Printer Friendly

Gulf Air clinches best innovation award.

Gulf Air has won the Best Innovation Award at International Data Corporation (IDC)'s second annual Middle East IT Excellence Awards in Dubai.

In its fifth 'big data' win in less than one year, Gulf Air was recognised for its implementation of 'Big data cloud with Arabic sentiment analysis' that leverages the technology to monitor and analyse Gulf Air's online Arabic dialogue, said a report in the GDN.

Created using open source big data solutions, the highlight of the pioneering system is its unique ability to handle the complexity of the Arabic language by factoring colloquial forms, including regional dialects and informal phrases, into the analysis.

"This award reinforces our achievements in information technology development - vital in the aviation industry today," said Gulf Air director of information technology Dr Jassim Haji, who received the award.

"With the help of 'big data' we are continuing to improve our services in order to meet the evolving needs of our passengers by utilising newer and smarter technologies to facilitate their travel experiences," he added.-TradeArabia News Service

[euro]o Copyright 2012 www.tradearabia.com

Copyright 2014 Al Hilal Publishing & Marketing Group Provided by Syndigate.info , an Albawaba.com company
COPYRIGHT 2014 Al Bawaba (Middle East) Ltd.
No portion of this article can be reproduced without the express written permission from the copyright holder.
Copyright 2014 Gale, Cengage Learning. All rights reserved.

 
Article Details
Printer friendly Cite/link Email Feedback
Publication:TradeArabia (Manama, Bahrain)
Date:Mar 11, 2014
Words:196
Previous Article:Bahrain urged to set up national plan to fight cyber crime.
Next Article:Farmer is jailed for raping housemaid in Bahrain.
Topics:

Terms of use | Privacy policy | Copyright © 2018 Farlex, Inc. | Feedback | For webmasters