Companies Enter MOU to Develop Solutions Based on webOS Auto and Cerence ARK
DUBAI, January 16, 2020 – LG Electronics (LG) announced the signing of a memorandum of understanding with Cerence Inc. (Nasdaq: CRNC), which recently spun off from Nuance Communications, Inc. as an independent automotive software company, to develop a new software solution that integrates LG’s webOS Auto In-Vehicle Infotainment (IVI) system with Cerence ARK (AI Reference Kit), a new turnkey voice assistant for the automotive market.
Together, the companies aim to create and advance a more convenient in-car experience through voice commands that allow drivers and passengers to have far more control over car functions, navigation and multimedia content. The partnership is expected to deliver more efficient management of ......read more
Author: Ehab Kanary, vice president of Enterprise at CommScope
2019 was a year for digital transformation across a number of areas and industries in the Middle East – and the data center market was no exception. According to Statista, Middle East and North Africa data centre spending is predicted to hit US$5.1 billion by 2020 – an 8.5 percent increase from 2017. Under increasing pressure to stay relevant and keep up with rapidly advancing technologies, data center providers saw a need to transform and prepare for what’s to come.
Now, as we head into 2020, the outcomes of the adoption of both newer and more mature technologies will start to take shape in the data center. Specifically, we’ll see 5G drive an increase in demand for edge computing, while Artificial Intelligence (AI) will heighten deployment of ......read more
HONOR Crowned Top 15 Global Smart Phone Brand of the Year by IDG
[United Arab Emirates, Dubai, 15 January 2020] – Global technology brand HONOR announced a slate of award wins at CES 2020 by international media and organization, testament to its best in class products, solid business performance, cutting-edge technologies and international brand recognition.
HONOR MagicWatch 2 is awarded “Best of CES” 2020 by global media
The HONOR MagicWatch 2, the brand’s second-generation smart and health assistant with a 14-day battery life, has been awarded Best of CES 2020 by international top-tier media outlets Android Headlines, PocketNow and Ubergizmo. The HONOR Band 5 Sport, an all-in-one fitness tracker, has also been awarded a CES 2020 Spotlight Award by Android Authority as one of the top picks at CES ......read more
Dubai, January 15, 2020 - As part of its commitment to advancing the gaming industry in the Middle East and Africa, Lenovo has signed a club sponsorship deal with Nasr Esports – the MENA region’s leading esports organization.
Since 2016, Nasr Esports has been developing esports talent in the region by identifying, mentoring and managing several global top 10 ranked Arab players. Nasr also has dedicated teams for popular gaming titles such as League of Legends, FIFA and Fortnite. The club roster currently consists of more than 30 professionals from 15 countries in the MENA region, who have won over 300 gaming tournaments around the world.
Commenting on the partnership, Mohammed Hilili, Lenovo General Manager Gulf, Saudi Arabia & East Africa said, “With the popularity of gaming continuing to grow exponentially, ......read more
Epson, January 12, 2020: The Dubai Shopping Festival is back, marking the 25th year of retail celebrations, and amazing deals! Running until February 1st, Epson is offering deals that are hard to beat during the DSF, including special offers on its award-winning lineup of EcoTank, cartridge-free printers. With up to 3 years of ink included, shoppers can save up to 90% on the cost of ink with Epson’s EcoTank printers.
“We’re excited to be part of DSF’s 25th Anniversary,” commented Nikola Aksentijevic, head of consumer sales - Epson Middle East. “Our EcoTank printers allow users to print thousands of pages before having to refill the ink tank. An EcoTank printer is fundamentally different to most printers – instead of cartridges it features a large ink tank that you fill with ink ......read more
• Early technology adopter consumers expect an Internet of Senses by 2030, enabling a new service economy based on digital sensory experiences
• With the human brain as the user interface, consumers expect devices to respond to thoughts, creating a new interaction paradigm
• Most consumers believe that Internet of Senses’ services will make society more environmentally sustainable
Consumers expect an array of beneficial services from connected technology interacting with our senses of sight, sound, taste, smell and touch to be a common reality by 2030. The consumer predictions about the Internet of Senses are among the expectations highlighted in the ninth edition of the Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) ConsumerLab Hot Consumer Trends report.
The Internet of Senses will be enabled by ......read more
HUAWEI Mate Pro 30 5G boasts a powerhouse performance, an iconic design and takes phone videography to the next level.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates — 9 January 2020: Huawei Consumer Business Group (CBG) unveiled the much-anticipated HUAWEI Mate 30 Pro 5G to consumers in the United Arab Emirates during a launch event in Dubai. Boasting powerful 5G capabilities that make it a unique 5G smartphone able to support both 5G Non-Standalone (NSA) and Standalone (SA) modes. With an iconic design, powerful 40MP dual main camera, a large long-lasting battery and solid security features, the HUAWEI Mate 30 Pro 5G proudly wears the crown as the King of 5G smartphones.
Gene Jiao President of Huawei CBG, Middle East and Africa said: “The HUAWEI Mate 30 Pro 5G brings together the pinnacle of smartphone ......read more
Super performance, an iconic design, and videography features never seen before!
