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Thursday, 23 January 2020

Honeywell, Etisalat to develop city management system for Egypt’s new capital

The New Administrative Capital Company for Urban Development (NACCUD) signed a contract with US-based Honeywell and Etisalat Misr to develop a city management system for the new capital, according to Construction Week Online. Honeywell will provide ‘Internet of Things’ software and hardware or a city operations center platform that “will include data analytics, a city-wide management dashboard, a smart city services citizen engagement portal, and mobile application capabilities.” The value of the agreement was not disclosed. NACCUD has been signing several agreements to outfit the new capital with smart technology, including a USD 135 mn contract (pdf) with Orange Egypt to establish, operate and manage the city’s data center.

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