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Hyderabad deploys Artificial Intelligence tools across 2,000 CCTVs to identify mask violators

Police in Hyderabad, over the past few weeks, have identified around 10,000 cases of COVID-19 mask violations through Closed-Circuit Television (CCTV) cameras installed across the city. The three commissionerates -- Hyderabad, Cyberabad and Rachakonda -- in the city have ramped up their efforts to fine mask violators through the use of artificial intelligence (AI) tools, as COVID-19 cases in the city began to rise in the last month or so. There are 375,000 lakh cameras fixed within the Hyderabad district limits and 650,000 cameras installed in the Hyderabad, Cyberabad and the Rachakonda Commissionerates collectively, according to Telangana Home Minister Mohammed Mahmood Ali. However, M Narsing Rao in the IT team of  Hyderabad City Police told MediaNama that around 2,000 CCTV cameras have been enabled with artificial intelligence under the Greater Hyderabad area to monitor mask violators. Narsing Rao said, "If…

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