UAE seeks new technology to keep track on criminals

Some of the world’s foremost intelligence experts are congregating at the 6thAnnual Geospatial Intelligence Middle Eastconference in Abu Dhabi next week from 13 – 15 May 2013 at the Westin Hotel. They will attend the conference to hear about technologies that display real-time interactive maps of all geographies to many of the civil defence and military departments of the UAE.

This state-of-the-art technology allows police and army units to completely visualize surrounding, anywhere in cities or countryside, underwater and above water, and in the air. Using satellite, GPS, radar and other scanners, the technologies will help the UAE in its fight against crime by being able to monitor the movements of criminals, and to ascertain areas in cities where terrorists could hide explosives.

Experts from all over the world will travel to impart their knowledge, including from Royal Jordanian Geographic Centre, Intelligence Branch, Canadian Forces, European Union Military Staff, Chicago Police Force and Royal Canadian Mounted Police.

"This event is truly number one for the geospatial community within the Middle East. It is great to see such a high level of speakers which is testimony to the importance of this region. I have attended all of the previous conferences, which have gone from strength to strength and this year will be the best - a true world class event", said Neil Thompson, chairman of the conference, Former Director of Geospatial Intelligence, Canadian Armed Forces, and Managing Director, WC Group.

Geospatial Intelligence Middle is being organised by IQPC Middle East.




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