Dubai Police unveil flying, autonomous tech at Gitex 2017

Dubai Police unveil flying, autonomous tech at Gitex 2017
The Dubai Police Robo Bike. (All images Arabian Business).
By Staff writer
Sun 08 Oct 2017 12:05 PM

Dubai Police unveiled a number of new technologies at this week's Gitex 2017.

The policing authority unveiled a flying police bike, currently at concept stage, that is being developed in partnership with a Russian company. Dubai Police said the electric drone-like bike will also be capable of being operated with remote control.

Also on show at Gitex 2017 was a 'robo bike' with self-balancing technology that will be deployed by 2020. Developed in partnership with a Japanese company, the bike will have a fast response rate due to being able to avoid traffic jams. The auto balance feature will make it easier to focus on task-related issues while driving, according to Dubai Police.

The robo bike will also be equipped with eight camera with 360 degree range, and facial recognition technology.

Also at Dubai Police’s stand at Gitex 2017 was a new mini police surveillance car (pictured below) that is ready to be deployed on the streets of Dubai.

Details of the autonomous vehicle were released earlier this year. The patrol car has been specially designed to be used in the streets of the city. and will help fight crime, maintain security and enhance people's happiness.

Dubai Police also displayed its ‘Drive thru police station, which is part of the Smart Police Station that aims to deliver its services faster and easier. The new station will facilitate access to Dubai Police Service Points and ease the trouble of going to a police station, as well as providing privacy for customers.

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