COM-IoT selected for Dubai Future Accelerators

COM-IoT selected for Dubai Future Accelerators
COM-IoT will work with Dubai Police to tailor its AI-based traffic safety solutions to city-scale, says Sadek.
Published: 5 October 2017 - 11:13 a.m.
By: Mark Sutton

Traffic and smart city solutions specialist COM-IoT Technologies has been selected for the third round of the Dubai Future Accelerators.

COM-IoT Technologies will work with Dubai Police to develop traffic safety solutions utilising AI and machine learning technologies.

Dubai Future Accelerators, launched in 2016 is an intensive nine-week program that brings together start-ups in new technology fields with government entities to develop smart city solutions.

COM-IoT Technologies and Dubai Police will work to customize COM-IoT's two primary traffic safety solutions, Plug & Play Patrol and HORUS, and scale them to city-size. The solutions utilize AI and machine learning to reduce automotive collisions, damage to property and fatalities on the road, supporting the ambitions of the recently announced UAE traffic law.

Commenting on the news, Mohamed Sadek, Founder of COM-IoT Technologies, said: "We are delighted to have been selected to participate in the third cohort of the Dubai Future Accelerators, a unique state sponsored initiative that is catalyzing future technologies, where we will collaborate with the esteemed Dubai Police and leading government minds to bring about transformative positive change."

Khalfan Belhoul, CEO of Dubai Future Accelerators (DFA), said: "The Dubai Future Accelerators is a ground-breaking initiative that brings government bodies together with the private sector to develop bold solutions that capitalize on Fourth-Industrial-Revolution technologies to upgrade practices and improve people's lives. Safety and security is a major area of focus for us and, with that in mind, we are very optimistic that pairing COM-IoT, with its insight into traffic safety solutions and smart technologies, with Dubai Police, will have wide-reaching positive effects that benefit society at large."

Colonel Mohammed Karam, Director of Traffic Technologies, Dubai Police commented: "We are happy to partner with COM-IoT Technologies as part of the third cohort of Dubai Future Accelerators and are looking forward to working together."

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