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Secure Transactions News

MTA is expected to launch a mobile ticketing app soon

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) will put mobile payments in place (cf. Smart Insights Weekly #15-43). The system will also soon boast greater Wi-Fi coverage as well as a set of countdown clocks at subway platforms.

 

There were even set to be included charging stations on trains and buses, giving users access to not only the means to get online, but also the power required to keep devices working to get online in the first place.

Gemalto provides Quebec's new driver's license

Gemalto announces that Quebec's driver's license and vehicle registration authority, SAAQ (Société de l'assurance automobile du Québec), has declared Gemalto's new central issuance facility for driver's licenses operational. Gemalto's professional services team worked closely with SAAQ over the past eight months to seamlessly integrate the central issuance solution into SAAQ's headquarters.

 

In addition to providing the Coesys Issuance Solution for central issuance, the multi-year contract with SAAQ also includes a custom designed artwork and the polycarbonate-based driver license, known for its ability to support strong tactile security features.

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Smart Insights: More than 1 billion smart cards issued in public transportation by 2021

The latest Smart Insights Report: “Smart ticketing on the path to dematerialization,” anticipates the number of users of contactless tickets, open loop and mobile ticketing solutions will experience a fast growth during the period 2016-2021, with mobile ticketing registering a CAGR (Compounded Annual Growth Rate) of 81.9% during the forecast period; as consequence contactless and magnetic fare media (tickets and cards) shipments are expected to decrease.