Smart Dubai launches official website

Smart Dubai has launched its official website Smartdubai.ae, the information gateway to Dubai’s Smart City initiative.

Announced at a press conference at the Internet of Things (IoT) World Forum 2015, currently being held in Dubai, the website Smartdubai.ae provides comprehensive information on the city’s efforts to realise the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, to make Dubai the world’s smartest and happiest city.

Smartdubai.ae presents the public with a comprehensive profile of the Smart Dubai initiative, detailing its vision, mission and strategy to become a seamless, safe, efficient and impactful city for all residents and visitors.

Featuring a clean, modern design and content-rich website experience, Smartdubai.ae provides the public with access to the Smart Dubai Roadmap, a high-level report on existing and upcoming initiatives and services being implemented by strategic partners of the initiative. Smartdubai.ae will feature information on these initiatives and news about their progress.

"The website was designed with the end-user in mind. We wanted to create an exemplary user experience and serve as a single access point for information on all the initiatives and services that exist within the Smart Dubai umbrella," said Dr. Aisha Bin Bishr, Director General of the Smart Dubai Office.

The website also showcases the initiatives and accomplishments of strategic partners that are contributing to the Smart Dubai vision, apart from featuring stories about ‘smart’ innovations, solutions and best practices from within the city. Stories about innovations driven by the people and businesses of Dubai who are contributing to the Smart Dubai vision will be featured on the website.

The Smart Dubai initiative is supported by a tiered partnership framework, enabling government, private sector and institutional partnerships to encourage engagement and collaboration in achieving the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed.

Smartdubai.ae offers access to the first white paper to be published by the Smart Dubai initiative, "A Collaborative Approach to Smart Cities", which outlines Smart Dubai’s unique strategy to transform Dubai into a unique smart city that will be a model and benchmark for such initiatives. The website also offers perspectives on global trends and developments related to smart cities from around the world.

"We hope that the website opens Smart Dubai, and in turn the city, to the global community, and creates a knowledge-base for other cities as well as an access point for future partners," Dr. Aisha Bin Bishr said.

 

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