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CISCO TO HIGHLIGHT DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION AT AT IOTX 2015

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 A lead sponsor of the event, Cisco will demonstrate ‘Real Life’ Smart Cities scenarios at its stand

Cisco announced that it is participating in the Internet of Things Expo 2015 (IoTX), which will be held from June 8–9 2015 at Dubai World Trade Centre. As a lead sponsor of the event, Cisco will showcase its world-class technology solutions designed to help the region’s public and private sector organizations leverage digital transformation in order to embrace the Internet of Everything (IoE) that will help transform their business models.
Cisco will use IoTX as a platform to highlight the contribution of IoE to Dubai’s Smart City transformation in the build-up to the World Expo 2020 and beyond. As a keynote speaker, Rabih Dabboussi, General Manager, Cisco UAE will speak on ‘Dubai And The Internet Of Everything: Opportunity At The Crossroads’ on June 8th, 2015 at 12.20 pm and Shukri Eid, Director Cisco Consulting Services, Middle East, Africa and Russia, CIS will speak at the Idea Swap on the topic ‘Digitising A Nation, Opportunities And Implications’ on June 9th, 2015 at 11.30 am.
 “In order for Middle East organizations, cities and communities to fully embrace the IoT today and the IoE of the future, institutions will need to become digitized. Becoming a digital business requires an agile IT model, and the ability to rethink core processes for the digital era. Embracing new security, cloud, mobile, social and analytics technologies required to fully digitize takes imagination, investment and expertise,” commented Rabih Dabboussi, General Manager of Cisco in the UAE.
 “Dubai is the perfect location for the inaugural Internet of Things Expo 2015 as the City has already made major strides in delivering the Smart City Vision as laid out by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, which can be showcased and provide a template for Smart City initiatives throughout the region. As the shift toward digitization accelerates, the IoE has the potential to further accelerate the Middle East region’s pace of change,” Dabboussi added.
The Internet of Things (IoT), the networked connection of devices where we are today, is the foundation for next wave of the internet – the Internet of Everything (IoE)—which we are already witnessing. The Internet of Everything (IoE) will bring people, processes, data and things together seamlessly through intelligent networked connections resulting in new customer and citizen experiences, improved operational efficiencies, breakthrough innovations and entirely new economic models for services and growth.
At Cisco’s IoTX booth (#IoT-4), video content and a live city display will be utilized to demonstrate various ‘real life’ Smart City scenarios including Smart Energy, Smart Transportation, Smart Parking, Retail, Healthcare and Remote Diagnostics. “Imagine no more traffic jams, never having to search for a parking space, no more flight delays, having intelligent transportation for emergency services, and ensuring a better environment for our next generation of leaders – that’s what a Smart City will deliver,” Dabboussi concluded on a high note.
Cisco’s global executives and technology experts will be available at their stand #IoT-4 to meet with customers, demonstrate their latest innovative technologies and share their global IoE and Smart Cities success stories with them.
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HID Recognized for Its Design Expertise as Bahrain’s ePassport Wins Multiple Prestigious Awards

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HID has recently achieved global recognition for its Bahrain ePassport project, clinching several top honors. These include the distinguished London Design Awards, the High Security Printing Award, and the iF Design Award. This suite of praises reinforces HID’s leadership in security design, showcasing its innovative approach to integrating cutting-edge security features with aesthetic and cultural elements.

Craig Sandness, Senior VP and Managing Director for Citizen Identity at HID, shares, “Our design philosophy is centered around seamlessly weaving security into the fabric of the document’s design. The Bahrain ePassport is a prime example of this approach, where innovation meets artistry. This is not just our success; it’s a shared victory with our Bahraini partners, local artists, and calligraphers. Together, we’ve crafted a document that is as secure as it is symbolic of Bahrain’s rich heritage.”

The Bahrain ePassport, celebrated for its innovative design, marks a milestone in document security by introducing the world’s first document-embedded hashtag, #teambahrain. This feature is more than a nod to digital savviness; it’s a strong symbol of national unity and a testament to HID’s ability to integrate modern digital elements with traditional security measures.

