Bluetooth-enabled ticket gates demonstrated

The Keypass scanners would detect a passenger approaching the gate line and verify the validity of their mobile ticket, alowing them to pass through without manually interacting with a reader.

UK: Railway Gazette attended a demonstration of Bluetooth Low Energy fare validation technology at Thales UK’s Crawley offices on February 9. Organised by rail standards body RSSB, this showed how Bluetooth could be used to improve the throughput of passengers through a ticket gateline at busy stations.Among the applications being ...

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