Finnish tag supplier NFC Netstore is to provide its Contact Point durable NFC tags to Deutsche Bahn for the rail operator’s Touch&Travel national NFC ticketing scheme. Regional transportation operator RMV has already installed 25,000 of the new tags across the Frankfurt region. More
The service allows travellers to check in and out of rail stations using NFC or by scanning 2D barcodes, then the fare due is calculated by Deutsche Bahn and a bill for all journeys made is sent at the end of each month. More
The two transport operators are to combine their existing Touch&Travel and HandyTicket services to deliver a single solution that lets passengers buy tickets on any service with their NFC phone. More
Passengers on Frankfurt’s U-Bahn commuter services will be able to access a range of travel information services via smart posters located in each carriage. More
The twenty companies on the shortlist for the titles of “The Best NFC Service of the Year” and “The Most Innovative NFC Research Project of the Year” have been revealed… More
URI spoofing and redirection — where an authorised NFC tag is replaced with one that points to a resource under a fraudster’s control — is still an issue, says security researcher Collin Mulliner. More
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