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, January 09, 2020: Have you ever thought how it would be to have blazing 5G speeds in your hand? Streaming 4K videos with ease or taking super clear videos at night? Or even taking your social media to the next level with ultra-slow motion videos as if they were shot on a professional camera or by a movie director? These phone features surely seem like a thing of the future, but now it is all possible thanks to Huawei’s latest flagship, the HUAWEI Mate 30 Pro 5G. It packs a whole lot of powerful and iconic features, but to make it easier for you, we picked out 5 super reasons why it actually deserves the title as the King of 5G smartphones.
1. Enjoy super ......read more
CES Innovation Award-Winning Washer Deploys AI and Advanced
Fabric Care to Deliver Unrivaled Convenience, Performance and Speed
DUBAI, January 8, 2019 — At CES®, LG Electronics (LG) unveiled its most advanced innovation in laundry, deploying artificial intelligence to deliver precision washing for optimal results without the guesswork. Winner of a coveted 2020 CES Innovation Award, the new LG ThinQ™ front-load washing machine features an Artificial Intelligent Direct Drive™ (AI DD) motor along with the company’s AI-powered Proactive Customer Care service.
The AI DD washer builds on 20 years of advancements in LG’s groundbreaking Direct Drive motor, which delivers both effectiveness and efficiency. LG’s new washing machine not only detects the ......read more
New flagship combines premium design, sophisticated picture quality, AI and an immersive sound experience
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, January 08, 2020: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. introduced today its next-generation QLED 8K line at CES 2020 in Las Vegas, offering a glimpse into the future of display technology. It combines cutting-edge innovations that make the viewing experience more immersive with connected features that make consumer lifestyles more integrated to deliver the ultimate home entertainment experience.
The 2020 QLED 8K lineup provides consumers with an unprecedented viewing experience and unparalleled smart home integration. It leverages the power of enhanced AI (Artificial Intelligence) technology to improve audio, video and smart capabilities. Plus, it offers a range of ......read more
Tinton Falls, N.J. – January 8, 2019 – Commvault (NASDAQ: CVLT), a recognized global enterprise software leader in the management of data across cloud and on-premises environments, today announced the strengthening of its global presence and expertise with the addition of two industry veterans to its executive leadership team.
Former Dell Technologies vice president and general manager of enterprise sales, Marco Fanizzi, and Callum Eade, former vice president, APJ for the Software Defined Data Center business at VMware, have joined Commvault as vice president of EMEA and vice president of APJ, respectively. Fanizzi has more than 30 years of experience in the enterprise data industry, covering multiple geographies and sectors. He will drive the company’s growth objectives across more than 70 markets in Europe, ......read more
• Easy UPS 3M offers competitive specifications for small and medium business that require lower capital investment
• Compact footprint design with new internal high-capacity battery modules
• Easy to install, use, and service
• Green Premium™ Solution for sustainable business performance
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, January 08, 2020: Schneider Electric, the leader in digital transformation of energy management and automation, today introduced the first version of Easy UPS 3M 3-phase Uninterruptable Power Supply (UPS) with 60 and 80 kVA (400V) internal high-capacity battery modules. Easy UPS 3M UPSs personify simplicity as they are easy to install, easy to use, and easy to service, providing business continuity for small and medium businesses, and making it an ......read more
Samsung’s Ultra HD Viewing Experience enhanced with ATSC 3.0, the latest in broadcast TV technology standard
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, January 07, 2020: Samsung Electronics announced upcoming 2020 QLED 8K television lineup will offer ATSC 3.0 tuners. This next-generation broadcast standard provides consumers higher resolution, more realistic audio and interactive experiences, designed to usher in a new era of over-the-air transmission TV broadcasting.
“Samsung is constantly transforming the technology we put in front of our consumers to give them the ultimate home entertainment experience, so leading this endeavor was a natural step,” said Hyogun Lee, Executive Vice President of the Visual Display Business at Samsung Electronics. “NEXTGEN TV powered by ATSC 3.0 ......read more
DUBAI, January 7, 2020: At CES 2020, Lenovo continues its mission to deliver world firsts by unveiling a set of innovations that have the potential to transform lives, move industries forward and unveil new possibilities presented by our fast-paced era of connectivity. With a global vision to create smarter technology for all, today’s announcements are not only smarter, but bring a faster and more foldable future to everyone, everywhere. Find all the information on Lenovo’s launches at CES here.
A fast future with 5G
With 5G set to continue disrupting the tech landscape and enable the likes of smart cities, smart infrastructure and smart IoT, Lenovo has launched the world’s first 5G PC1 – for the first time bringing 5G connectivity to a premium computing experience beyond smartphone ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, January 07, 2020: Sony Corporation will exhibit at the CES 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada, held from Tuesday, 7 January 2020.
Sony seeks to deliver products, content, and services that resonate with people and affect a positive impact on society, based on its Purpose to “fill the world with emotion, through the power of creativity and technology.” Sony Corporation’s President & CEO Kenichiro Yoshida spoke at the Sony press conference held ahead of the exhibition’s public opening, stating “Creativity is a powerful driving force that moves Sony forward. When it is combined with our technology, it is unstoppable.” He then proceeded to introduce Sony’s latest offerings and new developments from its electronics and entertainment ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, January 06, 2020: Samsung Electronics announced today that it has partnered with the 8K Association (8KA) to establish a first-of-its-kind certification program designed to distinguish 8K-enabled televisions and other devices. The partnership marks another milestone for Samsung’s QLED 8K as it will be among the first TVs to be certified by the 8KA next year, bearing the new certification logo.
