New virtual reality-based testing solution for power transmission in the Middle East

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New VR solution to allow remote testing, validation, and training Usage of AR and VR technology in projects will reduce costs and time Siemens Energy is launching new virtual reality (VR)-based solutions in the Middle East, specifically tailored to power transmission companies, allowing them to remotely test, validate and train employees. The new solutions will help clients ensure business continuity, at a time when the global COVID-19 pandemic resulted in travel restrictions and social distancing precautions. The utilization of augmented reality (AR) and the VR technology in the power transmission…

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Legend, Myth and History – Where can we draw a line?

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Latest talk from Literary Conversations Across Borders look at where fact meets fiction when we retell history United Arab Emirates –  13 July 2020: ‘Legend, Myth and History  – Where can we draw a line?’ is the title of the next discussion in the Literary Conversations Across Borders digital series, with historian, broadcaster and writer  Bettany Hughes, Peter Hellyer, an expert on the UAE’s history, and chairman of the Sharjah Institute for Heritage, Abdulaziz Al Musallam, one of the most popular folklore writers in the UAE. They will examine where fact meets…

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Farnek implements facial recognition to monitor health and attendance

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Farnek implements facial recognition to monitor health and attendance of employees to mitigate COVID-19 threat New biometric facial recognition system assesses staff body temperature via thermal imaging when employees enter Farnek offices or work sites ensuring a safe and secure working environment  Dubai, United Arabi Emirates, 13th July 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. In line with Dubai Municipality regulations, the system allows Farnek to check…

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Empower organises summer training programme for Emirati youth

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In conjunction with the World Youth Skills Day 2020 Empower organises summer training programme for Emirati youth in the district cooling sector Dubai, UAE, 13 July 2020: Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), the world’s largest district cooling services provider, launched this year’s professional summer training programme for national graduates and institute students with a view to encouraging them to engage in the promising district cooling sector. A group of students have been joined to the new program from Zayed University, Al Ghurair University, the Rochester Institute of Technology and…

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Dubai Culture Launches Museum Summer Virtual Camp for Youth

Dubai Culture Launches Museum Summer Virtual Camp for Youth

The ‘Virtual Summer Club’ hosts a variety of rich activities for students of all ages Developing cultural tour guiding skills and obtaining a ‘certified cultural guide’ certificate within a week Children are on a date with fun experiences through creative thinking, personal development, and cultural heritage knowledge from the comfort of their homes Delving into the culture of reading and developing research and writing skills Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 13 July 2020: Dubai Culture and Arts Authority announced the launch of the museums’ ‘Summer Virtual Camp’ programme for school students…

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deNovo Corporate Advisors to Expand Global Capabilities

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through a Strategic Alliance with PJT Partners Dubai, UAE, July 13, 2020: deNovo Corporate Advisors LLC (“deNovo”), a leading independent corporate finance and M&A advisory firm in the Middle East and North Africa (“MENA”) region, announced today a strategic alliance (“Strategic Alliance”) with PJT Partners, a premier global advisory-focused investment bank. deNovo and PJT Partners will collaborate to provide financial advisory services to large Middle East- based companies, sovereign wealth funds and family groups, including in connection with global firms looking to invest in the MENA region. In response to…

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Spanish Fashion house Purificacion Garcia collaborates

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 with designer Nora Al Shaikh for a unique Abaya collection inspired by some of the brands iconic bags. Purificacion Garcia is proud to announce an exclusive regional collaboration with Saudi designer Nora Al Shaikh to create a curated Abaya collection for the Middle East. The collaboration comes as an extension of the brands’ continued effort to support and nurture regional creative talents across various disciplines. Nora Al Sheikh joins the brands growing community of artists with this collaboration, having been handpicked for her exquisite designs which fuse Saudi heritage with…

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MKS Jewellery Unveils the Brand-New Al Otaiba Collection

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Drawing inspiration from H.H. Sheikha Mariam bin Khalifa bin Saif Al Nayan’s great grandfather, Al Otaiba translates to ‘The King of Pearls’ and the new collection looks to tellstories of Sheikha Mariam’s ancestry, honoring UAE heritage and bringing it to the present through modern interpretations. Proudly using Emirati pearls as well as the classic mother of pearl, the handcrafted creations are a marriage of past and present through the stories they tell and through their thoughtful design. The collection; comprised of necklaces, rings, bracelets and earrings, incorporates five storylines that…

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This DSS King Koil offers flat 40% off

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Offer available storewide and Online with free Delivery across UAE Dubai, UAE (July 13, 2020): Dubai’s most exciting summer shopping sale, Dubai Summer Surprises kickstarted last week for shopaholics to indulge in a soul-satisfying shopping experience. To cater to the Bed & sleep accessories’ needs of every shopper, King Koil is offering a flat 40 percent discount store wide and online this DSS. King Koil, one of the leading mattress brands in the region is offering this discount across its wide range of premium sleeping products. The offer lasts till…

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JAFZA RECORDS 10.6% INCREASE IN RETAIL AND E-COMMERCE BUSINESS

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 Adopting Supportive Government Initiatives, Having Modern Infrastructure, and Strengthening Its Evolving Logistics Sector Have Contributed Towards Maintaining Strong Economy in Region Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 13 of July 2020: Jebel Ali Free Zone (Jafza), the leading business and logistics hub, has recently recorded 10.6% growth in the retail and e-commerce sector with a total trade value of AED 37.6 Billion despite the sudden challenges facing both regional and global economy in recent times. More than 1000 companies from 96 countries play a pivotal role in Jafza’s Retail and General Trading sector,…

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STAY COOL THIS SUMMER WITH NESPRESSO’S LATEST BARISTA CREATIONS  FOR ICE RANGE

