After many cases of passenger cars moving when they did not meet the requirements of COVID-19 epidemic prevention, the Directorate for Roads of Vietnam urgently requested the Departments of Transport of provinces and cities to strengthen strict control measures to prevent and control the epidemic, minimizing the risk of spreading on transport business vehicles.

In addition to tracking, checking and extracting data from the cruise monitoring system to detect and promptly handle cases of non-compliance with epidemic prevention and control measures, the Directorate for Roads also requires businesses to The industry has installed a camera to monitor images on the vehicle to promptly remind and correct violations.

In particular, the “detection of people without masks” integrated on the camera is one of the effective applications to warn bus staff in time about cases of passengers not wearing masks, thereby reducing reduce the risk of disease transmission. This is also considered one of the measures that are assessed as “not too costly in terms of cost”.

Representatives of car manufacturers also showed positive feedback about the application of this technology. The fleet manager of Long Hien Transport and Tourism Transport Co., Ltd., Mr. Le Xuan Hieu, said that the company has deployed this feature on 30 vehicles, and mainly the trucks carrying workers in the area. Dung Quat industry in Quang Ngai city. After nearly 1 month, many cases of not wearing masks in the car were detected in time, minimizing the risk of disease spreading in the vehicle’s space.

Hieu said that this is a necessary feature, effectively supporting the management of passengers and staff, raising the awareness of each individual in the current stressful epidemic situation.

Sharing this view, Mr. Vu Van Thi, Head of Dispatch Engineering Department, Ha Tay Automobile and Transport Joint Stock Company has deployed on bus route 72 and 12 vehicles, expected to deploy 14 more vehicles next time.

“According to regulations, when riding a bus, passengers are required to wear masks, but on the bus, many passengers have the habit of pulling down their masks. There were even cases where the car had no passengers, only the driver and assistant were in the car, so he was subjective, ignoring the mask to talk. Immediately, the system immediately sends a warning to the unit to call and notify the car owner, reminding customers, strictly forbidden to remove the mask even when there are no customers,” Thi said.

Not only warning about business owners, recently the warning feature provider also added a direct warning feature to drivers and assistants to reduce manpower and resources. Drivers and assistants just need to install this application on their phones, log in to the provided accounts, and receive these alerts to promptly remind passengers.

Nguyen Van Quyen, Chairman of the Vietnam Automobile Transport Association, said that the Ministry of Information and Communications has informed passenger cars to install epidemic prevention and medical declaration software on the vehicle. In the near future, when the regulations on installing surveillance cameras on transport business vehicles are completed, the transport industry also needs to encourage transport businesses to install this feature when installing cameras.

The number of visitors without masks has decreased by 3 times

In June 2021, Binh Anh Electronic Technology Development Co., Ltd (BA GPS) announced the successful application of AI (artificial intelligence) technology to detect people not wearing masks in vehicles. Accordingly, this analysis system is connected to the camera on the vehicle to get image data, then AI technology will automatically analyze and send a notification to the transport unit whenever it detects someone not wearing a mask. page or worn incorrectly.

Mr. Pham Thai Hoa, Technology Director of Binh Anh Electronic Technology Development Limited Liability Company, said that the system marked green boxes for faces wearing masks and red boxes for faces not wearing masks. After nearly a month of publication, 23 businesses with more than 500 vehicles have registered to use this feature.

“According to statistics, only after 1 month of launch, the AI-powered mask-not-worn warning feature recorded positive results. The proportion of passengers, drivers, and vehicle assistants not wearing masks or wearing them incorrectly decreased from 23% to 9%. Typically, on worker transport routes, this rate is only 6% – 7%. In particular, this technology is being provided free of charge to all passenger vehicles,” said Mr. Hoa.

In addition to receiving alerts on the system, businesses can monitor the rate through the daily statistical chart in the most intuitive way. As a result, more effective management plans are proposed. Not only warning about business owners, recently BA GPS has also added a direct warning feature to drivers and car assistants to reduce manpower and resources. Drivers and assistants only need to install the “BA GPS” application on their phones, log in to the provided accounts, and receive these alerts to promptly remind passengers.

Referring to this feature, Mr. Pham Thai Hoa said that in the past, some large transport enterprises with hundreds of vehicles needed 3-4 supervisors, very tired when they had to constantly look at the computer. see how many people do not wear masks to call to remind. But with this technology, businesses can handle hundreds or thousands of vehicles in the same unit of time, even without the need for supervision.

“Since the BA GPS server system receives the data, it only takes 1/10th of a second to process and count the number of passengers and how many are wearing or not wearing a mask. Just a few seconds later, customers received an alert to remind them to wear a mask correctly. Any camera system, we are ready to provide it for free, as long as the data system of that unit can connect to the artificial intelligence system of Binh Anh Company, “said Mr. Hoa.

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