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Middle East AI News

February 17 · Issue #105 · View online

Middle East AI News is a weekly news digest covering artificial intelligence news from across the region.


Good morning!
Here’s your weekly roundup of Middle East AI News!
Dubai-based AV start-up Micropolis Robotics has closed a $4 million Seed funding round; Muscat’s first drone delivery trial gets the green light; and Dubai’s RTA plans trials by the end of this year in order to launch a driverless taxi service in 2023 with GM’s autonomous vehicle unit Cruise.
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Stay safe and have a great day!
/Carrington

Startups
UAE's AV start-up Micropolis raises $4m to fuel growth UAE's AV start-up Micropolis raises $4m to fuel growth
Drones
Drone delivery trials launched in Muscat
Ibtechar develops GNSS-based device to track drones
Autonomous Vehicles
Dubai to start driverless taxi service by 2023
Cybersecurity
Israeli cyber security firm ThetaRay seals first Emirati contract
Cloud
Serbia's AI and cloud MoU with Group 42 could lead to cloud infrastructure investment
Smart Cities
Sharjah's Beeah to feature digital twin of its new headquarters in the metaverse
Robots paint luxury building in Dubai, ten times faster than humans
Data Law
Data protection law issued in Oman
Open Data
stc launches Open Data Initiative
Healthcare
Alameda Healthcare Group partners with CMR Surgical for robotic surgery
AI Diplomacy
Mohamed bin Zayed, President of Turkey review regional, global developments
Philippines, UAE to explore AI collaboration
Customs
Dubai Customs piloting a variety of unmanned
Defence
Hezbollah has started producing drones, can create precision missiles: Nasrallah
Events
DIFC AI Festival (21-23 Feb, 2022)
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