Opti from the Terminus group opens the Expo 2020 portal in Dubai for China Day


AI and IoT smart solutions provider and designer of World Expo’s famous orange mascot aims for smart city expansion for MENA region

Dubai, United Arab Emirates – (Newsfile Corp. – January 10, 2022) – Performing a specially choreographed dance routine to mark the opening of today’s portal to China Day of Expo 2020 Dubai, the now famous mascot of the orange robot at the Universal Exhibition, Opti, was present to welcome both the first arrivals and the staff and management of the first official partner behind all the robots serving visitors at Expo – Groupe Terminus.

In addition to providing 50 Optis and a total of over 150 Titan series robots to help visitors to Expo 2020, the Terminus Group is a provider of smart solutions for buildings, communities, up to the smart solution on a city scale, robotics being part of the solutions it provides.

Commenting on the partnership, Mohammed Al Hashmi, CTO for Expo 2020 Dubai, said:

“We are delighted to host Expo 2020 Dubai with the presence of Opti, as well as the other four robot models from the Terminus group. The positive feedback we have received from visitors – of all ages – has been overwhelming. From food deliveries to engaging with visitors at the beautiful Expo 2020 Dubai venue, we are thrilled with the impact the partnership with the Terminus Group has had on the overall Expo experience. “

Specialized in the pioneering development of the “AI CITY” concept, Terminus uses its proprietary smart city management system TACOS (Terminus AI CITY Operating System) to integrate several smart solutions, including Internet of Things (IoT) products, urban digitization and the robotics. It is this specialization that has enabled the Terminus group to establish its first regional headquarters in Dubai, and more specifically, as the main tenant of District 2020 – the mixed-use heritage project of Expo 2020, which aims to become a global hub of logistics and smart technology.

Vice President of the Transition Unit – District 2020, Nadimeh Mehra, “We look forward to seeing the creation of the Terminus Group IA and IoT R&D center in District 2020, as we transition and evolve our future. community, after Expo 2020 Dubai.As a leader in innovation in the technologies of the future, the Terminus Group will bring considerable added value to the growth of our global innovation ecosystem, supporting our objectives of enabling the co-creation between various stakeholders and the development of solutions that will lead to smarter, more sustainable and people-centered solutions. cities. “

Cloud Valley, the first digitized urban community, is a project developed by the Terminus group and shares similar ambitions to be a benchmark in urban digitization and to place smart technology at the center of improving community life and the well-being experience of its residents and workers.

At the heart of the Terminus Group’s intelligent infrastructure offering for the design of the cities of the future is its proprietary basic software base – TACOS. Effective in producing a more energy efficient and lifestyle ecosystem that seeks to improve the quality of life for all residents and workers using the platform.

Commenting on the opening of the Expo portal earlier today, Victor Ai, Founder and CEO of the Terminus Group said:

“As the first official partner of Expo 2020 Dubai, the Terminus Group is proud to open the portal door to mark the China Day of the World Expo. Thanks to our partnership, and since the beginning of the Expo , in October last year, the Terminus Group entered into a number of trade and commercial agreements and we are confident that establishing our new regional headquarters – right in the heart of the Expo – and later across the legacy project: District 2020 – we will cultivate a strong working relationship with businesses and governments in the region, delivering the kind of integrated smart solutions of the future that will transform the concept of our life, work and play. ”


About the Terminus Group

Created in 2015, the Terminus Group is committed to promoting the modernization of urban management through digital and intelligent solutions, to promoting the prosperity of industrial ecology and to promoting the implementation of green and sober to neutral approaches. in carbon.

Taking AIoT technology as a starting point, the Terminus Group has currently developed core products such as its proprietary TACOS smart city operating system, a city-wide AIoT smart hardware series and solutions for energy saving and reduction of carbon emissions in cities.

The Terminus Group holds more than 1,000 patents and has been selected six times in the industry leader Gartner report for its authoritative IT research and advice.

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The Terminus group opens the Expo portal, marking the start of China Day

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The Terminus group opens the portal door to mark Expo China Day and is joined by Mohammed AL Hashmi, Expo CTO (center-right), Nadimeh Mehra, VP of Transition, District 2020 (center-left), as well as the range of robots serving Expo 2020 Dubai.

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Expo 2020 Dubai robotic mascot ‘Opti’ performs a welcome dance as its developers, the Terminus Group, open the Expo portal to mark China Day – joined byMohammed Al Hashmi, Expo technical director, and Nadimeh Mehra, vice president of transition, district 2020.

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