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UAE:
Dubai to Host Future Cities Show in April
Att.Editors: The following item is from the Emirates News Agency (WAM)

DUBAI,Mar 8 (WAM) - The region is expected to see the launch of new, futuristic technologies at the Future Cities Show, to be held in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), on April 9-11, 2018, that will change the way people live and work in urban environment. The second edition of the Future Cities Show will set the tone for smart cities through the three pillars sustainability, innovation, happiness and showcase the future of urban life.

With a theme of achieving sustainability through innovations, the show will showcase the cities of the future by highlighting the latest and the most innovative technologies that will change the future.

As the worldwide smart cities movement gains momentum, Future Cities Show reflects the transformation of urban societies, infrastructure and environment that currently hosts more than 54 per cent of the 7.5 billion people and uses 75 per cent of the power generated.

A recent white paper, Evolution of Smart Cities and Connected Communities, co-sponsored by the Consumer Technology Association and the United Parcel Service (UPS), says, market value of smart cities is expected to jump from $14.85 billion in 2015 to $34.35 billion by 2020, representing a compound annual growth rate of over 18 per cent. (WAM) (END/2018)

 

 
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