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December 25, 2021

Pandemic Drives Need for Technology Adoption Among SMEs but Barriers Remain

Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) represent more than 90% of all companies globally and are the primary drivers of social mobility, creating 7 out of 10 jobs

 A survey by World Economic Forum indicates that the COVID-19 pandemic has increased demand for more adoption and integration of digital technology among small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs). However, they face numerous barriers to adopting technology at a critical time of need.

While 97% of global companies have accelerated adoption of technology to get through the pandemic, according to Forbes, Forum’s survey indicates that only 23% of SMEs were able to dedicate resources to new digital [...]

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December 7, 2021

Proven Solution and BSMU Partner to Create Immersive Learning Experience using VR Technology

Proven Solution and BSMU join forces to foster and scale academic innovation and re-imagine education through the implementation of Immersive Learning technologies

In line with their continued commitment to innovation across sectors, Proven Solution, a state-of-the-art venture by Proven Arabia, has signed a MOU with Belarusian State Medical University (BSMU) to fully implement immersive learning technology for medical students, using Virtual Reality (VR).

This educational application, built on VR, is a part of Proven Solution’s healthcare platform, which houses several applications. It has been developed to teach medical students auscultation – the medical [...]

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December 7, 2021

Wasserturm Hotel Cologne, Curio Collection by Hilton Exterior

Located in the heart of the city, Wasserturm Hotel Cologne, Curio Collection by Hilton, offers sweeping views of the city from its rooftop bar

Hilton recently celebrated the opening of the Wasserturm Hotel Cologne, Curio Collection by Hilton, housed in what was once the tallest water tower in Europe. The historic building, owned by Aroundtown, Germany’s largest listed commercial real estate company, is now home to 88 guest rooms and suites, a spa, gym, and three bars and restaurants.  It is located less than five minutes from major attractions such as the cathedral, Cologne Chocolate Museum, and the Rhine. 

David Kelly, senior vice president, [...]

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December 6, 2021

AVEVA’s New Vision AI Assistant Dynamically Transforms Existing Image Feeds into Actionable Industrial Insights

Innovative Artificial Intelligence Capability Leverages Deep Learning to Enhance Operational Processes, Safety, and Reliability

AVEVA, a global leader in industrial software, driving digital transformation and sustainability, launched Vision AI Assistant 2021™ – an image classification-based analytics tool. The artificial intelligence (AI) solution, which can be integrated into AVEVA™ System Platform and Operations Management Interface and AVEVA™ Insight, enables customers to use video and images from existing general-purpose cameras and convert them into user-friendly information and timely alerts.

Designed for low latency industrial environments, Vision AI [...]

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December 3, 2021

Tesla’s Move to Texas From California Is Officially Complete

Elon Musk’s electric car company Tesla has officially moved its headquarters from Palo Alto, California, to Austin, Texas.

The electric vehicle company filed an 8-K form with the US Securities and Exchange Commission to relocate its corporate headquarters to the site of its Gigafactory at 13101 Harold Green Road in Austin.

“On December 1, 2021, Tesla, Inc. relocated its corporate headquarters to Gigafactory Texas at 13101 Harold Green Road, Austin, Texas 78725,” the filing says.

Musk has said that he has moved his residence from California to Texas.

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November 26, 2021

Secretary-General, in Video Message, Calls for Harnessing Potential of Digital Technologies to Build Resilience, Propel Circular Economy

In the video message to the Global Manufacturing and Industrialisation Summit, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, the UN Secretary-General António Guterres stated:

I am pleased to convey my greetings to this fourth Global Manufacturing and Industrialisation Summit.  My thanks to the Co-Chairs, the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and the Ministry of Industry and Advanced Technology of the United Arab Emirates.

The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the importance of digitalization in increasing business resilience and competitiveness — and safeguarding essential value chains.  But, it has also made clear that we must do more [...]

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November 26, 2021

Русской международной школе в Дубае — 25 лет. Эксклюзивное интервью с директором школы Мариной Халиковой

2021 год для Русской международной школы в Дубае — юбилейный. Директор школы Марина Халикова ответила на вопросы издания Insight Middle East and Africa о достижениях, приоритетах развития и планах на будущее.

— Марина Борисовна, примите наши поздравления с юбилеем школы! Расскажите о ней. Что Вы считаете главными достижениями за 25 лет? Каким Вы видите будущее школы, какие цели ставите?

— Русская Международная Школа, основанная в 1996 году, является первой и единственной русской школой в Объединенных Арабских Эмиратах, получившей лицензию на право преподавания российских общеобразовательных программ с 1-го по 11-й класс. При школе открыты группы KG1 и KG2, [...]

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November 24, 2021

На Кипре Представят Спектакль «Вишневый Сад»

26 ноября театральная группа «Адонис Идалиу» представит спектакль «Вишневый сад» по произведению Антона Чехова. Постановка входит в программу международного проекта «Российские театральные сезоны на Кипре», который проводится Русским домом в Никосии совместно с российским посольством.

Группа «Адонис Идалиу» была создана еще в 1940 году и зарекомендовала себя как один из лучших любительских театров на Кипре. Особое внимание в своей работе артисты уделяют русской драматургии. В 2019 году в рамках проекта «Российские театральные сезоны на Кипре» они с успехом представили зрителям спектакль «Женитьба» по произведению Николая Гоголя.

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