Riyadh, Saudi Arabia: The Saudi Company for Artificial Intelligence (SCAI), a PIF-owned company that seeks to develop the artificial intelligence (AI) and emerging technology industries in Saudi Arabia, has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Saudi Technology and Security Comprehensive Control Company (Tahakom) a leading company in public security and smart mobility technologies. The two parties will collaborate to develop the AI infrastructure and supercomputing capabilities needed to power the next generation of AI applications.
The partnership was announced today at the Global AI Summit in the presence of Eng. Ayman AlRashed, CEO of SCAI, and Eng. Nabeel Al Omar, CEO of Tahakom. Under the terms of the MoU, the companies will leverage their joint technical capabilities to cultivate and implement the infrastructure needed to process the massive amounts of data that will be generated by smart cities. This collaboration is expected to further foster a climate of innovation in the Kingdom’s AI ecosystem, contribute to the development of local intellectual property and inspire the next generation of talented Saudi data scientists.
Eng. Ayman AlRashed, CEO of SCAI, said, “We are delighted to enter into this new partnership with Tahakom, which represents another important step in our journey to drive innovation and further strengthen the AI ecosystem in Saudi Arabia. Together, we look forward to working to accelerate the adoption of AI as the Kingdom continues to advance its digital transformation agenda and build a more connected future for our cities that will improve the lives of citizens for generations to come. .
Founded in 2015, Tahakom relies on innovative technologies to provide cutting-edge solutions in public safety and smart mobility technologies. The Riyadh-based company operates in all regions of the Kingdom and aims to build end-to-end ecosystems in complex domains.
Nabeel al Omar, CEO of Tahakom, commented, “At Tahakom, we are committed to empowering government agencies, businesses and individuals with the most innovative smart mobility and public safety ecosystem through the development and operation of reliable solutions, the state-of-the-art and data-driven. We are pleased to partner with SCAI to continue to develop the Kingdom’s AI infrastructure with the aim of improving quality of life and creating economic value in achieving the transformational goals of Vision 2030.”
SCAI was launched to support PIF’s strategic objectives and achieve national priorities by driving innovation in the AI sector. The company delivers impactful solutions through a host of advanced technologies and is showcasing its suite of customer-centric products and services at the Global AI Summit in Riyadh this week. Organized by the Saudi Data & AI Authority (SDAIA), the summit brings together global experts and decision makers from the public sector, academia and the private sector to explore and shape the future of AI.