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Accenture said UAE consumers out-pace the global average in favouring artificial intelligence

UAE consumers favour AI tech on mobile devices.
UAE consumers favour AI tech on mobile devices.

Global mega-trends and public cloud computing and other emerging and innovative technologies will be a key highlight at GITEX Technology Week,

According to a recent report by Accenture, the public cloud computing is worth $70bn worldwide and global data is growing at 50% CAGR since 2010, is unlocking new business opportunities in the Internet of Things era.

Accenture said UAE consumers out-pace the global average in favouring artificial intelligence (AI), with 73% interested in using the technology on mobile devices.

"With an aim to become an internationally recognised hub for digital innovation, the region has laid the foundation for business leaders to become early adopters of transformative technologies such as artificial intelligence, big data analytics, robotics, and blockchain. Accenture will be sharing global and regional best practices and insights into how governments and businesses can harness the power of digital and use digital technologies to multiply new sources of value and growth," said Omar Boulos, regional managing director, Accenture Middle East and North Africa, which is the event's exclusive digital transformation partner.