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Dubai CCTV cameras helped in the arrest of 319 suspects under the Oyoon (Eyes) project that employs artificial intelligence, announced a Dubai Police official a few days ago. Under the AI network, security cameras across the city relay live images of security breaches to the Central Command Centre. The cameras monitor criminal behaviour in three sectors — tourism, traffic and brick and mortar facilities.

“The project will tackle crimes in the city as using AI and latest technologies will help realise zero crimes in the future. For example, we have 5,000 cameras in the Metros and thousands more in the city. The cameras were able to identify wanted vehicles by identifying their plate numbers,” said First Lieutenant Ali Al Shehi from Criminal Investigation Department. […]

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