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Pegasus, Dubai Police to prevent crime with Big Data analytics

Pegasus, a DarkMatter company, will provide Dubai Police with advanced analytic capabilities to fight crime

Faisal Al Bannai: "We are looking forward to partnering with Dubai Police in developing and utilising innovative big data and analytic tools to create a safer living environment for all citizens."
Faisal Al Bannai: "We are looking forward to partnering with Dubai Police in developing and utilising innovative big data and analytic tools to create a safer living environment for all citizens."

Pegasus, a DarkMatter company, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Dubai Police to offer a Big Data platform embedded with advanced analytic capabilities to help make citizens feel safe.

The MoU will see Pegasus assist Dubai Police with the Big Data platform which will enable Dubai Police to investigate and fight crime in both the physical and virtual worlds. The platform is able to process billions of data points per day to power a variety of analytic solutions that generate critical insights in real-time.   

Faisal Al Bannai, DarkMatter founder and chief executive officer, said: "This agreement is an enormous endorsement of DarkMatter's technical capabilities, and we are looking forward to partnering with Dubai Police in developing and utilising innovative big data and analytic tools to create a safer living environment for all citizens."

Al Bannai continued, "We applaud Dubai Police's proactive adoption of cutting-edge technology, and we see huge benefit from leveraging timely and actionable information to help solve and prevent crime. We are proud to be a UAE-headquartered technology specialist that is able to provide the authorities with this level of fundamental capabilities."

Peng Xiao, Pegasus chief executive officer, added: "We live in an era of data explosion. While it is overwhelming many organisations, Dubai Police has seized it as an opportunity to develop a competitive advantage in its fight for public good. We are honoured that Pegasus Big Data Platform can be leveraged by Dubai Police in its mission to improve safety and security."