CASIO Mobile Industrial Solutions
CASIO Mobile Industrial Solutions
CASIO Mobile Industrial Solutions

Kölner Verkehrsbetriebe AG

Customer: Kölner Verkehrsbetriebe AG
Application area: Electronic ticket checking, data recording, photo documentation
Product: IT-3000 und IT-600
Partner: Systemtechnik GmbH
Place of use: Cologne

Kölner Verkehrsbetriebe AG
Kölner Verkehrsbetriebe AG
Customer: Kölner Verkehrsbetriebe AG
Application area: Electronic ticket checking, data recording, photo documentation
Product: IT-3000 und IT-600
Partner: Systemtechnik GmbH
Place of use: Cologne


The customer

"Menschen bewegen", or "Moving people" in English, is the motto of Kölner Verkehrs-Betriebe AG. Kölner Verkehrs-Betriebe AG, or KVB for short, is one of the largest public transport companies in Germany. The areas of activity not only cover passenger transportation, but also include a wide range of other tasks at the depots, workshops, sales centres and administration. The company currently employs 3,150 employees and operates around 380 trams and 300 busses on 60 different lines. Over 800,000 people use the service of the KVB each day.

Photographic documentation is created using CASIO handheld terminals

The use

When checking tickets in trains and busses and taking photographic evidence of damage, soiling and crime, field workers at Kölner Verkehrs-Betriebe AG use the CASIO hand-held terminals IT-3000 and IT-600, offering a range of functions adapted to fulfil the specific usage requirements. In addition to reducing the workload of personnel with regard to time-consuming paper work and routine tasks, the quality of service for passengers and the cleanliness and security on the trams and busses have also been improved.

The IT-3000 is easy to use and compact

Practical experiences

Frank Krause, service and security manager at Kölner Verkehrs-Betriebe AG, confirms: "Our employees are extremely impressed by the CASIO terminals. The compact devices contain everything they need to carry out their work. The Systemtechnik software is easy to operate and helps to ensure error-free invoices and documentation."

IT-3000

The product IT-3000

The extremely sturdy and robust construction of the handheld IT-3000 terminal fulfils the technical requirements for a device used in the field - it can withstand a drop from a height of 1.2 meters, complies with the IP54 rating for dust and water-splash protection and can operate faultlessly in temperatures between -20°C and +50°C. The terminal weighs between 635 and 680 g and comes with a built-in printer and magnetic card reader with Microsoft®.NET technology®. The scratch-resistant LCD touch screen enables signatures to be written directly on to the screen and data to be entered at the touch of a finger. The device can be expanded and used in a WLAN or GPRS environment thanks to Bluetooth®, IrDA interfaces, a PC card and SD card slot.