King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology
(KACST) in KSA has contracted with RDI in
the first quarter of 2010 for the latter to be
its digital speech processing (DSP) technical
partner in the project of KACST to build its
Interactive Voice Retrieval (IVR) telecom.
platform. RDI is deploying its Arabic ASR Labeeb©
and Arabic TTS
ArabTalk© technologies in
this project whose implementation has started in
the second quarter of 2010 and is expected to be
launched during 2011.
- GNSE-RDI-Bayan consortium has won the
2009-tender of EELU
The first E-Learning
University in Egypt for developing 66 of its
e-courses in the different disciplines of
engineering, computer science, business, and
humanitarians. RDI is implementing its part of
the e-curricula as an accredited supplier of the
exclusive contractor with EELU in this regard;
- Led by Mohamed Attia, RDI team has
successfully undertaken in full the local
organization role of the
Conference on Arabic
Language Resources &
Tools held in Grand Hyatt hotel in Cairo from
Apr. 21st to Apr. 23rd as the biggest 2009 event
devoted to Arabic Human Language Technologies.
With the help of the other 14 partners in the
Euro-Mediterranean consortium conducting the
MEDAR project, this international conference and its
pre- conference tutorials made a great success
for this active field of R&D.
The most important players, the most prominent
figures, as well as researchers and students
from all over the world have attended and
participated with their state-of-the-art works.
Here you may read both the
Arabic press coverage as well as the
English press coverage
of the event.
- RDI and the
World Islamic Call
coordination with the College of Islamic Call in
Libya have made an agreement for accrediting RDI's technology for the interactive self
learning of Tajweed;
Hafss© (lab. version)
as a basic means of teaching the curriculum of
Interactive Tajweed of glorious Qur'an starting
from the next academic year 2008/2009.
Annual courses using
Hafss© in this regard
will be held by the society inside Libya and all
over Africa to train students and teachers of Tajweed on this technology.
Moreover, both sides are negotiating the
enabling of the e-publishing of the College's
magazine via RDI technology of Arabic
- Moving to a new location: In Aug. 2008, RDI
had moved into its new head quarters in the 6th
floor of 12A Haroun st., Al-Mesaha Square, Dokki,
12613 Giza, Egypt.
- Selected among 45 submitted project
proposals to the Information Technology Industry
Technology Academia Collaboration
ITAC fund, RDI's
Virtual Tutor project has been granted
the (Product Development Programmer) PDP fund of
1 million EGP over 18 months.
The project aims to revolve the education via
producing an advanced authoring and browsing kit
that can be deployed by any entity interested in
developing cultural and/or educational oriented
content enriched by RDI’s speech recognition,
virtual talking face simulator,
dictionaries, ..., and other RDI tools that
e-learning into an exciting
live interactive experience.
- During the interval from mid. Dec. 2007 to
mid. Feb. 2008, RDI's bright phonologist "Ahmed
Ragheb" is presenting 3 weekly episodes about
the formal rules of glorious Qur'an reading (Ahkam
Al-Tajweed) assisted with RDI's software
Al-Hekma satellite TV broadcasting on Nile Sat. at a
frequency of 10853 MHz with horizontal
polarization and symbol rate 27500 at a FEC of
The 3 weekly episodes are broadcast from 8:30 pm
to 9:15 pm GMT on Sunday, Tuesday, and Thursday.
They can be directly watched via TV and via the
web page http://www.Way2Allah.com/modules.php?name=live
- RDI's R&D manager; Ibrahim Sobh ,
product manager; Yasir Fayez have officially
represented the company at officially receiving
World Summit Award contest (WSA)-2007
1st prize of e-Content/e-Learning track for RDI's interactive Tajweed learning product;
The official public announcement and celebration
of the winners have taken place at the WSA 2007
Gala on November 5, 2007 at
Fondazione-Giorgio-Cini in Venice-Italy.
- On Sept. 15th, 2007, RDI's
technology for the interactive learning of spoken language applied on the Tajweed of the
glorious Qur'an has been declared first in
World Summit Award contest for the best
e-content/e-Learning track where about 850 other
candidates from 160 countries had participated.
See news of
Hafss© winning the World Summit
- Presenting a new paper on one of RDI's
innovations in Arabic OCR, RDI's Consultant of
Human Language Technologies "Mohamed Attia"
has given an oral session on Aug. 28th, 2007 in
the Vienna University of Technology-Austria that
hosted The 12th Int'l Conference on Computer
Analysis of Images and Patterns (CAIP07)
- RDI has been awarded the first 2006 prize of
Suzan Mubarak's Children Arts contest in the
professional enterprizes track of Programming &
Internet for its Flash®-based software tutorial
on Arabic Syntax.
