The Dubai Police have launched a smart service on their official app that analyses images for the blind and explain it to them phonetically. The service comes within the framework of the Government of Dubai to make the emirate disabled-friendly. Continue reading Dubai Police launches app for visually impaired
The UAE is a growing hub for education. When thinking of higher education, names like Knowledge Village, Academic City, the Higher Colleges of Technology, New York University-Abu Dhabi, Sorbonne-Abu Dhabi, American University of Sharjah, American University of Abu Dhabi, SP Jain School of Global Management, BITS-Dubai spring to mind immediately. Continue reading Jibber Jabber: A tool to tame time
Eight small satellites, designed to improve hurricane forecasts by detecting the wind speeds within storms, blasted off on Thursday aboard an air-launched Pegasus rocket, a NASA TV broadcast showed. Continue reading Launch of mini-satellites gives forecasters eye into hurricanes
The threat of breaching the Radio-Frequency Identification (RFID) tags that help automated identification of your mobile phone, passport, credit cards, access passes and others could soon be mitigated, thanks to the new security features researchers are developing.
With the power of technology and legal clout, many experts agree that 2017 could be the tipping point in the global battle against human trafficking and modern slavery.
More than 12 inmates at the Punitive and Correctional Department in Sharjah took part in a highly engaging and innovative technology workshop built around the Arduino programming system. The event was organised by Sharjah’s Department of eGovernment, DeG, in collaboration with the Sharjah Police G.H.Q.
While merrily chirping, dancing and posing for selfies, a robot named Pepper looks like another expensive toy at a San Francisco mall. But don’t dismiss it as mere child’s play.
Downtown Havana resident Margarita Marquez says she received a special Christmas gift this year: web access at home, a rarity in a country with one of the lowest internet penetration rates in the world.
John Redfield watches with pride as his son moves a laser-guided precision saw the size of a semi-truck wheel into place over a massive panel of wood.
What distinguishes mainstream news sites from those devoted to fake news or other hyper-partisan takes on events? It’s not just the stories they run, but also the way they use online technology that tracks readers and shows them ads, according to a new study by a web analytics firm.