Transit Ticketing Today

Korean buses roll out ‘tagless’ Bluetooth fare payments

Gyeonggi-do Province Transportation Bureau in South Korea has officially launched a ‘tagless’ fare payment system that uses Bluetooth technology to detect a Bluetooth signal from a passenger’s smartphone when they board and alight from the vehicle and then automatically charges their pre- or post-paid transit card for their fare... More



South Korea pilots mobile driving licences

Men holding smartphones showing South Korea's mobile driving licences

South Korea’s Ministry of the Interior and Safety and the Korean National Police Agency have begun trialling a mobile driving licence prior to a national rollout and as a first step towards the introduction of other state-issued digital ID documents... More




What's New in Payments

More than half of Asia Pacific consumers make digital payments at least once a week

Survey graph showing percentage of Asia Pacific consumers making digital payments on named devices

Nine in 10 consumers in the Asia Pacific region have used mobile payment apps at least once during the past 12 months, while more than half have used digital payment methods at least once a week and a sixth have made a digital payment for the first time since the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic (15%), according to research published by Kaspersky... More