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Abu Dhabi, UAEFriday 16 November 2018

Sheikh Hamdan meets robot dart player at Dubai's Gitex technology exhibition

From flying cars to the latest in artificial intelligence, the event has it all

The Crown Prince of Dubai meets a robot arm that can throw darts at a board. Courtesy: Dubai Media Office
The Crown Prince of Dubai meets a robot arm that can throw darts at a board. Courtesy: Dubai Media Office

The Crown Prince of Dubai witnessed the latest developments in technology on Sunday when he toured the opening day of the Gitex exhibition.

From a robot arm that can hit a bullseye to autonomous Dubai taxis, Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed saw it first hand on the opening afternoon of the week-long event.

He also met Customs officers who were trying out the latest in virtual reality googles and officials from Hewlett Packard.

The Crown Prince looks on as a Customs officer tries the latest in VR technology. Courtesy: Dubai Media Office
The Crown Prince looks on as a customs officer tried out the latest in VR technology. Courtesy: Dubai Media Office

Every year Gitex shows off the latest in technology and gives a glimpse of the future, hosting companies from across the globe.

The event runs until Thursday afternoon.

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