Following optimistic industry forecasts, innovations from smartcard technology providers are expected to be on full display at this year’s event.
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The See Hong Kong Pass, a newly launched tourist smartcard, offers cash-free admission to 15 popular attractions and dozens of other experiences.
Pikitup, a waste management company in Johannesburg, South Africa, is introducing a new smartcard system that will replace cash payments and grant customers easier access to its four landfills.
The smartcard initiative is intended to provide lower income populations with a convenient and relatively painless way to change their habits and take control of their financial future.
Ramjas College, part of Delhi University’s northern campus, will manage student access by issuing digital smartcards.
In an effort to improve passenger security, a taxi company servicing Delhi International Airport is introducing biometric smartcards for authenticating driver identification.
The city hopes to have the new system in place by Spring 2012 so that commuters will be able to take advantage of the streamlined process.
The integration of biometric technology in automated teller machines may help bring modern banking to developing regions around the world.
As reported by The Guardian, the biometric fingerprint scanners would be used to create a unique profile and identification number for each student. But more than 200 parents recently signed a petition to keep the matter open for additional debate.
Fans of Chesterfield FC, a British football club, will now be able to redeem their tickets in the form of a single smartcard.