Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) and Siemens have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to cooperate in R&D, exchange expertise and know-how, as well as building national capacities in energy technologies.
Visa and Startupbootcamp have hosted “FastTrack”, a mentoring session for startups participating in the Dubai Smart City Accelerator, which is hosted in Dubai Technology Entrepreneur Centre (dtec).
The building, inspired by a docked iPod and being built in Business Bay, will contain 231 “intelligent” apartments – each fitted with screens, monitors, and sensors.
TIA’s Smart Buildings Program seeks to redefine intelligent buildings to ensure proper interoperation and future proofing of communications, IoT platforms and building management systems.
Speaking exclusively to Tahawul Tech on the sidelines of the event, BICSI president Jeff Beavers – who is based in the United States, praised the UAE’s “progressive and collaborative” attitude towards creating smart communities within the wider smart city vision.
Ajman’s Municipality and Planning Department and the Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (du) have recently teamed-up to turn the emirate’s Rumaila District into a smart and sustainable residential area.
The Dubai Municipality’s Buildings Department has developed a new smart calculator to measure the environmental impact of the use of concrete in construction projects and compare it to the baseline that it has developed in advance.
BNC Network CEO Avin Gidwani discusses the major tech trends that professionals in the construction industry should be looking out for in 2018.
The report, co-authored by Booz Allen Hamilton and Johnson, claims that investing in smart buildings not only safeguards against potential cyber risks, but also works towards energy efficiency goals.
In commemoration of the UAE’s 40th national day celebration, leading telecom service provider Etisalat in conjunction with Pacific Controls launched …