“We are proud to be one of the founding members of the 8K Association and to have our new lineup of QLED 8K TVs certified by the program,” said Hyogun Lee, Executive Vice President of the Visual Display Business at Samsung Electronics. “Our goal is to provide consumers with the ability to easily identify premium 8K displays from other devices when making purchasing decisions. Home ......read more
Saudi Arabian communications service provider Mobily and Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) signed an agreement whereby Mobily will be leveraging Ericsson's cutting-edge products and solutions to support its drive to empower the kingdom's government and private sectors towards digital transformation, accelerate the deployment of digital services, and expand the provision of Internet of Things solutions, including the company's smart meter project that is driven by the Saudi Electricity Company. This comes in line with Mobily’s strategy to support digital transformation initiatives to achieve the kingdom's vision 2030 aspirations.
The signing ceremony took place at Mobily’s headquarters in Riyadh in the presence of the CEO of "Mobily" Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Badran. The contract was signed by Alaa Malky, ......read more
Abu Dhabi 04 January 2020: Etisalat today announced the successful launch of open virtual Radio Access Network (Open vRAN), becoming the first operator in MENA to achieve this technological feat. By supporting Open architecture, Open vRAN technology accelerates the delivery of mobile networks. The technology is the foundation of next-generation wireless infrastructure driven by innovation and open standards.
Today’s announcement demonstrates Etisalat’s strong commitment to sustaining its technological leadership, by bringing in such technological advances. Etisalat has become one of the first operators worldwide to launch this technology.
The success of this deployment by Etisalat was possible with the collaboration of Etisalat partners Altiostar, NEC, Cisco and other leading vRAN technology ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, January 02, 2020: Nikai electronics, UAE’s homegrown electronics brand and a trusted name in over 60 countries, recently opened their flagship store that offers a completely redefined retail experience to its shoppers. After bidding farewell to their first retail store in Lamcy Plaza, Nikai takes a new step towards an immersive retail outlet.
To mark this official opening of the flagship showroom, the senior executives and the senior management were invited to visit the showroom and celebrate the occasion. The inauguration ceremony saw an influx of shoppers who were keen to visit the new store and make the most of the value deals.
Speared across 2000 sq.ft, the new showroom will take advantage of its strategic location to further enhance its brand awareness in the UAE. Housing the entire ......read more
● Edge data centers are deployed in many locations that lack IT staff on-site
● Resilience at the edge is crucial; management will often require partnership with expert service providers
● Next-Generation Data Center Infrastructure Management (DCIM) tools utilize cloud technologies, data analytics and Artificial Intelligence (AI) to deliver increased visibility
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, December 30, 2019: Schneider Electric, the leader in digital transformation of energy management and automation, has announced a new White Paper #281, “Essential Guidance on DCIM for Edge Computing Infrastructure”, available for immediate download at the Schneider Electric website. The paper provides data center operators, channel partners and Managed ......read more
• First port company in the world to be awarded the Innovative Organisation Level 3 Certification by Global Innovation Management Institute
Abu Dhabi–UAE, December 29, 2019: Abu Dhabi Ports has recently been awarded with the prestigious Innovative Organisation Level 3 Certification by Global Innovation Management Institute (GIMI). The Certification was conferred by the Boston-based think tank during its annual conference, which took place in Colombia in November 2019.
The recognition demonstrates the value of initiatives such as Abu Dhabi Ports’ highly successful collaborative ideas platform, ‘IBTIKAR’ – Arabic for ‘innovation’. IBTIKAR uses a systematic approach to gathering and processing ideas from employees, customers and other stakeholders. It ......read more
Jumbo Electronics is one of DSF’s founding sponsors
Customers to receive premium experiences, discounts and cashback rewards from eWallet, Rehlat, Bharat Thakur Yoga and Store 2 Door
Dubai, UAE; 26 December 2019: Jumbo Electronics, the leading OmniChannel retailer in the region, has announced a range of competitive promotions, and is partnering with leading brands for special discounts on premium experiences and cashback rewards during the 25th anniversary of the Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF) that will run from 26th December 2019 until 1st February 2020.
This year, Jumbo has unveiled a fantastic promotion ‘It’s Raining Gold @ Jumbo’, to give away a 10 gram gold coin to one lucky winner every day for 38 days. Jumbo is also rewarding five lucky winner with 250 ......read more
Batool Ilyasi, a UAE National from Dubai wins the Grand Raffle Prize – a Peugeot car worth AED 89,900
23rd December, 2019, UAE: MENA region’s leading electronics retailer Sharaf DG announced the winners of DG Friday Sale Raffle Promotion which took place between 23rd November 2019 to 7th December 2019. The winners were selected in a draw held recently at Sharaf DG Store in Burjuman Mall in Dubai in the presence of an official from the Department of Economic Development.
