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UAE to be a global tech hub

 

DUBAI, TRANSFORMING INTO A SMART CITY

World fairs and expos have always been about showcasing new and emerging technological breakthroughs and the Expo 2020 gives an opportunity for the UAE to do so.

The city is already witnessing to smart infrastructure being built based on the latest and cutting edge technology – be it the driverless Metro, the drive-through toll gates, Burj Khalifa – the world’s tallest tower and the construction of the three Palm Islands.

UAE nationals and residents can today almost walk through the passport controls at the Dubai International Airport and the new Al Maktoum International Airport thanks to the newly introduced automated smart gate system.

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, has already announced that in 2020 Dubai will showcase to the world something it has never seen before.

“We renew our promise to astonish the world in 2020. Dubai will bring to life our vision: Connecting Minds, Creating the Future….. Dubai Expo2020 will breathe new life into the ancient role of the Middle East as a melting pot for cultures and creativity.”

The government of Dubai is already racing ahead towards transforming the emirate into a smart city.

Announcing the project on his Twitter page Sheikh Mohammed had said: “We have launched a new project to transform Dubai into a smart city. Education, healthcare and general security will be managed via smart systems.”

The project also aims to provide all Dubai residents with high speed internet in public places and ‘live’ services and information.

The push towards enabling e-services and making them mobile would mean that residents will be able to sit in the comfort of their living room to access and process services offered by most government agencies.

Dubai is well connected through the most advanced fibre optic network and high-speed wireless internet, with speeds of up to 300mbps.

Technology companies in the UAE are already gearing up to this challenge, building additional capacity and infrastructure.

Vishesh Bhatia, Chief Executive Officer, Jumbo says technology will continue to play a key role in supporting business functions across industry verticals.

With Dubai’s ambition to become a regional and global trade and logistics powerhouse, and initiatives such as Dubai World Central, Jafza, and Dafza to name a few, Expo 2020 comes at a very opportune time.

“At Jumbo, we are planning for this and have invested significantly in technologies across the group including the award-winning Jumbo Logistics division, which offers integrated, world-class logistics solutions that will be increasingly in demand leading up to Expo 2020 and beyond,” he said.

According to him the recent high profile announcement by Shaikh Mohammad to transform Dubai into a “Smart City”, linking the emirate’s government services and the public through the use of smart devices using high-speed wireless internet connections, is another major development that will go hand-in-hand with Expo 2020. “It will throw the spotlight on the increasing role technology will play in creating new opportunities in Dubai over the next few years,” he said.

“Our technology investments across the entire Jumbo group have been as a result of careful analysis of these developments, our company requirements and growth plans, and are very crucial to our strategic objectives. Our advice to businesses across verticals would be to strategically assess, plan for and invest in infrastructure – especially technology to support your business through the opportunities generated by Expo 2020 and other developments,” he added.

Saleh Al Abdooli, CEO, Etisalat – UAE said the very fact Dubai has been chosen as the venue of Expo 2020 is a direct outcome of the visionary leadership of the President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan and the guidance of Sheikh Mohammed.

“The emphatic success over other contenders of the bid also asserts our country’s competency in leading development in the region with its world-class infrastructure, highly efficient logistic services, as well as modern legislative and regulatory frameworks,” he said.

The march towards 2020 will definitely go on to transform the country into a major technological hub not just within the region but at a global level. As one senior government official recently put it, “We have already astonished the world enough with some of our major projects. Every new visitor to the city goes back with a feeling of awe. What needs to be seen is how much more we will be able to astonish the world.”

 

Source: Emirates 24/7

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expo2020 Dubai

 

mappa SME beneficiaries

 

Companies selected for funding under the SME Instrument of Horizon 2020, the EU Research and Innovation programme, are found in this map, shared from EU commission website

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SMASH Horizon2020

SMASH, Smart Sharing, in Horizon 2020 SME Instrument

Open Disruptive Innovation

The Open and Disruptive Innovation scheme aims to foster the development of fast-growing, innovative SMEs with promising, close-to market ideas bearing high disruptive potential in terms of products, services, models, and markets.

Grant Agreement 672598    

In April 2015 Greenspider signed with EU commission the Grant Agreement for the project 672598 - SMASH, Smart Sharing, Phase1.

Further info at EU commission website

Summary of the action context and objectives

Many prospect customers, in the different target segments of smart mobility, are confirming their interest for the product SMASH.  Multiple market opportunities are opening, relying on the same device with high level of scalability, thanks to minor customizations for each target.

Greenspider is able to offer an end-to-end delivery of SMASH, including on-board device, web services and applets, thanks to a well-defined value chain and business model. For what concerns the M2M connectivity, essential characteristic of the device, Greenspider signed strategic partnerships with mobile operators interested to deploy Data SIM cards inside SMASH. The connectivity cost is optimized thanks to the adoption of large pool of SIM cards; this permits to apply a convenient monthly price for the end user, embedding the cost for the connectivity and for the service. The feasibility also permitted to specify a fully automated production process, keeping the cost of the device very competitive. For the large scale distribution, Greenspider is establishing partnership with developers of fleet management platforms, willing to integrate SMASH in their cloud, and implement a revenue sharing generated by the monthly fee for each SMASH unit delivered. All the components are ready for proceeding to the next phase, and plan an ambitious market launch in the near future.

Expected impact

INTER-OPERABILITY IS THE KEY

 

The SMASH proposal aims to contribute to the deployment of fleets of smart, innovative, shared vehicles. The SMASH device allows the user to interact with vehicles using this technologies, and share credentials, status, usage parameter, and capabilities. In practice it allows the people to use their smartphone as an access key, to lock and unlock vehicles, switch engine, open gates, in a secure and authenticated mode, also enabling reliable pay-per-use model. The deployment of SMASH aims to radically change the user access to mobility scheme, enabling interactivity, mobile payment, and decentralized access solution. In this respect SMASH fully accomplishes the principles of Industry 4.0, in particular deploying modular services for mobility,  enabled by smart nearable objects, and smart data sharing.Real-Time capability and decentralized processing are key features of SMASH device. The Advanced Fleet Management Services enabled by SMASH includes the Real-time localization of fleets and Point of Interest on a map, with their usage status and user access capabilities, the update on the cloud of Usage and driving parameters of different kind of mobility resources. The provisioning of this open data for statistics, driving profile and Risk assessment parameters. The ambition is to establish SMASH Device as a leading technology solution in the market of fleet management, and deploy Millions of Units in field. The revenue model is then based on the monthly fee, including the cost of the connectivity, and the pricing of the service profile. For implementing this model innovative parternships are in progress, between big operator willing to integrate small smart objects in horizontal connectivity platforms, and opening new vertical markets thanks to this integration.In order to maximize the impact, the company is considering more than one pilot for evidencing the scalability across the different segments.In conclusion, an innovative product like SMASH, embedding in a single device satellite tracking, mobile and proximity communication, confirms a disruptive potential, that is expected to overtake the traditional solution requiring RFID cards for user identification and access, and the traditional fleet management device with no open data sharing capability and proximity interaction.The big challenge is to improve reliability, resiliency and responsiveness in machine-to-machine communication (M2M), involving the human factor.The age of the smartphone and the age of M2M are converging to the new paradigm of "Internet of People and things", and Greenspider, with SMASH proposal, aims to play his role in this global change.