Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has launched the DEWA-SAT 1 nanosatellite in collaboration with NanoAvionics, becoming the world’s first utility to use nanosatellites to improve the maintenance and planning of electricity and water networks. This new achievement underlines DEWA’s leadership in developing and using the latest world-class technologies.
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With the aim of attracting investment, the Abu Dhabi Investment Office’s (ADIO) has extended its partnership with Amazon, who will be setting up a technologically advanced fulfillment centre in the region. The project is expected to be launched by 2024.
The region’s first truly cognitive city OXAGON is the next big project on NEOM’s master plan after the 170 kilometer ‘Line’ project.
The ministry of Energy and Infrastructure (MoEI) is constructing the first government facilities using 3D printing technology, including the Al Madam Court and District Attorney’s Office in Sharjah.
The Fourth Industrial Revolution Programme, known as ‘UAE Industry 4.0,’ recently announced by the UAE’s Ministry of Industry and Advanced Technology (MoIAT), will help encourage innovations in 4IR technologies, placing the UAE at the heart of the global Fourth Industrial Revolution, according to top officials and industry executives.
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