Ms. Batool Ilyasi, a UAE National from Dubai won the Grand Prize - Peugeot 508 Car worth AED 89,900 while 5 customers won Meet & Greet opportunity with Ustad Rahat Fateh Ali Khan at the Coca Cola Arena on 27th December in Dubai and 25 customers won 6 Months Membership at Cult Fit across any of its centres in UAE. The winners ......read more
The telco has been acknowledged as one of the country’s top brands during the Filipino Times Awards 2019
Dubai, UAE, 23rd December 2019: As a proud homegrown company and an integral part of the United Arab Emirates’ (UAE) social fabric, du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), has been recognized as the country’s ‘Preferred Telecommunication Company of The Year’ at the fifth edition of the annual The Filipino Times Awards. Abdulwahed Juma, Executive Vice President – Brand and Communications, du received the award on behalf of the company
As a prestigious annual awards occasion that recognizes exemplary industry leaders and top brands in the UAE, The Filipino Times Awards honoured du for its customer-centric approach to business and for the strong rapport it has built among ......read more
AI influenced identity and face recognition systems rising up the regional agenda
Dubai, UAE: The Middle East, with its predominance of critically-vital hydrocarbon, energy and utility plants, is set to become an early adopter of the latest AI-influenced identity and face recognition technology as commercial building security rises up the region’s infrastructure agenda, according to experts.
With new insights from 6Wresearch estimating a 16.6% compound annual growth in the region’s commercial security market over the next four years will reach US$ 8.4 billion, the international industry says owners and operators will employ the very latest technology to ring fence their assets.
The forecasts are borne out by the commercial security sector at Intersec, the region’s leading trade ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 21 July 2019: Canon Middle East today announces the expansion of its range of portable projectors, including three new high-brightness, low-maintenance lamp-based models - the LV-WU360, LV-WX370 and LV-X350. Equipped with an innovative lamp unit, these models have an exceptionally long lifespan for a portable projector and are designed to reduce the total cost of ownership for businesses and schools.
Delivering faithful image reproduction at high brightness with enhanced connectivity options, these new projectors achieve powerful optical performance ......read more
The telco has selected three innovative projects that could play a role in leading the UAE into the future
Dubai, UAE, 18th July, 2019: du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), has played an inspirational role towards empowering the next generation of technology innovators, following the completion of the IoT & AI Pioneers Competition.
Driven by UAE 5G Innovation Gate (U5GIG) - which is powered by Dubai Silicon Oasis (DSO) - and Dubai Technology Entrepreneur Campus (Dtec), to lead innovation initiatives established by HH Sheikh ......read more
Noise-free, Wire-free And Worry-free:
Enjoy the 1000X family’s renowned premium sound on Sony’s latest truly wireless headphones
The next level of silence with Dual Noise Sensor technology and HD Noise Cancelling Processor QN1e
Wire-free design, stable connectivity and comfortable fitting for total listening freedom
Long-lasting battery life and quick charging function to revolutionise your commute
Listen your way with Adaptive Sound Control, customisable touch controls and voice assistant
Dubai, UAE, 18th July 2019 – Sony today ......read more
Abu Dhabi, 17 July 2019: There’s a palpable excitement in the air as Etisalat today unveiled the newly crafted ‘together’ emoji.
Today is the sixth World Emoji Day, a day to celebrate the use of every emoji possible on your social media accounts.
Avid emoji fans may soon find themselves excitedly embracing the new ‘together’ emoji. Depicting three quirky faces - a smiling face with smiling eyes, a winky face and a laughing emoji huddled up together - this adorable digital icon is set to breathe life into our messages in a creative, ......read more
Deep Learning and Upgraded TurboWash 360 Maximize Washing Effectiveness, Minimize Clothing Damage
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 16 July 2019: During its Home Appliance & Air Solution Press Tour in Seoul, South Korea, LG Electronics (LG) is unveiling its latest front-loader washing machine releasing in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region.
Powered by the company’s new Artificial Intelligence Direct Drive (AI DD) with deep learning, it delivers thorough yet gentle care, determining the characteristics and volume of each load to minimize fabric ......read more
Under the Distribution Agreement, FVC will market, deliver and support Avaya’s industry-leading range of solutions in Africa & Egypt.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – July 10, 2019 – FVC, a leading Value-Added-Distributor in the Middle East and Africa, has partnered with Avaya Holdings Corp. (NYSE: AVYA) to help businesses across North, West, East, Centra Africa and Egypt (NWECA) deliver unmatched customer experiences with Unified Communications, Collaboration and Cloud Communications solutions.
The partnership will see FVC become a distributor for Avaya’s ......read more
Dubai, UAE 10 July 2019 - Injazat has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Nuance Inc., an industry-leading provider of AI-powered solutions, to promote cloud-based speech recognition solutions in hospitals to enhance healthcare operations in the UAE.
