The Dubai Future Council for Blockchain has recently held its second meeting where it presented and approved three initiatives for 2019.
The DubaiNow platform and application has processed 7.5 million transactions, worth AED 4 billion, making it the city’s preferred portal for transactions with government services, according to Smart Dubai and the Dubai Department of Finance (DoF).
Dr. Aisha bint Butti bin Bishr, Director General of Smart Dubai, lauded Dubai’s leadership for its continuous presence on the ground as Dubai builds its future, and prepares to transform itself into the world’s smartest and happiest city.
Dubai’s quest to become the world’s smartest city has received a strong ethical grounding with the unveiling of guidelines for the use of Artificial Intelligence (AI).
Smart Dubai is gearing up to launch the third round of the Global Blockchain Challenge, organised in partnership with successful local accelerator the Dubai Future Accelerators (DFA).
Smart Dubai Office (SDO) has launched the ‘Payment Reconciliation and Settlement’ System, which was developed in collaboration with the Dubai Department of Finance as a blockchain-powered upgrade to its financial system.
The Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) Courts have partnered with Smart Dubai to create the world’s first Court of the Blockchain.
Smart Dubai has recently held a series of demonstration days to discuss the progress of 14 blockchain use cases that will be implemented by 12 government entities across the emirate.
The Smart Dubai Office (SDO) will highlight the latest developments in urban technology at the Dubai Smart City Innovation Conference, which the government firm will be hosting in Shanghai, China, on 24th to 27th June 2018.
The Smart City University, a blockchain-powered decentralised learning platform developed by the Smart Dubai Office to support the development of digital skills, has launched a new initiative to help individuals chart their careers in the economy of the future.