|GE has opened an aviation technology center in Dubai. Photo: GE
[Avionics Today 11-12-2015] GE has opened its Middle East Aviation Technology Center in Dubai to support customer operations by leveraging data analytics, domain experience, and software capabilities to increase productivity, maximize performance and minimize down time for customers using GE’s platform for the Industrial Internet.
“The aviation technology center provides the environment and expertise to collaborate with our customers to identify challenges while looking at the entire aviation ecosystem. It will support our customers from our engines, to our services, to our software,” said Gary Mercer, vice president of engineering services for GE Aviation. “The center will look at thousands of parameters on both aircraft engines and systems in order to provide insights for broad customer operations and drive significant outcomes.”
The center, located at Dubai Airport Free Zone, aims to enhance the service level for GE systems and engines, serve as a regional customer and product support hub, and be a place where data scientists, user experience designers and application developers can help the customer use the Predix platform to solve business challenges.