Digital Dubai signed a collaboration agreement with gDi & FaceTec – Gulf News

Advanced technology partnership to provide a secure foundation for future digital cities
Gulf Data International (gDi), a leading IT solutions provider in the MENA region, and FaceTec, a global leader in 3D face authentication software, signed a collaboration agreement with Digital Dubai to collaborate on Artificial Intelligence applications in biometric face verification technology.
As a government entity leading the city’s digital transformation, Digital Dubai has been entrusted with four key tasks – accelerate digital transformation of the city through strategic partnerships with governments and private sector entities, increase the Emirate’s digital economy contribution to the city’s GDP, build and develop digital competencies of national talent, and, maintain and develop Dubai’s digital wealth whilst accelerating Dubai’s cybersecurity efforts.
“FaceTec provides its enhanced security process, which is now becoming a new industry standard in the modern technology sector, to a worldwide list of prestigious clients” said Omar Atta, CCO of gDi.
“Digital Dubai is considered a global leader in both technology implementation and citizen satisfaction and acts as a major pillar in overseeing the constant growth of Dubai. We are honored to collaborate with Digital Dubai on such an important solution, which is truly special as they are one of the globe’s spearheads in innovation. I would like to thank Digital Dubai for their support and trust” continued Atta.
To meet the very high standards for this level of user authentication, exceptionally strong and reliable biometric authentication technology is a requirement.
“We are so happy to be working with gDi, such a highly-regarded organization in the MENA region,” said Kevin Alan Tussy, CEO of FaceTec.
“Digital Dubai requires their solutions to consistently demonstrate exceptional performance and value, and we are honored to have been chosen over dozens of other vendors from around the world to be one of their technology partners for the important, forward-thinking undertaking they have planned for the city”
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