System Components

System Components

FARE MEDIA

AFC Contactless Card

The AFC Card is a stored-value based, contactless card which acts as an “Electronic Purse Card”. With the stored value, cardholders can use the card for fare payment on public transport, retail payments, and other applications. The AFC Card can be fashioned in many form factors, e.g. key flops, mobile phones stickers, etc. in addition to the standard credit card sized smart card.


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TICKET VALIDATION

Bus Validator

The Bus Validator is designed specifically for use in AFC systems on buses, for validating and debit of AFC cards. The Bus Validator performs mission-critical functions and completes every transaction within 0.3 seconds. With various communication interfaces (GPRS, 3G, Wi-Fi), the Bus Validator can be connected to the Driver Console and other on-board IT systems for a broad range of functions.


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Driver Console & Ticket Printer

The Driver Console is an intelligent control panel for bus drivers to issue paper tickets for cash payment and monitor statuses of the Bus Validators installed on buses. It is connected to the Bus Validator and Ticket Printer. Its 4 LEDs and a 12-key capacitive touch keypad interface allows drivers to quickly and easily control the system.


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Electronic Ticketing Machine

The Electronic Ticketing Machine is a portable terminal for bus conductors or ticket sellers to reload AFC cards and issue paper tickets for cash payment. It can be used as Ticket Inspector to check the validity of AFC cards. With the high speed A8 core, it offers high processing speed, various modes for connectivity and large memory. The built-in terminal printer on the device allows fast receipt printing for passengers.


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POINT OF SALE

Reloading Terminal

The Reloading Terminal is a secure and feature-rich smart card terminal for reloading stored value into AFC cards. The Reloading Terminal equipped with Load SAM (LSAM) is capable of Triple DES mutual authentication with AFC cards to ensure the security of card reload.


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Ticket Office Machine

The Ticket Office Machine is designed especially for use in AFC systems for metro and railway, for ticket issuance, reloading, ticket refund, ticket adjustment and AFC card services. It is installed between the unpaid area and paid area at stations and operated by station personnel. It has a full suite of operations and service capability, for both single journey tickets and AFC cards.


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Ticket Vending Machine

The Ticket Vending Machine is an unmanned machine installed in the unpaid area at stations, for ticket issuance and reloading. A Man Machine Interface (MMI) screen is provided as combined passenger information display and control panel to passenger interaction. It is connected to the Station Computer for transaction and configuration data exchange.


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ACCESS CONTROL

Automatic Gate

The Automatic Gate is designed especially for use in AFC systems for metro or railway for ticket validation and access control. It is equipped with Ticket Validator, single journey ticket collector and various sensors. It is installed between the unpaid area and paid area and enables passenger to pass through the aisle between the two areas.


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MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE

Station Computer System

The TapToPay Station Computer System monitors all devices and equipment installed in a station and communicates with the Central Computer System. It receives the information on statuses of devices (e.g. whether the Automatic Gate is set to be in or out, number of single journey tickets collected in Automatic Gate) and sends out control commands. It also collects transaction data and uploads to the Central Computer System.


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Depot Computer System

The Depot Computer System is a PC-based software to download transaction files from Bus Validators, and to upload configuration files and hotlist files to Bus Validators via local area network. It acts as a data concentrator to handle data exchange between front-end and Central Computer System on regular basis.


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Central Computer System

The TapToPay Central Computer System is the central clearing house system to verify and process transactions and to perform clearing and settlement functions. The Central Computer System comprises of six primary modules – the System Parameter, Card Management, Transaction Management, Operation Management, Report & Analysis, and Clearing & Settlement.


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OTHERS

Ticket Inspector

The Ticket Inspector is a portable terminal to verify the presence and validity of tickets. It checks if the AFC card has been validated after the cardholder’s boarding. The information of the last transaction, including date, time, route, and bus stop can be displayed. If evidence of fare evasion is found, a penalty can be charged on the AFC Card or as a ticket, and the event is recorded on the Ticket Inspector.


