DP World Virtual Reality
Giga Works has been commissioned by XPOSE to create a Virtual Reality Experience DP World’s flagship Jebel Ali port, one of the largest in the world, and experience first-hand the vertigo and adrenaline when operating a 138m tall, 1,850-tonne quay crane.
Below, you’ll be able to view a 360 video of the experience. For a complete immersive virtual reality experience use a GigaBox™ or a Google Cardboard and view the movie from your mobile.
Global marine terminal operator DP World was showcasing some of the company’s innovations for the ports and logistics industry during UAE Innovation Week, a celebration of innovation in the country in line with the directive of the President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan to mark 2015 as the “Year of Innovation.”
The event also builds on the National Innovation Strategy which was launched by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai as a primary tool to achieve the UAE Vision 2021.
The company’s Innovation Week stand at Dubai Mall from 22 November to 4 December showcased its achievements in pioneering productivity and efficiency innovation across its operations, to move cargo for customers at greater speed, reduced cost and enhanced safety.
Examples at DP World’s Dubai Mall exhibition stand included full automation and driverless cars at its Rotterdam World Gateway facility in The Netherlands and remote controlled drones to control security at ports. The exhibition also housed interactive and entertaining activities that earn visitors points they can redeem for gifts
DP World Vice President for Innovation, Sara Falaknaz, said:
“Embracing change, developing and implementing innovative solutions is part of who we are. This week celebrates individuals and institutions alike and gives us an opportunity to display our latest innovations that will contribute to the UAE Vision 2021. We are demonstrating ‘smart’ initiatives showing how we enable trade locally, in the region and around the world.”