Hikvision, in partnership with
Kougar Solutions and Allied Services has donated an AI machine to FCTA.
The thermal and artificial intelligence (AI) machine was donated to the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) to help curb the spread of COVID – 19
The Managing Director of Kougar Solutions and Allied Services, Mr Rony Melhem, who presented the machine explained that the AI detects normal and abnormal temperature of anyone as they walk through the machine.
He stated that the thermal and facial recognition features captures the facial image of the person as well as detects those not wearing facial masks and also detect the temperature.
“Anyone with high fever passing through the machine or not wearing a face mask, there is a prompter pointing out those defects, thus making detection of symptoms of COVID-19 earlier than required.
“As the COVID-19 pandemic has become a global challenge, we all should be allies in this battle against the pandemic.
“There is need for all to partner to end the disease, and to defeat the virus, while solidarity and cooperation are the most potent weapon needed.
“COVID-19 should be seen as a joint battle that require all of us to come together to fight, in the spirit of cooperation and brotherhood to overcome,” he said.
Melhem applauded the rapid response of the Federal Government, the Presidential Task Force (PTF), medical personnel and other frontline workers that are relentless in the fight against the virus.
In his viewpoint, the collective efforts of all stakeholders has contributed to the recovery of many COVID-19 patients across the country.
FCT Minister of State, Dr Ramatu Aliyu, unveiling the machine, thanked the firm for the donation, which she said would assist the administration contain the spread of the virus.
Aliyu expressed that the machine would in no small measure assist the administration to detect the number of people to be tested for coronavirus.
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