Using Video Analytics for Detection of Drowning in Public Swimming Pools

I&T Wish Using Video Analytics for Detection of Drowning in Public Swimming Pools
(REF : W-0115)
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 Trial Duration 24 months
Contact Information
I&T Wish Proposer:Electrical and Mechanical Services Department (EMSD)
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

Publish Date 2019-01-17
Closing Date 2019-01-31