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Ring Introduces Next Generation Smart Video Doorbell to the Middle East

November 5, 2017 UAE Business 0
  • The Ring Video Doorbell 2 launches for AED 799
  • It features night vision, sharper video and a battery pack
  • It allows you to see a live video feed of whoever is ringing your doorbell or entering your property

Ring, the leader in home security, launched the Ring Video Doorbell 2 with 1080p HD video, adjustable motion sensors and a removable, rechargeable battery pack. It adds next-level security and convenience to any home, so monitoring your property is even easier than before. Ring’s second-generation video doorbell also features customizable, interchangeable silver and brown faceplates, and improved infrared night vision with a 160° field of view and 180° horizontal motion detection angle. It also has a two-way audio with noise cancellation, and so-called bank-grade encryption. Read more

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Trade summit launched for Middle East’s printing industry

October 24, 2017 UAE Business 0

Details of a brand new event for the Middle East’s printing industry have been announced. The first Gulf Print & Pack Summit will take place 4-5 March 2018 at the Roda Al Bustan Hotel, Dubai. Sister event to the successful Gulf Print & Pack exhibition, the summit is targeted at commercial and packaging printers, design professionals and brand owners. Read more

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Best’s Special Report: Stormy Currents Emerging for MENA Reinsurers

October 5, 2017 UAE Business 0

Insurance markets in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region have continued to grow, with increased demand for products over the past decade driven by a period of high oil prices that has funded infrastructure development and increased commercial activity, and the introduction of compulsory covers, particularly for medical health care and liability risks. Read more

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Construction disputes in the Middle East being resolved quicker than before, finds Arcadis report

May 11, 2017 UAE Business 0
  • Ongoing liquidity issues due to lower oil price led to increase in volume of claims submitted
  • Average value of construction disputes decreased, indicating higher number of lower value claims
  • Failure to properly administer the contract remains the most common cause of construction disputes
  • Party to party negotiation still the preferred method for resolving disputes across the region 

Ongoing liquidity issues within the Middle East construction market has seen an increase in the number of claims submitted however the industry is resolving them more swiftly, according to the latest research from Arcadis. On a less positive note, basic contract issues remain the root cause of many of the disputes that materialize across the region. Read more