Oman - 4.0 Digital Trends Forum “Internet of Things”
Friday, 08 02 2019, Category: Technology, Country: Oman
The Information Technology Authority (ITA) organised yesterday the 4.0 Digital Trends Forum at the Public Authority for Civil Aviation in Salalah, under the patronage of Eng. Ahmed bin Hassan Al Dheeb, Undersecretary at the Ministry of Commerce and Industry and Deputy Chairman of ITA Board of Directors in the presence of Omar Salim Al Shanfari, ITA’s Deputy CEO for Operations, along with a number of IT officials and professionals from government and private entities.
The forum under the theme 'Internet of Things' (IoT), aimed to explore the emerging technologies produced by the fourth industrial revolution mainly IoT and encourage their adoption in different work sectors in the sultanate, as well as establishing a discussion platform for enthusiasts and IT professionals.
Hassan Fida Al Lawati, director-general of the Digital Society Development Division at ITA delivered a speech saying, “IoT provides a powerful driver to digitalisation, connecting devices to the internet. It provides an enormous opportunity for innovation and transformation.”
Source: Times of Oman