Tags : technology

Dubai Airport Show 2022 to focus on digital airports

DUBAI: A diverse range of technologically advanced and innovative products will be displayed at the Airport Show 2022 in Dubai. The 21st edition of the event will be held from May 17 to 19 at the Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC), according to a press release issued by the organisers. The world’s largest airport industry […]...Read More

Do corporates need a Digital Skill-Set Booster Shot

As business increasingly becomes digital and data-driven, many companies that once appeared to be built for success suddenly seem to falter and slow down. As per a recent study conducted by Boston Consulting Group, over 80% of companies accelerated their transformation projects last year, but 70% of those fell far too short of their objectives. […]...Read More

World’s first in-bed shower showcased at the Korea Innovation Fair

DUBAI: A Korean company offering a pioneering solution to the hygiene needs of hospitalised patients with limited mobility was among the forward-thinking exhibitors at the Korea Innovation Fair 2022, which concluded recently at the Dubai Exhibition Centre at Expo 2020 Dubai. HanMaek Medical Co Ltd showcased CCQ’s Bed Shower Carrier — a world first that the […]...Read More

Specialised tech specs give swimmers a powerful push

Most of Adam Lucio’s has been in a wheelchair for most of his life. He had been playing wheelchair basketball for Oklahoma State University, he now hopes to become a professional adaptive triathlete as well as take part in Iron Man contests alongside able-bodied competitors. A key part of his training regimen is wearable tech. […]...Read More

Goodbye herbicide, hello weed-zapping robots

Three robots on a field in England have been one mission; to find and zap weeds with electricity before seeds get planted in the cleared soil. Named Tom, Dick and Harry, the robots were developed by Small Robot Company to get rid of unwanted weeds with minimal use of machinery and heavy chemicals. Since 2017, […]...Read More

There may not be life on Mars as per scientists

A meteorite from Mars that’s over 4 billion-year-old that caused chaos here on Earth decades ago actually has no evidence of ancient, primitive Martian life, after all, scientists reported recently. In the year 1996, a NASA-led team reported that organic compounds in the rock appeared to have been left behind by living creatures. Other researchers […]...Read More

4 Esports to follow

The world is constantly changing especially in the field of technology from the metaverse to the non-fungible tokens (NFTs), it continues to evolve how we live our lives — and one of the biggest arenas, where that’s playing out, is a sport. All of this is thanks to artificial intelligence (AI), robotics and innovation in […]...Read More

Self-driving cars must be more aware to reach their true

DUBAI: Self-driving cars and delivery robots have huge potential to reshape last-mile mobility, but artificial intelligence (AI) needs to learn to interact with humans and develop a level of social awareness if they are to operate safely and efficiently. Autonomous vehicles can improve the lives of those with limited access to mobility, with knock-on benefits […]...Read More

An asteroid is headed for Earth, should we be concerned?

A massive asteroid, almost the size of the tallest building on Earth, is heading for the planet in mid-December, as per NASA’s asteroid tracker. Designated 163899 (2003 SD220), the massive asteroid has a diameter of approximately 791 meters, nearly the size of the Burj Khalifa in Dubai, the tallest manmade structure on Earth.  However, observations […]...Read More

One pilot to fly passenger planes in the future

If you were on a passenger plane in 1950 and took a peek into the cockpit, there would be five people there: two pilots, a radio operator, a navigator and a flight engineer. As time passed with technical advances in navigation as well as radio communications, navigation systems and onboard monitoring equipment eventually made it […]...Read More