and UltraChrome DS inks.
The SureColor technology allows faster printing where users can print speeds of up to 108.6m/h. This new flagship model is an evolution of Epson dye-sublimation technology that allows you to produce colourful ......read more
Panasonic Corporation showcases its latest technologies at CES 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, January 11, 2018: 2018 marks the 100th anniversary of Panasonic's founding. As well as expressing thanks for the company's success over the past 100 years, this year's booth at CES focuses on visual content to introduce the company's future vision that will pave the way to the next 100 years. The booth is divided into four zones - Immersive Entertainment, Connected World, Sustainable Energy, and Integrated Supply Chain - to highlight how Panasonic's proprietary technologies are helping make daily life a better experience and reflect solution categories within the repositioning of the Panasonic brand in the North American region.
In addition to the main booth in LVCC, ......read more
du simplifies business operations by providing end-to-end solutions that meet new demands and accelerate growth in the Broadcast and Media Market
Dubai, UAE, 10 January 2018: du has announced its participation in the region’s leading event focused on broadcast, satellite and content delivery, CABSAT 2018. During the event, du will demonstrate its end-to-end media and delivery solutions that meet the ever-evolving consumer demands and accelerate growth in the broadcast and media market. du will also highlight its partnership with Dubai Studio City as the exclusive provider of broadcast services for any enterprise setting up business in the free zone. CABSAT 2018 will take place from January 14-16 at the Dubai World Trade Centre.
du will demonstrate its provision of broadcast services through an AR integration ......read more
$14 billion spent on R&D in 2017 fuels IoT innovation; united SmartThings app will launch in Spring 2018; all Samsung connected devices will be infused with intelligence by 2020
Dubai, UAE, January 10, 2018: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd today at the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) outlined its vision and strategy for intelligent Internet of Things (IoT) experiences.
During today’s press conference, Samsung demonstrated its unique ability to make seamlessly connected consumer experiences across Samsung devices at home, at the office and on-the-go. Samsung has been working to make all Samsung products IoT ready by 2020. In addition, the company announced today its plan to advance IoT adoption via an open, consistent and intelligent platform.
“At Samsung, we ......read more
Also announces an all-new variant of BlackBerry KEYone for select markets in the Middle East, Asia and Europe
Dubai, UAE, January 10, 2018: Building upon the successful global launch of the award-winning BlackBerry KEYone and introduction of BlackBerry Motion more recently to select markets, TCL Communication is preparing for additional portfolio expansion in 2018. This begins with an all-new color variant and dual SIM version of BlackBerry KEYone – Bronze Edition – to be released in select markets across Asia, Europe and the Middle East later in Q1.
“It has been less than one year since we formally introduced the world to our all-new BlackBerry smartphones and we’ve seen very strong renewed interest thanks to devices like BlackBerry KEYone and BlackBerry Motion,” said Alain Lejeune, Global ......read more
LG’s First 4K UHD Projector Delivers Stunning Images in Compact, Convenient Pack-age
DUBAI, UAE, Jan. 10, 2018 — LG Electronics (LG) is committing to expanding its competi-tiveness in 4K UHD home projectors with the HU80K series, its first 4K UHD 1 projec-tor, the recipient of CES’ Best of Innovation award for delivering ultra-sharp video and a home cinema experience in a compact, beautiful design. With the global 4K projector market expected to grow rapidly, LG is confident that its leadership in the LED projec-tor segment can be repeated in the 4K projector segment as well.
Traditionally, projectors that support 4K images tended to be heavy, expensive and cumbersome to install in the home. LG engineers and designers took on the challenge of downsizing the 4K UHD projector without sacrificing image ......read more
The 146-inch modular TV featuring self-emitting MicroLED technology will be one of many display innovations presented at this year’s 2018 First Look event
Dubai, UAE, January 9, 2018: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. today introduced “The Wall” – the world’s first consumer modular MicroLED 146-inch TV – at its annual First Look CES event. The modular, self-emitting MicroLED 146” TV display was featured alongside Samsung’s latest innovations in display technology, demonstrating how television is evolving to offer consumers an outstanding viewing experience, while acting as a centralized connected smart hub to enhance everyday life.
