Identive is working together with the Land Transport Authority (LTA) in Singapore to design a new smart chip-based transit ticket for the Southeast Asian country’s extensive rail network.
TransitLink, as the LTA administrator, has awarded Identive a three-year contract valued at $3.9 million to supply the tickets, which include near field communication (NFC) chips from German semiconductor manufacturer, Infineon Technologies.
The contactless technology embedded in the tickets facilitates rapid processing through automated fare gates at transit stations throughout Singapore. The smart transit tickets, each with its own unique identifier and intelligence, incorporate my-d move NFC chips from Infineon.
Identive’s collaboration with LTA will ensure the new smart NFC transit tickets work within the country’s transit infrastructure to help move Singapore’s five million citizens and tourists efficiently and with ease.