Saudi Railway Company (SAR) has selected Huawei, a leading global provider of information and communications technology (ICT), as a partner to initiate smart railway and digital transformation in the Kingdom.
TEHRAN UIC RAME: Saudi Railway Company (SAR) and China-based Huawei Technologies (global provider of information and communications technology (ICT)) have signed an MoU for a partnership on smart railways and digital transformation. They will collaborate on joint design and innovation in smart railways, covering fields including next-generation wireless networks, 5G, cloud services, artificial intelligence (AI), and the Internet of Things (IoT).
The collaboration will also include training and knowledge transfer for innovative railway ICT solutions, which will enable SAR to provide a distinctive, high quality and reliable railway service across the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
 The Internet of things (IoT) is the extension of Internet connectivity into physical devices and everyday objects. Embedded with electronics, Internet connectivity, and other forms of hardware (such as sensors), these devices can communicate and interact with others over the Internet, and they can be remotely monitored and controlled.