The Cloud Innovation Centers (CIC) Program provides an opportunity for nonprofits, education institutions, and government agencies to collaborate with other public sector organizations on their most pressing challenges, test new ideas with Amazon’s innovation process, and access the technology expertise of AWS.


Ministry of Works

Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain, 20th January

The First interactive ChatBot system for proof of address certificate Ministry of Works, Municipalities Affairs and Urban Planning announces launching of ChatBot

Normally, citizens, residents and organizations need to issue proof of address certificates by visiting the Municipality affairs and Urban Planning (MUN). Due to the outbreak of Covid-19, municipality service center was forced to stop providing some services, which surfaced an urgent need for an alternative automated solution and one that is highly available, secure and easy to use. In response, the Innovation Center at Bahrain Polytechnic that is powered by Amazon Web Services (AWS), and in partnership with the municipality has created an interactive Chabot that facilitates the issuance of proof of address certificates. The solution automates in real time the application, inquiry, payment and collection services that were handled manually in the past. The ChatBot uses Amazon Lex, a voice and text conversational interface that may…

The first interactive, secured, controlled and efficient AI stream cameras solution for at all Bahrain events. Bahrain Tourism & Exhibition Authority (BTEA) launches Zayirna

Currently BTEA arrange and launch free and open events that span over days and long hours. BTEA was using a manual counting mechanism to count the number of visitors, while lacking the exact and accurate numbers of unique visitors, visitors’ segments (males, females and children) and visiting peak time.   In response, the Cloud Innovation Center (CIC) at Bahrain Polytechnic that is sponsored by Tamkeen, powered by Amazon Web Services (AWS) and in partnership with BTEA has created an interactive solution to facilitate the counting and reporting number of visitors that were handled manually in the past.   The students at the Bahrain Polytechnic (CIC) utilized AWS Deeplens; the world’s first deep learning enabled video camera to prototype Zayirna (the solution name which means our visitor…


Bahrain Tourism & Exhibition Authority (BTEA)

Manama, Bahrain, October 1st 2021


Badminton World Federation

Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain, 1st July

BWF (Badminton World Federation) Development team taps into Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) for the first time globall

Today at a Badminton match or competition, coaches face challenges to capture, monitor, and advise players in real-time on game progress, points, and player errors. In some cases, coaches have to attend to different players, playing simultaneously in adjacent courts. It becomes a real challenge to note their observations and rely on their memory to catch up with the player(s); advise them on what to correct, and win points from the opponent based on the analysis.
BWF development team teamed with Bahrain Polytechnic (BP) and Amazon Web Services (AWS) at their Cloud Innovation Center (CIC) to develop and launch a real-time dashboard as an aid for coaches to enhance players’ performance during..

Ministry of Works, Municipalities Affairs and Urban Planning launches the first satellite imaging system for green areas detection in partnership with AWS

The Ministry of Works, Municipalities Affairs and Urban Planning is a government body established to respond to the needs of the Bahraini society and enhance Bahrain’s economy by placing effective policies and regulations for urban planning. One of their responsibilities is planting and protecting trees in the streets of Bahrain and ensuring that all planted areas on sidewalks outside a private property, have been issued a permit and are well taken care of.

The Ministry of Works, Municipalities Affairs and Urban Planning has been struggling with identifying the non-permitted planted areas all around Bahrain and has attempted to carry out several plans of action to eliminate this problem. The current system is outdated, manpower exhaustive and cost and time consuming.

Ground Station

Ministry of Works
Manama, Bahrain, September 1st, 2020

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