technology

April 18, 2019

Samsung Gulf Electronics has launched the first QLED 8K television in the UAE, an ultra-premium TV and home entertainment offering supported with the most advanced picture quality in its portfolio.

The QLED 8K TV will be offered in add 98-inch 82-inch and 75-inchand 68-inch screen sizes, designed to meet the UAE’s demand for larger screen formats that also provide the incredible performance customers have come to expect from Samsung.

“We continue to offer consumers an unforgettable TV experience with new product launches, which we were able to demonstrate in an interactive and exciting way at today’s event. With Real 8K Resolution features embedded with Samsung’s proprietary"...

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April 17, 2019

Huawei has deployed its AI expertise with leading medical research bodies to help safeguard children's eyesight. Huawei is working with IIS Aragon and DIVE Medical to co-create Track AI, an AI-powered assessment designed to detect and diagnose early signs of visual impairment in children.

The World Health Organization estimates there are 19 million children in the world with visual impairment, of which 70 to 80 percent are preventable or curable. In most cases, these children will remain undiagnosed for years, resulting in more serious consequences with their vision, general development, educational and social opportunities. Less severe"...

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April 17, 2019

Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI) announced today the findings of a study, recently published in Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, in which researchers at Austin Hospital in Melbourne, Australia sought to measure cerebral oxygenation in a large cohort of healthy volunteers, using Masimo O3® Regional Oximetry, to establish a normal range of values and investigate the relationship between cerebral oxygenation and other physical and hemodynamic characteristics.1 O3 uses near-infrared spectroscopy (NIRS) to"...

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April 17, 2019

West Africa’s mobile ecosystem generated more than $50 billion in economic value last year – equivalent to 8.7 per cent of the region’s GDP1, according to a new GSMA study. The 2019 West Africa edition of the GSMA’s Mobile Economy report series is published at the ‘Mobile 360 – West Africa’ event being held in Abidjan this week. The study finds that rising mobile phone ownership and the ongoing migration to mobile broadband networks and services across the region will see the mobile ecosystem’s economic contribution continue to increase over the coming years, forecast to reach almost $70 billion (9.5 per cent of GDP) by 2023.

“Today’s"...

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April 17, 2019

Beyontec, a global insurance information and technology solutions provider with significant business presence in Kuwait and Middle East Region today announced that it has been selected by Gulf Insurance Group Kuwait (gig-Kuwait) to implement the Beyontec Suite, its core solution, across General, Group Life, Finance and ERP Modules.

gig-Kuwait is one of the largest insurance company in Kuwait in terms of written and retained premiums in general life, medical and motor segments. Established in 2007 as a subsidiary of Gulf Insurance Group (GIG), gig-Kuwait was the first and only local specialized life and health insurance Company in Kuwait. gig-Kuwait"...

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April 13, 2019

The Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC) has announced that it has selected Hazzaa Al Mansoori as the prime astronaut and Sultan Al Neyadi as the backup astronaut for the International Space Station (ISS) mission.

Al Mansoori and Al Neyadi are currently undergoing training at the Yuri Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Centre in Star City, Russia in preparation for the mission.

Al Mansoori will now fly for an eight-day space mission to ISS aboard a Soyuz-MS 15 spacecraft from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on September 25 and return to Earth aboard a Soyuz-MS 12.

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April 12, 2019

IDEMIA, the global leader in Augmented Identity, is delighted to announce its partnership with Kuwait Finance House (KFH) to offer the first metal payment card in the country. This full-metal-card is the most premium product of the IDEMIA Smart Metalrange.

Long considered a pioneer in Shar’iah compliant banking and one of the foremost Islamic financial institutions in the world, KFH has set another record with the introduction of Kuwait’s first metalpayment card. Partnering with IDEMIA, KFH will offer its new metal cards as an upgrade to a select group of its premium customers.

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April 12, 2019

RF IDeas, provider of the leading enterprise platform for identity acquisition within secure authentication and access solutions, now offers smart card readers for LEGIC credentials designed for easy integration into third-party systems of all kinds, including, multifunction printers, healthcare devices, automation controllers and more.

In use worldwide, LEGIC smart cards incorporate a patented master-token security concept and can encode additional data for up to 127 custom security applications. However, only a LEGIC-compatible reader can be configured to read this additional data, and these advanced features often go unused.

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April 12, 2019

ResMed (NYSE: RMD, ASX: RMD) today introduced its second top-of-head-connected CPAP mask for treating sleep apnea, a new nasal pillows option, AirFit P30i.

The mask’s “tube-up” connection, also featured on ResMed’s AirFit N30i nasal mask released in January, keeps tubing out of the wearer’s way so they can move and sleep in any position.

AirFit P30i fits 90 percent of wearers with just two frame sizes and three cushions, helping home medical equipment (HME) providers fit patients easier and faster.

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April 12, 2019

• New partnership takes aim at the 80% plus of enterprise data that is unstructured

• Leveraging AI, the solution uses intelligent OCR to extract data from any invoice format, including scanned images and PDFs

• Eliminating manual entry results in a reduction of processing costs from dollars to cents

Taulia, a leading fintech company, partners with Google Cloud to launch AI-powered invoicing solution.

The solution launching at Google"...

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