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Prama India, MeitY's C-DAC to spur R&D, innovation in thermal camera tech

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Prama India, MeitY's C-DAC to spur R&D, innovation in thermal camera tech

New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) Homegrown video security solution provider Prama India on Friday said it has partnered Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC), under the IT Ministry, for research and development and innovation in thermal camera technology.

Prama India recently signed a transfer of technology (ToT) agreement with C-DAC.

The company has a state-of-the-art manufacturing facility near Mumbai to help transform India into a global manufacturing and export hub for video security products.

Minister of State for Electronics and IT, Rajeev Chandrasekhar, launched the ‘Digital India FutureLABS’ at IIIT-Delhi last week.

During the event, three indigenous technologies — thermal camera, CMOS camera and fleet management system designed and developed by C-DAC, Thiruvananthapuram under the ‘InTranSE’ programme of MeitY were transferred to 12 Industries.

The thermal smart camera has an inbuilt data processing unit (DPU) to run various AI-based analytics. The indigenised technology is targeted for applications across multiple domains including smart cities, industries, defence, health and others.

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“We at Prama India are committed to the vision of ‘Artmanirbhar Bharat’ for achieving the goal of ‘Surakshit Bharat’. We hope that our technology partnership with C-DAC will bolster the cause of R&D and product innovation,” said a company spokesperson.

“This technology collaboration will help us in developing innovative solutions as per the requirements of end-users,” the spokesperson added.

Prama India is authorised to manufacture, market and support general purpose thermal cameras in India as per the transfer of technology agreement with C-DAC, Thiruanatnthpuram.

–IANS

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