MoI and Abu Dhabi Police sign million dollar ICT deals

ID, networking, GIS, CCTV and radio contracts signed at ISNR show

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MoI and Abu Dhabi Police sign million dollar ICT deals The deals include technology for biometric databases, TETRA radio and network solutions.
By  Mark Sutton Published  March 17, 2016

The UAE Ministry of Interior and Abu Dhabi Police General Headquarters have announced a number of major contracts for ICT and technology solutions during the International Conference for Security and National Resilience 2016.

The MoI and the police signed contracts for new communications networks, identity solutions and GIS systems during the show, along with deals for vehicles and training, which took place in Abu Dhabi this week.

Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, signed the contracts, which are intended to equip UAE security forces with the best technology and capabilities in line with international standards.

The Ministry of Interior signed four supply contracts for a total value of AED 231.7m ($63m), notably a contract to supply, install and operate tools, equipment, software, training, and maintenance of e-Ports projects with Electronic Identity Management and Security Solution (EIMASS) worth AED 187.8m ($51.1); two contracts with Atlas Communication worth AED 43.9m ($11.9m) to supply, install, and operate the main station, base stations of Tetra System, with the training; and to supply, install, and operate visual communications network (LTE) and supply wireless devices.

The MoI also signed a contract with Bin Salmeen Computers and Office Supplies, worth AED 6.5m ($1.8m) to supply, install, and operate CCTV cameras on the digital network system.

Abu Dhabi Police General Headquarters announced the signing of 11 contracts, for a total value of AED 127.3m (S34.6). The contracts are as follows: four contracts with Electronic Identity Management and Security Solution (EIMASS); one to separate the MoI's and Emirates Identity Authority (EIAD) fingerprint databases; two contracts for the iris recognition devices maintenance and technical support for central and supporting locations; one contract to implement a new system to connect all operating systems in the country's different ports, for a total value of AED 44.7m ($12.2m).

The Abu Dhabi Police General Headquarters signed three contracts with Emirates Solutions for Integrated Security (ESIS), to design, and supply three GIS mobile labs, and provide technical support and software for the operations rooms' systems (IDS, STORM), as well as providing consultancy services in the field of security GIS systems worth AED 36.3m ($9.9m) and two contracts with Atlas Communications to renovate the wireless network (Tetra) worth AED 19.1m ($5.2m); and a contract with Emirates Photo Marketing, Abu Dhabi Branch, to supply the ink for the driving licenses and registrations for the Federal Traffic and Licensing system, worth AED 5m ($1.3).

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