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NFC (Near Field Communication) - Articles and news items

IoT solutions enable the power of data-driven transportation

Webinars, Z Homepage promo / 25 May 2016 /

Available to watch on-demand

Making informed IoT enabled transportation decisions regarding the implementation, evolution, and integration of rail solutions, so municipalities can take advantage of the power of data-driven transportation. In this webinar, experts at Kontron address these tough issues to ensure your solution is application-ready saving yourself time and money…

Danish State Railway once again selects Hoeft & Wessel

Rail industry news / 29 November 2011 /

Development of a multi mode reader unit for e-Tickets – First extension tool for handhelds on trains worldwide…

Handheld Group wins large public transportation tender for rugged PDAs

Rail industry news / 12 April 2011 /

Handheld Group has been awarded the contract to supply Netherlands Railways with more than 10,000 rugged Nautiz handhelds…

All aboard for the (((eTicket Germany

Rail industry news / 9 February 2011 /

Central topic of the 40th Kontiki Conference on 3–4 February 2011 in Frankfurt was the eTicketing strategy of the Deutsche Bahn AG (DB)…

The technology behind the M-Ticketing structure of thetrainline.com

Issue 5 2010 / 17 September 2010 /

It’s not an obvious association, but train tickets have since their conception been a source of innovation and engineering triumph. Today we may consider a cardboard ticket an outdated proposition – but the invention of the Edmondson ticket machine in the 1830s for issuing pre-printed tickets was so successful it became used around the world and survived for 150 years. Magnetic stripes were introduced on train tickets in the 1980s nearly a decade before they became widespread for airlines.