HID’s work on the Bahrain ePassport has been recognized across several categories in the London Design Awards, including Gold awards in Service Design for Government, Cultural, and Best User Experience categories, underscoring the project’s excellence in functionality, cultural sensitivity, and user engagement. The High Security Printing Award for Best New ePassport for EMEA and the iF Design Award in the Publications and Communications category further validate HID’s skill in creating secure, user-centered design.

The collaboration between HID, Bahraini authorities, and local artisans highlights HID’s commitment to incorporating local culture into its security designs. This partnership approach not only enriches the document’s aesthetic appeal but also enhances its acceptance and significance among citizens, demonstrating HID’s leadership in creating identity solutions that respect and celebrate cultural heritage.

“As we celebrate the one-year anniversary of the Bahrain ePassport, we look forward to continuing our journey of innovation,” adds Sandness. “We invite governments and organizations worldwide to join us in this journey of creating secure, innovative solutions that pave the way for the future of identity documentation.”

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Fitness First Marks Mother’s Day with Four Days of Free Access

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As Mother’s Day approaches, Fitness First is proud to honour and celebrate all mothers with a special gift of health and wellness. From 21 to 24 March, Fitness First invites all mums to enjoy complimentary access to its state-of-the-art facilities at any of its UAE-based clubs.

Recognising the invaluable role of mothers in our lives, Fitness First is opening its doors to mothers of all ages and fitness levels, offering them the opportunity to prioritise their well-being and embark on a journey to better health. Whether it’s a rejuvenating yoga session, an invigorating cardio workout, or a strength training class, Fitness First provides a wide range of fitness options tailored to meet the diverse needs and preferences of every mother.

In addition to offering access to top-notch gym facilities and equipment, mums visiting Fitness First during this special period will also have the opportunity to participate in group fitness classes led by certified instructors, and connect with other like-minded individuals in a supportive and motivating environment.

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Visa-free countries for UAE residents looking to book last-minute getaways this spring term break

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As UAE schools gear up for the upcoming spring term break starting from 25 March, residents are planning for their well-deserved getaways, ready to embark on new adventures and explore the world. Global travel marketplace, Skyscanner recommends these visa-free travel destinations for UAE residents this spring term break.

Ayoub El Mamoun, Skyscanner Travel Expert, invites families and adventure seekers alike to explore these captivating visa-free destinations

Seychelles starting from AED 2,711 – “A tropical haven with pristine beaches and lush greenery, Seychelles is perfect for family retreats. Explore Anse Lazio’s white sands or snorkel in vibrant coral reefs for a blissful escape.”

Georgia starting from AED 1,703– “Steeped in rich history, Georgia welcomes UAE residents to explore ancient monasteries, stunning landscapes, and vibrant cities. Georgia is becoming a regular tourist haunt for UAE residents given the sudden influx of Georgia tour packages and the family activities to be experienced.”

Jordan starting from AED 1,752 – “A treasure trove of ancient history and natural wonders, Jordan is a captivating family destination. From the rose-red city of Petra to floating in the mineral-rich waters of the Dead Sea, Jordan promises a timeless family adventure.”

Malaysia starting from AED 1,903 – “A melting pot of cultures and landscapes, Malaysia invites families to explore bustling Kuala Lumpur, beautiful Langkawi beaches, and vibrant neighborhoods in Georgetown. Trek lush rainforests in Taman Negara or dive into the colourful underwater world of the Perhentian Islands. Try Skyscanner’s multi-city search too to explore all that Malaysia has to offer.”

For travellers still deciding on a destination to visit this upcoming break, a Skyscanner ‘Everywhere’ search is one of the easiest ways to be inspired. Ordered by cheapest price, a search to ‘Everywhere’ shows travellers all the destinations available for your desired travel departure.

Skyscanner’s Everywhere search tool reveals return flights to visa-free destinations such as Thailand from AED 1,891, Philippines from AED 1,932, Azerbaijan from AED 1,634 and Malaysia from AED 1,976 round trip.

With the convenience of visa-free travel to various destinations, the options for an unforgettable getaway are endless. So pack your bags, book your tickets, and get ready for a stress-free holiday.

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