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Robot Technology Exhibition opens in Dubai

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Robot Technology Exhibition opens in Dubai
Robot Technology Exhibition opens in Dubai

(Dubai) – The RTEX ‘Robot Technology Exhibition’ was opened at The Meydan Hotel, Dubai, by Essa Al Maidoor, Deputy Director-General of Dubai Municipality and President of the Society of Engineers – UAE.
The RTEX Exhibition is the first event in the Middle East and North Africa exhibiting the latest innovations in Robotics and Automation. With over 30 exhibitors including Dubai Customs, Lockheed Martin, Electrolux, Society of Engineers – UAE and many more, RTEX is designed to provide a platform for companies to exhibit their products and present the latest RT advancements.
Alongside the RTEX Exhibition, the Managing Smart Cities 2015 – Robotic Technology and ICT Conference organised by the Society of Engineers – UAE also opened at the event with over 200 delegates from various sectors including governments, ministries, engineering and architectural offices, consultants, contractors, universities, and other individuals who want to learn more about the importance of project management in Smart and Sustainable Cities, innovative robot services and the role of robotics in sustainable development.
Several global leaders spoke at the conference, including Mohammed Hassan Taha, Senior Architect Engineer and Master’s Degree holder in Sustainable Urban Planning, Dr. Abdulla Ismail, Professor of Electrical Engineering in RIT Dubai, Dr. Se-Kyong Song, CEO and Founder of Future Robot Co. Ltd., Alan Millin, Chartered Engineer, LEED AP, Certified Member of the British Institute of Facilities Management, and Maged Farouck Hanna, General Manager of the Society of Engineers – UAE.
Stressing the importance of smart cities, robotics, automation and innovation, Al Maidoor said, “This event shows the vital role of engineering in the robotics and automation industry. Robotics is the branch of mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, electronic engineering and computer science that deals with the design, construction, operation, and application of robots, as well as computer systems for their control, sensory feedback, and information processing. These technologies deal with automated machines that can take the place of humans in dangerous environments or manufacturing processes, or resemble humans in appearance, behaviour, and/or cognition.”
(Courtesy WAM)

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