HI-TECH NEWS with #event hashtag

by Paulite
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Huawei has started sending out invitations for the launch event of its Honor 6X smartphone on October 18, a day ahead of the launch of upcoming Oppo R9s.

by Amanda's
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Google is gearing up for a whopper of an event.

On October 4, the company is expected to announce several new hardware products, ranging from smartphones to speakers to a new intelligent router.

This is going to be the biggest product lineup Google has ever released. We'll be covering all the action live on October 4 starting at noon ET.

Looking for the best offers on the IT and electronics consumer market? Then visit the most influential exposition of the latest electronic products and gadgets from the region’s power retailers and world class brands.

Internet of Things World Forum III - A Success

Cisco made an announcement that the 3rd Internet of Things World Forum 2015, which took place in Dubai, with over 2000 people attending, was a resounding success.

The Forum emphasized on 3 themes, with keynotes by industry experts and leaders: 

  • Awaken – focusing on showing business consumers the advantage of IoT in their companies
  • Activate – planning IoT studies and practices by analyzing regional customer case studies
  • Accelerate – increasing the rate of industry advancement using developers and service providers 

Rabih Dabboussi, GM of Cisco UAE, said that it was clear to him that the IoT and innovation in the industry were changing society already. He described the atmosphere as exciting, inspiring and revealing.

Over 25 customers talked about the IoT. Attendees experienced the development of Dubai’s education, healthcare and transport systems hands-on. This included a bus tour to the design district to view the advances in technology and communication, in which the Chairman of the Cisco board John Chambers met with leaders of the country, media and customers in order to speak about the opportunities IoT creates.

Additional events in the forum included: 

  • Research and Innovation Symposium – speeches by scholars, tech researchers and great minds about the IoT and its possibilities.
  • Hackathon – coding competition and learning session
  • Cisco Innovation Grand Challenge – 15 startups competing for $250,000 in cash by presenting their innovative new solutions before the closing ceremony. 

The closing ceremony celebrated the Forum’s success as well as the winners of the sub-events in the forum.

Gitex Shoppers Dubai first day impression (rating)

Came at 11 am.

Crowd: 5/10. Morning time is the best time to come.

Found new gadgets: 6/10. Was expecting more gadgets to be released at the opening.

Prices: 6/10. Lots of online shops will be selling same devices much cheaper

Exhibitors: 6/10. Lots of makers (Sony, Apple, Panasonic, MSI) and retailers (Axiom, Ecity) didn't appear this year at Gitex.

Raffles: 9/10. Lots of raffles and lots of chances to win excellent prizes

Atmosphere: 8/10.  Lots of entertainment

Access: 7/10. Got lost while trying to find the counters.  Spent 25 minutes while getting from parking to the exhibition.

Overall impression: 6.72/10.

Conclusion: 2014 Gitex was more attracting, however it is still worth of going there!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

by Chris Daler
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RTEX (Robotic Technology Exhibition) is coming to Dubai on 29th of September 2015

What to expect: exhibition, seminars, workshops and competition of all sorts of robots and drones.

Duration: 3 days (29 September - 01 October 2015

Location: he Meydan Hotel, Meydan Racecourse, Dubai. Location on google map: 

https://www.google.ae/maps/place/The+Meydan+Hotel/@25.157521,55.301785,17z/data=!4m2!3m1!1s0x3e5f688c5516ea0f:0x44800f32689f57e2?hl=en

Tickets available at: www.rt-exhibition.com