Using speech recognition technology, physicians will be able to record patient conditions accurately and efficiently, eliminating the need to manually document patient encounters and ultimately freeing up physicians’ time to focus on more meaningful interaction with the patient. Nuance’s cloud-based ......read more
The move will help Blue Ocean Group to market and distribute UAE’s home-grown products in the UK market and help UAE exports to the United Kingdom to grow faster
Dubai-based Blue Ocean Group is the first UAE distributor to enter the UK market ahead of the Brexit
Consumer electronics market in the United Kingdom is expected to reach US$20.82 billion (£16.39 billion) in 2019
Consumer electronics market in the United Kingdom is expected to reach US$21.27 billion (£16.74 billion) in 2020
Blue Ocean Group’s growing international network will help ......read more
July 09, 2019 - Dubai, UAE
Building on our desktop innovation momentum with the previously announced HP EliteOne 800 G5 All-in-One with optional HP Sure View technology and the HP EliteDesk 800 G5 Desktop Mini, HP today unveiled its next-generation HP EliteDesk 800 and ProDesk 600 and 400 series. The new desktop portfolio supports today’s workforce to power flexible workspaces and designed with the performance to take on modern workloads with 9th Gen Intel Core i9 processors across a broad set of form factors.
Security is essential. The next-gen commercial ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 09 July 2019: Samsung is the first manufacturer to implement Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology into a QLED TV.
Adding machine learning to the TV’s repertoire of immersion-enhancing features has made it easy for users to enjoy a wide range of content in crystal clear 8K.
Samsung’s exclusive machine-learning technology automatically upscales lower-resolution videos into 8K picture quality, regardless of the video’s native resolution or method of transmission. The technology is powered by the Quantum Processor 8K, ......read more
• Cisco helps IT teams better understand network behavior and predict issues with new artificial intelligence and machine learning capabilities.
• Since its introduction two years ago, Cisco’s intent-based networking has reinvented how networks are built and managed. Cisco is furthering this effort through multidomain integrations designed to provide end-to-end security, segmentation and application experience.
• Cisco is delivering these new software advancements via software subscriptions, granting customers access to ongoing ......read more
The HUAWEI Mate 20 X (5G) is the World’s first Dual-Sim 5G smartphone(5G SIM+4G SIM) to support Non-standalone (NSA) and Standalone (SA) 5G networks*:
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 08 July 2019: The 5G era has finally reached consumers, as Huawei has officially launched its first 5G commercial smartphone – the HUAWEI Mate 20 X (5G). Equipped with Huawei's powerful 5G multi-mode terminal chips, the 7nm Balong 5000 and the Kirin 980, the ground-breaking device boasts excellent 5G connectivity while retaining the ability to down shift to 4G, 3G and 2G ......read more
The SureLab SL-D800 offers photo shops and professional photographers greater print flexibility, speed and quality, to boost business opportunities
Dubai, UAE; 8 July, 2019: Today, Epson announces the SureLab SL-D800 commercial photo production printer, which has been developed for photo shops and those who want to expand their printing business, with a wider range of services for their customers, while minimising environmental impact. It’s ideally suited to photo production businesses, independent photo shops, event photographers, minilabs, copy shops and self-service ......read more
Incorporating dynamic new technologies helps CPT customers gear up for future growth
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, July 07 2019: Computer & Power Technology (CPT), a part of MIDIS Systems Integration Group has been awarded the 'Cisco Architectural Award - Collaborate" at the Cisco Partner Summit 2019. The award highlights the incorporation of Cisco’s Collaboration portfolio with Apple B2B products and services for greater customer and employee experiences and business growth.
CPT is one of the largest System Integrators in the UAE since ......read more
Abu Dhabi, 03 July 2019: Etisalat Digital is collaborating with Microsoft as its strategic partner in the UAE, to provide government entities, large enterprises, and small and medium enterprises with state of the art digital solutions and enable transformation based on Microsoft Cloud services.
The announcement coincides with the official launch of Microsoft’s cloud regions in the UAE, to offer cloud-based services including Azure, Office 365, and ExpressRoute, as well as data residency options for customers.
As a strategic Microsoft partner spanning cloud, security ......read more
Outstanding Color and Clarity from Every Seat in the House
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 03 July 2019: As a market leader in consumer electronics, LG is committed to ensuring innovation remains at the forefront of its television lineup.
Over the years, LG Electronics (LG) has fine-tuned its premium LCD TV offerings. LG’s advanced televisions have been rebranded under the NanoCell TV name to highlight their NanoCell Display technology. LG’s NanoCell TVs provide a clear and distinct brand identity, which emphasizes their capabilities to provide a more ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 02 July 2019: Ericsson, Swisscom, and strategic partners Qualcomm Technologies and OPPO, have been recognized on the European stage with a prestigious award at this year’s World 5G Summit in London, UK.
The partners were jointly awarded the “Best 5G Network Development in Europe” award at a June 12 ceremony for their industry-leading implementations of 5G products and services in the region. The four companies have worked closely together in recent years to make 5G technology a commercial reality.
