Being connected is not only a basic human need, but a basic human right, said Osman Sultan, CEO of UAE telecom provider EITC (“du”) speaking at the GSMA Mobile 360 MENA event in Dubai on Oct. 9. Being connected is essential, he said, if you want access to decent education, healthcare, etc. But societies today are built on an “abundance model” whereby the amount of data consumed is “multiplying exponentially”.
Nokia expands its Analytics Services offering to unlock value from telco data, enabling improved network issue resolution and fewer dropped calls for operators. Powered by the Nokia AVA cognitive services platform, the expanding Analytics Services offering takes advantage of billions of crowd-sourced measurements, enriched through machine learning to provide forensic analysis of network performance and actionable outputs. The new services draw on Nokia Shannon Intelligence, which integrates augmented intelligence throughout the company's end-to-end portfolio.
Nokia and du have demonstrated how 5G will transform people's lives with a showcase of 5G robot control and live streaming at GITEX Technology Week 2017 in Dubai. The live streaming uses the Nokia OZO+ virtual reality camera and OZO Live, a real-time 3D 360 stitching software that delivers live virtual reality broadcasting.
Accenture, a leader in comprehensive, integrated digital business and technology services that deliver tangible business results for its clients, will be the 'Exclusive Digital Transformation Partner' of GITEX Technology Week 2017 for the third year in a row. On the first day of the event, Accenture Digital Group Chief Executive Mike Sutcliff will be headlining the Grand Keynote session with an Artificial Intelligence case study, as part of the findings from Accenture's 'Middle East Technology Vision Report 2017' that provides an in-depth look into the region's technology trends.
SAP, the global digital government enabler, is showcasing at GITEX technology Week the strong success from of collaboration with The Executive Council of Dubai, to deploy SAP SuccessFactors and the Human Capital Management suite. This ensures following the world’s latest and best practices in all aspects.
RIPE NCC successfully organized a roundtable meeting of Arab telecommunications ministries and Arab ICT regulatory bodies recently at the Ritz-Carlton, Manama in Bahrain. The meeting was opened by His Excellency (H.E.) Eng. Kamal bin Ahmed Mohammad, Minister of Transportation and Telecommunications, Kingdom of Bahrain. Axel Pawlik, Managing Director of RIPE NCC, discussed key ways on how to drive in more development and economic growth for the Arab region's internet sector. Additionally, the roundtable addressed the challenges posed by cyberthreats and cybercrime-especially across cyberattacks on governments and internet service providers (ISPs) in the Arab countries.
Huawei hosted its highly anticipated ‘Innovation Day’ at GITEX Technology Week – and outlined its strategic vision aimed at continuing the acceleration of ‘digital transformation’ in the GCC region. The event hosted a number of high-profile and distinguished panelists which were comprised from a host of leading ICT firms and regulatory bodies.
Huawei, the leading global ICT solutions provider, will showcase its 'platform + ecosystem' portfolio of innovations at GITEX Technology Week 2017, designed to equip Middle East organizations for the next big step on the road to digital transformation.
The leading global ICT solution provider Huawei is hosting its second annual Innovation Day, with the theme "Exploration, Lights the Way Forward". Scheduled to take place on the first day of GITEX 2017 at Sheikh Maktoum Hall, DWTC, "Huawei ME Innovation Day" will explore the role of ICT innovations in driving digital transformation and building sustainable knowledge-based economies in the Middle East.
Qualcomm has designed and developed breakthrough reference designs for connected medical-grade biometric patches that will enable a multitude of intelligent care models, from perioperative care (the period around the time of a surgical operation) to assessing the impact of therapeutic interventions.