NFC (Near Field Communication) technology is driving this and with consumers using their smartphones for just about everything nowadays, it’s easy to see how this has become a major requirement for customer satisfaction.
Electronic fare payment already makes use of contactless cards, and the ability to get passengers moving more quickly at the station is a key to reducing lines and streamlining access to mass transit gates. Passengers simply tap their mobile device or linked smartcard to travel, without having to stop and purchase a ticket or get confused trying to figure out fares.
OTI payment solutions and products were designed to be ideal for mass transit validation. with a compact form factor, multiple mounting options and support for all major ticketing formats. OTI’s modular EMV Level 1 and 2 certifications, support MasterCard, Visa, American Express, China Union Pay, Discover, Apple Pay, Google Pay, Samsung Pay, Huawei Pay and many more, making Account Based Ticketing (ABT) affordable for transportation authorities large and small.