technology

December 10, 2019

Driverless vehicles are tested on 5G technology ahead of a planned deployment of such vehicles on UAE roads, said Hamad Obaid Al Mansoori, director general of the UAE’s Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA).

'We will expand 5G network to important sectors such as transport, health and education. As per this policy, 5G network was provided in a place away from the city in Dubai [Dubai Silicone Oasis] for testing driverless vehicles,' Al Mansoori told the Emirates news agency Wam.

According to industry reports, 5G-enabled driverless vehicles will be able to have more efficient and quick communication with each other and traffic infrastructure, which will help minimise traffic"...

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December 9, 2019

Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority (DSOA) and Finsa, a Spanish industrial company, on Sunday celebrated the inauguration of Finsa Middle East's new regional office at Dubai Digital Park in DSO.

Dr Juma Al Matrooshi, deputy CEO of DSOA, officially inaugurated the new office along with Pablo Figueroa, CEO and member of the executive board of Finsa. Headquartered in Santiago de Compostela, Spain, Finsa operates across 80 countries with 3,347 employees, 12 production plants, eight logistics platforms and 18 commercial branches. In Q4 2018, Finsa reported total annual sales of ?942 million with a sales turnover of ?916 million and investment of ?87"...

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December 9, 2019

GEZE has expanded its revolving doors product portfolio in many ways. This product portfolio now offers the optimal solution for every building type and all entrance situations. Revolving doors from GEZE are individually customized for each project, and specially manufactured to the customer's specifications.

The entrance area is the face of the building and thus of the enterprise. A positive visual impression is confirmed by the faultless functioning of the door system in every situation, for example in case of high access frequency. GEZE revolving doors meet these demands, and impress building investors and planners as well as operators"...

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December 8, 2019

US-based Emerson, a global technology and engineering company, has launched its new AMS Wireless Vibration Monitor, a low-cost, easy-to-deploy vibration sensor that performs prescriptive analytics on vibration data using native software to automatically identify failure modes and prevent potential problems involving rotating assets.

The new compact device makes it economically feasible to fully monitor motors, pumps, fans and other critical plant equipment to reduce downtime and achieve more reliable operations.

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December 8, 2019

BenQ, internationally renowned provider of digital lifestyle devices, today launched its brand-new EX2780Q gaming monitor equipped with exclusive HDRi technology with intelligent visual optimization, tailored 2.1 channel Hi-Fi audio, and full-function of eye-care technology for the most immersive in-game experience. The 27” QHD gaming monitor adopts IPS panel, and comes along with144Hz refresh rate, FreeSync, Black eQualizer, Color Vibrance, and a USB-C port.

A New Vision of Intelligent Immersion with HDRi

BenQ’s pioneering HDRi technology ingeniously combines"...

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December 8, 2019

Kanguru is proud to announce the launch of the world’s first OS Agnostic, Fingerprint Access Hardware Encrypted Flash Drive with remote management capability. This new biometric fingerprint access flash drive supplants the bulky pinpads and fussy combo keypads of leading encrypted devices, making it much more convenient and easy to use. With just a tap of the finger, the new Kanguru Defender Bio-Elite30™ Fingerprint Hardware Encrypted Flash Drive provides quick access to encrypted files.

Being OS Agnostic, the Defender Bio-Elite30 can be used on virtually any machine, from Windows and MacOS, to medical equipment, smart TVs and even"...

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December 7, 2019

Soteria AI, the company developing the first AI assistant for gaming, has secured $5MM in private funding from N5 Holdings, led by CEO and Chairwoman Princess Nouf bint Bandar Al Saud. The funding will drive the continued development of Natasha, Soteria’s AI assistant for amateur and semi-professional gamers.

“N5 is dedicated to tracking and supporting a diverse range of business ventures, including local"...

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December 7, 2019

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI), the world’s leading manufacturer of Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS), has been advised that the Australian Government has selected GA-ASI’s MQ-9B SkyGuardian® variant to provide the Armed RPAS for the Australian Defence Force (ADF) under Project Air 7003. This follows the Government’s announcement in November 2018 that GA-ASI would provide Armed RPAS to the ADF. The ADF expects to take first delivery in the early 2020s.

“We have worked closely with the ADF to determine the right RPAS to meet their needs,” said Linden Blue, CEO, GA-ASI. “MQ-9B"...

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December 7, 2019

Today the PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) published a new data security standard for solutions that enable merchants to accept contactless payments using a commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) mobile device (e.g., smartphone or tablet) with near-field communication (NFC). Using the PCI Contactless Payments on COTS (CPoC™) Standard and supporting validation program, vendors can provide merchants with contactless acceptance solutions that have been developed and lab-tested to protect payment data.

“Providing the payments industry with standards and resources that support secure payment acceptance in new and emerging card and card-rooted"...

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December 7, 2019

FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: FLIR) announced that its Kobra™ robot has been chosen for the United States (U.S.) Army’s Common Robotic System-Heavy (CRS-H) program. The five-year production contract to build upwards of 350 unmanned ground vehicles (UGVs) is worth up to $109 million.

The CRS-H program will give the Army a ‘program of record’ to build and sustain a fleet of large UGVs for years to come. The CRS-H platform calls for a robot weighing up to 700 pounds. Army Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) units will use the system to perform a range of missions, such as disarming vehicle-borne improvised explosive devices"...

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