The Indian Railways will use technology used by Israel to keep their perimeters safe. Thane and Kalyan stations have been selected for this pilot project. The railways shall not only enhance security but also take crowd control measures using artificial intelligence. Sources said that Chairman of Railway Board, Ashwani Lohani has given a go-ahead for this trial.
At this point of time, the Central Railway (CR) is looking at replicating the technology used by Israel at public spaces. Sources said that they are looking at improvising the video analytics of Closed Circuit Televisions (CCTV) cameras installed at platforms, foot over bridges, entry/exit points and concourse areas of railway stations.
In case of security alerts, security system shall also have enhanced capabilities to identify a particular person simply by feeding the face into the system. It shall also display the date and time of his/her presence at the station. It can also specify the number of times a person used the station premises in a day/week or month. Read More
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