NFC and the Transport Industry
A Future of Public Transport Interoperability
The widespread adoption of NFC in Public Transport requires the assurance that NFC-enabled devices will interoperate with existing Public Transport systems throughout the world. Working with industry organizations, standards bodies, and Public Transport Operators, the NFC Forum has succeeded in providing this assurance by harmonizing the specifications of mobile device NFC interface with those of Public Transport readers and cards. Test specifications have been amended accordingly.
These actions have provided Public Transport Operators, Mobile Network Operators, and handset manufacturers with a roadmap for accelerating the implementation of NFC-enabled mobile ticketing. The pieces are in place to enable Radio Frequency interoperability for Public Transport systems – without changing Public Transport infrastructures.
The opportune time to start preparing to include NFC in your Public Transport system? Now!
Transport White Paper
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NFC in Public Transport Case Study
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Transport Events of Interest
Jan 23, 2018 - Jan 24, 2018
Transport Ticketing Global is the world's largest public transport gathering focussed on evolving smart ticketing, integrating passenger information programmes and developing smart cities. Through a combination of local and international operator case studies, in-depth industry debates and panel discussions across three conference theatres, Transport Ticketing Global acts as a platform for over 800 transport executives to share knowledge and set the industry agenda for the year ahead. With over 100 experts speaking at the event, there is no better place to keep up with industry trends and learn from global transport leaders.
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