In 500 Chennai buses, the Tamil Nadu government has installed an AI-enabled emergency button and CCTV surveillance.

500 buses in the metro city will be equipped with four panic buttons, an AI-enabled Mobile Network Video Recorder (MNVR), and three cameras . The MNVR will be linked to a cloud-based control center via a 4-inch camera .

As part of a strategy to improve the safety of women and children, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M K Stalin unveiled a new artificial intelligence-enabled panic button and-CCTV surveillance system in 500 Chennai buses on Saturday, and in the first phase 500 buses in the metro city will be equipped with four panic buttons, an AI-enabled Mobile Network Video Recorder (MNVR), and three cameras.The MNVR will be linked to a cloud-based control center via a 4 The women passengers can press the panic button to record the occurrence of any discomfort, pain, or danger as they travel.As a result, an alarm (bell) will be sent to the bus control center, along with a video recording of the event.With this warning, the center's operator would track the situation and advise the next course of action in real time.

According to a statement issued by the state government, about 31 bus depots and 35 bus terminuses of the Metropolitan Transportation Corporation (MTC) have been monitored.The program will also assist in identifying missing people and identifying criminals, as well as other functions of the GCC, transport department, and the police.The Chief Minister, who launched the safety initiative here in the presence of Transport Minister S S Sivasankar, also handed over appointment orders to almost 200 people recruited by the transportation department on compassionate grounds.