AS part of Thailand’s continuing effort to modernise the country and improve safety for everyone in the kingdom the Ministry of Defence have announced that they are determined to link up 367,000 CCTV cameras across the nation by 2019.

Spokesman for the Ministry Lt Gen Kongcheep Tantrawanich said that the government will work with private organisations to link together a network of over 367,000 cameras working on both digital and analog systems.

He said that not one but two committees have been established to oversee the task after both the deputy Prime Minister and the Defence Minister called upon all relevant agencies to make sure all broken cameras were fixed then the committees will supervise the managing of the network of cameras and the storage of the footage.

Thailand aims to connect over 367,000 CCTV by 2019 to improve safety

The Lt Gen went on to elaborate that tax incentives will be introduced for private firms to motivate them to increase the number of security cameras each has installed, meanwhile the Ministry of Interior has been instructed to add additional CCTV cameras at boarder check points in 27 provinces.

Thailand aims to connect over 367,000 CCTV by 2019 to improve safety

Software is currently on trial in four cities to connect the use of both analog and digital cameras onto one network, these cities are Bangkok, Phuket, Chiang Mai and Nakhon Sawan.

Souce : Thai Visa

Content : LovePattayaThailand

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