H.E Eng. Esmaeel Hasan Al Blooshi, General Manager of RAKTA, was briefed on the progress of smart cameras project in taxis, which was launched as a first experimental phase in the first quarter of 2021, and would contribute to the enhancement of smart transportation systems and the security system in the Emirate of Ras Al Khaimah.
H.E was also briefed on the developments of the “Shaheen” system, which consists of installing an AI camera in front of taxi and bus drivers that reads their face features and activities while driving to monitor stress levels and signs of fatigue, through technical indicators linked to RAKTA’s Smart Control Center.
As RAKTA seeks to adapt artificial intelligence techniques to enhance the work system in transportation, in order to achieve its vision of ” Pioneering in regulating the transportation sector and ensuring the provision of safe, reliable and smart transportation services.
H.E also stressed the importance of these smart systems in raising the quality of transportation services provided to customers, which contributes to raising the quality of life for the residents of Ras Al Khaimah.
It is worth noting that the experimental phase will be completed in the fourth quarter of this year, and cameras will be installed in all taxis and public buses fleet by the beginning of next year.