Etisalat UAE says it presented some "5G-A World withouth limits’ services at Gitex, highlighting the role of technologies like AI, robotics, VR and AR across verticals. For example, the company demonstrated a 5G connected ambulance, one with 5G cloud gaming and an immersive futuristic remote driving experience as a F1 racer with VR over 5G. Italdesign, the makers of the first flying car from last year at GITEX, showed off a service for wheelchair users, the ‘Wheem-I’.
Etisalat also brings advanced robotic technologies to the stand with humanoid and social robots. There is the ‘Furhat’ social robot that can communicate like a human and maintain eye-contact. Humanoid robots Selma & Owen, based on the Mesmer system, is a combination of robotics and animations software to create lifelike humanoid characters. In retail, robotics and AI technologies can provide visitors an intelligent shopping experience. Demonstrations include advanced payments with an NFC implant in the hand, an AI-powered autonomous checkout and analytics including assisted shopping.