As Reported in Arabian business.com on 15th July 2016
Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority, in collaboration with Huawei, the global ICT solutions provider, has installed the first Smart Street Solution in the Middle East region at Dubai Silicon Oasis, the free zone technology park.
The Smart Street Solution incorporates a number of advanced features geared towards creating a friendly and secure environment for the community, a statement said.
Digital signage capability allows real-time display of news and information, while the integrated Wi-Fi transmitter offers internet access within a 300 metre radius.
The CCTV solution also ensures safety of businesses through surveillance while environmental sensors monitor outdoor temperature, humidity and air quality.
Muammar Al Katheeri, vice president of Engineering Management at DSOA, said: “As part of our commitment to contributing to the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, in transforming Dubai into one of the smartest and happiest cities in the world, we have partnered with Huawei to implement the first Smart Street Solution in the Middle East region.
“We are dedicated to researching and introducing smart city technologies on a sustained basis within our premises for the benefit of our tenants and residents at DSO and the wider UAE community.”
Safder Nazir, vice president of Smart Cities and Internet of Things (IoT), Huawei Middle East, added: “Huawei’s Smart Street Solution delivers on a number of Dubai’s strategic initiatives and articulates the leadership’s vision to shape a Smart Dubai through the adoption of more intelligent and connected city infrastructure.
“We are confident that Huawei’s Smart Street Solution will help this dynamic city in achieving its smart city goals.”
A wholly-owned entity of the government of Dubai, DSO operates as a free zone technology park for large enterprises, medium and small companies looking to set up their offices in Dubai.