Ericsson and ......read more
DUBAI, UAE, 2nd July, 2019 — Infoblox Inc., the leader in Secure Cloud-Managed Network Services, today announced BloxOne™ Threat Defense, the industry’s first hybrid security offering that leverages DNS as the first line of defense to detect and block today’s sophisticated cyberthreats. With a scalable hybrid architecture, BloxOne Threat Defense secures enterprises’ existing networks as well as digital transformations like cloud, IoT and SD-WAN deployments. It makes an organization’s threat analysts more productive and reduces the total cost of enterprise ......read more
Fortinet to secure applications on AWS with FortiWeb Cloud WAF-as-a-Service
Dubai, UAE., July 1, 2019: Fortinet® (NASDAQ: FTNT), a global leader in broad, integrated and automated cybersecurity solutions, today announced the addition of FortiWeb Cloud WAF-as-a-Service to its robust cloud security portfolio offerings. FortiWeb Cloud WAF-as-a-Service on Amazon Web Services (AWS) allows organizations to rapidly deploy web applications while providing best-in-class security for mission-critical applications – protecting applications and APIs from threats and addressing compliance ......read more
LG Electronics targets tropical regions such as Middle East & Africa (MEA) with its unique smart energy solutions that offer high efficiency
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 30 June 2019: As a leader in the HVAC industry, LG Electronics is strengthening its foothold as a pioneering provider of smart energy solutions in the Middle East & African (MEA) market.
According to Mordor Intelligence, a global market research company, the energy management system market in the MEA region is expected to grow at an annual rate of 11.87% to reach USD 3.76 billion by ......read more
Etisalat launches pilot project with first location at ADNOC Distribution service station
Abu Dhabi, 27 June 2019: Etisalat has launched a smartphone self-service vending machine that is a ‘first-of-its-kind’ for the UAE by partnering with ADNOC Distribution, the leading fuel distributor and convenience store operator in the UAE. The machine will allow customers 24/7 access and a five-minute turnaround time to buy a smart phone automatically.
The launch is part of a pilot project implemented by the two entities to ensure the provision of ......read more
The telco demonstrated the transformative potential of its intelligent 5G network with an innovative video call conducted utilising 5G technology
Dubai, UAE, 25th June, 2019: du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunication Company (EITC), has taken the 5G experience to new heights by demonstrating the region’s first-ever Video over LTE (ViLTE) 5G call. Taking place at du’s headquarters in Al Salam Tower, Dubai, the video call was made using the telco’s state of the art commercial 4G and 5G Non-standalone (NSA) network, IMS Core, and 5G smartphones.
By enabling ......read more
MENA Fintech Association launches to support
Fintech Industry in Growing MENA Marketplace
June 24, 2019, Abu Dhabi, UAE: MENA Fintech Association (MFTA), an inclusive, not for profit organization that aims at fostering an open dialogue for the MENA fintech community, formally launched yesterday at an exclusive event held at Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM).
The event was attended by fintech leaders from across the industry, including 22 financial regulators from the MENA region, government representatives, global and regional enterprises and the MFTA community. Together, they ......read more
Stadium Signage Designed to Revolutionize Fan Experience
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 24 June 2019: On the 25th of June, LG Electronics (LG) will be inviting its customers and partners around MEA to experience its latest indoor and outdoor LED display solutions for businesses at an exclusive event in Dubai.
LG LED Connect 2019 MEA will see the company showcase its latest LED displays to help transform stadiums in the region. With increased efforts being made by stadium owners to invest in new technologies, LG will illustrate how its latest innovations can help provide club ......read more
Dubai, UAE, June 23, 2019 – HID Global®, a worldwide leader in trusted identity solutions, today announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire the international identity solutions business of De La Rue (LSE:DLAR). The acquisition will broaden HID Global’s leadership position in the government-to-citizen identification market and extend its capabilities.
Through its identity solutions business, De La Rue delivers identity documents and software solutions for governments around the world. It issues secure identity documents for more than 25 countries, with significant ......read more
Companies Building Fast, Secure and Reliable Network for Residential and Businesses Across Fixed and Mobile Services
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 23 June 2019: Telecom Egypt (EGX: ETEL), Egypt’s first integrated telecom operator, and Juniper Networks, (NYSE: JNPR) a leader in secure, AI-driven networks, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) this week in Cairo further cementing Juniper’s position as a strategic technology provider for Telecom Egypt. This MoU will highlight the companies’ intent to scope the Egyptian business landscape for shared ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 23 June 2019: HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, is excited to share an update on its partnership with Adobe Lightroom. The companies have worked closely together to further improve the already impressive imaging experience on the Nokia 9 PureView with the introduction of a bespoke Lens Profile specifically for this smartphone.
The new Lens Profile automatically tailors the editing capabilities of Adobe Lightroom to the Nokia 9 PureView, giving you full editorial control over your images directly on your smartphone.
The Nokia 9 PureView ......read more
LG LED Connect 2019 MEA will Illustrate the Future of LED Signage
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 20 June 2019: LG Electronics (LG) will unveil its latest LED display solu-tions for businesses at LG LED Connect 2019 MEA next week. The company will ex-hibit a wide range of its indoor and outdoor LED displays at the event, with superior picture quality and world-class reliability.
A key feature of the event will be the previewing of LG’s new 130-inch LED screen (LAAF series), recently showcased at InfoComm 2019 in Orlando, Florida. The LED screen has been designed ......read more
LG’s vision and strategy for a sustainable future
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 20 June 2019: From the latest home appliances and electronics, to AC units and business solutions, LG Electronics (LG) is committed to reducing the environmental impact of its products.
