Mobile devices as tickets
With more and more travelers relying on flexible, mobile solutions, from smartphones to wearables, operators are expected to move with the times. They can now leverage mobile solutions to address the challenges of the rapidly growing demand for mobility solutions. G+D Mobile Security is at the forefront of developing mobile ticketing for greater passenger and operator convenience, without compromising security.
Increasing urbanization and growing mobility demands are putting transport operators under ever more pressure. Public transport users now expect technology to simplify ticketing, reduce delays, and improve transit communication; most are even willing to pay higher prices for the privilege, according to an Accenture study.
Secure Service Management by G+D Mobile Security offers full integration and secure managed services so passengers can use their mobiles as a travel card. The 50 million passengers worldwide using our contactless card ticketing solutions can now rely on G+D secure mobile ticketing solutions, as can all travelers.
Millennials will shape public transport in the US: 95 million millennials will make up the bulk of the country’s workforce by 2025.«
Why choose a mobile ticketing solution by G+D?
Benefits of G+D mobile ticket services
We look at the bigger transport picture to deliver complete transport solutions that integrate all parts of the infrastructure to make sure you stay ahead of the game.
Secure Service Management for guaranteed high availability, secure managed services, and easy integration
Over-the-air (OTA) application provisioning and personalization
Scalable, secure mobile ticketing from software-only solutions to tamper-proof hardware-based solutions in trusted environments
Verification of customer eligibility
OTA ticket and product reloading
Integration of customer care interface with operator’s customer help desk
MIFARE® , Calypso, CIPURSE™ , and local technologies available as NFC mobile phone applications
New and improved mobile services increase passenger choice and convenience, which translates into enhanced consumer appeal
Mobile ticketing by G+D
From contactless cards to SIM-based solutions
We supply contactless cards, mobile solutions such as secure QR codes, and SIM cards with NFC functionalities to securely manage identities on mobile devices. Our SIM-based solutions include secure elements (eSE and SIM), a secure operating system, applets for transit and multi-functionality (e.g. payment). All solutions comply with the strictest security regulations and industry standards. For mobile app security, G+D also offers the Trusted Application Kit (TAK).
Explore the potential of mobile ticketing
As a global leader for identity management services, G+D offers a wide range of secure, flexible, and smart ticketing solutions to simplify travelers’ lives.
MIFARE® mobile solutions
MIFARE® mobile benefits
The MIFARE® SIM platform, available in various form factors, enables any city using MIFARE® to easily include a mobile solution without any changes to infrastructure
Our MIFARE® mobile solutions allow transit operators, mobile network operators, trusted service managers, and other service providers to securely manage MIFARE® -based services in NFC mobile devices
G+D's certifications guarantee the security and interoperability of its MIFARE® mobile portfolio with other service providers
NFC-enabled smartphones are compatible with existing MIFARE® infrastructure, the most extended and widespread in transit, and can be used as smartcard replacements. Passengers can simply tap the smartphone against a MIFARE® reader, the same way they tap a MIFARE® smartcard against a gate reader or payment terminal.
The entire MIFARE® suite is certified
G+D was the first SIM card provider to receive both the product certification from NXP Semiconductors for MIFARE Classic® and from the MIFARE4Mobile Industry Group for MIFARE4Mobile Version 2. With the certification for MIFARE DESFire® EV1, G+D completes the entire MIFARE® suite.
For various form factors and NFC-enabled devices
The MIFARE® portfolio is available in both SIM and eSE form factors for NFC-enabled smartphones and other NFC-enabled devices like wearables or tablets. This opens up a whole new area for MIFARE® applications from ticketing and access control to micropayment. As an active member of MIFARE4Mobile Industry Group, G+D is driving the evolution of MIFARE® technology in mobile devices.
Calypso mobile solution
Calypso technology is a contactless international standard designed by major transport operators and has been in use for over 20 years around the world. It is a mandatory functionality for France, Belgium, Israel, Canada, Portugal, and Italy. Calypso technology guarantees that access to information is legitimate and secure.
G+D Mobile Security, a member of the Calypso Networks Association (CNA), offers Calypso products and mobile solutions for these markets.
FeliCa mobile technology
FeliCa is a technology widely deployed across Asia, particularly Hong Kong, Singapore, and especially Japan, where it is the de-facto standard. FeliCa has high-speed capability, which is crucial for transit networks where very high passenger throughput is required.
As well as transit, FeliCa is extensively used for e-money and mobile payment, access management, customer loyalty programs, and event ticketing.
CIPURSE™ mobile solution
To cater for passengers' mobile lifestyles, transit operators need to implement secure, open, and flexible solutions. The CIPURSE™ open standard provides an advanced foundation for developing highly secure, interoperable, and flexible transit fare collection solutions. CIPURSE™ also allows the flexible combination of identity and payment functions in mobile devices or multiple application cards. G+D's CIPURSE™ Mobile solutions, based on Secure Elements, will help transit operators meet current and future challenges. G+D provided the world’s first contactless smart card compliant with the CIPURSE™ open security standard now being used in Brazil. As a founding member of OSPT Alliance, G+D is leading the development of this new, open standard for contactless systems.
Mobile application security is not an option
Mobile app security is paramount today. With the growing number of transit, ticketing, and payment apps now storing valuable data, hackers have begun to aggressively attack mobile devices and the apps on those devices.
To meet the growing demand for higher security for mobile apps, G+D offers the Trusted Application Kit (TAK) for transit operators and other service providers. TAK is a software development kit (SDK) for app developers and an application security framework for mobile operating systems like Android or iOS.
The solution won a “Best in Show” award recently at the Payments Summit show in Orlando, Florida, hosted by the Secure Technology Alliance. TAK is gaining considerable traction in the areas of mobile transit and financial services.
Trusted Application Kit benefits
Provides mechanisms like device binding, jailbreaking, and rooting detection to make apps more secure
Compliant with all applicable regulations
Provides the best possible security while remaining unobtrusive for end-users
Allows confidential data to be stored securely on customer device for greater end-user peace of mind
Securely protects exchange of confidential information between app and transit operator server, preventing network sniffing
Contactless-ticket systems reduce investment expenditure and maintenance costs. They are customer-friendly, because the contactless smartcard handles interactions between the customer and the backend.
eSE solutions are tiny powerhouses that make your devices secure, reliable, and trustworthy. They provide secure management all the way from onboarding to discontinuation and even refurbishment.