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Exclusive: In Himachal Pradesh, AI and deep learning could soon be used to catch motorists without helmets

In its tender, the state police defines the scope, accuracy, and additional capabilities of the AI model while also describing a single app and web-based interface for the two software systems. The Himachal Pradesh Police is planning to catch motorists travelling without helmets through artificial intelligence and deep learning software. According to a tender, viewed by MediaNama, the state police has invited bids to develop two 'Artificial Intelligence (AI) based Video Analytics Software' which could detect helmets on motorists and read their number plate. Beyond artificial intelligence, the system also asks for provisions to use 'deep learning' in the software - deep learning technologies refer to artificial intelligence systems that can learn on their own over time through consumption of data, interpreting patterns, etc. Why it matters? Artificial intelligence systems in policing or governance raise concerns of function creep or the expansion of the use of a product for purposes beyond its initially stated purpose. The provision for deep learning creates a potential for these software(s) to be able to expand to other functions and use-cases in the future. The software also raises concerns about privacy in the absence of a data protection bill that can define purpose limitations and set data protection rules. In brief: What the tender requires The document lays down that that the software will connect to up to 10,000 CCTV cameras. It also establishes some more specifications for the two products. For helmet detection, the software should be able to detect a helmet of a…

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