Tatweer Misr, Huawei partner to launch fully connected smart cities

Daily News Egypt
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As part of Tatweer Misr’s vision to establish sustainable smart and happy communities and with Huawei Technologies Egypt’s expertise in technology strategy, production ideation, technology development and deployment. Both parties have merged forces to deliver sustainable and smart technological software solutions throughout Tatweer Misr’s projects to help build a fully connected intelligent world.

This came as part of a signing ceremony held on Tuesday by both parties that witnessed an agreement signing.

Tatweer Misr’s President and CEO, Ahmed Shalaby, said that this partnership is an important strategic agreement for Tatweer Misr, helping deliver its ambitious plans to launch fully-connected sustainable & smart cities in Egypt.

Shalaby added that sustainable cities and technological solutions would serve as a win-win situation for both developers/ business owners and residents as this would result in a 50% increase in the energy consumption efficiency and a 30% cut back in operational & maintenance costs. Therefore, Tatweer Misr has so far invested over EGP 4.5bn in smart solutions.

He noted that the partnership is a powerful combination between, Huawei technologies’ understanding of complex digital and technological products interactions, its deep engineering expertise, and Agile, collaborative applications, and Tatweer Misr’s constant readiness for creativity to develop the innovative active network solution where the sustainable and smart city services meets the Internet of Things (IoT).

Huawei technologies will provide a variety of IoT-enabled software products and services. A full fledged platform that connects to every sensor connected to the main infrastructure, Analytics Technologies, Video Management Systems (VMS), Switching, and a platform that monitors all actions, he explained.

The platform will allow Tatweer Misr access to data-driven analytics that will support in assessing their residence behaviors leading to more smart and sustainable decisions; achieving its Renewable Energy and Urban Infrastructure holistic vision, such as streetlight controls, water network controls, electricity network controls, security network controls, surveillance cameras controls, air quality management, and smart irrigation systems.

Huawei Technologies would provide a range of value-added services, leveraged by Tatweer Misr to strengthen engagement among the communities, enhance the lives of its residents and maintain the efficient development of sustainable and smart communities. All residents will be able to control all the smart technologies in their homes, pay their bills, request additional services and overall lead more efficient, convenient and tech-savvy lives through a click of a button.

He continued, ”We aim to provide our clients with added-value services and a unique product in the market, and therefore, at Tatweer Misr we make sure to partner with the best in their fields. Today, we took the word smart cities to heart and focused on every detail starting from the infrastructure and up till the different softwares and technologies ensuring that all our projects are fully sustainable & smart in every way possible.”

Michael Li,  Huawei Northern Africa Enterprise Business Group’s President, commented, “Together with our partners, Huawei is helping its customers reach the ultimate goals of Smart City projects by building intelligent cities, enriching the residents’ lives with technology, and boosting the economy.”

He added, “Powered by its dedication to reinforcing smart city services, Huawei Technologies is proud to bring its leading expertise in IoT to Tatweer Misr, thriving with its residents’ quality of life. We will support our partner with state-of-the-art technology, providing a single connected platform that ensures exceptionally Luxurious and safe homes.” 

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