Now police at your doorstep at press of a buttonDecember 8th, 2008 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 8 (IANS) People in Hyderabad will no longer have to telephone the police in case of burglary, intrusion, fire and medical emergency. All they need to do is to press a button and the police will be at their doorsteps in a few minutes.The state-of-the-art security equipment Omnipolis, which costs Rs.4,000, has to be installed in the house or commercial establishment and the user will have to pay Rs.400 per month.
Developed by city-based Dee Cee Security Systems, the emergency response communication system alerts the police control room, which in turn will inform the nearest police patrol vehicle about the emergency.
This is the first of its kind security system project launched by Home Minister K. Jana Reddy Monday.
“If a subscriber presses the button, the signal will reach the police control room, which will alert the nearest Rakshak (or police patrol vehicle) in the area,” said Rohit Jain, managing director of Dee Cee Security Systems.
The equipment communicates emergency data to the police control room in two minutes.
The system uses GSM, GPRS and GPS technologies. The ultra-modern police control room 60 Rakshak vehicles were already equipped with GPS systems.
Immediately after receiving the alarm signal, the control room will use the advanced vehicle tracking system to spot the Rakshak vehicle which is nearest to the victim and rush it there. The control room will also transmit the location map of the victim.