This year’s First Look, attended by more than 300 global media and influencers, included remarks from Jonghee Han, Samsung’s President of ......read more
Designed by athletes, the most technically advanced wireless headset brings superior sound with secure and comfortable fit for all active lifestyles
With a life of up to five hours, the ZAKK Air user can even run a marathon listening to music
DUBAI, UAE– January 09, 2018: ZAKK, a global lifestyle brand under Kamon International, announces the launch of the ZAKK Air, a technically-advanced wireless headset for athletes in the UAE. The ZAKK Air is designed by athletes to provide optimal comfort and freedom, even during high impact activities. With a battery life of up to five hours the user can even run a marathon listening to music.
ZAKK is a global lifestyle brand aimed to enhance the experiences and lives of people from multi-cultural backgrounds.
Tested by athletes, the ZAKK ......read more
Reinvents PC experiences and showcases innovation across Premium, Always-Connected PCs and Immersive Gaming
HP Spectre x360 15, the world’s most powerful convertible PC1, is designed for creative enthusiasts.
HP ENVY x2 is powered by Intel® Core™ offering long battery life and an Always-Connected PC experience.
OMEN Game Stream brings the power of OMEN to any Windows 10 PC2 in any location with internet connection.
OMEN X 65 Big Format Gaming Display with NVIDIA G-Sync™ delivers an immersive 65” diagonal HDR immersive gaming experience.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, January 9, 2018 – HP, Inc. unveiled a series of new products at CES 2018, ushering in the next generation of personal computing and enabling a ......read more
Abu Dhabi, 09 January 2018: Etisalat’s Internet Calling Plans offer our customers an access to have unlimited App to App voice & video
calling experience across the world using two applications C’Me and BOTIM available for both iOS and
Android devices. The plans are available to Etisalat subscribers (prepaid, postpaid and e-Life home
Etisalat Internet Calling Plans are an add-on to customers’ existing Etisalat mobile and/or eLife service, there are two types of Internet Calling plans designed to fit our customer need as follows:
1. Internet Calling Plan for Mobile: This plan allows to make App to App voice and video
calling on the move using your mobile data plan at a fixed monthly charge of AED 50*.
2. Internet Calling Plan for eLife: This plan allows to make App to App voice and ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 8 January 2018 – Seagate has announced it will be attending this year’s Intersec show at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre, 21 – 23 January.
Seagate has been at the cutting edge of surveillance technology for over a decade, paving the way for a higher performing and more reliable surveillance system.
And with data growth expected to rise exponentially in the future – as predicted in the recent IDC Data Age 2025 whitepaper, sponsored by Seagate – the leading data company will continue to enable and manage the industry’s developments, supporting customers’ ever growing data requirements and ensuring the market is well equipped to handle the demands of advanced security systems whilst maintaining the highest levels of ......read more
Robots the Other Key Factor of LG’s Transformation into an AI Company
DUBAI, UAE, Jan. 8, 2018 — Following the introduction of the company’s robot lineup a year ago, LG Electronics (LG) continues to push the envelope with the unveiling of three more work robots at CES 2018. LG is introducing three new concept robots spe-cifically developed for commercial use at hotels, airports and supermarkets. These new robots represent LG’s commitment to expanding its business into a future growth engine based on its leading robotics technology.
All part of LG’s new CLOi (pronounced KLOH-ee) robot brand, the Serving Robot, Porter Robot and Shopping Cart Robot follow in the footsteps of the Airport Guide Ro-bot and the Airport Cleaning Robot that recently completed successful trial runs at Ko-rea’s ......read more
Global research study examines the adoption of and potential uses for machine learning in brand’s online advertising operations
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 7 January 2018 – Criteo (NASDAQ: CRTO), the leading commerce marketing technology company, has commissioned IDC to conduct a global research study to explore the present and future impact of the application of machine learning on advertising creativity. The research published in an IDC White Paper entitled “Can Machines Be Creative? How Technology is Tranforming Marketing Personalization and Relevance” , highlights the drivers and concerns of using programmatic advertising content, revealing how machine learning has the potential to transform future advertising and creative methods by delivering mass creative ......read more
Agreement to explore areas of collaboration in the digitalisation of healthcare solutions
Evoteq to assist in the development and implementation of projects that enhance performance of the healthcare sector in Sharjah
Sharjah Health Authority to work with Evoteq to devise an e-transformation plan for services
Sharjah, United Arab Emirates - January 07, 2018: Evoteq has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Sharjah Health Authority (SHA), to collaborate on projects that facilitate the digital transformation of the healthcare sector in Sharjah. The agreement, whereby the SHA will seek to utilise Evoteq’s expertise in exploring the feasibility of digitally transforming its services, is intended at reforming the healthcare sector in the emirate by boosting productivity, quality and ......read more
Diverse Range of Audio Products Not Only Deliver Great Sound but Advanced Intelligence as Well
DUBAI, UAE, Jan. 07, 2017 — LG Electronics (LG) at CES 2018 is showcasing superior, clearer and smarter lineup of premium audio products that promises to change the way people think about home speakers. New for 2018 is Meridian Audio’s advanced high-performance audio technology to deliver more natural and warm sound. From immersive Dolby Atmos® soundbars to portable Bluetooth speakers and its latest artificial intelligence (AI) speaker, LG has something for every music and movie lover.
