Over the course of more than 170 years, the World Expo has been providing a platform to exhibit the greatest innovations and scientific and technological achievements that shaped our world as we know it today. As the first World Expo held in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia, Expo 2020 Dubai is known as one of the most important exhibitions in the history of the Expo and the largest cross-cultural event at the same time. It also unites the global community for the sake of creating innovative solutions for a better future.
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As a leader in artificial intelligence, robotics and smart solutions from China, Terminus Group has been chosen to become the latest Premier Partner of Expo 2020 Dubai，on which Siemens, Cisco and SAP are listed. The company will provide robotic solutions based on AI and IoT for the Expo and District 2020, both of which are going to serve the purpose of blueprints for the development of the future AI CITY.
At the 4.38 m2 site of the Expo, Terminus Group will deploy more than 150 programmable robots supported by cutting-edge tech solutions. Each unique business scenario will be served by dedicated and fully customized robotic solutions based on AIoT technology. As the official robotic partner, Titan Robots by Terminus Group will provide a wide variety of smart services including reception and interaction with the visitors, information inquiries, and catering.
(Terminus Group Robots for Expo 2020 Dubai)
One of the company's robots - Opti, a mascot robot designed for the event, will carry out the crucial task of interacting with the visitors and entertaining the tourists from all over the world. Opti is about 1 meter tall and is equipped with an 18-degree backward angle to facilitate interaction with people. The robot can stand upright for nearly 24 hours, operate in a balanced and safe manner, and move freely in all directions. In addition, the group dance performed by the company’s OPTI robots will be one of the major highlights of the Expo.
(Opti, one of the official mascots to Expo 2020 Dubai)
At the moment of writing, the first batch of the Smart Robot series by Terminus Group already arrived in Dubai and successfully passed the rigorous quality control. Providing reliable smart services for the event such as the Expo is a great challenge for the young company which aims to prove to the world it does have necessary technological capabilities that can meet the high standards set by one of the world's top tech events.
In addition to providing smart robotic solutions to Expo 2020 Dubai, Terminus Group will also participate in the smart digital transformation of District 2020 by deploying its AIoT solutions to comprehensively facilitate the construction of the AI CITY in D2020. According to Victor Ai, the founder and CEO of Terminus group, the AI CITY is a smart product that relies on AIoT technologies capable of leveraging and transforming both the urban landscape and the industrial ecosystem.
(Mohammed AlHashmi, Chief Technology Officer, Expo 2020 Dubai, and Victor AI, founder and CEO of Terminus Group )
Mohammed AlHashmi, Chief Technology Officer, Expo 2020 Dubai, said: "Expo 2020 will be an unparalleled platform to showcase the capabilities of innovative technology. We consider Terminus Group to be a valuable partner in the field of smart technologies, robotics, and AI-enabled IoT applications. Our collaboration demonstrates the potential of smart applications in the robotics sector, while also building a firm foundation for District 2020, which is set to become a center of technological innovation."
The city of Dubai, as a strategic logistic hub between the East and the West, will undoubtedly benefit from its involvement and in-depth participation in the Expo 2020 Dubai. It's Terminus Group's ambition to exchange the knowledge with other major industry players and partners around the world, and jointly build D2020 - 'a blueprint' for the development of a global network of smart cities. Moreover, the first global AI CITY project known as "CLOUD VALLEY" has been making steady progress in terms of construction in Chongqing, China.
"Terminus Group is a cutting-edge technology company that defines the future and has a proved track record of successfully deploying AIoT solutions for different scenarios. It’s one of the company’s main ambitions to contribute to the UAE's strategic goal of achieving the status of a global pioneer in the field of AI. We have a common vision to create an unprecedented AI CITY in the future, and to inspire other innovation centers around the world. Based on this common vision, we can achieve this important cooperation." Nademe Meira said, Vice President of the District 2020 in Dubai in 2020.
The Expo 2020 Dubai will begin on October 1 this year and will last for half a year until March 31, 2022. This Expo will host 192 national exhibitions and it is expected to attract more than 25 million visitors from all over the world.
( Expo site overview )