Tecnología de Identidad y Seguridad, Tarjetas Inteligentes e Identificación

Celulares en lugar de boletos de tránsito en Chicago

Viernes, 29 de mayo de 2009

La Autoridad Regional del Transporte de Chicago, la cual desarrolla un moderno sistema de boletos que le permite a los pasajeros pagar con tarjetas de crédito sin contacto, piensa expandir ese servicio para incluir también teléfonos celulares NFC.

“Pienso que es una de las tecnologías más prometedoras que hay ahora”, comenta Joseph Moriarty, analista principal de RTA. “Hay más personas usando un celular que tarjejtas de débito o crédito”.


Una vez implementado, el sistema puede extenderse a otros sistemas de tránsito del país, lo que significaría que un celular es todo lo que un pasajero necesitaría para tener acceso al transporte en San Francisco, donde ya se probó la NFC, o Chicago. No se necesitará ni efectivo, ni pase, ni boletos de papel.

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