DERQ, a company specialized in the field of artificial intelligence technologies and patented by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), has revealed its cooperation with Dubai Silicon Oasis to use its technologies to provide solutions that help cities to combat the new Corona virus. Covid-19 »by creating a platform that uses artificial intelligence technology that helps maintain the safety of community members and monitors their compliance with the prevention instructions recommended by relevant authorities.

This came in the framework of the partnership between Dubai Silicon Oasis and the companies and institutions specialized in providing advanced solutions that help meet the various challenges that cities may face with innovations that contribute to ensuring the best quality of life.

Artificial intelligence

Dairaq uses artificial intelligence technology to help implement global safety standards by ensuring compliance by all members of society.

The company, which specializes in the field of reducing road accidents using artificial intelligence technologies, uses algorithms that have a number of prestigious international awards, through which it adopts the results obtained from cameras installed in public places to measure the proportion of people adhering to safety guidelines, including requirements for social spacing , And wearing protective masks, in addition to monitoring the extent to which companies and institutions adhere to the safety standards used in the country.

Modern techniques

Dirk has published a number of preventive and precautionary measures for Coved-19 with the aim of supporting cities and enabling them to tackle the spread of the epidemic.

The company uses modern technologies that rely on the pictures taken by road cameras installed in most gathering places and density in terms of number of people.

These pictures are analyzed at high speed to detect and report any violation that may cause harm to society.

The “Dirk” technology provides a dedicated control panel to review the commitment of different parties to preventive instructions and precautionary measures, allowing them to take the necessary steps immediately to ensure community safety.

Stimulating innovation

Vice President and CEO of Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority, Dr. Mohammed Al Zarouni said: “In compliance with the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, we work at the Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority to stimulate innovation in the emirate and improve technological services and develop Ways to take advantage of them to serve the community ».

He added, "We in the Authority are committed to cooperating with all partners in various sectors in order to exchange knowledge and experience, in addition to adopting best practices and successful smart city solutions."

Al-Zarouni continued: “We are pleased to cooperate again with (Duraq) to enhance societal safety in light of this exceptional circumstance that we are experiencing and the world at large. Essential to leading an intelligent, integrated and sustainable society. ”

Safety promotion

For his part, the CEO of the company, “Dairak”, Dr. George Odeh, said that “the company has been working since its foundation to enhance the safety of citizens and society as a whole, and through this initiative, we can contribute to ensuring the application of safety measures in the most important places on public roads, and in hospitals Offices, shopping malls, public beaches and airports. ”

He pointed out that «Dairak’s partnerships with governments and companies, such as the Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority, enable us to implement this technology and ensure its success.
Odeh added, "Our lifestyle has changed due to the (Corona) pandemic, and we have to realize all the details surrounding us more than ever, and we are proud to contribute to tackling this great global challenge and to work quickly to face it with unconventional ideas and technologies."

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