Education

  • Abu Dhabi announces world’s first AI-based higher education establishment

    Abu Dhabi announced the establishment of the Mohamed bin Zayed University of Artificial Intelligence (MBZUAI), the first graduate level, research-based AI University in the world. MBZUAI will enable graduate students, businesses, and governments to advance artificial intelligence. 

  • AR/VR and classrooms of the future

    The landscape of post-pandemic education will look very different. The advent of 5G and the types of technologies that it will enable, coupled with the pandemic and the realization of the need for and the use of technologies such as AR and VR, are set to make way for a more advanced and tech-centric educational landscape.

  • Casio sets the standard for smart education in the Middle East

    CASIO Middle East has announced the arrival of the 4000-lumens WUXGA projector Superior Series XJ-S400 models which feature a range of technological advances that are set to facilitate teaching in the region’s classrooms. Designed with the educator in mind, Superior Series projectors are optimized for the modern classroom, boasting easy, single-step set-up as well as a Moderator Function that allows for greater student participation.

  • Cities Coalition for Digital Rights endorses Smart Moscow

    The Cities Coalition for Digital Rights has declared Moscow’s digital projects that are aligned with the Coalition’s aims to collaboratively protect, promote and monitor residents’ and visitors’ digital rights.

  • Dr. Winnie Tang, “We want to make Hong Kong a world leading ‘smart city’

    Dr. Winnie Tang JP is an Honorary Professor in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Hong Kong. She is one of the locally-bred IT entrepreneurs of Hong Kong and the Honorary President of Smart City Consortium. Over the years, she has been actively advocating the use of technology and sharing her views regarding the ICT industry, eHealth, environmental conservation, entrepreneurship and smart city concepts through her services in government and non-government organizations in Hong Kong.

  • How Emerging Tech can help combat the world’s most pressing issues

    Many are of the belief that the next big trend in tech is humanity and how we can leverage emerging technologies for the good of humanity.

  • How innovators are navigating the future tech landscape towards a connected future

    At MWC Shanghai 2019, Telecom Review attended a panel discussion titled ‘Future Tech Today’ which featured some key startup representatives and emerging tech experts who all spoke of the ways in which they plan to help societies of the future through the innovation of healthcare, education, agriculture and architecture, among many others. The panelists included Saathealth’s Founder and CEO Aakash Ganju, Strelka KB’s AR/VR expert Ivan Puzyrev, AWA’s Head of Innovation Cathrin Johansson, Eduardo Alarcon, CEO of Tokylabs, George Palamarizis, CEO & founder of Erga Plus and Director of Emerging Technologies at Ultrahaptics Jonny Codling. The panel was moderated by Telecom Review’s very own founder and Editor-in-Chief, Toni Eid.

  • Huawei drives Ed-tech adoption in UAE schools with new partnership

    Huawei, a leading global provider of information and communications technology (ICT) infrastructure and smart devices, has been selected as a strategic ICT technology partner and cloud solution provider by Ankabut, the UAE’s Advanced National Research and Education Network (NREN) offering academic institutions connectivity to other education networks around the world, to deliver cloud-based services in support of the UAE’s educational institutions.

  • Huawei’s Ken Hu outlines digital inclusion action plan for education

    Huawei’s Deputy Chairman, Ken Hu, has outlined the tech giant’s vision and action plan for education under its digital inclusion initiative TECH4ALL at the Global Education Webinar entitled "Driving Equity and Quality with Technology", emphasizing that "connecting schools and skills development are two key ways for Huawei to improve equitable and quality education."

  • Illinois announces IoT partnership that will help it become a ‘smart state’

    The State of Illinois has announced an exciting partnership with the IoT Talent Consortium to deliver an education curricula specifically designed to enhance Illinois' goal of transforming into a 'smart state' by utilizing advanced technologies in order to deliver better services more efficiently. The new collaboration will offer an affordable, state-of-the-art option for individuals with a desire to work in the IT industry. It is hoped that the new educational initiative will provide the perfect mechanism to ensure a pipeline of precocious talent in Illinois.

  • Moscow incorporates smart city education into school curriculums

    The Moscow Department of information technology (DIT) has announced that it will hold a series of lectures and master classes, led by industry experts, pertaining to smart cities for IT students across the capital.

  • Nokia and UNICEF launch partnership to boost digital literacy in primary schools in Kenya

    Nokia and the Finnish National Committee for the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and UNICEF Kenya have launched a shared-value partnership during this year’s Nairobi Innovation Week, to increase equitable access to digital literacy for some of the most disadvantaged children in Kenya.

  • Norway crowned the ‘Happiest’ country in the world – as US remains outside of Top Ten

    The Nordic regions have reigned supreme in a report produced to find out which is the 'Happiest' country in the world to live in. Norway was crowned No.1 - while neighbors Denmark and Iceland were placed second and third respectively. In addition to this, Sweden also made the Top Ten. However, the US 'happiness factor' continues to slide with a 14th place ranking.

  • South Africa sets up water-storing football fields to combat droughts

    Boshoek Primary School in South Africa installed water-storing football fields which could hold 17 million liters of clean, filtered water per year in an effort to combat drought.

  • Tech industry experts meet at ‘AI for Good Summit’ to make AI a ‘force for good’

    Around 2000 participants from over 120 countries around the world attended the Artificial Intelligence (AI) for Good Global Summit in Switzerland between May 28-31 to discuss the latest innovations in AI and how they could be utilized to combat pressing global issues.

  • UAE cabinet unveils 10-year AI strategy

    The UAE has adopted a new national AI strategy in the hopes of establishing a brand of artificial intelligence within the nation.

  • Will innovation survive the unprecedented crisis?

    We live in a time characterized by immense uncertainty and an even greater reliance on digital technologies, more than ever before. COVID-19 has wreaked absolute havoc on almost every single industry, leaving the global economy in a state of distress and a future that has never been more ambiguous.