Neom Smart City – A Project Of Saudi Arabia

Neom Smart City – A Project Of Saudi Arabia
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The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) has joined the race of development and made major advancements in its digital economy. NEOM smart city is one of them, the project of Saudi Arabia which will be deploying evolving technologies like Artificial Intelligence and Internet of Things (IoT) for solving routine issues. Mohammed bin Salman, the crown prince and chairman of the NEOM company board of directors, has announced plans to build a 100-mile long linear city, built around nature. This project will bring a revolution in urban living by incorporating smart technologies.

Neom is a planned $500 billion cross border city, in the province of Tabuk, situated in the northwest of Saudi Arabia. The smart city is a concept, where Information and communication technologies (ICT) and the Internet of Things (IoT) are incorporated for the development of an urban city, to provide ease in daily life problems. This concept has been initiated, to manage resources and assets efficiently, by properly using the information. The information is collected from users and their devices, which is later cleaned and processed for providing users services like managing transportation, power plants, water supply systems waste disposal, etc.

How IT is going to transform NEOM city?

NEOM will be using Artificial Intelligence (AI), Internet of Things (IoT), Block-chain, Big Data, Robotics, Machine Learning, 5G across the city to expand the quality of life and lessen its costs. The technology would be used for providing services like smart management, lifestyle, mobility, housing, as well as a smart economy so that upcoming social, environmental, and economic challenges can be faced efficiently using technological innovation.

NEOM is considered to be 100% ecological, where there will be no cars & zero carbon emission. The services can be acquired within five minutes of access. All this will be achieved by utilizing a large number of human and non-human resources, mobilizing a high level of intellectual assets, and implementing none other than blockchain technology.

To implement the advanced technologies, the city will be divided into three layers. The first layer would consist of 80,000 citizens, all necessities provided, at the doorstep. The second layer would put together the concealed infrastructure, comprising schools, medical and sports complexes. The last layer would be providing fast transport services, to reach the other end of NEOM within 20 minutes. The city will use its own operating system, named NEOS that will operate on data collected over different resources. The buildings and infrastructure will function by using installed IoT devices at everyone’s residence. Artificial intelligence and data mining will be used to manage equipment to alarm the users in case of any failure. A prescheduled transport system will be implemented to drop users anywhere based on their information provided, predicting their next move, by using the best of Artificial intelligence.

How businesses and companies can join Neom?

 

Neom offers a variety of opportunities for new businesses and companies for a wide range of industries. As a start-up, you shouldn’t miss this chance of growth and innovation to take part in ventures dealing with cutting-edge technology. To get registered in NEOM, first, you’ll need to create a profile on Neom’s official website, attach a signed supplier authorized letter along with required documents. You have to prepare a number of required documents in PDF format and submit them to the email address provided at: srm@neom.com after which, you’ll receive an email comprising a supplier-related questionnaire. After completing the questionnaire, you’ll be successfully registered as a supplier.

How TLS Technology – an IOR provider can help?

TLS, specializing in import and exporter of record services, has helped many clients by simplifying their international logistics over the years. TLS, with its extremely reliable and trustworthy services, has assisted many customers with their networking goods, IT Equipment, Telecom & Satellite equipment in Saudi Arabia.

Neom offers many unique investment opportunities across different industries. You can expand your footprints in the global market as a business by using services from TLS Technology. TLS will transfer all your ICT and telecommunication equipment to NEOM, without you having a physical presence in KSA. It is a one-stop solution for all your international trading needs. With TLS Technology as your supply chain partner, you don’t have to worry about the certificates and documents needed, compliance issues, and all your technology components are moved trouble-free.

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