Dubai is the most populous city in the United Arab Emirates and the economic and financial center of the Middle East. It is located on the southeast coast of the Arabian Gulf and is the capital of the Emirate of Dubai, one of the seven emirates in the country. Dubai has been pursuing initiatives related to empowering urban development with the Internet and digital technologies for many years. Since the 1990s, through the "Dubai Network City" plan, e-government plan, smart city plan, and then the ambitious future city 10X plan, Dubai has made remarkable achievements in the construction of smart cities, ranking among the world's leading ranks.
Smart City Projects
AI Police Dubai police officially unveiled a group of robot policemen in 2017, equipped with "emotion detection device" which can distinguish human actions and gestures within 1.5 meters, as well as facial emotions and expressions. Dubai will send machine police to patrol the streets to combat crime everyday. It is expected that by 2030, machine police will account for a quarter of the patrol force of Dubai police station.
High-speed Railway The project is planned to be built on the border between Abu Dhabi and Dubai. With the future development, a commercial super high-speed rail line will be established in the United Arab Emirates and other regions. It is expected to carry out in pipe transportation at the speed of 1200 kilometers per hour, faster than the plane. This ultra fast pipeline system based on vacuum mobile capsule can not only transport people, but also transport goods from ports along the Persian Gulf, which is of cross era significance for the interconnection of cities.
The Paperless Strategy The paperless strategy is an important part of the Dubai government's plan to build a global smart city. It aims to implement the digital transformation of the government and establish a fully functional government network to form the effects of integrating resources, improving efficiency, reducing carbon emissions and increasing people's happiness. In addition, the implementation of the strategy has saved 331million pieces of office paper, more than 1.3 billion dirhams of public expenditure, and more than 14 million hours of government working hours.
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10 technologies that make Dubai the smart city of the future

When it comes to using technology on a mass scale, the city of Dubai has always stood out as a gleaming example of innovation. It’s as if an entire sci-fi movie has come to life in one urban area. Leaving aside the phenomenal architecture that has always made this city the king of the Middle East, it’s Dubai’s recent adoption of cutting-edge technology which has been making headlines in recent times. From drone taxis to firefighters with jetpacks — you name the technology and the people of Dubai will already have incorporated it into their daily life.