technology

July 15, 2020

Leading UAE-based technology and sustainability-driven facilities management (FM) company Farnek has implemented a new contactless face recognition system to measure the temperature and monitor the attendance of its employees.

The technology has been implemented at all of Farnek’s offices in the UAE as well as client sites, including The Dubai Mall, Burj Khalifa, and Dubai Airport, said the company in its statement.

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July 15, 2020

The UAE Space Agency and the Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre have postponed the launch of the Emirates Mars Mission’s Hope Probe, to Friday (July 17) due to the weather conditions at the launch site of Tanegashima Island in Japan.

The move comes following consultations with senior officials of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (launch service provider), reported state news agency Wam.

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July 14, 2020

Analog Devices, Inc. (Nasdaq: ADI) and Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. (Nasdaq: MXIM) today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which ADI will acquire Maxim in an all stock transaction that values the combined enterprise at over $68 billion2. The transaction, which was unanimously approved by the Boards of Directors of both companies, will strengthen ADI as an analog semiconductor leader with increased breadth and scale across multiple attractive end markets.

Under the terms of the agreement, Maxim stockholders will receive 0.630 of a share of ADI common stock for each share of Maxim common stock they hold at the"...

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July 14, 2020

HD Medical, Inc. of Silicon Valley today announces that its flagship product, HD Steth, has received FDA clearance for all three product classification codes of DQD, DQC and DPS for Electronic Stethoscope, Phonocardiograph and Electrocardiograph combined into one device. HD Steth utilizes cutting-edge AI technology to enable clinicians to perform advanced cardiac evaluation at the point-of-care to save time and lives. About HD Steth HD Steth is an intelligent stethoscope that assists clinicians with capturing, recording, replaying and simultaneously visualizing heart sounds and ECG waveforms on a smart device to help detect multiple cardiac abnormalities. Patented visualization and noise cancellation technology gives HD Steth its edge. Subtle heart sounds are difficult or impossible to hear during auscultation. HD Steth delivers unsurpassed sound fidelity enhanced by visualization which allows clinicians to see the heart sounds providing instant cardiac insights. Clinical Studies & International Sales Success “The quality and intensity of heart sounds are phenomenal on HD Steth and it delivers the most impressive sound quality advancements in my last 40 years of stethoscope use,” said Dr. Ethiraj Raj, specializing in Cardiovascular Disease in Flint, Michigan. “The opportunity to amplify the sounds along with simultaneous visualization of heart sounds and ECG in real-time is unique. Physicians, teachers......

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July 14, 2020

Munch, the new mobile application launched in the UAE, will transform the food delivery industry, by partnering with restaurants for delivery on a fair commission basis. Munch gives restauranteurs complete control of their brand and customer experience with a pricing model set at a low commission, and fixed rates for any merchant not already having in-house delivery personnel.

Commenting on the launch, Chris Daniels, General Manager of Munch, said the introduction of Munch is an incredibly exciting moment for the UAE restaurant industry. Our expertise and innovation ensure both restaurateurs and customers experience the best price, selection"...

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July 14, 2020

ABU DHABI, 13th July, 2020 (WAM) -- The UAE’s Mars Mission will inspire new projects and enterprises, including big companies and SMEs, in all sectors, to take risks, mitigate them and succeed, a minister told Emirates News Agency, WAM.

'When you talk about transforming the economy and developing science and technology, and building new companies and small and medium enterprises, it depends on the capability to take risks, mitigate them and come out with larger impacts,' said Sarah bint Yousif Al Amiri, Minister of State for Advanced Technology, and Deputy Project Manager and Science Lead of the UAE’s Mars Mission, Hope Probe.

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July 14, 2020

ABU DHABI, 13th July, 2020 (WAM) -- Hub71, Abu Dhabi’s global tech ecosystem based in Abu Dhabi Global Market Square, today announced the latest startups to have been selected for the Hub71 Incentive Programme’s second cohort of the year.

The eleven startups come from all over the world, including: Bahrain-founded Tarabut Gateway, the first and largest regulated open banking platform that connects a regional network of banks and FinTechs via a universal application programming interface, API; UAE-based Arabee, an Emirati award-winning educational language app that teaches young minds to listen, speak, read and write Arabic with ease;"...

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July 13, 2020

Unique, historic event can be viewed on www.emm.ae/live

The Emirates Mars Mission has announced the link to watch the live streaming of the launch of the Hope Probe, starting at midnight UAE Time [20:00 GMT] on Tuesday 14 July, on www.emm.ae/live

The link provides an opportunity for everyone to witness this historic event, which is the first interplanetary mission from the Arab World.

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July 13, 2020

Bentley Systems, Incorporated, a leading global provider of comprehensive software and digital twins services for advancing the design, construction, and operations of infrastructure, today announced that its Acceleration Fund has launched The Cohesive Companies, a wholly owned subsidiary, anchored by the acquisition of Atlanta-based Cohesive Solutions. The new business venture will include the services team from Bentley’s AssetWise business and the offerings of Bentley, Cohesive, and IBM’s Maximo to support the digital transformation of infrastructure owner-operators. The Cohesive Companies will act as a digital integrator to help infrastructure asset owners upgrade their enterprise environments to leverage"...

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July 13, 2020

DUBAI, 12th July, 2020 (WAM) -- Dubai Startup Hub, an initiative of Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry, has announced that it is organising the first-ever Dubai Technology Tour, which aims to drive UAE-India collaboration in the areas of fintech and healthtech.

The virtual trade mission, scheduled for the second week of September, will see 15 entrepreneurs representing promising Indian scale-ups connect with relevant UAE stakeholders, including investors, corporates, and peer scale-ups, pitch their businesses and participate in business matchmaking sessions organised by Dubai Chamber.

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