A Bulawayo Based Company Partners Chinese Firm To Introduce Facial Recognition Scan System.


According to an article in Chronicle, Brains at Work Consulting (Private) Limited has entered into a partnership with a Chinese company. The Bulawayo based company has partnered with Clou Global Technology, to solely distribute the latter’s facial recognition system integrated with temperature scan.

“We have partnered the manufacturer to make this product available. This system is suitable for office areas, hotels, automatic gates, office buildings, schools, public services and other places where face recognition system and body temperature measurement are required,”

Witker Tholana, Brains at Work Consulting CEO

The new innovation is however already available in China, Europe, Nigeria and Mozambique as part of efforts to mitigate the risks of Covid-19. As part of the deal, Brains at Work Consulting will be distributing the product in the country.

How Will It Work?

“Basically, this system was designed to mitigate the risks of Covid-19 in public institutions and individual households but the system can also be used to profile employees, clocking at work, to capture face data base for employees and can be integrated with security companies systems,”

Mr Tholana.

He also emphasized that the company will provide the Application Programming Interface (API) for free to enable an interface to security systems.

How Much Will Be The System?

“The device is fairly cheap and the price is almost equivalent to that of an I-phone. It takes a day only to install but it takes three to four weeks to deliver the gadget from China,”

Quick Background

Shenzhen Clou Global Electronics specialises in energy solutions and equipment which comprises of electricity meters, meter testing equipment, advanced metering infrastructure, meter boxes as well as facial recognition and temperature measuring modules. Brains At Work Consulting primarily deals in water metering solutions and claims to have installed meters in Johannesburg and other cities in South Africa.

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