Al-Asas security robots are robots that perform patrols in both residential and public areas of the country to educate the community on the importance of preventing gatherings.
It will also detect violators during its rounds as each robot is equipped with 6 fixed cameras and is controlled by the security systems management. It also has a face recognition feature which is linked to the government database in the National Command Centre (NCC) to detect violators and penalize them with the assigned imprisonment sanction for a period not exceeding three years and a fine not exceeding QR 200,000, or by either of these two penalties.
Specific issues addressed and anticipated impact
Spread awareness about Covid-19
Detect violators of rules and regulations
Ministry of Interior
- National/Federal government
Issues being addressed:
- Health and safety of responders
- Crowdsourcing solutions
27 April 2020