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UAE Minister of Artificial Intelligence inaugurates Ingram Micro’s Experience Zone

Ingram Micro will allow customers and others to experience first-hand the value of AI in Security, Transport, Medicine, Environment, Smart Cities and more.

HE Omar Al Olama, Minister of State for Artificial Intelligence innaugrates Ingram Micro's Experience Zone
HE Omar Al Olama, Minister of State for Artificial Intelligence innaugrates Ingram Micro's Experience Zone

Ingram Micro launched its Experience Zone showcasing Artificial Intelligence driven Computer Vision and IoT use cases, including applications for medicine, building, transport, security and smart cities.

The Experience Zone, part of Ingram Micro’s regional Head Quarters located in the Innovation hub at Dubai Internet City, was inaugurated by HE Omar Al Olama, Minister of State for Artificial Intelligence.  Other executives in attendance included Alain Monie, CEO of Ingram Micro, Dr. Ali Baghdadi, Senior Vice President and Chief Executive META at Ingram Micro, and Ammar Al Malik, Managing Director at Dubai Internet City.

Visitors to the Experience Zone can interact with the latest development in AI, including learning more about face recognition, object detection, emotion, gender, age estimation and many others. Ingram Micro and its vendor partners are making it possible for resellers, customers and students to touch and experience the latest technology in the easiest way, helping them understand how they can use and deploy the latest in AI. In addition, the Experience Zone’s training center is hosting the Ingram Micro AI and Cyber Security Academies. The company expects about 9,000 visitors per year to the Zone.

Monie commented, “AI is one of the most rapidly growing uses of technology today and our teams have been working diligently to provide an interactive experience where visitors can learn more about how these exciting technologies can benefit their lives and their businesses. We are honored to have HE Minister Al Olama inaugurate our AI Experience Center and we look forward to continuing to help the world realize the promise of technology.”

Ammar Al Malik, Managing Director at Dubai Internet City (DIC) said, “We are pleased to inaugurate Ingram Micro’s Experience Zone today - their first in the Middle East, Turkey and Africa (META) region and the 12th Innovation Centre in DIC. The launch of the Zone at their Regional HQ in the Innovation Hub further establishes Dubai as a preferred destination for tech businesses, while showcasing DIC's role as a facilitator of innovation that connects tech companies of all sizes. And marks our commitment towards enabling companies that support Dubai’s vision of transforming itself into one of the world’s smartest and innovative cities. We look forward to discovering similar opportunities and avenues for collaboration in the coming years."

The key partners of Ingram Micro’s AI ecosystem include Nvidia, HPE, Dell Technologies, Datumcon, Robovision, Taiger,  iCetana

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