Recently there had been a lot of discussion on safety and security and there are lots of companies are making wearable and application about safety and security, health and fitness, etc.
With the technological advancement in every field Smart24x7 in order to ensure safety would be focussing around the idea of Internet of Things (IoT). IoT is the network of physical objects or “things” embedded with electronics, software, sensors and connectivity to enable it to achieve greater value and service by exchanging data with the manufacturer, operator and/or other connected devices. Each thing is uniquely identifiable through its embedded computing system but is able to inter-operate within the existing Internet infrastructure.
First documented in 1999, according to Gartner, Inc. (a technology research and advisory corporation), there will be nearly 26 billion devices on the Internet of Things by 2020.
But for this it is important that everyone should follow the same standards and in order to ensure this the Government of India under the initiative of Department of Telecommunication(DoT) and TEC has created the guidelines of M2M Communications.
In the conference held in Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi, Telecommunication Engineering Centre with contribution from Smart24x7, introduced its report on M2M communications and claimed that this innovation would certainly change the way humans live.
According to the report, DoT would contribute in policy making and setting up of safety standards in India. These guidelines are very much instrumental and are used in the smart cities where wearable and the others safety and security applications and appliances are getting used in homes to standardised the behaviour of the devices as well as the responses provided to the victims. The thought is to cover all the smart cities under this innovation with initial focus on covering 100 smart cities. The devices and solutions to be used should be scalable and work on the pre-defined standards, so that new devices and solutions can be integrated with ease.
According to Mr. CP Singh, the Founder of Smart Group, “Safety and security is paramount, and the government has taken various initiatives to safeguard its citizens. Safety & surveillance ensures a safe and secure environment, not just limited to video surveillance, emergency response, and technology enabled smart premise. Safety and security M2M applications are relevant to all of the domains such as home, medical and industrial. M2M has dramatically expanded the scope of available home security and safety products”.
According to 6Wresearch, the India video surveillance market is expected to reach 952.94 million USD by 2016; with a CAGR of 32.49% from 2011- 2016 which is quite expected keeping in mind the rising crimes in the country. Of the total market, security accounted for more than 55 per cent and this trend is expected to continue into the foreseeable future.
In order to understand the working of the platform, M2M these are certain understandings that have been provided by Mr. CP Singh that would no doubt enable us to know the platform better.
What is M2M Communication?
It refers to the technologies that allow wired / wireless system to communicate with the devices of same ability. M2M uses a device (sensor, meter etc.) to capture an ‘event’ (motion, video, meter reading, temperature etc.), which is relayed through a network (wireless, wired or hybrid) to an application (software program), that translates the captured event into meaningful information.
What is the Need of M2M Communication in Safety & Surveillance?
India has 129 police officers for every 100000 citizens. According to a UN report, the worldwide average is close to 350 officers per 100,000 citizens. 1 This translates equipping officers with the right technology to manage the massive population of 1.2 billion of the country.
Where all this innovation can be used?
Safety and surveillance finds its application in the following verticals like vehicles with video surveillance and vehicle tracking systems. It can be used for women/citizen safety using smartphone/wearable devices. The user can be in city-wide video surveillance systems. One of the usages can be in Video surveillance for banks, ATM, jewellery stores, and other establishments. Local smart home wireless networks for home security. Citizen response management system (CRMS) can also take advantage of the communication.
Will it be helpful in decreasing the crime rates in India?
Smart phones and Cloud based M2M, if integrated with existing databases of safety & security agencies over the API’s, may help identify the suspect against the criminal or terrorist activity. The identification might be done by comparing the images of crime or the free flow text describing the crime scene.
Technology has given humans the power to stand against any level of difficulty and deal with it bravely. At Smart24x7 aim to introduce such technologies to the society. Based on cutting edge technology and powered by technically rich infrastructure, they have established strongly networked platform, which fulfils your safety related needs. With rise in crime, anxiety, stress & violence in our day to day lives, Smart24x7 aims to bring help to users when their safety is threatened or they are in any emergency. This is a unique approach towards strengthening existing protection. Today smart phones are more than devices one can use to communicate, listen to music & surf the internet. Hence, they are capable of aiding safety for you as well as your homes.
To bring this unique level of safety and security in your routine life, Smart24×7 App (compatible with any software) works with an integrated and highly efficient system. Smart24x7 team have designed the unique safety mobile Application, which will walk along with you as inherent part of your life. This App already has 1.5 Lakh users. The special feature about this android safety App is that it helps you to connect with your reliable contacts automatically whenever you find yourself in trouble or need to find help for someone around you. The App has a panic button, which does the major task of auto-communicator for you during the moments of distress. This App gives you freedom to save five major contact numbers in this app, to which you want to inform about your troubling situations. The reliable contacts should be added there and our App will make sure that a notification message reaches them, whenever, you need them to know that you are in trouble.