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OpenSpace Recognized for Innovation, Winning the Emaar Innovation Challenge

After being shortlisted to the final seven companies out of 240, OpenSpace is proud to announce it was awarded a winner’s position in the 2023 Emaar Innovation Challenge pitch competition.

DUBAI, 27th JANUARY 2023 – OpenSpace, the global leader in 360° reality capture and AI-powered analytics, announced it has been awarded as a winner in this year’s Emaar Innovation Challenge.

Emaar Properties is one of the world’s most valuable and admired multinational real estate development companies, with proven competencies in properties, shopping malls and retail/hospitality/leisure. This is the second annual innovation challenge hosted by Emaar, who are on a mission to recognize and pilot the best new technologies on their current and future master planned communities and large projects.
OpenSpace was announced a winner in the “Customer experience/smart & healthy buildings” challenge category. The award further demonstrates the impact OpenSpace is having on the Middle East construction industry, allowing project teams to collaborate and track progress remotely from any device and location using simple off-the-shelf 360 cameras and AI.

Sam Badrah, Director of Middle East, Africa & India at OpenSpace, commented, “We are delighted to be recognized and awarded by Emaar, and we look forward to supporting them on their exciting city-scale programs across the region.”
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About OpenSpace

OpenSpace is the global leader of reality capture and AI-powered analytics for the construction and real estate industries. OpenSpace technology is powerful and easy to use, enabling builders to capture jobsites with unmatched speed, provide on-site visibility and insights, and make informed decisions—all on the world’s most reliable platform. Customers have used OpenSpace to capture more than 11 billion square feet of imagery from construction projects across thousands of sites in more than 91 countries. To learn more, visit our website, read our blog, and follow us on LinkedIn.