New features in Makani smart addressing system to serve People of Determination
Dubai, 03 June 2020:
Dubai Municipality has included a variety of features that aim to provide an ideal service to the category of People of Determination while using the smart addressing system, Makani. This is an embodiment of the Municipality’s keenness to sustain its efforts in developing its services with the latest smart and technologically advanced means and to enhance the happiness of users of its smart apps from all sectors of society, especially those of People of Determination.
Maryam Al Muhairi, Director of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Center, said: “We are always looking to ensure that the GIS is strengthened by various services, which allows the public in all its categories to be able to benefit from our services in this field in an effective and easy way, which requires us to work continuously to develop these services with a higher quality and innovation standards.”
She added: “The new features in the Makani application also embody the Municipality’s commitment to contribute to the “My Community is a Place for Everyone” initiative launched by His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Executive Council, which aims to transform the entire Emirate of Dubai into a city-friendly to People of Determination, through projects, initiatives, and services aimed at enhancing the participation of this important group in the society.”
The new features in Makani include the New App Colors feature, which allows the user to change the colors of the Makani application based on the quality standards of the services of People of Determination; the Text to Speech feature by activating the Speaking mode to read the Information texts and Frequently Asked Questions in the application; the Change Text Size feature that enables the user to control the font size in the application according to his/her preference; the Speed Alert feature through which the application sends a notification to alert the user in case the user exceeds the top speed while driving the car, and the Gray Scale Mode feature that can be used for those who have difficulties in seeing the colors.