Gatekeeper Equips School Buses in BC with Intelligent Temperature Sensing Systems
Abbotsford, BC – November 9, 2020 – Gatekeeper Systems Inc. (‘Gatekeeper’ or the ‘Company’) (TSX-V: GSI) (OTC: GKPRF) (FSE: 1GK) a leading provider of intelligent video solutions for public transport and smart cities, has received a purchase order from a school district in British Columbia to equip their school bus fleet with the Company’s recently launched Intelligent Temperature Sensing Systems (ITSSTM).
Doug Dyment, CEO of Gatekeeper, commented: “As Covid-19 cases in BC reach new record numbers, our school district customers are turning toward our well-designed ITSS solution to assist in their efforts to provide the safest environment possible for schools and buses. We believe passenger health monitoring in public transportation is a North American growth trend that is only just beginning, and we are well able to design and deliver innovative solutions that improve passenger safety. This is our first ITSS sale in BC and it will equip the bus fleet of one of the 60 school districts operating in the province.”
Gatekeeper has significant industry experience in providing technology solutions for passenger buses, and has equipped more than 28,000 school buses, transit buses and trains with over 97,000 video devices and intelligent mobile data collectors, for over 3,500 customers throughout North America.
ITSS is a contactless system that can determine body temperature within 20 milliseconds using thermal cameras, artificial intelligence, and video analytics. Visual and audible alarms are triggered when temperature thresholds are exceeded. When passengers board a bus, the ITSS panel records body temperature with an accuracy of +/- 0.5 degree Celsius. The 7-inch ITSS panel is equipped with facial recognition capabilities to improve accuracy and allows customers to pursue future applications such as intelligent passenger routing, contact tracing, passenger counting, or payment verification. The panel records images within 40 milliseconds and has storage capacity of 50,000 facial images.
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Gatekeeper is a leading provider of intelligent video solutions designed to provide a safer transportation environment for children, passengers, and public safety personnel on multiple transportation modes. The Company uses AI, video analytics and mobile data collectors to inter-connect public transit assets as part of intelligent transportation systems for Smart City initiatives. The Company’s Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) business model is designed to connect moving vehicles in the era of Internet of Things (IOT).
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