2020 Activations

LET’S HAVE FUN WITH TECH

Take a break from the high-powered business networking at the event to enjoy some fascinating and stunning tech acts from around the world.

GITEX 40TH GAME ON

DJ Fight Club - 7 December

FIRST TIME IN THE REGION

Ground zero for the ultimate spin battle. Top DJs fight it out to take on DJ Robot Yumi in the final round. Prepare for floor-storming live sets as humans and robots lay down the beats.

6 DJs go head to head in the chance to beat DJ Yumi and claim their place as the ultimate winners. The winner will get the chance to upload their sets to Anghami and get highlighted on their DJ Mixes page alongside local heroes and international stars.

Powered by Anghami

Presented by: Marses

Botboxer

Botboxer

FIRST TIME IN THE REGION

Learn how to land that knockout punch with the high-tech training machine for combat sports. The robot is your personal trainer and sparring partner, all fused in one.

Presented by: TekTorch

Kill The Beat - Dance Battle

Kill The Beat - Dance Battle

FIRST TIME IN THE REGION

Meet some of the best BBoy dancers in the region break some electrifying moves on music created by AI! Never before seen urban dance battle is set to blow your mind!

7th December

Experience the Atoun Power Boost

Experience the Atoun Power Boost

FIRST TIME IN THE REGION

Lifting heavy objects never felt this good. Try lifting a suitcase with and without the Exoskeleton and feel the difference. Guess the correct weight and win a gift

Bullseye Bot

Bullseye Bot

If you think you can challenge a bot in a game of darts, think again. Even from 10 feet away, this robot arm shoots darts flawlessly to score a 100 points with every throw.

Presented by: DG Robotics

RobocomVr Transformers Battle

RobocomVr Transformers Battle

Engage in a first person shooter VR simulator where you play as Bumblebee. Battle off deceptions left, right and center, and secure the Energon cube from Megatron!

Presented by: Robocomvr

LET'S ARTSY
Ai Art

Ai Art

FIRST TIME IN THE REGION

Even Leonardo Da Vinci would be interested in these artistic machines. Get three different portraits from 3 ingenious robots which will be part of a monumental artwork titled “The Collection”.

The Little Prince

The Little Prince

FIRST TIME IN THE REGION

Rediscover the fabled world of the modern classic, re-imagined by the famous artist Eliška Podzimková and experienced by you in an awe-inspiring new way via AR. 

Presented by: Artivive

Robot Mozo

Robot Mozo

Hot off the automation kitchen comes Robot Mozo - a delightful delivery bot serving guests and improving their dining experience, one intelligent byte at a time.

Presented by: Marses

Book Signing

Softening the Edge

Softening the Edge

7th December at 3pm
Mimi Nicklin

GITEX is proud to welcome the female millennial leader whose book takes inspiration from former President Barack Obama, Jacinda Ardern & Oprah Winfrey to convey how empathy has the power to not only turn businesses around but also shape a better world.

 

Smart Cities for Dummies

Smart Cities for Dummies

8th December at 1:35pm
Jonathan Reichental 

Human destiny is tied to cities. If we humans are going to have a happy and prosperous future, we need new ideas, skilled talent, and informed leaders to build the cities of tomorrow. Everyone deserves a good quality of life. Smart cities can help make that happen. Find out how.

Intelligent Learning

Intelligent Learning


8th December at 3pm
Ziad Makhzoumi

Intelligence and learning are commonly misunderstood and underutilized. The value and function of intelligence are mainly dependent on our ability to learn. How well we learn is about intelligently absorbing and processing information. 

 

 

Creativity: A Short and Cheerful Guide

Creativity: A Short and Cheerful Guide

9th December at 1pm
John Cleese

The legendary comedian, actor, and writer of Monty Python, Fawlty Towers, and A Fish Called Wanda fame shares his key ideas about creativity: that it’s a learnable, improvable skill.

 

LET'S CHILL
Meditation Muse

Meditation Muse

Launching first time in the Middle East – the Muse is a wearable tech that helps you focus your breath and mind by playing weather sounds of varying intensities.

The Premiere

The Premiere

FIRST TIME IN THE REGION

Your weekend movie marathons just got an upgrade. A phenomenal home cinema experience like you’ve  never seen before – with triple sensor technology.

Presented by: Samsung

O2 Lounge

O2 Lounge

Take a deep breath and enjoy a major trending innovation. 85% pure oxygen, aromatic air in chic diffusers to de-stress and refresh your mind and spirit, and boost your stamina.

