Government, Technology, UAE

Dubai Police unveils 5G-enabled patrol cars

Dubai Police, in cooperation with Etisalat, has unveiled the first 5G-enabled smart patrol in the Middle East and North Africa region.Dubai Police 5G

The smart police patrol is equipped with artificial intelligence technologies and high-tech cameras connected directly to the Control and Command room via 5G network.

Brigadier Khaled Nasser Al-Razooqi, director of the General Department of AI at Dubai Police, said the force actively seeks to provide its patrols with the latest smart technologies and solutions to secure the emirate.

“Implementing 5G-enabled services is one of many steps taken by Dubai Police to achieve this goal. Our strategic cooperation with government departments and private institutions to serve the public is our top priority,” Brig. Al-Razooqi added.

Abdulla Ibrahim Al Ahmed, senior vice president, Government Institutions Sales, Etisalat, said the company is proud of this cooperation to enhance the safety and security of the emirate. “The 5G-enabled patrol aims at reducing the response time, fast transferring of data in the security sector, connecting patrol camera with the highest resolution to the Command and Control room as well as facial recognition technology.”

Etisalat became the first telco in Mena in May 2018 to launch the commercial 5G network providing fixed wireless service in the UAE. Last year, also saw the telco partner with DMCC, the Free Zone and Government of Dubai Authority on commodities trade and enterprise, to transform Jumeirah Lakes Towers (JLT) into a smart and sustainable 5G-powered district.

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