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Etisalat prepares to hold trials for smart glasses

Staff Report/Abu Dhabi
Filed on November 26, 2015 | Last updated on November 26, 2015 at 06.22 am
Etisalat prepares to hold trials for smart glasses
Smart glasses will provide users hands-free access to relevant information at work. - Supplied photo

Smart glasses technology allows users hands-free access to relevant information and supporting documents at work


Etisalat has partnered with Ubimax, a provider of wearable solutions, to conduct trials on the next generation of smart glasses. These are expected to benefit companies by improving efficiency and productivity.

Smart glasses technology allows users hands-free access to relevant information and supporting documents at work. As a result, operations are simplified, errors are reduced, productivity increases and time is saved.

This will have a significant impact on business efficiency. Such solutions will add value across a number of industries, including logistics, construction, oil and gas, field maintenance, training and in the retail sector.

Khalifa Al Shamsi, chief digital services officer, etisalat Group, said: "Smart glasses are a driver of the next generation of business innovation. By partnering with Ubimax, etisalat is consolidating its position as a leader in bringing new products and new technologies to market for the benefit of our customers across our international footprint. This innovative technology will create a new line of solutions and an additional revenue stream for etisalat."

Etisalat will leverage its infrastructure and Internet of Things capabilities to conduct trials of the wearable solutions on government and enterprise customers to demonstrate their business potential before introducing them to the market. Based on the result of the trials and customer feedback, etisalat will subsequently create offerings across its international footprint of 18 countries.

- business@khaleejtimes.com





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