"Today marks the start of a phased programme to introduce people to the benefits of this new smartcard
Michael Wevill, Smartcard
project manager, said feedback from passengers had been positive as he presented his findings of the pounds 20 million scheme to a capital projects committee to passenger transport body Centro.
To order your free Smartcard
go to the Transport For Wales website.
provides extra security as it can be cancelled or blocked at any time through the TFW Rail Services website or app and will not de-magnetise if accidentally placed next to a smartphone.
Nevertheless, the archived smartcard
data collected from AFC systems also have its limitations .
Labour said that ministers had made "shockingly poor progress" on extending London-style smartcard
technology outside the South East.
"Two-factor ID comes in many forms, but smartcards
are widely accepted and deployed at many government agencies as well as financial institutions.
The article also implied a lack of co-operation on the part of train operators to implement smartcard
are plastic cards embedded with a microchip which can be used in place of paper tickets, cash or traditional travelcards.
for petroleum products distributed so far: EGPC chairman.
The move comes as the use of smartcards
on the Metro system increases, with 100,000 Pop and other smartcards
The Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) announced that contactless smartcards
will be used for the Light Rail Transit (LRT) and Metro Rail Transit (MRT) effective next year.