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Indian government partners with NEC to develop biometric solution for Tirupati


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.

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