July 12, 2015 -
In the latest round of bilateral meetings in Japan, the Andhra Pradesh government of India has finalized an memoranda of understanding (MoU) with NEC and Mizuho Bank Limited, according to a report by Business Standard.
The collaboration is part of the Indian state’s government initiative to push for a closer partnership with Japanese companies, both in the areas of technology and investments.
As part of the MoU signed between NEC India Private Limited, a subsidiary of NEC, and Andhra Pradesh Technology Services Limited (APTS), they will work towards building a safe city project for the town of Tirupati.
NEC and APTS will develop a future-proof solution architecture to establish a common platform in which all technology components can be integrated into the central city operations center.
As part of the safe city project, they will develop a city surveillance system integrated with surveillance cameras, a facial recognition solution, a behaviour detection solution, and a domain of video analytics,.
They will also develop a smart transport management system with automated number plate recognition, automatic vehicle tracking and automatic fare collection.
Finally, NEC will collaborate with the state government to develop a smart policing mechanism through an automated fingerprint identification system, facial recognition-based forensic and dial 100 platform, said officials.
Previously reported, NEC India partnered with Innovative Telecom & Softwares Pvt. Ltd. to provide the Surat City Police in Gujarat, India with NEC’s face recognition solution.