Honeywell, a global software industrial leader, organised a technology symposium in Kuwait to support the country’s long-term vision of building Smart Cities and creating a sustainable future.
The Honeywell Technology Symposium 2018 was held at the Radisson Blu Hotel and focussed on the theme of ‘Experience the IoT Evolution in Kuwait’s Future Smart Buildings’.
The symposium building operators, end-users and sector stakeholders discussed industry trends IoT innovations and the adoption of smart buildings and smart cities in Kuwait and around the world.
The event also outlined the evolution of Digital Transformation in Kuwait by focussing on the significant impact of data analytics, IoT and cloud solutions on the development of buildings, cities and real estate projects.
George Bou Mitri, Honeywell’s President (Kuwait, Iraq, Jordan and Lebanon), said: “Kuwait is modernising its national infrastructure and focusing on Smart City developments under the ambitious Kuwait National Development Plan 2035.
“Driven by these initiatives, buildings are becoming increasingly online and connected, presenting building owners and operators with an unparalleled opportunity to harness the power of the IoT and realise previously unobtainable levels of safety, productivity and efficiency.
“Through this symposium we were demonstrating how Kuwait’s building owners and operators can capitalise on the IoT revolution to meet their objectives, and underscoring our commitment to supporting the country as it embarks on transforming its national infrastructure through cutting-edge innovation.”
During the symposium Honeywell’s top officials showcased key solutions which are making buildings smarter and more connected across several industry verticals, including healthcare, airports and premium commercial facilities.
Paolo Cervini, president for Honeywell Building Solutions, Middle East, Russia, Turkey and Africa, added: “Our customers in Kuwait and across the region are highly innovative, and are focused on becoming even more data-driven.
“They are looking for ways to not only generate more data from their buildings, but turn that data into business insight that helps them drive safety, productivity and efficiency improvements.”