ST Engineering wins US$5.5mil Singapore contract to test smart lamp-posts | Digital Asia

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SINGAPORE: Technologies has won a S$7.5mil (RM22.63mil) for the trial of a smart lamp-post project in Singapore, which includes fitting sensors and cameras to posts in the city-state, according to the government’s official tender website.

However, an aspect of the lamp-post trial to install cameras linked to facial recognition software has raised privacy fears among some experts and rights groups.

ST Engineering, in an email, confirmed that it was on the project.

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