Presented by: Skin111 Clinic

Zen Garden

Zen Garden

Known for turning beaches into art galleries - watch sensational sand artist Nathaniel Alapide, live in action, as he creates dazzling works of art using a rake and his vivid imagination.
LET'S PLAY
AR Message Tree

AR Message Tree

FIRST TIME IN THE REGION

Plant your message for the world in Augmented Reality. Fun part is that others can view your funky messages via the AR-powered app and share it on their ‘gram.

Presented by: Radius

Padel Hit

Padel Hit

FIRST TIME IN THE REGION

Virtual zone, real thrills. Jump on the court and play the ultra-futuristic padel tennis game inspired by the cult-classic movie ‘Tron’.

Presented by: Visyon

 

Tetroactive

Tetroactive

FIRST TIME IN THE REGION

The popular Tetris game, redone for the next-generation of techies. Jump, shake, and move your arms in this active movement and gesture controlled game

Presented by: Kinetronix

Take It To The Hoop

Take It To The Hoop

Are you a slam dunk specialist or a long-range sharp-shooter? Step up and test your shooting skills in this VR-powered game from Kinect.

Presented by: Visyon

Speed of Light

Speed of Light

FIRST TIME IN THE REGION

Think Tron, but a 100 times more thrilling. Burst across the electronic area, leaving thunderous trails of light while making split-second manoeuvers to avoid your rivals. 

Presented by: Kinetronix

Lift Off Dubai

Lift Off Dubai

Your childhood astronaut dreams may not have taken off but you can still launch rockets into space here, via this engaging experience using Microsoft HoloLens

 

Presented by: Visyon

LETS RIDE

Electrifying Ride

Tired of walking? Hop onto the One Moto and experience the future of eco-friendly transport. 

Share your e-ride experience using #gitex #onemoto on social media. The one with max likes and shares wins a free scooter!

Presented by: One Moto

MICROSOFT HUB
The Kinect Rundown 

The Kinect Rundown 

Hardcore gamer or amateur, you’ve got the pick of the Kinect game library at your disposal here. Wave yourself in and get started on the motion-controlled sensation.

Azure FarmBeats

Azure FarmBeats

A purpose-built, industry-specific cloud platform designed for the farming community. Perfectly aligned with UAE’s focus on self-sustainability and agriculture. The pioneering farming tech helps aggregate agricultural data and develop AI/ML models based on fused datasets to build a customised digital solution.

Surface x Steelcase

Surface x Steelcase

The future of work is here and now. Designed by Steelcase, a Microsoft Partner, this area combines Steelcase’s modern furniture with next-gen Microsoft Surface devices to shape a whole new working ecosystem.

CROWD PLEASERS
MEA Business

MEA Business

Engage with the region’s first augmented reality business publication. Magazine covers are installed across the venue, just point your phone at them and enjoy the content.

Presented by: MEA Business

Professor Snow

Professor Snow

Meet the teacher of the future. The cute humanoid is a great interactive teacher, recognises human emotions and adapts her behaviour to the moods of the kids.
 

Presented by: Innovation Floor

Alice

Alice

The bot that’s a nurse, an educator, a customer service rep, a marketer and more. Deployed by Dubai Health Authority for assisting healthcare workers, and also at the Dubai Airport.

Presented by: Innovation Floor

Waitress Amy

Waitress Amy

AI ready to take your order and serve you. Safe, hygienic, contactless solution for restaurants and dining venues, the bot disinfects itself with infrared and ensures social distancing.

Presented by: Innovation Floor

Padbot

Padbot

Robots to heal you and make you feel better. The entertaining, cloud-powered Padbot was used across Dubai Field Hospitals to treat the mental health of COVID-19 patients.

Presented by: Innovation Floor

AND MORE...
Signage Alive

Signage Alive

Get up close to the future with the ultra-advanced, interactive signage that recognises facial emotions and rewards you with a beverage or treat to match your mood.

Presented by: Visual 360

Start Your Engines!

Start Your Engines!

Ever wanted to experience racing professionally? Join us at the Race Room providing you with realistic motorsport simulations of the most famous racing series worldwide!

Presented by: Pole Position

Pitch Studio

Pitch Studio

Turn your passionate startup pitch into a rocking new video. Step into the media room to record your 1-minute pitch; collect your edited pitch video after 30 mins.

Presented by: Evans Media

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