To achieve this, the company has unveiled a number of commitments and goals, hoping to work with homeowners and businesses to create an eco-friendlier environment.
LG’s Green Product Strategy
1. Reduce resource consumption: Cut product volume and ......read more
Oil refinery to deploy Aspen GDOT software aiming to maximize profit generation
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 19 June 2019: Aspen Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: AZPN), the asset optimization™ software company, today announced that Zeeland Refinery, a joint venture between Total and Lukoil in Western Europe, will deploy Aspen GDOT™ dynamic optimization software.
Aspen GDOT will initially be deployed on the middle distillate production units across the refinery and will help Zeeland Refinery to drive more consistent product quality, increasing middle distillate production and ......read more
By John Maddison, EVP of products and solutions at Fortinet.
Over the past couple of decades, changes in the threat landscape have driven changes in how we design, implement, and manage security. Organizations have spent the last two decades updating their security gear to keep up with the latest threats and attack vectors. In the late 1990s, the creation of viruses and worms forced the development of anti-virus and IDS solutions. Spam and phishing drove the development of advanced email gateways. The list is long, with organizations adding things like Anti-DDoS, Secure Web Gateways, and ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 19 June 2019: HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, today announces a partnership with consultancy firm CGI and Google Cloud to move and store phone activation and performance data at the Google Cloud Region in Hamina, Finland. The move will deliver an even better customer and device experience for Nokia phone users, by improving the speed and accuracy of device enhancements delivered to Nokia phones.
By using Google Cloud ́s advanced data analytics and machine learning technologies, combined with CGI´s cloud and data ......read more
In last few days it has been revealed that ESET, the global leader in cybersecurity, has earnt one of the top spots on G2’s Best Software Companies in EMEA list – a ranking that takes into account over 66,000 users reviews of software products.
G2, the global user review site that helps businesses to make smart buying decisions, awarded ESET the #4 ranking in a process that examined nearly 900 companies serving in the EMEA region. G2 hosts around 750,000+ users reviews, 80,000+ products and 1,600+ tech and service categories, making ESET’s recognition an exceptional ......read more
Premium Colossal-Capacity PD Portable Charger Supports Power Delivery for High-Speed Charging
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 18 June 2019: To stay charged all day and beyond, Anker’s PowerCore+ 26800 PD provides faster and safer charging with unmatched advanced technology, conforming to the latest standards of USB charging with USB-C Power Delivery (PD).
Anker's charging technology ensures the fastest possible charge for non-Quick Charge devices, including Apple phones, tablets, drones, laptops and other USB-C devices.
The premium colossal-capacity portable ......read more
Cost-effective and mess-free printers designed to reflect design trends
Dubai, UAE; 18 June, 2019: Epson’s award-winning EcoTank printers have been given a stylish new look with a compact footprint and a white finish on four of the new models (L3116, L3156, L4156, L6176). Making them ideal for modern spaces.
Jeroen van Beem, director of sales, Epson MEA, says: Black printers have always proved very popular, but some customers said they wanted a different option that wouldn’t look out of place in their homes or stylish offices. We believe today’s launch is ......read more
Sophisticated AI-powered low light imaging, face unlock, Google Assistant at the push of a button* all combined with the promise of latest Android that keeps getting better
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 18 June 2019: HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, has today announced the new Nokia 2.2, delivering sophisticated AI powered low light imaging and Google Assistant at the press of a button, all at a truly astonishing price. Nokia 2.2 is the first 2 series Nokia smartphone to be part of the Android One programme, delivering the latest full Android experience on a modern ......read more
DUBAI, UAE, 18th June, 2019 – Nutanix, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTNX), a leader in enterprise cloud computing, today announced the findings of its Enterprise Cloud Index results for the manufacturing sector, measuring manufacturing companies’ plans for adopting private, public and hybrid clouds. The report revealed that the manufacturing industry’s hybrid cloud usage and plans outpace the global average across industries. The deployment of hybrid clouds in manufacturing and production companies has currently reached 19% penetration, slightly ahead of the global average. Moreover, ......read more
Further Extends the Fortinet Security Fabric to Branch Offices, New Products Support Secure, Easy-to-Manage and Cloud-Ready Infrastructure for Distributed Enterprises Adopting SD-WAN
Dubai, UAE., June 18, 2019: Fortinet® (NASDAQ: FTNT), a global leader in broad, integrated and automated cybersecurity solutions, today announced its Secure SD-Branch solution, the industry’s most comprehensive branch offering to secure the WAN and access edge and enable security-driven networking for distributed enterprises. Fortinet’s Secure SD-Branch solution extends the Fortinet Security ......read more
A report by DarkMatter Group found cybercriminal attacks in the UAE and Middle East are both widespread, frequently undetected, and often state-sponsored
Abu Dhabi, UAE 17 June 2019: DarkMatter Group, the region’s first and only fully integrated digital and cyber transformation firm, today released the first semi-annual Cyber Security Report for 2019 revealing that critical infrastructure sectors, including Oil & Gas, Financial, Utilities and Transportation, are in the firing line from a growing incidence of cyberattacks across the UAE and wider Middle ......read more
As the first provider to bring Apple’s DEP to the region, du’s enterprise customers will benefit from faster, more cost-effective device deployment and configuration
Dubai, UAE, 17th June, 2019: As an enabler of transformative solutions that empower the UAE’s enterprise communities, du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), has partnered with Apple to bring the Apple Device Enrolment Program (DEP) to customers across the UAE. This means that users now have access to automated wireless setup and automatic enrolment into the Enterprise Mobility ......read more
Built to keep patients and their data safe while helping doctors stay in the moment
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 17 June 2019: HP Inc. introduced its next-generation Healthcare portfolio designed to strengthen the human connection among healthcare patients and clinicians. The HP EliteBook 840 G6 Healthcare Edition, the world’s first ultra-slim notebook for healthcare with integrated RFID location tracking , and HP EliteOne 800 G5 Healthcare Edition All-In-One, the world’s first all-in-one for healthcare with an integrated privacy screen , are designed to enhance ......read more
DUBAI, UAE, 17TH June, 2019 – The next five years will mark a dramatic enterprise shift toward the edge of networks, where emerging technologies can be harnessed to radically improve user experiences, transform business models, and generate vast revenue opportunities. That’s according to a new book launched today by Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company.
