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Rashid Centre launches Avaya comms platform

His Highness Hamdan bin Mohammed Al Maktoum on the Avaya stand at the launch of Rashid Centre’s communications and collaboration platform.

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Rashid centre for People of determination launched its communications and collaboration platform on Sunday in the presence of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai. The system, which has been developed in conjunction with Avaya, helps streamline communications between staff, students and parents, improving the learning experience, student safety and simplifying administration.

“It has been our vision to use technology to elevate the quality of education and care that we provide to this inspiring segment of society,” .We thank Avaya who have partnered with us to design a truly unique solution that makes our vision a reality,” Mariam Othman, chief executive officer, Rashid Centre for People of Determination.

The system helps make remote learning and virtual classrooms a reality, and creates high quality video collaboration between staff and parents, while reducing the institution’s communications related expenses.The platform has an inbuilt fleet management feature, so it can effectively track school buses in real time, enabling parents see where their child is when travelling to the centre.

Nidal Abou-Ltaif, president, at Huawei Middle East said Innovation Day 2019 is focused on two key areas.The first one was on the Huawei AI chipsets launched last year but now fully integrated into all of Huawei products as well as being implemented in a number of vertical solutions. “We have a number of customers who shared with us their experience on our AI solutions.

Seeing is believing; hearing from customers who have implemented the solution is going to make a difference for the end users because they can learn from the experience,” said Elshimy.Huawei also shared new use Avaya International used the launch to issue a call to other IT majors to make ‘accessibility for all’ a guiding principle in system design.“Communication is at the core of the human experience and we believe it should be a fundamental right for any individual,” said Abou-Ltaif.“Our work can only be considered as true progress when it delivers equality of experience for all.

Avaya remains committed to championing this cause, it is my hope that our industry peers will also embrace accessibility by design so every innovation can have the potential to benefit all segments of society,” he added.