Future Technology takes centre stage at Etisalat during GITEX Technology Week

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Staff Report

Dubai: Gitex Technology week with the theme ‘Driving the Digital Future’ showcased the futuristic technologies allowing the visitors to took a journey and experienced the Etisalat stand during this week at the event.

Etisalat aimed to create an unforgettable presence at GITEX Technology Week by showcasing a remarkable array of innovations and concepts driven by its advanced infrastructure, smart apps and solutions. ‘Driving the Digital Future’ theme signified the company’s mission to create a highly connected future for the UAE. GITEX attendees this year witnessed innovative ideas, concepts and solutions pioneered on through the company’s digital platforms, infrastructure and communication. Etisalat purpose is to create a digital future means enabling a connected lifestyle for the people as well as providing a plethora of highly efficient systems for government and business entities alike. 

From a humanoid robot ‘Sophia’ speaking to visitors to a robot conducting surgery over 5G, robotics were one of the major highlights at Etisalat stand. Robotics made its presence in retail where a robot assists you to shop and complete your shopping experience. There is a robot Einstein, a genius in maths and science is an educational robot chatting with kids on weather, famous people, etc. In healthcare, the 5G robotic surgery is a demo that highlights mission critical use case for use of human skills remotely by using the power of the network.

In Smart home, robots displayed their skills in cooking and ‘Buddy’ the companion robot that protects your home, entertains kids and helps stay connected with family and friends.

.Augmented and virtual reality made their presence felt in all aspects of life. At GITEX this year, Etisalat highlights the use of these technologies in retail, education and in large-scale industry. In retail, augmented reality technology helps in choosing your favorite design on your shoes, clothes and merchandise. In education, augmented and virtual reality, collaboration and sharing highlight innovation in the classroom. IoT solutions also used augmented reality interfaces that could be used across industrial applications.