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What are the top 7 technologies at GITEX?

From robotics to Cloud storage and countless other technologies, GITEX opened its doors Sunday to unveil a wide range of innovations by tech giants taking part in the big event.

To the thousands of people flocking in to the five-day event, including entrepreneurs seeking innovative platforms that fulfill their aspirations, these reveals are a must.

The Top 7 technologies at GITEX Technology Week 2017 that we picked are the following:

Mobile Technologies

1-    Blackberry Motion by TLC

TCL Communication unveiled their newest BlackBerry smartphone with the launch of BlackBerry Motion, an all-touch smartphone. Coming to the region in the second half of October, this all-new BlackBerry smartphone continues the heritage of offering customers reliability, productivity, privacy and security.

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Computing Technologies

2-   The HP Z8 G4 by HP

The HP Z8 Workstation has the capability to run the most complex simulations and process massive amounts of data. Users can run 3D simulations and edit 8K video in real time with up to 56 processing cores and up to 3 TB of main memory, 3x the capacity of its predecessors. Users can deliver creative work in less time.

3-   Desktop Plus Series by Synology

Desktop Plus Series products include the Desktop 218+, DS718+ and DS918+, which are equipped with advanced Intel solutions, providing doubled transcoding performance and better RAM expansion options. The company also unveiled the DS3018xs and FS1018, which are a new 6-bay NAS and 12-bay all-flash solution that will bring top-notch performance to compact desktop storage, in order to enable compute-intensive application scenarios.

Cloud Technologies

4-    ThinkSystem and ThinkAgile by Lenovo

The former encompasses servers, storage and networking equipment designed for traditional enterprise data centers, while the latter offers pre-integrated solutions for organizations that need a cloud-like environment.

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Robots Technologies

5-    SUNFLOWER by ShadeCraft

ShadeCraft showcases the world’s first autonomous robotic and solar powered shading system. SUNFLOWER, the world’s first artificial intelligence-controlled, solar-powered, and robotic patio shade, uses Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity to provide autonomous, optimal shade and energy collection. The fully autonomous robotic parasol features a multitude of sensors that collect data in real time and is designed to operate as the market’s first fully functional outdoor smart home hub.

Blockchain Technologies

6-    Blockchain by Avanza Solutions

Avanza Solutions has been working in partnership with Avaya to develop the Happiness Index on Blockchain, the first solution to use blockchain to gauge customer sentiment. Built by utilising Avanza’s blockchain platform Cipher and Avaya’s analytics platform Oceana, the solution will enable organisations to better monitor and react to customer satisfaction in real time.

Storage technologies

7-   SCv3000 storage by Dell

Dell EMC extended its entry-level SC Series offering with the affordable new SCv3000 arrays. This extended portfolio provides access to advanced storage technology for businesses of all sizes and budgets.

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