A videograb shows a man wearing a exoskeleton working at a laboratory.
Gulf Today, Staff Reporter
Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) has announced that they are currently testing wearable robotic exoskeletons, developed by SuitX.
The robotic exoskeleton would be available for staff performing manual tasks to protect them, as well as enhance their productivity and accuracy.
Dewa shared a video showing a man putting on the exoskeleton suit. He then perform different tasks of lifting heavy products and shifting things that could have not been possible with bare human hands.
Manal Ahmed Salem Alshamlan, Director of Artificial Intelligence in Dewam said that the robotic exoskeleton would be a great use in industries and factories. It would safe human energy and ease workload.
Dewa has been showcasing technological marvels at the Gitex technology week in Dubai.
Since DEWA is shaping the future of utilities using AI, the firm has employed robots in their Customer Happiness Centres and Future Centre for Customer Happiness to help receive services efficiently and in a timely manner.
Dewa aims to redefine the concept of a utility, and will create the world’s first digital utility to use autonomous systems for renewable energy, storage, AI adoption and digital services.
Dewa has also started testing the different uses of the Boston Dynamics’ four-legged Spot Robots in its internal operations, becoming the first utility in the region to use this robot.
Under the theme “Inspiring the Next Generation of Breakthroughs,’ Dewa is presenting a range of pioneering projects at the 40th GITEX Technology Week, that aim to reshape the future of services and the experiences of stakeholders.
The GITEX will be held at the Dubai World Trade Centre from 6-10 December 2020. Dewa will also present, via its stand S2-D1 at Sheikh Saeed Hall, its most prominent projects, initiatives, innovative and smart services, robots, as well as digital transformation, automation, and cloud computing projects.
Sheikh Hamdan toured several stands and was briefed about the latest technology at display.
The Habal brothers have joined together with Al Moammar Information Systems Company to present the first Emirati humanoid robots “Samit and Sidra” at GITEX 2019. The launch of the two robots came in conjunction with UAE’s vision for the year 2031.
Companies from around the world will showcase their exotic offers at the exhibition at the iconic World Trade Centre, which started today. It will end on Thursday.
Sheikh Mohammed highlighted the importance of the technology sector in transitioning to the future, adding that focused efforts are required to generate innovative technologies that can tide over the challenges posed by the pandemic and revitalise humanity’s journey of progress.
The Dubai Civil Defence’s operations room received a report at 3:58am on Saturday stating that a fire had erupted in the Marina Diamond 2 building in the Dubai Marina area.
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed, Vice President, Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai on Saturday approved Hatta Master Development Plan, which forms an integral part of the Dubai 2040 Urban Master Plan.
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