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    The most intelligent city on earth

    Dubai is now emerging as a flagbearer for a new trend in the global economy, a trend which places the concepts of happiness and well-being at the heart of economic and technological development.

    The irresistible rise of urbanization

    At Marcus Garvey Village, a low-income community in Brooklyn-Queens, electricians have built New York’s first digitalized microgrid, complete with solar photovoltaic panels, a fuel...

    Reality goes digital

    In recent years, virtual, augmented and mixed reality captured imaginations and shaped trends. Now they’re poised to become mainstays of everyday reality.

    On the road to intelligent mobility

    Oslo, Madrid, Paris and London are considering partial or even total bans on diesel-powered vehicles in their city centers, as policymakers begin to rethink the role of cars in the urban mobility of tomorrow.

    The city in the net

    As massive two-way flows of electrons and data, of electricity and information, reshape whole industries and transform contemporary society, energy companies are preparing to change the face of urban living in the 21st century.

    A more enjoyable driving experience

    Nissan's Intelligent Mobility vision provides a framework for innovative and technological advances that also focus on the driver and passenger experience, guiding customers towards a safer and more sustainable future.

    Created in Barcelona

    Home to a fast-growing community of technology start-ups, Barcelona is also on the frontline of the digital revolution that is changing the shape of cars forever.

    Biomethane fuels the future of the agroindustry

    As the leading company in its sector for the seventh consecutive year, according to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index, CNH Industrial takes its responsibility to the environment and people seriously.

    Pole position

    China’s Thunder Power plans to start mass production of a range of sporty, high-performance models in its home country by as early as 2019.

    Redefining the way we work

    With the number of applications and IoT-connected sensors already mushrooming in today’s smart cities, firewalls are now largely obsolete.

    SEAT taps into Barcelona’s supercomputer power

    To position itself for this new era, SEAT has developed close ties with the Barcelona Supercomputing Center (BSC), home to MareNostrum 4, the third most powerful supercomputer in Europe.

    The perfect recipe

    The UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) guide us through tackling the most pressing global problems, setting 17 goals, each with their own targets, to be reached by 2030.

    Can we afford to live forever?

    This ageing of the population is already exerting extreme pressure on health care systems around the world. In response, the medical sector is turning to digital technologies to reduce costs and re-think the way that health care is provided.

    Unifying happiness

    Celebrated for its spectacular and fast-changing skyline, at ground level the city of Dubai is increasingly focused on the well-being and happiness of its inhabitants.

    An intelligent interactive voice service

    SEAT is the first car manufacturer in Europe to integrate Alexa into its models, enabling drivers to optimize their time while in their car.

    A new mix for the workspace

    As ubiquitous connectivity grows in capacity and pervasiveness, there should really be no difference between working from any physical location and accessing a virtual workspace.

    Technology drives trade expansion

    To manage ever-rising volumes of traffic with increased speed, greater efficiency and lower costs, the Emirate’s transport infrastructure companies are embracing state-of-the-art technologies including digitalization, mobile data and automation.

    The customer first

    Last year, Dubai Duty Free sold 74 million pieces of merchandise, conducted 27.1 million transactions, and delivered 147,000 pallets of merchandise to its outlets. We couldn’t do that without technology.

    The connected city

    Years of continuous investment from public organizations and private sector companies have provided Dubai with world-class infrastructure for communications and transport.

    New tech on the block

    The strategic partnership between Smart Dubai and Emirates NBD solidifies the bank’s goal of providing superior customer experience through its digital services.
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