Tender for Automated Facial Recognition Software

Tender for Automated Facial Recognition Software

To provide an Automated Facial Recognition Solution to South Wales Police.

United Kingdom-Bridgend: Software package and information systems

2017/S 039-070923

Contract notice


Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Police and Crime Commissioner for South Wales
Police Headquarters, Cowbridge Road
CF31 3SU
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1656655555
E-mail: swp-procurement@south-wales.pnn.police.uk
NUTS code: UKL17
Internet address(es):Main address: www.south-wales.police.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA0583

I.2)Joint procurement


The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at:www.etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via:www.etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

Public order and safety

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement


Automated Facial Recognition Solution.

II.1.2)Main CPV code


II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

The Police and Crime Commissioners For South Wales and Gwent are seeking an organisation with experience and capacity to provide an Automated Facial Recognition Solution.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)


II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKL17
Main site or place of performance:

Throughout South Wales and Gwent Policing Areas.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Programme Fusion is the collaborative technological programme between South Wales Police and Gwent Police. As part of the programme it is the intention to effectively utilise the advancements in automated facial recognition (AFR)technology. The collaborative strategy for AFR falls into 2 broad areas, Real Time Facial Recognition and Slow Time Static Face Search. Real Time Facial Recognition being specifically linked to a live pilot on Saturday 3.6.2017 in and around the Principality stadium and Cardiff central train station on the day of the UCL Champions League Final. The Slow Time Static Face Search being specifically linked to the 500 000 custody images stored within the Force’s Niche Record Management system.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 60
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The contract is for an initial two years with the option of extending the support and maintenance for an additional three one year periods.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure


IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open procedure
Accelerated procedure

The standard open procedure time limits are impracticable to fulfil the purpose of procuring a solution to run a pilot test at the UEFA Champions League final on Saturday 3.6.2017. Running a pilot at this significant event offers a rare opportunity due to its size and the related security considerations. The solution is expected to bring significant operational benefits in safeguarding this environment. For this reason, the time limit for submission of bids has been reduced as permitted in the Regulations.

IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 13/03/2017
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:


IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 13/03/2017
Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

VI.3)Additional information:

Note: The authority is using eTenderwales to carry out this procurement process. To obtain further information record your interest on Sell2Wales athttp://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/search_switch.aspx?ID=62996

(WA Ref:62996).

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Police & Crime Commissioner for South Wales
Police Headquarters, Cowbridge Road
CF31 3SU
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1656655555Internet address:www.south-wales.police.uk
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:



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