Ho Chi Minh City

HCMC plans to hire 100 cameras for traffic supervision

The Department of Transport petitioned the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee to hire traffic camera system obtaining traffic information for automated traffic inspection and management systems.

HCMC plans to hire 100 cameras for traffic supervision

The Deputy Director of the Transport Department Vo Khanh Hung yesterday said the rent of 100 cameras with control management software and line would cost VND2.5 billion ($107,309) including the 2019 maintenance fee.
The camera system will control flow of traffic by monitoring the actual traffic situation.
The Department of Finance is assigned to calculate the rent for supervision cameras and the Department of Information and Communications will assess the project with the orientation to build the city to be smart city in the period 2017 – 2020 with the vision to 2025.
According to the Transport Department, since the early 2018, it has installed additional 50 new cameras in crowded streets. 591 cameras in the camera systems are connected to police stations, the national traffic channel, Phu My Hung Company, and the Urban Drainage Company.
Additionally, the camera data is also connected to the city road - railway police station; Tan Son Nhat Airport management center and police stations in districts 2, 5, Thu Duc, Go Vap, Tan Binh, Phu Nhuan for the city’s security order.

By QUOC HUNG - Translated by UYEN PHUONG

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