Dhaka: 12:45 AM, Mon, 21 Oct, 2019

Palak applauds Digital Sylhet City Project advancement

A K Azad : risingbd.com
Publish on: 2019-06-21 8:15:05 PM     ||     Updated: 2019-06-22 1:58:28 PM

Desk Report: State Minister for ICT Division Zunaid Ahmed Palak recently observed the advancement of Digital Sylhet City Project taken by Bangladesh Computer Council (BCC).

Under this project for the first time in the country, Face Recognition and Automatic Number-plate Recognition (ANPR) cameras are being installed in Sylhet City Corporation areas.

A monitoring room has been constructed at Kotowali Model Police Station in Sylhet to control these special IP cameras. Sylhet Metropolitan Police will be in charge of controlling this latest security system. This robust technology will help police to identify suspected persons and vehicles.

A memorandum of understanding (MOU) was signed between Bangladesh Computer Council and Sylhet Metropolitan Police regarding this project.

After signing ceremony, Zunaid Ahmed Palak visited Kotwali Police Station to observe the project progress of this artificial intelligence based IP cameras.

While visiting the progress of the project, Huawei Technologies, who is the main solution provider in this project, demonstrated the special and artificial intelligence features of this robust technologies. The installation of these IP cameras at various important points of the city is currently ongoing.

Additionally, the free Wi-Fi zone will be constructed very soon under this project at 62 locations in Sylhet with a total of 126 access points. It will help to improve citizen’s livelihood through the use of ICT.

Executive Director of BCC Parthapratim Deb, the Project Director of a2i Md Mustafizur Rahman, Project Director of Digital Sylhet City Project Mohammad Mohidur Rahman Khan, the Deputy Project Director of Digital Sylhet City Project. Madho Sudun Chanda, Additional Commissioner of Sylhet Metropolitan Police and other officials of Huawei technologies were also present, on the occasion.

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