The municipal police of Bologna
Summary of the story
|Distributor||: Nordelettronica s.r.l|
|Customer||: The municipal police of Bologna|
|Location||: The municipal town of Bologna|
|Terminal||: IT-500M30CB Handheld Terminal|
|Business Type||: Public Service|
Story at a glance
"Ausiliari della sosta" who is a part of the municipal policy of Bologna is on duty checking an illegally parked vehicle.
This solution also provides other very special functionalities; it indeed makes it possible to take a photograph of vehicle precisely where it parks, while recording and certifying in an undeniable way that the vehicle illegally parks in a place where the parking is prohibited, or beyond the time limit resulting in penalty.
In the event of such illegal parking BraV´s software and the IT-500 terminal also make it possible to take a photograph of the vehicle license plate of the offender. In this way, all captured undeniable evidences with the digital camera are either recorded in the memory of the terminal or printed on real time using the portable printer that is hung on the belt.
IT-500 terminal with a portable Bluetooth printer hung on the belt print out a fine against illegally parked vehicle.
"It is the end of error of illegal parking. We intend as soon as possible to deploy the terminals for the agents who are in charge of controlling parking, that is to say more than 150 people" said a municipal officer of Bologna. All the municipal policemen will carry the portable terminals while they are on duty. CASIO considers with reason the public administration an extremely promising sector, in particular with regard to the solutions of ticketing, control of the control or layby of the payment.
The effects are obvious and already quite real for the town of Bologna. By adopting this system, the town of Bologna recorded, as of the first weeks, an enormous reduction of the infringements erroneous, generally due to errors of distraction at the time of the information of the fields and the transcription of the serial number, which involved particularly unpleasant situations formerly. "Moreover, before, the employees of the municipality of Bologna were to manually transfer from enormous quantity of data in the system of management, or to control them personally when they were read again by OCR reader" comments on Stefano Vaccari, the system engineer who developed the BraV application software starting from the exigencies of the émiliene city and partner of Nordelettronica s.r.l who is an authorized CASIO distributor in Italy. And that is only one of the many advantages of the system which in general allows the auxiliaries parking, more effectively of supporting the work of the municipal police officers. "The greatest benefit offered by this solution..." summarizes Luca Tarozzi " ... it is that we do not have any problem ! The system, in its hardware and software components, is rigorously stable. The true advantage of the system, as a whole, lies in the reduction in the erroneous infringements, and a greater productivity". This increases in the productivity results the speed of the system, which also comprises a greater satisfaction of the personnel of service. Thanks to a broad acceptance on behalf of the operators, it was possible to exploit all the possibilities rationalization offered by this new solution. Moreover, the use of the integrated digital camera appeared particularly advantageous.
With a construction similar to a conventional PDA but of particularly reduced size and a thickness, extremely robust and thus intended for a professional use, the CASIO IT-500M30CB is equipped with integrated laser scanner for reading bar codes, Bluetooth module for wireless communication, digital camera for capturing images. It can adapt to all the professional environments, inside or outside, thanks to its large TFT color screen.
Model number of the terminal
An external view of the CASIO IT-500 series handheld terminal