Unless you are a fare dodger, you don’t travel on public transport without a ticket. But the arrival of social distancing and other pandemic-related measures presents a worldwide dilemma – how to ensure our safety in something as mundane as buying a daily bus ticket? The answer lies in contactless ticketing.
As the world continues to grow and urbanize, many cities will face transportation challenges. City governments will need to ensure the safety and effectiveness of public transport while addressing the growing demand for services. How can cities effectively manage the moving large masses of people from one place to the next?
Contactless payments are growing in popularity across all areas of business. Contactless bank cards were in common use even before the coronavirus pandemic, but physical distancing measures have made them ubiquitous. This bodes well for the growing trend of contactless ticketing in public transport.
Emulation of the smart card, DOXX Card in a mobile phone with NFC support. The option of payment via an emulated DOXX Card in a mobile phone at standard banking terminals, with support of contactless technology. DOXX – Stravné lístky has presented itself as a progressive company which was the first to offer the option of using NFC technology for payments using an electronic benefit voucher in the Slovak market. The application for Android is part of the DOXX Card mobile app, and is available in Google Play.