SAMI-AEC Participating in iktva 2023 Forum & Exhibition

Riyadh, January 30, 2023: SAMI Advanced Electronics Company, a SAMI company, is set to participate in Saudi Aramco’s iktva 2023 Forum and Exhibition, which will take place from 30 January - 2 February 2023 at Dhahran Expo Center in Dammam. Held under the patronage of His Royal Highness Prince Saud bin Nayef bin Abdulaziz, Governor of the Eastern Province, the event will serve as a platform for SAMI-AEC to promote some of its most ground-breaking products and services.



During the four-day event, SAMI-AEC will showcase its Data Diode, a locally-developed hardware technology that establishes a one-way secure data transfer across critical networks to protect organizational data from unauthorized exposure, cyber risks, and malware damages that may impact the National Critical Infrastructure. This product is the outcome of a license agreement with Aramco, which has also partnered with SAMI-AEC through its Namaat industrial investment program for greater local content, GDP growth, and digital talent and ecosystem development throughout the Kingdom.



SAMI-AEC will also be showcasing its diverse smart city product line that include Smart Site Safety Solutions (4S), which utilize advanced IoT and artificial intelligence applications to ensure improved workplace safety for Aramco site staff and employees.


Also featured is SAMI-AEC’s Smart Parking (MAWQFI) solution, which allows users to locate, book, and pay for parking spots through an all-in-one MAWQFI mobile application, as well as its Smart Fire Solution, designed to prevent fire-related injuries, fatalities, and financial loss through an immediate hazard detection system. Furthermore, the company will promote its manufacturing capabilities, with extensive range of products that have served the military and industrial industries for decades.



Commenting on the company’s iktva participation and sponsorship role, Eng. Ziad Al Musallam, CEO of SAMI-AEC, said: “We eagerly look forward to exhibiting the very best our company has to offer at this year’s iktva Exhibition & Forum. This event aims to develop Saudi Arabia’s local manufacturing sector and Internet of Things (IoT) capabilities, enhance its economic diversification and competitiveness, and build a more prosperous future for the Kingdom. We thank our long-standing partner ARAMCO for providing such a vital platform for the Kingdom’s multifaceted digital ecosystem at such a critical time for the nation under Vision 2030.”



Established in Riyadh in 1988, SAMI-AEC is a leading electronics, technology, engineering and manufacturing enterprise that designs, develops, services and maintains advanced, high-tech products and systems in the Defense and Aerospace, ICT, Energy and Security sectors. The company employs more than 2,600 people, 85 percent of whom are highly qualified Saudi men and women, with more than 800 engineers and certified resources in various fields of knowledge and expertise.