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World Security introduces smart helmet for businesses to detect COVID-19 infection


World Security, a security solutions provider of DP World, UAE Region has unveiled a new smart helmet

The helmet is designed to make contactless detection of people potentially infected with COVID-19 and help facilitate traffic movement in the areas where it operates while ensuring the highest safety and security standards.

World Security said it is the first security services provider in the UAE to adopt and use the headgear, a product of decades of innovation and research, and positioned as the first choice for epidemic prevention activities.

The company said the helmet is made of advanced hard, yet lightweight materials, it is packed with high precision sensors, processors, and transmission systems.

The top five powerful functions of the KC N901 Smart Helmet are efficient contactless temperature recording, rapid indoor and outdoor screening, rapid screening of vehicles and passengers, and quick face recognition and identity verification, using thermal imaging that allows the invisible to be seen.

Mohammed Al Muallem, CEO and managing director, DP World, UAE Region, said, “With the reopening of the economy, we have now entered a new phase where monitoring public places for potential infection has become imperative. By introducing this technology at a time when the fight against the pandemic is in full swing, World Security has reaffirmed its commitment to secure the community.

“As the frontline economic growth engine, DP World, UAE Region and its businesses are strictly adhering to the COVID-19 containment programme requirements, and we’re constantly working towards introducing such new and effective measures to ensure business continuity.”

World Security has been providing security solutions in the region for over two decades, as a key to DP World’s security requirements and many other crown jewel economic assets in Dubai. The global pandemic was an unprecedented, new challenge that this established company had faced and that required unprecedented solutions.