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FARE MEDIA

AFC Contactless Card

The AFC Card is a stored-value based, contactless card which acts as an “Electronic Purse Card”. With the stored value, cardholders can use the card for fare payment on public transport, retail payments, and other applications. The AFC Card can be fashioned in many form factors, e.g. key flops, mobile phones stickers, etc. in addition to the standard credit card sized smart card.


Read more




TICKET VALIDATION

Bus Validator

The Bus Validator is designed specifically for use in AFC systems on buses, for validating and debit of AFC cards. The Bus Validator performs mission-critical functions and completes every transaction within 0.3 seconds. With various communication interfaces (GPRS, 3G, Wi-Fi), the Bus Validator can be connected to the Driver Console and other on-board IT systems for a broad range of functions.


Read more

Driver Console & Ticket Printer

The Driver Console is an intelligent control panel for bus drivers to issue paper tickets for cash payment and monitor statuses of the Bus Validators installed on buses. It is connected to the Bus Validator and Ticket Printer. Its 4 LEDs and a 12-key capacitive touch keypad interface allows drivers to quickly and easily control the system.


Read more

Electronic Ticketing Machine

The Electronic Ticketing Machine is a portable terminal for bus conductors or ticket sellers to reload AFC cards and issue paper tickets for cash payment. It can be used as Ticket Inspector to check the validity of AFC cards. With the high speed A8 core, it offers high processing speed, various modes for connectivity and large memory. The built-in terminal printer on the device allows fast receipt printing for passengers.


Read more




POINT OF SALE

Reloading Terminal

The Reloading Terminal is a secure and feature-rich smart card terminal for reloading stored value into AFC cards. The Reloading Terminal equipped with Load SAM (LSAM) is capable of Triple DES mutual authentication with AFC cards to ensure the security of card reload.


Read more

Ticket Office Machine

The Ticket Office Machine is designed especially for use in AFC systems for metro and railway, for ticket issuance, reloading, ticket refund, ticket adjustment and AFC card services. It is installed between the unpaid area and paid area at stations and operated by station personnel. It has a full suite of operations and service capability, for both single journey tickets and AFC cards.


Read more

Ticket Vending Machine

The Ticket Vending Machine is an unmanned machine installed in the unpaid area at stations, for ticket issuance and reloading. A Man Machine Interface (MMI) screen is provided as combined passenger information display and control panel to passenger interaction. It is connected to the Station Computer for transaction and configuration data exchange.


Read more




ACCESS CONTROL

Automatic Gate

The Automatic Gate is designed especially for use in AFC systems for metro or railway for ticket validation and access control. It is equipped with Ticket Validator, single journey ticket collector and various sensors. It is installed between the unpaid area and paid area and enables passenger to pass through the aisle between the two areas.


Read more




MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE

Station Computer System

The TapToPay Station Computer System monitors all devices and equipment installed in a station and communicates with the Central Computer System. It receives the information on statuses of devices (e.g. whether the Automatic Gate is set to be in or out, number of single journey tickets collected in Automatic Gate) and sends out control commands. It also collects transaction data and uploads to the Central Computer System.


Read more

Depot Computer System

The Depot Computer System is a PC-based software to download transaction files from Bus Validators, and to upload configuration files and hotlist files to Bus Validators via local area network. It acts as a data concentrator to handle data exchange between front-end and Central Computer System on regular basis.


Read more

Central Computer System

The TapToPay Central Computer System is the central clearing house system to verify and process transactions and to perform clearing and settlement functions. The Central Computer System comprises of six primary modules – the System Parameter, Card Management, Transaction Management, Operation Management, Report & Analysis, and Clearing & Settlement.


Read more




OTHERS

Ticket Inspector

The Ticket Inspector is a portable terminal to verify the presence and validity of tickets. It checks if the AFC card has been validated after the cardholder’s boarding. The information of the last transaction, including date, time, route, and bus stop can be displayed. If evidence of fare evasion is found, a penalty can be charged on the AFC Card or as a ticket, and the event is recorded on the Ticket Inspector.


Read more