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Ingram Micro Experience Zone to fuel UAE AI Strategy 2031

Ingram Micro has recently launched its Experience Zone, which showcases numerous Artificial Intelligence driven Computer Vision and IoT use cases, including applications for medicine, building, transport, security and smart cities.

The Experience Zone, which is part of Ingram Micro’s regional headquarters located in the Innovation hub at Dubai Internet City, was inaugurated by UAE Minister of State for Artificial Intelligence Omar Al Olama.  Other executives in attendance included Alain Monie, CEO of Ingram Micro, Dr. Ali Baghdadi, Senior Vice President and Chief Executive META at Ingram Micro, and Ammar Al Malik, Managing Director at Dubai Internet City.

Visitors at the Experience Zone can interact with the latest development in AI, including learning more about face recognition, object detection, emotion, gender, age estimation and many others.

Ingram Micro and its vendor partners are making it possible for resellers, customers and students to touch and experience the latest technology in the easiest way, helping them understand how they can use and deploy the latest in AI.

In addition, the Experience Zone’s training centre is hosting the Ingram Micro AI and Cyber Security Academies.

“AI is one of the most rapidly growing uses of technology today and our teams have been working diligently to provide an interactive experience where visitors can learn more about how these exciting technologies can benefit their lives and their businesses. We are honoured to have Minister Al Olama inaugurate our AI Experience Center and we look forward to continuing to help the world realise the promise of technology,” said Monie.

Dr. Ali Baghdadi, Senior Vice President and Chief Executive META at Ingram Micro, said, “Our strategic plan is to support UAE Leaders in their AI Strategy 2031 and their long-term vision of making the UAE the first in the field of AI investment and the creation of a new vital AI market with high economic impact. One of the key objectives Ingram Micro is to be an active contributor to building a strong AI community that attracts young talent and offers unlimited possibilities in AI education and development of innovative AI solutions.”

According to the company, the AI use cases at the new Experience Zone will be continuously updated to keep pace with innovation. The Experience zone is designed to help accelerate AI journeys faster and help early adopters move in the right direction.

The key partners of Ingram Micro’s AI ecosystem include Nvidia, HP Enterprise, Dell Technologies, Datumcon, Robovision, Taiger, YITU, iCetana, NNTC, Softec, GetBee and several others.

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