Reporting from GITEX Technology Week 2019: du has announced a partnership with Exponent Technology Solutions to deliver bespoke Drones as a Service (DaaS) and Drone Traffic Control Centre solutions. These solutions will match the emerging need for Drone Powered Business Solutions (DPBS) across the United Arab Emirates’ various industries.
As the country’s sectors work towards the digital transformation visions of the UAE leadership, drone solutions are being implemented in an array of use cases such as on construction sites and in the monitoring of commercial and non-commercial flights in Dubai. In collaboration with Exponent Technology Services, du’s DaaS platform will power a new variety of applications to ensure Dubai reaches the intended milestone of becoming the happiest and smartest city in the world.
Marwan Bin Dalmook, Senior Vice President – ICT Solutions & Smart City Operations, du, said: “From traffic management, to surveillance and constriction site management, drones are becoming instrumental in providing happier, safer environments for all. With the announcement of our DaaS in conjunction with partner Exponent Technology Solutions, du is proud to be innovating new bespoke breakthroughs that will empower the enterprise ecosystem and enable greater digital capabilities through the intelligent application of next generation technology and solutions.”
Asam Khan, Chief Executive Officer, Exponent Technology Services, said: “Businesses across the region and the world are opening up to the benefits that bespoke unmanned aerial vehicles (UAS) can provide their organizations. By partnering with du, we are proud to be enabling multi-functional payload/sensors to address a wide range of operational data acquisition and analytical requirements for businesses across various industry verticals in the UAE.”
du is exhibiting at GITEX Technology Week 2019 in Zabeel Hall 2 stand C20.