Bahwan IT- key partner in Muscat Smart City Project
Bahwan IT is proud to be a key partner along with its partners Cisco, Oman Telecommunications, Tech Mahindra & Inferrix in implementing the Knowledge Oasis Muscat Smart City project. The launch ceremony was held at SAS Center for 4th Industrial Revolution, KOM4 in January under the patronage of His Excellency Eng. Azza Sulaiman Al Ismaili, Minister of Technology and Communications in the presence of a number of CEOs and officials.
The ceremony included a visual presentation on KOM smart city system, which highlighted the benefits of the project. The project utilizes Internet of Things (IoT) and various smart systems in the management of the Knowledge Oasis that contributes to providing easy and fast services for its employees, as well as controlling the resources available such as managing energy consumption, managing parking and organizing traffic. It also controls water resources, monitors the environment and the degree of air pollution, vehicle identification, crowded spaces analysis and provision of smart trash containers.
The Smart City Pilot is a first of its kind in Oman and will be showcased to all Government Ministries, authorities and private sector to encourage them to adopt the concept and technology to convert their organizations into smart entities and reap benefits such as increase in productivity, efficiency, security & safety and decrease in operations cost.