Success Story of Parking System in Turkey
Summary of the story
|Distributor||: MOBIT BILISIM A.S|
|Customer||: The city of Izmit|
|Product||: IT-3000M53E Industrial Data Terminal|
|Application||: Public Service|
User's profile and a solution to parking problems
The city of Izmit is a province east of the Marmara Sea and the Marmara region which connects Asia and Europe, and located in ﾇatalca-Kocaeli part of Marmara. The Black Sea is to its north, the Sakarya province is in the east and south east, Bursa is in the south and the provinces of Yalova and Istanbul are located to its west.
The local municipality has devised a system consisting of the CASIO
The warden begins to operate the CASIO
The warden issues parking ticket in return of collecting parking fee.
By Jul 2008, Mobit Bilisim A.S. – an importer and distributor for CASIO PA products in Turkey - has delivered and deployed 20 pcs of the CASIO terminal with the terminal software preinstalled as initial installation to the local municipality. A training to operate the terminal is also provided timely for all the city’s wardens whose duty is to issue parking tickets and collect the fees.
The parking control system consists of the
Each one of the wardens has responsibility to control up to 12 vehicles (maximum) which can be fit within an area at roadside where yellow line distinguishes from traffic area. The warden must input data into the terminal such as registration number, parking start and end hours, and issue ticket of the parking. At the end of each parking, he (or she) collects the fee. The whole process of the parking control on street is performed by the
A sample screen of the application appeared on the CASIO terminal.
A sample of parking tickets issued by the CASIO terminal.
Why did the user select the CASIO ?
To this day, the city had used many different types of parking equipment and hardware for controlling parking on roadside. Most of them forced the city to educate the wardens complicated installation process which resulted in environmental destruction and spending high cost. Other problem with those systems is unreliable and less systematic. For example, fixed park meters had been installed to collect fees, but they do not allow the management to control data for their analysis related to the parking.
The new parking system with the CASIO terminal solves these problems and thus is dispersed rapidly throughout the city. To be specific more to the solution beneficial from the new system, the following is prominent.
Large display screen allows the operator to track large number of vehicles at a time.
Integrated 80mm width printer provides fast and quality printout.
The terminal weighs only 820 grams, ease to carry.
Heavy and complicated installation process is not required.
Total cost of the new system is far less compared with that of obsolete parking systems being installed in many parking areas.
Synchronization with PC is possible.
Easy data input on the touch panel allows better performance by the warden.