Dubai [UAE], October 20 (ANI/WAM): Last yr, the UAE introduced the “UAE Net Zero by 2050 Strategic Initiative”, a nationwide drive to realize net-zero emissions by 2050, making the Emirates the primary Middle East and North African nation to take action.
At GITEX GLOBAL 2023, Faisal Ali Rashid, Senior Director, Energy Demand Side Management, UAE’s Dubai Supreme Council of Energy, highlighted the successes in executing this mission.
Rashid stated the UAE is transitioning from a linear to a round economic system. As a part of this transition, Emirates has established a Circular Economy Committee comprising private and non-private sector members to advertise investments in circularity and speed up the adoption of round economic system practices.
GITEX GLOBAL facilitates the most important public-private partnership tasks, with 250 authorities entities seeking to collaborate on e-government and digital authorities initiatives. The Smart Government market was estimated to be value practically USD 30 billion in 2022, with an anticipated worth of USD 110 billion by 2029 at a 21 per cent annual development charge.
In a session titled “Reimagining government in the digital age: Transforming public services for the future”, Lord McNicol, Member of the House of Lords, UK Parliament, was joined by different panellists, together with Alby Bocanegra, Founder and Former CTO of NYC, The Urban Futurist, Kristina Ishmael, Deputy Director, Office of Educational Technology, USDepartment of Education and Mikko Rusama, Former Chief Digital Officer on the City of Helsinki.
They spoke on the function of digital applied sciences in remodeling public providers for the longer term and emphasised the necessity for a proactive, data-centric method to public service provision. The panellists highlighted the advantages of Open Data insurance policies which permit organisations to gather information, monitor it, and make well-informed choices on the providers they supply and the way they work for the residents.Quantum Computing Heralds new Age of ProductivenessIntegrating AI and quantum computing into hybrid cloud workflows is heralding a brand new frontier in digital transformation. Headline exhibitors at GITEX GLOBAL 2023, together with IBM, Dell Technologies, Microsoft, AWS, HPE and Canadian-based startup Xanadu, say quantum computing – an space of pc science that makes use of qubits (quantum bits) as an alternative of classical computing bits, delivering enormous leaps in processing energy – can tackle the world’s largest issues.
While nonetheless in growth, quantum computer systems’ mind-boggling calculation potential can rework a number of industries, from cybersecurity, telecommunications, and healthcare, to mobility, finance and defence. Boston Consulting Group, a administration consultancy, estimates quantum computer systems may enhance working earnings of their customers by between $450 billion and $850 billion a yr by 2050.
Mohammed Amin, Senior Vice President at Dell Technologies for Central Eastern Europe, Middle East, Turkey, and Africa, stated to completely capitalise on this transformative expertise, companies should put money into quantum computing and empower their information.
“By piloting quantum computing and integrating it strategically into their operations, businesses can stay at the forefront of technological progress and seize the unparalleled opportunities it presents in propelling innovation and advancing processes,” he added.
Peter Oganesean, the Managing Director of HP Middle East, stated current advances in quantum computing, together with its elevated accessibility, can have important implications in sectors similar to cybersecurity, drugs, finance, and plenty of extra. “Representing the next breakthrough in IT, this technology holds the promise of finding answers to some of our most pressing scientific challenges, such as genome profiling and finding treatments for disease at incredible speeds,” he added.
Xanadu Founder and CEO Christian Weedbrook Weedbrook stated that the corporate is working with automobile manufacturers similar to BMW and Volkswagen on quantum chemistry to develop the following technology of EV batteries. He estimates quantum computing might be, within the subsequent couple of years, the place ChatGPT is at the moment in funding and curiosity. “It really will change the world and I am looking forward to being part of that,” he said.
To reveal its technical functionality, Xanadu’s quantum pc Borealis went head-to-head final yr with Japanese Fugaku, the world’s quickest supercomputer, to unravel a posh mathematical system. It would have taken Fugaku 7 million years to unravel this downside. Borealis cracked the identical downside in two minutes.
In collaboration with etisalat by e, Samsung launched the Family Hub Refrigerator on the fourth day of GITEX GLOBAL. Its “View Inside” inner digital camera lets customers view the fridge’s contents by way of smartphones, test meals merchandise expiration dates, and buy groceries instantly from the Etisalat Smile grocery platform. Additionally, it seamlessly connects and controls sensible units in customers’ properties, serving as a central hub.
At the launch, Burcin Arabul, Director of the Home Appliances Division at Samsung Gulf Electronics, highlighted how the sensible fridge elevates the expertise for UAE households.
“We are excited to partner with Etisalat for GITEX GLOBAL and launch our Family Hub refrigerator at the event. Embracing GITEX’s theme of ‘Imagining AI in everything,’ the Family Hub showcases the future of connected homes and heralds a new era of smart connectivity,” she added.
The forty third version of GITEX GLOBAL takes place from October 16-20, 2023, the blockbuster tech showpiece as soon as once more reaching full capability on the Dubai World Trade Centre because it hosts greater than 6,000 exhibitors. GITEX GLOBAL and Expand North Star comprise a mixed 41 halls spanning 2.7 million sq. ft of exhibition area, a 40 per cent development year-on-year with 1,800 startups throughout Expand North Star and GITEX GLOBAL. The occasions converge one of the best minds and most visionary corporations to scrutinise, problem, outline, and empower the digital agendas of the world. (ANI/WAM)