Gemalto's Solution for Transport
Open the doors of opportunity with contactless ticketing
It's time to transform transport
Your city is unique. And with that comes a unique set of challenges. But, in some ways, it's probably like many cities around the world. More people in cities are traveling on public transport and they expect more from the experience. New technologies are all around them but haven't made it into transport networks in many cases. What's the answer and who's going to do something about it?
Are you a transport authority?
This issue is probably already on your horizon. After all, you need to provide citizens with better services. But you also need to show you’re spending their money wisely.
Are you a transport operator?
Bringing the latest technology into transport could solve many problems. Imagine if you could:
- Increase efficiency
- Reduce operational costs
- Find new revenue streams
Your Passengers Expect More
Whether passengers use public transport occasionally or often, they all want a smoother journey. With contactless technology coming to the fore around the world, queuing and paying at limited locations for a ticket or to top up a pass seems a little outdated. It’s particularly frustrating if you’re used to paying for things with just a tap of your phone or contactless card. In a 2011 survey*, 60% of people said they’d like to see contactless payments replace cash in transport*.
The benefits of contactless ticketing
For passengers, the benefits are clear: smoother journeys and more secure transactions. But contactless ticketing also offers a number of benefits for transport authorities and operators. In addition, it opens up some interesting opportunities with partners to offer innovative products and services that will improve the experience of passengers.
Contactless ticketing offers transport authorities an opportunity to:
- Reduce costs
- Make their citizens happier
- Become more environmentally friendly
- Improve the image of their cities
For transport operators, it's an opportunity to:
- Increase throughput at the gates
- Offer commuters a better service
- Save money
- Reduce fraud and fare evasion
- Modernize and enhance their reputations
How does contactless ticketing work?
There are two main options when it comes to contactless ticketing: cards or mobile NFC.
This is the one people are most familiar with. Passengers just hold their card within two inches of a reader to pay or securely authenticate a traveller's ticket or pass.
Commuters with an NFC-enabled mobile phone can use it as a contactless transport ticket. Their phones store their tickets digitally. To top up, they just tap their mobile device on an NFC reader at the ticket barrier, or when boarding their train or bus. Many cities are already seeing the benefits of using NFC technology for contactless ticketing.
Learn how you can implement contactless ticketing
The rewards from contactless ticketing are significant: smoother journeys and secure transactions. However, there are also challenges to implementing this kind of infrastructure. That's where we, at Gemalto, come in. We help make contactless ticketing a reality by:
- Bringing together all the different parties involved
- Taking the complexity out of the process
- Providing guidance to all parties
- Offering a complete portfolio of products and services
What do we offer?
You'll find everything you need for contactless ticketing at Gemalto, including:
- Contactless cards
- Mobile NFC
- Trusted Services Hub
When you work with us, you're working with a business that has been there and done it many times before. You'll benefit from tried and tested contactless ticketing technology and our experience of the contactless ticketing world. What's more, we:
- Are proven in a range of markets for securely digitising transactions
- Have global relationships with handset manufacturers, the finance world and MNOs
- Provide scalable and dedicated solutions
- Live and breathe security – it's in our DNA.
Gemalto Transport Solutions
When did you last use cash to pay for a journey? Bank notes and coins are being consigned to history, as a growing number of transport authorities around the world deploy contactless cards, mobile and wearable services. Gemalto, the world leader in digital security, is proud to accompany its customers in their innovation strategy for a greater transport experience.
- Pricing and product availability subject to change without notice.