Opportunity at the Edge: Change, Challenge, and Transformation on the Path to 2025, developed by Fast Future in collaboration with Aruba, reports that edge technologies – those which process and analyze user data ......read more
Dubai, UAE, June 17, 2019– HID Global®, a worldwide leader in trusted identity solutions, today announced it has extended the capabilities of its HID goID™ mobile identity solution that enables government agencies to move from physical documents to mobile IDs on citizens’ smartphones. The latest addition to HID’s mobile identity offering, the HID goID Simple Verifier, is a small device that can be used by anyone seeking to quickly verify the age of citizens carrying an HID goID mobile ID on their smartphones—all with just one click.
HID's new goID ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 16 June, 2019: Next generation connectivity is one step closer for du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), customers with the announcement that the telco is the first to launch 5G-enabled devices in the UAE. Customers will also be able to enjoy du’s 5G network without any additional charges to their existing postpaid plans.
du has started selling the 5G-enabled ZTE Axon Pro 10 handset, with the company’s portfolio of 5G devices expected to expand further over the coming weeks.
‘5G journey comes to life’
Fahad Al ......read more
• Freedom abroad: Use your mobile phone while abroad as if you’ve never left home
• Enjoy seamless roaming experience with the ‘Roam Like Home’ weekly subscription
• Travelers to enjoy local allowances and home tariff on roaming calls, data, and SMS and stay connected abroad
Abu Dhabi, 15 June 2019: Etisalat today announced the launch of ‘Roam Like Home’ (RLH) services that enable Freedom postpaid customers to continue enjoying local allowances while travelling outside the country.
With Etisalat’s new roaming ......read more
LG’s B2B Technology Wows Show Attendees with Wide Range of Innovative OLED to LED Solutions
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 13 June 2019: LG Electronics (LG) is showcasing its newest exciting business solutions in Orlando, Florida (USA) this week at InfoComm 2019. From Micro LED signage, Transparent OLED signage, Open Frame OLED displays to a diverse lineup of LED products, LG is bringing to the largest professional audiovisual trade show in North America a wide range of commercial display products that is sure to capture the imagination of show ......read more
Newest LG UltraGearTM with Nano IPS Technology and NVIDIA G-SYNC® Delivers Lightning-fast Response Time for Serious Gaming
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 13 June 2019: At this year’s E3, LG Electronics (LG) is unveiling the new LG UltraGearTM Nano IPS NVIDIA G-SYNC gaming monitor, the world’s first 1 millisecond (ms)* IPS display. The UltraGearTM is a gamer’s dream come true, employing Nano IPS technology to achieve phenomenal color reproduction, ultra-fast response time and a refresh rate of 144Hz, overclockable to 175Hz. With blazing speed and ......read more
Accelerating transformation of industries with world-class R&D, engineering, co-development, and sustainable innovation for the Fourth Industrial Revolution
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 13 June 2019: HP Inc. opened the doors to its new 3D Printing and Digital Manufacturing Center of Excellence in Barcelona, Spain, one of the world’s largest and most advanced research and development facilities for the next-generation technologies powering the Fourth Industrial Revolution. The new Center brings together hundreds of the world’s leading additive manufacturing ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 12 June 2019: Global technology firm Epson has partnered with Middlesex University Dubai’s newly opened Robotics Laboratory to provide students with training, workshops and a newly devised programme of collaborative research in robotics. Epson also equips the laboratory with several Epson industrial robots.
Jeroen van Beem, director of sales, Epson MEA, says: “The aim of our partnership is to make robotics more accessible to students, and to foster research. This is also in line with the UAE Government initiatives to encourage research ......read more
Nokia and the Finnish National Committee for the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and UNICEF Kenya have launched a shared-value partnership during this year’s Nairobi Innovation Week, to increase equitable access to digital literacy for some of the most disadvantaged children in Kenya. This includes girls and children with disabilities in urban informal settlements and some of the most remote areas of Kenya.
The partnership builds on the Government of Kenya’s investment in the Digital Literacy Project which provided one million tablets to primary schools with a ......read more