Sound All Around and Above
LG’s new SK10Y soundbar delivers 550W of powerful output and supports 5.1.2 channels by harnessing the power of Dolby Atmos technology. A unique aspect of the technology is that unique ......read more
Company will also demonstrate Workforce Optimization with HID Location Services
Dubai, UAE, January 16, 2018 – (S2-G16): HID Global, a worldwide leader in trusted identity solutions, will unveil a new physical access solution tailored for SMB’s in the Middle East region and will showcase its innovative HID Location Services offering for workplace optimization at Intersec 2018 Booth Number S2-G16. The company will also feature its broad range of trusted identity offerings, including its latest embedded solution that facilitates integrating mobile access capabilities into ......read more
Fortinet Collaborates with Renesas on Cutting-Edge Cybersecurity Solution to Secure Connected Car Domains, Including Powertrain, Telematics and Infotainment Systems
Dubai, UAE– January 10, 2018: Fortinet (NASDAQ: FTNT), a global leader in broad, integrated and automated cybersecurity, today exhibited advanced cybersecurity capabilities for the connected car of the future at CES 2018 in the Renesas Advanced and Autonomous Test Track and Future Ready Solutions Showcase, that takes place from January 9 – 12 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Developed in collaboration with ......read more
Already Delivering Category-Leading OLED TV and Impressive SUPER UHD TV,
LG Focuses on the Brains Behind the Display
DUBAI, Jan. 4, 2018 — At CES 2018, LG Electronics (LG) will raise the home enter-tainment experience to another level with the introduction of ThinQ® artificial intelli-gence (AI) and an advanced image processor in its newest OLED and SUPER UHD TVs. ThinQ allows the implementation of hundreds of voice requests utilizing the com-pany’s own open smart platform as well as third-party AI services.
With AI functionality embedded in ......read more
Latest breakthrough in Nissan Intelligent Mobility promises cars that learn from driver
YOKOHAMA, Japan (Jan. 4, 2018) – Nissan unveiled research today that will enable vehicles to interpret signals from the driver’s brain, redefining how people interact with their cars.
The company’s Brain-to-Vehicle, or B2V, technology promises to speed up reaction times for drivers and will lead to cars that keep adapting to make driving more enjoyable.
Nissan will demonstrate capabilities of this exclusive technology at the CES 2018 trade show in Las Vegas. B2V is ......read more
5 percent VAT applies on actual usage
Abu Dhabi, 3 January 2018: Etisalat today clarified that it had not increased the prices of prepaid recharge cards after the implementation of VAT in the UAE.
“Etisalat has introduced five denominations of recharge cards sold at AED30, AED55, AED110, AED210 and AED525 to ensure customers have sufficient credit to subscribe to existing data and combo packages after adding 5% VAT. The five percent VAT will only apply on the actual usage, and not on the prepaid recharge cards value. Prepaid users will not pay any ......read more
Unparalleled Viewing Experience with Vibrant Nano IPS Technology and Thunderbolt 3 Connectivity
DUBAI, Jan. 03, 2018 — At CES 2018 in Las Vegas, LG will introduce upgraded models of its popular monitor lineup with Nano IPS technology that take color repro-duction capabilities to a new level. In response to customer feedback, LG added support for HDR600 with even higher dynamic range of peak brightness and new connectivity options with full Thunderbolt 3 compatibility.
LG’s new 32-inch UHD 4K monitor (model 32UK950) is the first to offer LG’s ad-vanced Nano ......read more
Japanese manufacturer sees spot in sought-after business list as a reinforcement of its commitment to customers and employees
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 03 January 2018: Panasonic is ranked among the top 10 regarded companies by Forbes Global, in their recently released 2017 list of the top 2000 companies in the world.
