Using Video Analytics for Detection of Drowning in Public Swimming Pools

Title of I&T Wish Using Video Analytics for Detection of Drowning in Public Swimming Pools
(REF : W-0115)
Project Summary and Challenges

This project aims to make use of video analytics to detect more quickly drowning swimmers in the pool, alert lifeguards immediately and thus shorten the response time of rescue service.

We would like to apply the new detection system to public swimming pools, and arrange project trial, subject to the LCSD's consent.

Expected Outcome To develop an intelligent tool for detection of drowning in public swimming pool and inform the lifeguards with immediate alert.
Expected Project Duration 24 months
Contact Information

Contact Person: Mr Chan Chun Wing

Position: Engineer

Tel: 3155 4077

Email: kennethcwchan@emsd.gov.hk

Project Deliverables

Development of a drowning detection system using video analytics