Tamil Nadu govt launches AI-enabled panic button, CCTV surveillance in 500 Chennai buses


Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Ok Stalin on Saturday launched Synthetic Intelligence (AI)-enabled panic button-cum-CCTV surveillance venture in 500 Chennai buses as a part of an initiative to enhance the protection of girls and youngsters.

The state transport division has deliberate to offer this facility in about 2,500 buses below the Nirbhaya protected metropolis venture and within the first part 500 buses within the metro metropolis have been supplied with 4 panic buttons, AI-enabled Cellular Community Video Recorder (MNVR) and three cameras every, respectively.

The MNVR shall be related to a cloud-based management centre by way of a 4G GSM SIM card. In case of any inconvenience, discomfort or menace attributable to fellow passengers whereas travelling, the ladies passengers might press the panic button to document the incident.

Whereas doing so, an alarm (bell) shall be raised on the management centre together with a video recording of the incident on the bus. With this alarm, the operator on the management centre will monitor the state of affairs and facilitate, in actual time, the following plan of action.

The management centre has been linked to the misery response centre of the town police and Larger Chennai Company. A launch from the state authorities mentioned about 31 bus depots and 35 bus terminuses of the Metropolitan Transport Company (MTC) have been introduced below surveillance.

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The venture would additionally assist in detecting lacking individuals and figuring out criminals and different works of the GCC, transport division and the police.

The Chief Minister who launched the protection initiative on the state secretariat right here within the presence of Transport Minister S S Sivasankar, additionally handed over appointment orders to almost 200 individuals recruited by the transport division on compassionate grounds.



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