The Dubai Police will soon have eyes all over the emirate with the launch of its latest smart security project.
The law enforcement agency has recently unveiled its Oyoon (Eyes) project with the support and participation of the governmental, semi-governmental and private sectors to implement the Dubai 2021 plan in a bid to enhance the emirate’s global position it terms of providing a safer living experience for all citizens, residents and visitors.
According to the Dubai Police, the aim of the project is to create an integrated security system that works through all strategic partners to exploit modern and sophisticated technologies and artificial intelligence features to prevent crime, reduce traffic accident related deaths, prevent any negative incidents in residential, commercial and vital areas and to be able to respond immediately to incidents even before they get reported to the command unit.
In a press conference, Major General Ibrahim Khalil Al Mansouri , Assistant Commander for Criminal Investigations of Dubai Police, said the ”The project is an effective translation of the UAE’s strategy for AI to achieve its objectives of relying on services, data analysis and smart application in various fields of work efficiently and effectively.
Maj-Gen Al Mansouri said the project also contributes to supporting the decision-making process, ensuring the protection of all vital areas and roads, and optimising the use of human resources through reducing human intervention, especially in the areas of monitoring, analysis and surveillance.
Maj-Gen Al Mansouri said a project committee was formed and includes strategic partners from the government sector such as the State Security Agency, the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) , Dubai Municipality, Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC), Dubai Smart Office, and strategic partners such as Nakheel Group, Miraas Group, Dubai Properties, DWTC, Dubai Global Village, and Madinat Jumeirah.
In addition, the Oyoon committee will set standards on the installation and use of all CCTV cameras across the Emirate of Dubai, and conduct field studies across all jurisdiction areas to ensure highest levels of security and safety in the region.