Company launches smart glasses for visually impaired

DUBAI: For the first time ever in GITEX, the biggest technology expo in MENA and South Asia, UAE’s Amal Glass Company will introduce its Amal 1 smart glasses, which represents a new conquest for the blind and visually impaired people, with the introduction providing a step that constitutes a qualitative addition for the people with disabilities visiting the event.

The 38th edition of the annual GITEX (Gulf Information Technology Exhibition) will take place at the Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) for five days from October 14 to 18.


The glasses will be on display at the stand of DU, leading ICT and telecom service provider, with view to give the blind and visually impaired the chance to familiarise themselves with the glasses and the qualitative services it provides to its users. DU stand will be located in Zabeel Hall 2 (Stand ZA-A20)

Mohammed Islam Hashim, CEO of Amal Glass Company, said that the introduction during GITEX 2018 of Amal smart glasses, a first-of-a-kind in the world with respect to its specification, aims to provide thousands of visitors and people with disabilities the chance to closely inspect and experience the glasses.

He expressed his deep appreciation for the support provided by DU and for its interest in people with disabilities as part of its policy to serve and care for the local community.

Engineer Bandar Saad Al Badna, Marketing Manager of Amal Glass Company, urged the blind and visually impaired people to visit the DU stand to live the experience of the glasses which will enable them better depend on themselves and feel more independent while moving from place to another.
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