On Tuesday, February 23, Prime
Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk together with Minister of Internal
Affairs of Ukraine Arsen Avakov
attended the presentation of an electronic system of data analysis for the
The Prime Minister called this system "a significant
step forward," noting the importance of the fact that the
"RICAS" project had been developed by Ukrainian specialists.
Arseniy Yatsenyuk asked how long it would take to introduce
such a system across the country. The developer noted that this would take half
The system was created by the staff of the Department of
Information of the regional Main Department of the National Police in Kharkiv
region in synergy with local IT companies.
This is an innovative complex of analytical processing of
information from different databases with mapping on a detailed interactive map
of the city the objects and the results of their analysis.
The system provides an opportunity to respond quickly to an
emergency that was fixed by video surveillance systems (at this corresponding
moving objects are displayed on the map), to send the appropriate forces and
resources to the place of an emergency. The response agencies include not just
the National police brigades, but teams of the State Emergency Service,
emergency brigades of public utility services, in general, any other service or
unit, equipped with appropriate devices and identified in the system.
The interactive map of connected cameras, along with the
feature of an instant access to either of the cameras
both in the streaming mode and in record mode, allows not just to ensure a
prompt response to the situation that occurs in streets, but also to monitor consequent
actions of offenders and correspondent response units, record the circumstances
of emergency situations and create an evidence database to assist in investigating
crimes or accidents.