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Dahua Technology, a video-centric smart IoT solution and service provider, introduced its “Heart of City (HOC)” strategy to the overseas markets during Intersec 2019 in Dubai, UAE. Industry experts, Dahua customers and dealers from trade and business outlets as well as major media from nearby area gathered together to witness Dahua HOC’s debut overseas.

Xin Chen, General Manager of Dahua Technology Middle East FZE, kicked off the launch conference and shared the new strategy with the guests. “Bringing HOC to the overseas markets not only fully showcased the world-leading position of Dahua Technology in driving smart city transformation but also our long-term dedication to serve the Middle East market based on our mission of enabling a safer society and smarter living,” said Chen.

Smart city 2.0 framework

The smart city is experiencing rapid development in the last 10 years and has entered the stage of new development with smart city 2.0 framework"Later on, Nash Zhang, Public Security Expert from Overseas Business Center of Dahua Technology, made a detailed presentation on HOC. “The smart city is experiencing rapid development in the last 10 years and has entered the stage of new development with smart city 2.0 framework. However, many problems and challenges are remained unresolved. For example, the Passive Sensing and Partial Intelligence, the Data Island and severe network security threats are the main challenges. Meanwhile, how to effectively utilise the new city resource, "Data", to help the decision-making of urban construction and planning, has become a major subject,” said Zhang.

To solve these problems, we put forward the idea of “HOC”, which is in line with the top-level design experience from hundreds of city projects. And we believe that the maturity of 5 great technologies, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Big Data, Cloud Computing, IoT and 5G will enable the evolution of smart city 3.0 and bring great changes to our life.

Smart city development engine

First released at Security China 2018, Dahua Heart of City is a smart city development engine supported by Full Sensing, Full Intelligence, Full Computing, and Full Ecosystem (4 Full) capabilities. It realises the construction of a “1 platform, 2 centres, N applications” (1+2+N) new smart city framework for application at the city, industry, and commercial level. 

The strategy combines the company’s strong technological innovation, top-level business planning, and operation services to promote city development

With the top-level design based on giving cities ‘4 Full’ capabilities to drive urban development, achieving 'Improve Efficiency, Increase Benefit and Optimise Experience', HOC takes the in-depth design principles of 'solving customer business pain points and creating economic, social, and business value through scientific and orderly construction and operation from a global perspective'.

The strategy combines the company’s strong technological innovation, top-level business planning, detailed network design, and operation services to promote city development via end-to-end solutions with supporting technologies such as artificial intelligence, deep learning, IoT to cover almost every aspect of smart city life, thus improving city operations and making city more intelligent.

Innovations in AI, cloud computing, IoT

Visitors explored the company’s up-to-the-minute innovations in artificial intelligence, deep learning, cloud computing, IoT, etc. and how these cutting-edge technologies can be applied to various vertical industry solutions supported by HOC such as Safe City, Smart Retail, Smart Building, Smart Energy, etc. at Dahua booth S1-G12. Besides, Dahua core products represented by polar light, Thermal, Panoramic, HDCVI 5.0 and consumer brand Imou were also displayed.

Along with “Heart of City” strategy, Dahua Technology will continue to focus on technological innovation, in-depth industry insights, and technology trends to bring end-to-end solutions and true values for our global customers, enabling a safer society and smarter living.

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