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QMIC hosts workshop on smart mobility for sports security in international event

Qatar: Wednesday, March 20 - 2013 @ 10:40

QMIC will be participating as a conference partner and exhibitor, as well as hosting a workshop on Smart Mobility for Sports Security.

Securing Sport Doha 2013 brings together the most influential decision-makers, practitioners and experts to share their best practices. This year, Securing Sport, will be focusing on sport security, safety and integrity. The lectures and workshops will offer unique perspectives and contemporary solutions about issues involving sport security.

In the workshop, Smart Mobility for Sports Security, QMIC will focus on two challenges that every sport event faces. Transportation management and the safety of VIPs, sports teams, and spectators. As an integrated suite of intelligent transportation, logistics, and road safety applications, Masarak can provide vital mobility services for traffic and crowd management that are necessary for the success of sport events. QMIC will use this workshop to shed some light on the services and applications of Masarak: for traffic and crowd management, road safety, and VIP fleet and public transport management. QMIC will give a glimpse of futuristic mobile and connected vehicles’ technologies and their role in improving sports events security and safety.

Dr. Adnan Abu-Dayya, Executive Director of QMIC said, “Participating in Securing Sport 2013, gives us an opportunity to showcase the solutions we have for creating more secure and safe sporting events. We have also been given the chance to meet with global organizations and stay up to date with international standards in securing sport. An event like this is the perfect way to showcase the role of Masarak in supporting the important Sports Industry after its official launch in February 2013.”

Masarak is a comprehensive open intelligent platform and an integrated suite of Intelligent
Transport, Logistics Management, and Road Safety services and applications fully developed in Qatar and optimized for serving the needs of different sectors in Qatar and the region. Masarak is one of QMIC’s smart living services built on top of QMIC’s Labeeb M2M platform.

Securing Sport 2013 has created a networking opportunity for researchers, sports organizers and decision makers to discuss the imperative strategies regarding the future of sports security.

This is helping QMIC get closer to one of its vital goals of growing the digital sports industry in Qatar, by offering locally-built solutions tailored for this region’s weather, population and logistics.

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