On the basis of trustworthiness, honesty, social conduct, the company as an employer and the performance of the company's product or service, Panasonic scored 96.38 on a scale of 0-100 and stands second amongst the Japanese companies who made it to ......read more
Experience a Cleaner, More Comfortable Indoor Environment with LG PuriCare and DUALCOOL ThinQ™ Stand Inverter Air Conditioner in the Home
DUBAI, January 2, 2018 – LG Electronics will impress participants at CES 2018 with its newest, smart air solutions for the home. LG PuriCare air purifier featuring fine dust sensor and DUALCOOL ThinQ™ Stand Inverter air conditioner with voice recognition and DeepThinQ technology make experiencing purer, cleaner air indoors more conven-ient than ever.
High-Tech Smart Removal of Fine Dust
Studies have shown that indoor ......read more
Company highlights key innovations introduced across premium, mid and mass-tier mobile segments to meet the evolving needs of the regional consumers
DUBAI, UAE, 02 January 2018: LG has always been committed to making the most convenient and highest-quality phones for its users. LG’s products combine performance and aesthetics to provide a revolutionary user experience. With the determination to establish a robust presence in the mobile communications sector across the region, the company believes that mobile is the future of not just communications but entertainment and content ......read more
Dubai, 28 December 2017: Etisalat Digital today announced its partnership with Cars Taxi to implement smart surveillance solutions and analytics across its fleet of 2180 taxis in Dubai enabling them to manage and conduct real-time monitoring of all the taxis bringing in efficiency and improving customer experience and safety.
This end-to-end automotive surveillance solution is implemented in compliance with RTA’s (Road and Transport Authority) directive to deploy CCTV cameras in taxis in order to enhance customer safety. In addition to Etisalat’s M2M ......read more
Abu Dhabi, 28 December 2017: Etisalat today announced the partnership with Ministry of Education to modernize and develop infrastructure of schools across UAE keeping in line with the UAE’s 2021 digital vision for all citizens in the country to implement a digital education across schools in the country.
The MOU was signed by Abdul Rahman Al Hammadi, Undersecretary of Ministry of Education for Control and Support Services and Abdulla Ebrahim Al Ahmed, Senior Vice President, Government Sales, Etisalat.
Commenting on the MOU, Abdul Rahman Al Hammadi, Undersecretary ......read more
The outreach centre boosts the brand’s Emiratisation agenda while generating new customer insights and business development opportunities to enhance service excellence
Dubai, 27 December 2017: In a move that boosts Emiratisation while delivering superior service, leading global money transfer, foreign exchange and payment solutions brand, UAE Exchange has launched its first all-exclusive Emirati call centre in the United Arab Emirates.
Inaugurated by the Central Bank Head of Services & Financial Control - Ras Al Khaimah, Ahmed Saleh Alsuwaileh, and UAE Exchange ......read more
New roaming packages for the first time in UAE to offer outgoing/incoming calls and data
Abu Dhabi, 25 December 2017: Etisalat today announced the revamp of its roaming packs for both prepaid and postpaid customers to give them flexibility and more affordable choices of tailored plans to stay connected with their family and friends while travelling outside the country.
The new roaming packs will offer a worry free experience to customers traveling abroad in more than 100 countries as the packs cover all communication needs of making, receiving calls and mobile data removing ......read more
Caparol becomes first German company to receive the approval for complete compliance with the new UAE Fire Code
Dubai, December 23, 2017: Caparol Paints, a global leader in the paints industry, has received the approval from Dubai Civil Defence (DCD) to start implementing the Exterior Thermal Insulation and Finish system (EIFS) / External Thermal Insulation Composite System (ETICS). The technology called Capatect ETICS system has received certification as a result of Caparol’s compliance with the new UAE Fire Code.
Caparol offers intelligent insulation solutions with ......read more
Collaboration with British Audio Pioneer Breaks New Ground
DUBAI, Dec. 21, 2017 — LG Electronics (LG) and Meridian Audio have announced a partnership to bring high performance audio to more consumers across the world. LG’s reputation for producing award-winning, innovative consumer electronics together with Meridian’s unrivalled sound technology and pioneering approach to audio will deliver unique solutions that will provide listeners with unsurpassed entertainment experience.
From its humble beginnings as the first Korean brand to manufacture ......read more
5 percent VAT comes into effect on 1 January 2018 across applicable telecom products and services
Abu Dhabi, 21 December 2017: Etisalat announced starting 1 January 2018, it will start collecting VAT with a standard rate of 5 per cent on behalf of the government, which will be added on applicable products and usage of its services
This complies with the Federal Decree-Law No 8 of 2017 issued by the government on the introduction of Value Added Tax (VAT) in the UAE.
