Smart ticketing company expands with acquisition from Visa

Smart Ticketing and payment solutions company Unicard Ltd has acquired Smart Ticketing specialists Ecebs from Visa, in a market transaction that it says will enable Unicard to offer a more comprehensive range of solutions in the UK and abroad. The move sees Unicard add contactless EMV (Eurocard, Mastercard and Visa) to its solutions portfolio, comprised […]

Japanese driverless bus project trialling face ticketing

A driverless bus trial in Japan is using facial recognition cameras to allow people to pay for their journeys. Japan Today reports the services in the cities of Maebashi and Mita use a “face pass”  system in which passengers have their face scanned and registered beforehand so that their account gets charged automatically once their face is detected […]


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