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CAPTAIN ARJUN launched to intensify the screening and surveillance at railway stations

  • IASbaba
  • June 16, 2020
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CAPTAIN ARJUN launched to intensify the screening and surveillance at railway stations

Part of: GS-Prelims and GS-III – Artificial Intelligence; Indigenisation; Science and Technology

In News:

  • Railway Protection Force, Pune, under the Central Railways, has launched a Robotic ‘CAPTAIN ARJUN’ (Always be Responsible and Just Use to be Nice) to intensify the screening and surveillance.

Key takeaways 

  • This Robot is launched to screen passengers while they board trains and keep a watch on anti-social elements. 
  • It can be deployed for multiple uses and it is an effective element in station access control and will augment the station security plan.
  • It is equipped with a motion sensor, one PTZ camera and one Dome Camera.
  • The Cameras use Artificial Intelligence algorithms to track suspicious and antisocial activity.
  • It does thermal screening and records the temperature in a digital display panel. 

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