Case Study

Government Contractor Improves Parking & Ticketing Process With Handheld Mobile Devices

Mobile Device

On-Street parking tickets written by traffic wardens require a lot of labor costs as it not only takes time, but also demands that Information is input later to create an electronic database. Thus, people can easily make payments of the bills online or in convenience stores, etc. Utilizing connected devices with thermal printers to issue parking tickets has been operated one after another by on-street parking administrators to improve work efficiency of parking management and decrease the total cost of ownership.

Challenge

A prominent Taiwan government contractor of on-street parking fee collecting was looking for a better solution for his current field operation to achieve effective parking management. Apart from becoming full of dirt, mobile devices carried by traffic wardens are also sometimes exposed to rain or sun. It is crucial for the devices to be rugged, weatherproof, stable, and reliable, as well as having an auto-identification function.

Solution

The customer finally chose AMobile GT-500, an ultra-rugged handheld device over other mobility brands in the market on account of its incredible advantages. Comprising ruggedness with IP-67 rating to resist toughest environments, a 4800mAh battery capacity to work up to 8 hrs, wireless communication for multi-data connectivity, big data storage, a 1D/2D barcode reader, and a 13M high-resolution camera with auto-focus and night vision, it did overcome the customer's challenges.

Future Opportunity

With the rise of connected devices that the customer has purchased, the next step is considering adopting mobile device management solutions. AMobile Node-Watch, the unified cloud service utilizing industry standard management protocols and intuitive online dashboard allows every device to be found and tracked quickly and easily. Besides, each device with the content can be monitored and managed securely from the control center to enhance efficiency significantly for ultimate on-street parking management.