Etisalat is taking all efforts to be ready and compliant for the new law coming into ......read more
Prioritization of Security Fundamentals Such as Employee Education Lacking According to Respondents
Fortinet® (NASDAQ: FTNT), the global leader in broad, integrated and automated cybersecurity solutions, today revealed additional findings from its Global Enterprise Security Survey. According to the research, 63% of IT decision makers (ITDMs) at 250+ employee organizations around the world are confident in their cybersecurity posture, despite 89 of organizations being breached in the past two years. In addition, 66 believe they are doing better than their peers with regards to ......read more
Users can now turn their smartphones into a 3D Virtual Reality device.
DUBAI – December 20, 2017: ZAKK, a global lifestyle brand under Kamon International, has launched ZAKK Orbit Virtual Reality (VR) headset in the UAE. The ZAKK Orbit headset offers a true 3D cinema experience wherever the user may be.
The Orbit VR headset is lightweight and portable and offers immersive experience. It and can be used with a smartphone’s gyroscope and accelerometer to track the user’s head movements. The device promises to immerse users into a world of virtual ......read more
Center to help drive digital transformation by enabling the use of latest technologies
Dubai, 20 December 2017: Etisalat today announced the opening of its ultramodern ‘Open Innovation Center’ in Dubai taking the lead in creating a hub to showcase the most innovative solutions and help drive digital transformation by enabling the use of latest technologies.
The Open Innovation Center is a first of its kind in the region showcasing digital innovation, its capabilities and how digitalization can come to life for all Etisalat customers and partners. These ......read more
Dubai, UAE; 20 December 2017: A delegation of 25 business professionals from Egyptian public and private sectors led by the company Egyptian Micro Solutions (EMS), visited Epson’s newly opened Experience Centre in DAFZA to learn more about the company’s latest innovations in printing, scanning, and projection technologies.
Khalil El-Dalu, Regional Sales Manager, Epson Middle East, said: “The Middle East and North Africa region is a growing market for our product driven by demand from education, corporate and home users. EMS is our trusted partner in ......read more
New Brand Paves Way for LG’s Vision to Become a Human-Centered AI Company
DUBAI, UAE, Dec. 20, 2017 — LG Electronics is announcing the creation of the ThinQ brand to identify all of its 2018 home appliances, consumer electronics and services that utilize artificial intelligence. LG ThinQ products and services will all have the ability to employ deep learning and communicate with one another, utilizing a variety of AI platforms including LG’s own DeepThinQ technology.
LG first laid the foundation for its AI efforts at CES 2017 when it announced ......read more
United Arab Emirates:December 20, 2017: Established in 2007, French company 4MOD (For Media On Demand) develops remote controls featuring embedded state-of-the-art technologies, for the mass market. Multitouch functionality, e-ink display technology and wireless charging are carefully combined to deliver a smooth user experience. The company creates product differentiation through design and functionality. For the first time, 4MOD will showcase its smart, disruptive and augmented remote controls at the Creative France Pavilion at CASBAT (Dubai).
With expertise in a broad range of ......read more
Dubai, UAE, December 19, 2017: We live in a world that is networked together, where companies rely on networked systems and their data is stored in the cloud. The year 2018 will bring more connectivity, digital transformation initiatives, and data to companies, along with a number of new cybersecurity threats and landscape changes making cybersecurity one of the most crucial issues that need to be addressed in the present scenario.
Let’s just take a quick look to what we witnessed in 2017. This year incidents like WannaCry and Netya illustrate, our adversaries are ......read more
Get your hands on the most coveted smartphone in town
Dubai, UAE, December 18, 2017: What happens when you bring a legacy of luxury and horsepower together with the world’s most powerful Artificial Intelligence (AI) smartphone? You get an envy-inspiring, high-performance, sophisticated piece of technology – the Porsche Design HUAWEI Mate 10.
A product of the partnership between the two brands, Porsche Design and HUAWEI, the limited edition smartphone is built for luxury aficionados, purveyors of style and the crème de la crème of society, who want to experience ......read more
A simple yet effective and cheap solution that can make an enormous difference for drivers.
Sharjah, UAE. Monday, December 18, 2017- Four Emirati students from the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at American University of Sharjah (AUS) have designed and developed an innovative senior project that aims to lower the rate of car accidents in the UAE.
The “smart system” helps drivers detect the driving activity of surrounding vehicles. It is a simple and affordable device that aims to notify drivers of irregular driving behavior ......read more