STAY COOL THIS SUMMER WITH NESPRESSO’S LATEST BARISTA CREATIONS

Nespresso creates the ultimate pairing of coffee and ice Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 16th June 2020 – Inspired by the world’s finest Baristas, Nespresso has spent the past five years tasting iconic iced recipes from around the world and learning what makes the ultimate iced coffee. From cooler temperatures to specific coffee blends; the brand’s coffee experts have taken learnings from their travels straight back to Nespresso coffee lover’s homes with their latest iced coffee range, Barista Creations For Ice. Nespresso has developed Barista Creations For Ice specifically so…

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New Ericsson software makes the shift to Standalone 5G easier

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Another key 5G milestone reached with Standalone 5G New Radio (NR) software general availability Ericsson software enables 5G NR to operate independently of 4G networks, leading to higher levels of performance and new capabilities Standalone 5G NR delivers faster connection times and instant access to wide bands for even better user experience Communications service providers can now tap the full potential of 5G New Radio (NR) technology with the commercial availability of the Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) Standalone 5G NR software for 5G mid- and low bands. The software became globally…

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High Jewelry Collection 2020

High Jewelry Collection 2020

Grasp a piece of sky. Follow the movement of a cloud. Watch a raindrop fall. Be mesmerized by a feather’s swirling flight. Contemplate. With her new High Jewelry collection, Claire Choisne, Creative Director of Maison Boucheron, aimed to seize the intangible by revealing the fleeting beauty of the natural world. “For years, I have wanted to capture the ephemeral, to convey the poetry of present moments, the purity of the sky, light effects. The jeweler’s art is about stopping time in its tracks, making instants eternal when, by their very…

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GET FESTIVE AT HOME THIS EID AL-ADHA WITH NEXT

GET FESTIVE AT HOME THIS EID AL-ADHA WITH NEXT

Dubai, 12 July 2020: Eid Al-Adha is a time for celebrating with our nearest and dearest, and with NEXT’s Eid shop, you’ll find glamorous occasion wear for all the family. For ladies, why not style something a little different this year? Choose from a selection of bold pattern dresses or opt for effortless sophistication with a chic vest available in different styles. For a more creative modest look, try layering. Choose from a selection of long sleeved blouses, formal wide leg trousers or jumpsuits then elevate your look with a…

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Nissan Revs Up for Dubai Summer Surprises with special offers Arabian Automobiles

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 12 July 2020: While Dubai Summer Surprises, the most anticipated annual shopping extravaganza, offers customers cool deals, Arabian Automobiles, the flagship company of the AW Rostamani Group and the exclusive dealer for Nissan in Dubai, Sharjah, and the Northern Emirates, wants Nissan drivers to enjoy cool deals and offers during the scorching hours of the summer days. The heat is a typical hallmark of summer in the UAE, and just as we adapt to the seasonal shift, our car needs an optimally functioning AC to make…

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Child Safety Department convenes childcare experts in online summer camp

Child Safety Department convenes childcare experts

Entity intensifies efforts to boost awareness in parents, children and youth As ensuring mental and emotional wellbeing of families coping with the myraid stresses of the Coronavirus pandemic becomes a pressing issue globally, the Child Safety Department (CSD) in Sharjah is hosting a two-month ‘Child Safety Summer Camp’ consisting of livestream discussion series in a bid to educate parents, teachers, children and youth on several key topics on children’s safety. Taking place over the months of July and August, this virtual community awareness drive is being held collaboratively with Sharjah…

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Three startups win in5 contest to ramp up Dubai’s next-gen COVID-19 response

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Winners receive one year’s in5 membership to scaleup ideas and access to prototype labs with a total value of more than AED 125,000 Access to 3D printers, prototyping labs, mentors, investors and networking opportunities among the benefits Dubai-UAE: 12 July, 2020 – in5 has announced three winners in its competition challenging entrepreneurs and startups to create an innovative product or service to boost the UAE’s response to COVID-19 using next-generation technology, media or design. Dubai-based ventures Robomask, CoviBot Pro and Vision Health came out on top. The trio have won…

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This 11-film collection by SIFF telling refugees’ tales of despair

This 11-film collection by SIFF telling refugees’ tales of despair

 , hope and triumph will touch your heart Selection of short films by Sharjah International Film Festival for Children & Youth can be streamed for free on www.siff.ae, July 12 – August 12 The Sharjah International Film Festival for Children & Youth (SIFF) continues to introduce new selections of films for families to enjoy and learn from on its popular ‘Our Home Cinema’ online film platform. Started from July 12, it began streaming a collection of short films that explore refugee experiences from around the world. Eleventh shorts, some of…

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HAUL IN ONE Sets a New Standard For Personalised Beauty Boxes in the UAE

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HAUL IN ONE, the Dubai based personalized beauty subscription box, launches its service in the UAE promising a new level of enjoyment and personalized experience for beauty lovers. Celebrating every woman’s unique definition of beauty, this exclusive beauty box goes the extra mile by providing a thoughtfully curated collection specific to a subscriber’s beauty and skincare needs. No two boxes are the same! And if you have any doubt that you will get your money’s worth with HAUL IN ONE, it’s probably worth even more as each box contains a…

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Get straight to The Pointe this DSS for fireworks, freebies and family fun

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Six week of sparkling offers and entertainment at Palm Jumeirah waterfront destination Dubai, 12 July 2020 … The Pointe at Palm Jumeirah is all set for six weeks of family fun, dining offers and musical entertainment – including a stunning, three-night fireworks show – in celebration of Dubai Summer Surprises 2020. The waterfront destination – famed for its dramatic setting and diverse range of global cuisine – is serving up a feast of buy-one-get-one-free offers from 12 to 18 July; topped off by a spectacular, nightly fireworks from 16 to…

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