Nigerian AI Startup Chiniki Guard Emerges Winner at Gitex 2019

 Nigerian Artificai lintelligence startup Chiniki guard has emerged the best startup AI category at the ongoing technology exhibition in Dubai.

Chiniki Guard won the grand prize of 10,000 USD in the Artificial Intelligence category competition at the ongoing Gulf Information Technology Exhibition.

Chiniki Guard is a monitoring, analysis, and reporting software for security cameras. Chiniki uses AI to estimate human poses and detect suspicions like shoplifting and theft in retail stores

Chiniki Guard is among the 34 startups in the category of the Supanova finalists at the GITEX Future stars competition.

Speaking with newsmen Mr. Abdulhakim Bashir, the Founder of Chiniki Guard, said the opportunities at GITEX had accorded him the win and would enable him to widen the scope of his business.

Bashir said he would launch the application after GITEX and move to the cloud for storing data to accommodate the number of requests from shop owners.

According to him, Nigerians have potential that can transform the economy but the private sector needs to be involved.