Spotnik Implements Successful Digital Transformation For Leading Businesses in UAE

The recent collaborations to include key names such as MS2 Sports City with Microsoft, and DWTC at GITEX and Gulf Food events.

Dubai: Spotnik Technologies, a company under Nikai Group, announces the successful application of digital solutions for organizations across sectors in the UAE, that is accelerating the transformation of their information technology architecture in support of its business objectives. The recent collaborations to include key names such as MS2 Sports City with Microsoft, and DWTC at GITEX and Gulf Food events.

Deployed for the very first time in the region, Spotnik created a non-beacon-based way-finding web based and smart phone mapping applications, for key venues and smart Campuses. This solution can be applied on any indoor environment and mixed with outdoor GIS tools, Geospatial, and Marketing Analytics.

Another breakthrough collaboration was with the technology giant Microsoft to develop an AI-influenced application that offered real-time updates for the Under 13 Football Intercontinental Cup Dubai 2019. The application was created for users all around the world and on-site attendants of the tournament at Dubai Sports City; where the users got instant information on the standings and matches across the tournament. The interactive experience was further enhanced with a gamification feature supported by the machine learning engine that enabled viewers to guess and forecast match results by the analysis of historical and real-time data captured on the field.

Commenting on the collaborations, Ricardo Barcena, the CEO of Spotnik Technologies, said; “Our vision is becoming a trend; we have pioneered in business applications that empower location-based processes with zero infrastructure deployments, real-time positioning and augmented reality enhancements applied to BIM. Spotnik’s Innovation Hub is consistently working with the project teams to explore and act on the latest thinking, industry research and cutting-edge technology. As a new company in U.A.E. it is sometimes hard to qualify for certain projects due to requirements on size and infrastructure, track record of past projects, company longevity requirements etc., though we see established companies approaching us seeking our capabilities to partner for big size projects.”

Spotnik is continuing to collaborate with businesses and brands in UAE, on ways to streamline core business processes from the back office to future proof UX front end interfaces, that helps businesses to improve their consumer touch points and overall digitalized operations. Focused on areas where technology matters for the variation of factors affecting the ecosystems, Spotnik is offering solutions where the benefits not only reflect on business operations but on client and employee satisfaction indexes.

Ricardo further added, “Once we have set an outstanding team and partner network, for the rest of the year, we look at expanding our reach into other industry verticals such as facilities management, banking, education and medical. For instance, we partnered with TOMORROW STUDENTS (Blackout Technologies), a Mobile Device Management (MDM) and Mobile App Management (MAM) solution provider to limit unauthorized usage of mobile devices on campus, restrict use of social media and solve problems such as increased isolation, cyberbullying etc. While for the medical sector, our proposition includes live information on proximity, occupancy, bookings, tasks, and real-time positioning visualization of assets and personnel, complemented by innovative 3D visualization. In addition, our solutions allow hospitals to send notifications and activations for specific users based on location and offer indoor wayfinding capabilities.”

Recently, Spotnik Technologies signed an agreement with NavVis from Germany – a digital mapping solution company to pioneer a technology that allows real estate & facility managers to gain transparency over the building portfolios they own, manage or use, by gathering and visualizing detailed as-is building information along the whole lifecycle. Complementing Spotnik’s unique UX Designs for Smart control interfaces Navvis is a key differential component on accessible Digital Twin capabilities in the Region.

Commenting on the recent Spotnik success Karthik Moorthy, Vice President – NIKAI Group and who is also onboard SPOTNIK in the capacity of a DIRECTOR said; “Spotnik technologies began as a new business unit under the Nikai Group in order to venture into the world of Digital technology with solutions such as indoor mapping, machine learning, artificial intelligence and so on. What we are aiming with Spotnik Technologies is to design, create and deliver solutions in terms of digital applications, smart apps, and adding innovations. The origination of Spotnik took shape when our group chairman Mr. Paras Shahdadpuri met Ricardo Barcena at an event conducted by Dubai Chamber of Commerce that was aimed to provide a platform for Innovative Start Up Ideas and Ricardo’s idea of disrupting the space of Digital transformation clicked instantly.”

About Nikai:

The Nikai Group is a global conglomerate with business interests in: Electronics & Appliances; General Trading; Food, staffing and outsourcing. Led by the visionary and diplomat-turned entrepreneur Paras Shahdadpuri, the Nikai Group of Companies has grown into an international operation from a humble trading enterprise in a time span of just two decades.

The Nikai Group also broadened their horizon with consulting and staffing with TASC. TASC Outsourcing is a global staffing solutions company based in Dubai and Bangalore. The company specializes in outsourcing and staffing services to large companies around the world in various sectors such as banking/finance, call centers, energy, engineering, IT, sales and telecommunications.