HID revolutionizes ticket validation and fare collection for mass transit


HID Transforms Ticket Validation and Fare Collection for Mass Transit with HID VAL150 Platform Ticket Validator

HID, a global leader in trusted identity solutions, has unveiled its latest innovation in mass transit ticket validation with the introduction of the HID VAL150 Platform Ticket Validator. This state-of-the-art validator features a multimedia ticket reader capable of processing barcodes, QR codes, closed loop transit cards, and open loop contactless EMV payments.

The VAL150 is currently being utilized by the Milwaukee County Transit System on its CONNECT 1 BRT stations as part of the WisGo fare collection system powered by Umo® Mobility, a subsidiary of Cubic® Transportation Systems. This cutting-edge technology is revolutionizing the way passengers pay for and validate their tickets, providing a seamless and efficient experience for both riders and operators.

With the increasing demand for technology-driven fare payment and ticketing systems in public transportation, the VAL150 is a game-changer. Riders can now board quickly and easily, thanks to the validator’s ability to process various ticket types and payment methods. This streamlined process not only enhances passenger satisfaction but also helps reduce operational costs and improve overall efficiency.

The HID VAL150 incorporates TripTick™ technology to seamlessly read and validate a wide range of ticket types, making it quick and intuitive to use. Its weatherproof and impact-resistant design allows for continuous operation in outdoor settings, catering to diverse environments. Additionally, the validator offers benefits for integrators, such as efficient utilization of existing applications and seamless integration with third-party software.

By modernizing fare collection processes, HID is not only providing passengers with a frictionless way to pay and board but also contributing to increased ridership. The VAL150 is set to revolutionize the mass transit industry, offering a convenient and efficient solution for both passengers and operators alike.

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