Dubai PR Network, Online Press Release from Dubai and Middle East
Filter PR by
  
Robotic Customs Inspector.. mitigates the risks of explosives and radioactive materials for field officers
Robotic Customs Inspector.. mitigates the risks of explosives and radioactive materials for field officers

Dubai – 01 April 2015: The Dubai Government Achievements Exhibition has provided a perfect platform for Dubai Customs to showcase its ground-breaking internally-created projects. Among these is the Robotic Inspector, which is a robust robotic device, comprising a set of special gauges and detectors for narcotics, explosives, harmful radiations, as well as a camcorder that streams live feed while containers inspections. 

The first-of-its-kind Robotic Inspector is used in large vehicles inspection and helps in reducing the needed time for inspection. It also helps officers avoid dealing with shipments suspected of containing narcotics, explosives or radioactive materials.  

Ahmed Siddiq AlBloushi, Duty Manager at Hatta Customs Centre and innovator of the Robotic Inspector, remarked that he was inspired by a remote-controlled toy. When their suspicions are raised towards a certain shipment, inspectors will call on the Robotic Inspector to examine it and ensure it doesn’t pose a risk to inspectors, who can then approach and inspect it.

The camcorder can capture high-resolution videos from as far as 3 km from the suspicious shipment and stream a live feed to be monitored by the inspector.

Safe Customs Inspector 

On the same regard, the Safe Customs Inspector caught the eyes of the visitors, while this newly introduced project corresponds to the finest details of a Customs inspector daily routines. “ This model is set to clear any health and safety issues that may be facing a field inspector, whether in confined spaces or in the bottom part of dhows. The model consists of a head protection (cap), protective glasses (day/night), moisture wicking jacket and protective hand gloves,” commented Jamal Bin Dasmal, Support and Special Units Manager at the Technical Support Department.

Bin Dasmal further added,  “It also includes a radioactive gauge in order to warn the inspector when approaching a radiation contaminated area. This gadget is periodically examined every 3 months to determine the exposure level of an inspector, and based on the findings, the inspector may be recommended away from the workplace until the radiation rates are back to normal level. The model as well includes a respirator mask for ensuring the optimal protection from repulsive scents and fumes, besides a gas detection gauge, for measuring the level of oxygen in confined areas, in addition to detecting poisonous gases. The fitted-in camcorder is set to document inspection operations in order to preserve the rights of both the inspector and the clients, besides using the recorded footage for  training purposes.”

Inspection Motor Bike

In order to ease the suffering instigated by the  congestion of trucks at Hatta Customs Center caused by the drivers’ approach in reaching out to the Customs offices  by themselves then back to their trucks after clearing their transactions; Dubai Customs innovated the idea of the “inspection motor bike”, which is equipped with the inspection and clearance system. Using the bike, a customs inspector can commute to the physical location of the truck undergoing inspection in order to finalize the inspection and clearance processes on the spot, while issuing the customs declaration. Thus, concluding the whole customs procedures can be done without the need for moving the truck. The bike has the capacity to maneuver rough terrain at ease. 

Posted by : GoDubai PR Dept, -
Viewed 17476 times
PR Category : Government, Legal & Humanity
Posted on : Wednesday, April 1, 2015  7:01:00 PM UAE local time (GMT+4)
Replication or redistribution in whole or in part is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of DubaiPRNetwork.com.
Email this article Print this article

Share this article with your friends and followers
NewsVine
Back to

Related Stories


 
 
Most Viewed Press Release posted in the last 7 days
Move Aside C-beauty, K-beauty and J-beauty - There's a New Trend in Town and It Hails Fro... [7125-Views]
Inglot Cosmetics Partners With Cartoon Network for Limited Edition “The Powerpuff Girls” B... [6875-Views]
Autumn/Winter 19: Step out in the latest styles with City Centre Deira and City Centre Mir... [6570-Views]
Think LUNETTE for an earth-friendly period [5722-Views]
ACE launches its new and inspirational Outdoor collection [4654-Views]
Dress for Diwali With the Rack by Kachins [4551-Views]
Restoration by Parmigiani Fleurier -The Yusupov Egg [4526-Views]
Chain Reaction [4526-Views]
Sandro Launches Evening Capsule Collection [4319-Views]
‘A Gift of Gold' offers at Malabar Gold & Diamonds [4246-Views]
Celebrate guilt-free shopping to your fullest! [4148-Views]
Handbags and Gladrags [4142-Views]
VAIO returns to Middle Eastern in partnership with Nexstgo [4111-Views]
Eighth World Championship title in all categories for Tissot Ambassador Marc Marquez [4093-Views]
Unifonic empowers business to capitalize on instant messaging apps to engage with customer... [4050-Views]
New Strategic Partnership with Hewlett Packard Enterprise to help accelerate Abu Dhabi Dig... [4020-Views]
MBRU and King Saud University in Saudi Arabia join forces to enhance academic collaboratio... [3898-Views]
His Highness Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Challenges the City to Be ‘I... [3874-Views]
Peugeot Boxer 4x4 Concept Revealed [3855-Views]
Saudi Arabia's Ministry of Energy highlights enhanced cybersecurity credentials at GITEX T... [3770-Views]
Dubai Land Department welcomes Saudi Minister of Housing [3697-Views]
Hazzaa AlMansoori Undergoes Medical Experiments at Stars City as part of His Scientific Mi... [3697-Views]
During a press conference to announce the completion of preparations of Summit that will b... [3672-Views]
Victoria Beckham Eyewear Debuts New Collection for Fall 2019 [3672-Views]
Team Abu Dhabi Stars Chase Double World Title Boost in China [3593-Views]
 
RSS Facebook Twitter LinkedDin
 
Top Sections
 
Top Stories