Tuesday 21 January 2020

Virtual reality and augmented reality could deliver a $4.1bn boost

VR and AR are forecast to contribute $4.1 billion to the UAE economy, a 1 per cent boost to GDP by 2030 according to a new report launched today by PwC Middle East.   The majority of the contribution to the UAE economy will come from AR ($2.8 billion) with VR pr


Schneider announces Galaxy VS 3-Phase UPS

Schneider Electric, the leader in digital transformation of energy management and automation, has introduced the first version of Galaxy VS 3-phase Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) with internal smart battery modules. Galaxy VS is a highly efficient, modular, easy-to-deploy three-phase UPS


Consumers 'see technology interacting with senses'

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, highlighted the ninth edition of the Ericsson ConsumerLab Hot Consumer Trends report. The consumer predic


Avaya appoints partner in Saudi Arabia

As part of its vision to enhance business and communications strategies, Avaya Holdings Corp, a global leader in solutions to enhance and simplify communications and collaboration, announced W7Worldwide Marketing Communications Consultancy Agency, as its new corporate communications partner i


Smart Dubai launches ‘Smart Supplier’ app

Smart Dubai has launched a "Smart Supplier" app, which now allows suppliers registered with the Government Resource Planning Systems to access data, contracts, bids, and financial transactions from more than 50 Dubai Government entities. The launch is part of Smart Duba


UAE Space Agency launches NewSpace Innovation Programme

The UAE Space Agency has announced its collaboration with the Abu Dhabi-based global innovation hub, Krypto Labs, to launch the UAE NewSpace Innovation Programme.   The programme aims to maximise the growth of space technology start-ups in NewSpace, the rising p


Iranian hackers target Bapco

Bapco, Bahrain's national oil company, has been targeted by Iranian state-sponsored hackers with a new strain of data-wiping malware, a report said.   Details of the data breach at Bapco were confirmed to the

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