The United Arab Emirates (UAE) Government announced that it will use biometric face recognition (Facial ID) to register customers in the "UAE Pass" application, the first national digital identity and signature solution that enables users to identify themselves to government service providers in all emirates through a smartphone-based authentication.
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Building on its efforts to accelerate digital transformation in the emirate, the Department of Government Support – Abu Dhabi (DGS), represented by the Abu Dhabi Digital Authority (ADDA), has announced that Abu Dhabi has been overall ranked 11th in the Global Technology Index on the World Digital Competitiveness Yearbook 2020.
Work is underway to build a quantum computer in Abu Dhabi, in the United Arab Emirates, ushering an important milestone for the region in this breakthrough era in computing.
According to the latest findings revealed by Dell Technologies on its ‘Digital Transformation Index 2020,’ the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Saudi Arabia are ahead of the rest of the world when it comes to accelerating digital transformation and embracing cutting-edge technologies.
Almost 5 years ago, augmented reality (AR) leaped into our consciousness in the form of a Pokemon GO game where gamers went ga-ga over catching and collecting digitised fictional character Pokemon using their smartphones.
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