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The Omni-Channel Challenge – Customer service and sales in a digitalised world

Industry news  •  24 October 2014  •  Kontiki

The theme of the 51st Kontiki Conference, which was held in Wuppertal on 16th – 17th October 2014, was the rapid development of digital electronic media and the way it has remodelled Public Passenger Transport…

Overview of the latest contact-less smart card systems and electronic ticketing developments in Europe

Issue 4 2007, Past issues  •  9 August 2007  •  Dr. Manfred Ritschel, Chairman, Kontiki Group

The Kontiki Working Group is a product and system independent platform comprising of 76 members from public transport associations, transportation companies, and industry, banking and credit services. As well as these, there are also consulting companies for the implementation of contact-less smart card systems for electronic ticketing in public transport and other mobility systems; such as car parks, park and ride, and car sharing. Kontiki engages in an international working group dedicated to standardisation and inter-operability.

Initial results were presented at the UITP conference in Helsinki and further results will be presented with an international round table at the Kontiki conference in Brussels on 13 and 14 September 2007, together with the international UITP Information Technology and Innovation Commission, the Transport Card Forum (UK) and the Contact-Less User Board (CLUB).