DSG organized Hackathon contest at IoT Expo yields smart projects for Dubai smart city

Dubai Smart Government Department (DSG), the strategic sponsor of the Internet of Things Expo (IoTx), held at Dubai World Trade Centre; organized a hackathon contest that came up with impressive results. A total of 36 contestants took part in teams to come up with solutions for the future of smart cities, under three domains: smart life, smart economy and smart tourism.   Marwan Bin Haidar, Executive Director of Planning and Development at DSG, inaugurated the competition by giving the signal for the teams to build their projects within the ten hours allocated to them At the end of the day, e

Dubai Smart Government’s MyID receives great response

34,000 users are registered in MyID service

UAE, October 14, 2014 - The MyID service provided by Dubai Smart Government Department to the public for single sign-on to Dubai government entities’ services and integrated with the Emirates ID card issued by the Emirates Identity Authority is witnessing a great registration response during the Gitex Technology Week 2014.

Dubai Smart Government’s ePay generates AED 5 billion in first 9 months of 2014

Portal posts 25 percent year-over-year transaction increase

UAE, October 6, 2014 - Recent statistics from Dubai Smart Government (DSG) have revealed that approximately AED 5 billion was collected through its ePay portal, an increase of 25 per cent from January 1 to September 30, 2014, compared to the same period the previous year. The uptrend was accompanied by a 16 per cent increase in the number of completed transactions.