RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Rio de Janeiro is set to receive new surveillance and artificial intelligence structures starting in the second half of 2021. The Rio Operations Center (COR) expansion will see 10,000 cameras installed in the city - 40% of which will have facial recognition capabilities.
The initiative, funded by Rio's public-private partnership (PPP) for public lighting, the Luz Maravilha program, also aims to implement 5,000 Wi-Fi connection points and 9,000 georeferenced sensors in the municipality.
There will be 4,000 solid waste sensors installed in culverts and 5,000 traffic signal sensors to . . .