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Middle East AI News

August 5 · Issue #78 · 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! Is there going to be a summer break? Going from the news, it doesn’t seem so!
This week, we have startup news, news on developments in new Saudi drone regulations, the first CEO appointed to take the lead at TII in Abu Dhabi and the launch of the Learn AI Platform in the UAE. Plus, in news from Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank, now UAE residents can open a new bank account using facial recognition!
Meanwhile, it’s interesting to note that King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) is stepping up its focus on robotics. The university is currently recruiting for a Professor of Robotics, Control and Locomotion and a Professor of Robotics and Data for Geo-Energy.
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Stay safe and have a great weekend!

Startup News
Saudi Arabian AI start-up Intelmatix secures funding from STV and Sultan Holdings Saudi Arabian AI start-up Intelmatix secures funding from STV and Sultan Holdings
Qatar's Airlift pilots food delivery robots
Facial recognition in UAE: Now, open a bank account with a selfie
Smart Cities
16 Smart Police Stations now operational in Dubai
Technology Innovation Institute appoints Dr Ray O. Johnson as CEO
AI Policy
Saudi Minister of CIT to participating in G20 Digital Economy ministers meeting today
UAE sets up ‘Learn AI Platform’ to guide students pursuing artificial intelligence
Drone Regulation
Saudi Arabia developing regulatory framework for heavy-lift drones
International Group of Artificial Intelligence formed together with GCC chapter
The UAE to host the 38th International Conference on Automation and Robotics in Construction
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