Schneider Electric showcases the Latest Smart City Technologies at Cairo ICT 2018
- Schneider Electric and AVEVA, demonstrate the latest technologies for integrating smart city programs through a major city-based control center
- Schneider Electric serves the Administrative Capital and the New City of Alamein
- Walid Sheta: Egypt has the potential to build smart cities with the latest technologies
In collaboration with AVEVA, Schneider Electric will integrate smart city programs by optimizing energy through the EcoStruxure platform, which provides Internet-enabled solutions for objects for customers in the construction, power, industrial Sectors and data centers. This will facilitate cities to develop their infrastructure and improve the efficiency of the facilities through a strategic approach to improve efficiency, sustainability and the ability to withstand crises. This will consequently contribute to strengthening the infrastructure of the new cities currently being built in Egypt, especially smart cities, so that they can enjoy full vitality and safety in the management of all facilities.
Commenting on Schneider Electric's participation in Cairo ICT 2018, Engineer Walid Sheta, Regional Cluster President of Schneider Electric Egypt, Northeast Africa and Levant, said: "The urbanization movement currently taking place in Egypt encourages us to provide the latest technologies, especially in the smart cities sector to support Egypt's Vision 2030 as regards Sustainable development ".
"The Egyptian market" he added, " is witnessing a great development and we seek to meet the requirements of development by providing the latest technology solutions in various sectors, in order to reduce the energy consumption in general. Egypt has enormous potential to possess smart cities with the latest facilities management technologies. We are participating in building the infrastructure of a number of Egyptian national projects, including the construction of the New Administrative Capital and the new city of Alamein, and we will provide these cities with the latest smart city technologies
Schneider Electric, together with AVEVA, in Cairo ICT 2018, will establish an integrated pavilion to showcase the latest Smart City technologies. A live experience will be presented to smart city users where they will view the full portfolio of programs and technologies and the Schneider Electric solutions required to manage the facilities of smart cities. This includes three smart city management levels:
Level I: Connected Products.
Level 2: Control and Supervision Programs (Edge Control)
Level 3: Application Analytics (Advisor Level)
In the addition to the innovative platform services to integrate all solutions and systems across the EcoStruxure software system, ensuring that all Schneider Electric customers have integrated support through Internet technology in such a manner as to ensure that customers have a higher value in terms of efficiency, sustainability and connectivity. Schneider Electric contributes in supporting the infrastructure of a number of modern cities in Egypt, including the New Administrative Capital, Al-Alamein City, and a number of private urban communities. It also aims to introduce the latest technologies to the official authorities in Egypt to benefit from modern technologies to strengthen the infrastructure of projects Including the Ministries of Electricity, Communications, Housing, as well as service providers, consultants, senior engineers, operations managers and contractors, in order for Egypt to have the latest smart city technologies in the world. AVEVA also features the Wonderware Smart Cities program, as well as a demonstration of a number of industry-leading software programs.
Fouad Zayed, Schneider Electric's Vice President, Egypt North East Africa and Levant for Smart Buildings said: "We are working to bring about real change in the management of city facilities, especially with the launch of intelligent cities in Egypt. Our goal in Schneider Electric is to integrate energy, digital technology and automatic control into one system to maximize energy and reduce emissions in cities."
For his part, Mr. Mohamed Awad, AVEVA Vice President MEA, said, “With Smart Cities, the objective is to enable city leaders to better serve citizens and businesses. A command and control center based on System of Systems is used to leverage information from various data sources for better decisions, to anticipate and resolve problems even before they are presented and finally to coordinate various resources and processes to operate seamlessly.”
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