Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.
Denver Fire Department to use TDS Recon Pocket PC
Posted on 23-Mar-2004 23:48 | Filed under: News


Denver Fire Department to use TDS Recon Pocket PC
Denver Fire Department bought 70 rugged TDS Recon handheld computers to use in its fire safety inspection process. They expect to achieve significant savings in time, effort and money.

The Recon, which runs Windows Mobile 2003 software for Pocket PCs, will help the department eliminate several time-consuming steps in the inspection process.

Currently inspectors must generate hard-copy inspection report forms, hand-write inspection data on the forms in the field, and then pass the forms to a data-entry worker, who enters the information into a central computer. Using the Recon, the inspectors will be able to download their schedules, enter inspection data directly to the handheld in the field, and transfer it directly to the central computer at the end of the day. The new process will eliminate multiple steps, save paper and prevent costly data-entry errors.

"We plan to use the Recon for 5,000 inspections this year, and 20,000 inspections per year thereafter," said Mike Stutz, information technology manager for the Denver Fire Department. "We expect that will save us the equivalent of 4,000 data-entry hours each year -- a significant savings in this era of tight budgets."


More information: http://www.tdsway.com...







Twitter and LinkedIn »



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:



Trending now »

Hot discussions in our forums right now:

Recommendation for new mid-sized SUV
Created by nvpradeepkumar, last reply by Technofreak on 25-Jan-2020 22:22 (35 replies)
Pages... 2 3


Why I'm not buying Sonos again
Created by dafman, last reply by dafman on 25-Jan-2020 22:16 (82 replies)
Pages... 4 5 6


Tile trackers - a bit confused.
Created by GSManiac, last reply by GSManiac on 24-Jan-2020 22:37 (14 replies)

New Orbi Mesh System
Created by JayWehi33, last reply by Jiriteach on 24-Jan-2020 17:10 (13 replies)

Issues streaming at peak times on 2degrees UFB / Wi-Fi
Created by Mahon, last reply by Delphinus on 23-Jan-2020 23:45 (13 replies)

Is this FnP Fridge the best bang for buck?
Created by TeaLeaf, last reply by TeaLeaf on 23-Jan-2020 18:26 (27 replies)
Pages... 2


Is this EV charging alarmist headline from Norway legit?
Created by Talkiet, last reply by Scott3 on 24-Jan-2020 11:16 (22 replies)
Pages... 2


Poor VDSL speeds and poor chat experience
Created by MidnightRider, last reply by K8Toledo on 24-Jan-2020 23:49 (21 replies)
Pages... 2