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Muroor and QMIC Sign a Partnership Agreement to Use Masarak and Salamtek to Enhance Road Safety

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Qatar Mobility Innovations Center (QMIC) signed a letter of Intent (LOI) with the General Directorate of Traffic (Muroor) for collaboration and establishing a partnership in the fields of strategic traffic studies, accidents prevention, and public safety awareness, on Thursday August 20, 2015.

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iTraffic, The Leading Local Smart Navigation Application Updated with Major New Features to Help Drivers in Qatar

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A QMIC Solution to Enhance Qatar’s Road Safety with More than 110,000 downloads

July 12, 2015: During this week, the Qatar Mobility Innovations Center (QMIC), a national leader in Intelligent Mobility powered by the Internet of Things, released a major update for its Masarak iTraffic mobile application, which is an exclusive locally developed smart navigation app using real-time traffic data. This new release has many new features that offer users a number of location-based services, making their journeys smoother and safer in Qatar.

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Woqood and QMIC Sign an MOU to Use Masarak for Logistics and Road Safety

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June 14, 2015: Qatar Fuel “Woqod”, who are specialized in distribution and marketing of petroleum and LPG products in Qatar, has announced its latest Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signing with Qatar Mobility Innovations Center (QMIC) for its Masarak™ solution, to manage the fleet logistics and operations for Woqod.

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Greater Road Safety Subject of Collaborative Research by QMIC and QCRI

Results From Joint Research Efforts To Bring Benefits To Local Residents

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Doha, 27 October 2014: Qatar Computing Research Institute (QCRI) and the Qatar Mobility Innovations Center (QMIC) have signed an agreement to collaborate on intelligent mobility analytics that support the development and delivery of applications and services related to transportation and road safety.

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QMIC Receives ISO 9001:2008 Certification for Quality Management System

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June 30, 2014: Qatar Mobility Innovations Center (QMIC) has been awarded the ISO 9001:2008 certification for Quality Management System, in an event on June 26th 2014, at the QMIC office, in Qatar Science & Technology Park (QSTP). Mr. Abdulla Zaid Al-Talib, Chairman of QMIC’s board, formally accepted the prestigious certificate in an event that was attended by VIPs and senior members from QMIC.

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QMIC and QIC Partner to Improve Road Safety Through Innovative Insurance Applications

Enabling Safe Driving

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June 16, 2014: Qatar Mobility Innovations Center (QMIC) and Qatar Insurance Company (QIC) have signed a partnership agreement to work together in introducing innovative applications and services that will enhance road safety through innovative insurance offers and incentives. The partnership was signed in an event held on June 16th at QIC’s headquarters in Doha and was attended by senior executives from both organizations.

As a first step in this partnership, QMIC and QIC are teaming up to launch a pilot in the form of a Road Safety competition for a group of volunteers from QIC. The pilot will allow participants to learn about their driving behavior and how they compare with others.

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QMIC Holds the First Connected Vehicles Field Demo in the MENA Region: Enabling Next Generation of Road Safety

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Doha: April 28, 2014: the Qatar Mobility Innovations Center (QMIC) showcased the first Connected Vehicles field demo in the MENA region in an event held at the Qatar Science & Technology Park (QSTP) today. The event was attended by VIPs from the government, industry, research and academic sectors in Qatar.

Connected Vehicles (V2X) refers to the concept where vehicles can communicate with each other and with the road infrastructure through standard-based wireless technologies and specifications. This emerging technology has attracted global attention due to its critical role in enabling cooperative Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) which will have a significant impact road safety and traffic efficiency. According to industry projections, once fully implemented, connected vehicles can mitigate up to 80% of crashes by unimpaired drivers. Hence, regulatory frameworks are in being put in place around the world to speed up the deployment of V2X system and technologies.

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Qatar Rail and QMIC Sign a Multi-Year Contract To Adopt MASARAK™ In Support of Rail Operations

 

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Doha: March 3rd, 2014: Qatar Railways Company (Qatar Rail) and the Qatar Mobility Innovations Center (QMIC) have inked an agreement that will allow the railway company usage of QMIC’s Masarak Platform and Services for traffic monitoring, logistics management, and road safety.

The partnership will enable Qatar Rail to deploy and fully utilize the Masarak platform and its integrated set of transport and logistics services and applications, as well as recruit traffic expert professionals to monitor traffic conditions, coordinate and manage contractors’ fleets’ movement in order to reduce traffic congestion, and to promote road safety practices among all fleet drivers and stakeholders.

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Masarak’s iTraffic System Wins Two Prestigious Awards in Innovations and Technology in Regional Event

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Doha: November 11th, 2013: the Qatar Mobility Innovations Center (QMIC) at the Qatar Science and Technology Park was declared the winner of two prestigious awards including the Innovation in Traffic Management award, and the Road Transport Technology award in this year’s Gulf Traffic Exhibition & Conference for its Masarak™ iTraffic system. Read More »

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QMIC to Showcase its Latest Innovative Solutions in the Upcoming Trans4 2013 Expo

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Doha, 25 November 2013: The Qatar Mobility Innovations Center (QMIC) located at the Qatar Science and Technology Park will be demonstrating its latest integrated mobility innovative solutions and speaking  in the upcoming Trans4 Exhibition at the Doha Exhibition Center from November 26 – 28, 2013. Read More »

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