surveillance

  • Australia’s largest smart city project, which plans to establish Darwin as a ”smart, livable, productive and sustainable capital city”.

  • A security organisation will present futuristic artificial intelligence camera and sensor technology that sees, smells and listens for potential problems, at the Future Cities Show in Dubai in a push to make Dubai the world's safest smart city.

  • Police in China have embraced AI technology after introducing revolutionary 'smart glasses' which enables its officers to identify passengers and car license plates within milliseconds.

  • The Dubai Police General HQ has launched the "Oyoon" (Eyes) project which aims to create an integrated security system using sophisticated technologies and artificial intelligence (AI) features to prevent crime, reduce traffic related deaths and negative incidents.

  • Etisalat has announced the launch of its Video Surveillance (VSAAS), providing small and medium businesses (SMBs) with a value-added service that addresses their security and regulatory compliance needs.

  • Facial recognition has become one of the most widely discussed biometric technology solutions in recent months. Those who advocate its use point to its ability to keep us safe. It enhances security systems. Likewise, they highlight the convenience for users. It does not require any physical interaction.

  • A new report by the International Data Corporation (IDC) indicates that investments in smart city initiatives will amount to more than $81bn globally in 2018, with Singapore, Tokyo, New York City, London and Shanghai as main investors.

  • When mobile data, video and streaming plans started offering an “all-you-can-eat” menu, they included just that – unlimited usage. Regardless of the amount of data used, the concept was that the subscriber was charged a single fixed rate each month, in order to avoid overage charges and customers’ experiencing bill shock. Many in the industry believed these flat rate tariffs would alleviate the need for billing and rating validations or requiring assurance services. Instead, what transpired was a realization that the complexities of revenue assurance audits simply shifted the goal posts for revenue assurance teams to continue to deliver billing accuracy.