Smart Dubai: Scaling Through Data

Author: Ricardo Tavares
Published: 2014-07-22

In the run up to Dubai Expo 2020, the Emirate’s government aims to make the City “the smartest city in the world” by digitally interconnecting all government services and most private economic and social activity. Establishing global leadership in smart cities will not be an easy task for Dubai as competition with more mature projects in Amsterdam, Barcelona, Chicago, New …

UAE introduces smart learning in all state schools

Author: Ricardo Tavares
Published: 2014-04-16

As part of its ambitious project to further modernise the country, the Government of the United Arab Emirates has launched a state-of-the-art, smart-learning programme. It is one of a number of initiatives taking place under the umbrella of “Vision 2021,” which in turn complements the economic focal point of Dubai Expo 2020. This world trade fair event will take place …

M2M regulation a growing priority

Author: Ricardo Tavares
Published: 2014-03-10

M2M regulation is on the way. Here are some of the ways it might affect you. By the end of 2013, there were 195 million dedicated machine-to-machine (M2M) mobile connections worldwide, according to a GSM Association Study. This figure is expected to grow to 250 million during 2014. As the M2M subscriber base grows, regulators are increasingly looking into specific …