Emirates Airline adapts in-flight entertainment for visually impaired travellers

In an industry first, the Dubai-based carrier is introducing an audio description option on part of its in-flight entertainment programming, opening up the content to visually impaired passengers. Travellers who are blind or visually impaired can now take advantage of audio description to follow 16 features, all from Disney, including Frozen, Saving Mr Banks, Cars 2, Monsters University, The Avengers, Toy Story 3 and all four Pirates of the Caribbean films. The selection will be expanded in the future, according to Emirates.

http://www.thestar.com.my/Tech/Tech-News/2014/08/19/Emirates-Airline-adapts-in-flight-entertainment-for-visually-impaired-travellers/

Asure Software Opens New Global Offices in Dubai and Singapore

Asure Software (Nasdaq:ASUR), a leading provider of workplace management software solutions, today announced that it has opened two new international offices in Dubai and Singapore to serve the Middle East and Asia Pacific markets, respectively. The company is headquartered in Austin, Texas; its office in Staines, England (southwest of London) serves the European market and is driving global expansion into new markets. Nigel Clarke, Asure Vice President and General Manager, EMEA and APAC, oversees the new locations and the UK office.

http://www.sys-con.com/node/3125324

Dubai winning Expo 2020

Now the celebrations are over, construction firms must roll up their sleeves to design and implement projects across MENA worth $2.2tn in the next year, according to Shuaa Capital. Globally, construction projects are projected to skyrocket to $15tn by 2025, according to a separate study published last year by Global Construction Perspectives and Oxford Economics.

http://www.constructionweekonline.com/article-26291-the-big-picture/#.UvcUfrQw_2U