- In cooperation with RDI, the Riyadh Schools in
www.RiyadhSchools.edu.SA is running an
empirical study to sense the impact of applying RDI's technology
Hafss© on the learners of Tajweed.
Due to the sincere efforts expended by RDI in
this field research, as well as the attested
positive impact of this technology on learning
the Tajweed of Qur'an; Riyadh Schools has
awarded RDI its
Moreover, both sides are negotiating on
Hafss© within Riyadh Schools'
standard curricula starting from the next
- Awards: RDI has been awarded the
2006 e-Content first prize
in the e-Learning track from the Egyptian IT
Industry Development Agency ITIDA, for RDI's
new technology for the self learning of Tajweed;
Moreover, RDI has been awarded an e-Content
certificate of honors in the e-Learning track
from ITIDA for RDI's educational e-Learning
Click for more on
prizes awarded to RDI.
- RDI's Arabic language technologies
specialists; Mohamed Attia and Ahmad Ragheb are
invited as guest speakers in the Symposium on
Information Technology and Arabic & Jurisprudent
Sciences held in the College of Computer and
Information Sciences of the University of
Al-Imam Muhammad Ibn Sa’ud-Riyadh-KSA on Mar.
6th and 7th, 2007.
While Dr. Attia is going to lecture on RDI's
automatic Arabic phonetic transcription
, Dr. Ragheb will lecture on RDI's novel
technology for Tajweed self learning;
- Represented by its CEO; Prof. Mohsen A. A.
Rashwan, RDI has participated in the 2006
version of Information Society Technologies (IST
This mega event is held in Helsinki-Finland
during the period 21-23 November 2006, under the
auspices of the European Commission.
The participation of RDI comes through the
business delegation selected by the MCIT to
represent Egypt in this event. This delegation
aims primarily to build firm Research &
Technological Development networks with European
partners, that enables capable
companies to be involved in EU R&D programs in
the year 2007 and beyond. Click for
- Exhibitions: Visit us at GITEX 2006 in Dubai
Language Technologies, Tajweed
3D animation, ..., and more of our products.
- Exhibitions: RDI has demonstrated its
technologies and products in the conference &
exhibition of Outsource-World 2006 that took
place in NewYork-USA during 17-18 October.
- Investment: After a first round of investment
with Saudi investors in 2002/2003, RDI has
successfully completed in 2005/2006 a second
round of investment with the Technologies
Development Fund (TDF) of the Egyptian MCIT who
invested about 1 million USD buying RDI
corporate stocks. Currently, RDI is preparing
for a third round offering shares of its stocks
to serious investors.
- New Offices: After launching its new office in
Abu Dhabi-UAE during last Feb. 2004, RDI has
launched its office in Reyadh-KSA in mid. 2006.
- RDI has been selected in early 2006 to be an
Alcatel partner for developing mobile
applications and services in Egypt through the
newly inaugurated Alcatel Cairo Content
Development Centre (ACCDC). Read more on this in
our page of New Press.
- Awards: On Aug. 2005, RDI has been awarded the
e-Content Award second prize in the
e-Science track from the Egyptian IT Industry
Development Agency ITIDA, for its "Virtual Labs"
application that encloses about 110 simulations
and animations, with a pleasant introduction
simulating the class environment.
- Projects: RDI in cooperation with ELDA;
CST www.CST.dk, and other academic and
industrial partners from 10 middle astern and EU
countries have successfully finalized the
NEMLAR project on
Arabic Human Language Engineering and
Technologies. An international
NEMLAR conference on Arabic
Human Language Engineering and Technologies had
also successfully taken place on Sept. 22nd &
23rd, 2004 in Egypt-Cairo where RDI was the
For more info on the NEMLAR project and
conference, visit our web page on
- RDI has launched
Ali Baba Mall which has
been built to be an inclusive user friendly
e-mall where it is intended to serve authentic
Islamic call, education, culture, and IT on the
Internet by making resources available and
reachable. It will hopefully be serving as a
catalyst in deepening the practice of
Ali Baba e-mall
Contains hundreds of products...
- MM CDs, DVDs… (Islamic, Cultural, IT,
- Books (Islamic, Cultural, IT, Children...)
- Children Toys
- Misc. (Life Makers, Resala…)
- Prospected (Magazine, Computer accessories,
Handheld Devices, Mobiles, Mobiles Charging
- Online, or
- On phone : +202-383 52 85
Bilingual System (English/Arabic)
- Cash on Delivery
- Credit Cards
- Moving to a new location: In Sept. 2003, RDI
had moved into its new head quarters in the 6th
floor of Bank Missr bldg. at the intersection of
Al-Haram (The Pyramdis) main st. with Ezz-Eddeen