Traffic police’s new gadget for spot fines is dogged by slow internet and network issues.
After spending about Rs 9.5 crore, the city traffic police got themselves fancy gadgets to collect fines on the spot. In any case, a month subsequent to being put to utilize, it has come to light that the new gadgets are a too slow for comfort.
It was without a doubt time for the decade-old gadgets the policemen were utilizing to be replaced, yet getting devices that support 3G format in the season of 4G is the first mistake, it would seem.
Traffic police staff are finding that their internet speed is insufficient to make up for lost time with the failing drivers.
The new device is known as a Personal Digital Assistant (PDA). It can take photographs and recordings and say the area of the spot. The thought behind presenting PDA was so that activity violators can pay fines utilizing his/her charge/Visas. In any case, so far the card swipe choice is not accessible.
Police have spent around Rs 1.5 lakh including maintenance charge on every gadget.
Be that as it may, there are times when the violator and the policeman need to sit tight for around 10-15 minutes as the web continues buffering on the gadget.
A traffic police inspector, who utilizes the new gadget, said “We stop the driver, who violates traffic rules and hope to collect the fine on the spot and allow him/her to carry on with their journey.
However, that does not occur with these new devices. Each page sets aside opportunity to load, so some of the time we need to send away the violator and send them sees later.”
Extra official of police (traffic) R Hitendra said, “Nobody has griped to me about the web speed. Yet, the PDA work is still under advance, the merchant has not yet finished a large number of the components said in the agreement.”
A senior officer affirmed that the gadget can just bolster 3G web.
He said the specialist organization has been changed, so the web system is bad at all the spots. He said that regardless of the possibility that the elements specified in the agreement are altogether given, the speed would continue as before.
The police were utilizing BlackBerrys for 10 years to book spot fines. The agreement residency of BlackBerry is over, at the same time, still in a couple police headquarters, they are being utilized.
The PDA additionally does not permit the activity cop to book a case without appropriate web association. An officer stated, “We can utilize Blackberry to raise around 200 case receipts notwithstanding when we are disconnected and later refresh it in the product, however this office is not accessible in the PDAs.”
The card swipe issue will be dealt with soon, a senior officer said. “It’s a straightforward issue. Swiping office should be possible through the bank’s entryway. The organization is in procedure of getting authorization from the State Bank of India,” he said.
All the field officers raised the issue of system inaccessibility in a meeting.
Representative chief of police (activity east) Abhishek Goyal stated, it’s a straightforward android gadget adjusted rendition of the before gadget. “With the PDA, one can take a photo, video, have GPO coordination and cards swipe choice. Grid is the organization keeping up the gadgets. We urge individuals to go for card swipe, once the office is accessible,” he said.