Dubai Taxis' to Have AI Technology

  • Publish date: Monday، 19 September 2022
Dubai Taxi's to Have AI Technology
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Mattar Al Tayer, Director-General, Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has endorsed a package of improvement projects and services for Dubai Taxi Corporation (DTC).

These initiatives involve expanding the use of artificial intelligence (AI) technologies, automating processes to raise the level of operational efficiency of the taxi service and enhancing traffic safety.

Smart Direction Al Tayer explained during a meeting with DTC employees that the approved projects include the Smart Direction of taxis system involving the use of AI to analyse big data to automatically direct taxis to the highest demand spots as indicated by the demand forecast system. The project will reduce the consumption of fuel and increase the number of journeys per vehicle.

The gathering reviewed DTC’s priorities, which are continually updated. Highlights include reshaping and upgrading services and following up on the 2021-2023 roadmap to improve the Dubai Airports' services besides developing investment prospects and plans and enhancing the safety roadmap in the taxi sector.

Diversified Income Al Tayer inspected the Tesla Model 3 vehicle, which has been added to Dubai Taxi Corporation's taxi fleet to expand the use of eco-friendly vehicles. He also inspected the 236 newly deployed school buses comprising 52-seater and 36-seater categories. The buses are equipped with the latest security apparatus, including indoor and outdoor cameras, a student inspection system, motion detectors, and an automatic fire extinguishing system.