Member access

4-Traders Homepage  >  News

News

Latest NewsCompaniesMarketsEconomy & ForexCommoditiesHot NewsMost Read NewsRecomm.Business LeadersVideosCalendar 

NXP Semiconductors NV : Smarter e-ticketing for São Paulo

07/10/2013 | 03:46am US/Eastern
Recommend:
0

Eindhoven, Netherlands and São Paulo, Brazil, July 10, 2013 - NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ: NXPI) today announced that SPTrans - Brazil's largest transport operator - is upgrading its electronic ticketing system with NXP's secure and most popular migration product, MIFARE Plus®.

Mobility is a key challenge for the world's growing megacities. With over 20 million people living in its metropolitan area, São Paulo is the most populated urban conglomeration in the southern hemisphere. As such, it has a crucial need for an efficient and convenient public transportation system. The city government is taking great strides to improve the way people use public transport across São Paulo, based on a new cost model that takes both the route and time into consideration, with NXP's smart technology at the core.

SPTrans is managing a large and growing network, assuring connectivity. The Bilhete Unico smart card today is based on MIFARE® Classic technology with about 40 million cards deployed since its launch in 2004, with seven million users on regular basis, 10 thousand recharge stations, and more than 340 million transactions per month. Prior to upgrading its existing ticketing system, SPTrans needed to address a number of challenging considerations, including the level of security needed; optimizing costs of the system upgrade; identifying which parts of the existing infrastructure should be updated, and when; assuring system reliability during the migration; and enabling compatibility with future extensions such as NFC solutions.

"We have done intensive technology assessments prior to our decision for the MIFARE Plus migration platform." said Adauto Farias, Economic and Financial Management Director at SPTrans. "The new concept will definitively manage more than thirty Government social programs and enable service extension such as bike rentals, extended bus integration and the possibility to store biometric data."

"Transport operators in Los Angeles, Moscow and St. Petersburg have already decided to use MIFARE Plus for their systems." said Ulrich Huewels, vice president and general manager, card security business line, NXP Semiconductors. "NXP not only contributes the technology platform consisting of the core elements in transport cards, readers and mobile devices, but also the expertise over the decades in successfully supporting operators with system evolutions."

NXP MIFARE Plus is based on open global standards for both air interface and cryptographic methods. It is available in two versions: MIFARE Plus S, the Slim version, for straightforward migration of MIFARE Classic systems; and MIFARE Plus X, the eXpert version, which offers more flexibility to optimize the command flow for speed, privacy, and confidentiality.

About NXP Semiconductors

NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ: NXPI) creates solutions that enable secure connections for a smarter world. Building on its expertise in High Performance Mixed Signal electronics, NXP is driving innovation in the automotive, identification and mobile industries, and in application areas including wireless infrastructure, lighting, healthcare, industrial, consumer tech and computing. NXP has operations in more than 25 countries, and posted revenue of $4.36 billion in 2012.www.nxp.com.

distributed by
Recommend :
0
React to this article
Latest news
Date Title
<1m ago National Insurance Employment Allowance
1m ago ECA, a subsidiary of Groupe Gorgé, announces acquisition in the airborne drones segment
1m ago FORD MOTOR : to sell Lincoln cars in China for first time
2m ago RESEARCH AND MARKETS : Global C4ISR Market (Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance, Reconnaissance, Land Systems, Airborne Systems and Naval Systems) 2014 - 2019
4m ago Paper Manufacturing generates SAR 8 mln profit in Q1
4m ago TABUK CEMENT : shareholders approve SAR 0.80/shr dividend
4m ago AL MOUWASAT MEDICAL SERVICES : Saudi's Mouwasat makes SAR 58 mln profit in Q1
4m ago JARIR MARKETING : to pay SAR 1.8/shr dividend May 8
4m ago Marka IPO manager sees oversubscription
4m ago ABU DHABI NATIONAL ENERGY PJSC : TAQA signs $200 mln loan to repay debt
Latest news
Advertisement
Hot News 
HAYNES PUBLISHING : Third Quarter Hit By Us Inventory Returns, Weak UK
BLUR : Shares In Blur Group Plummet Due To Delayed Revenue Recognition
AKZO NOBEL : AkzoNobel publishes Q1 2014 results
ANGLO ASIAN MINING : Reduces 2014 Production Target
WEATHERFORD INTERNATIONAL LTD : Weatherford International Hits New Yearly High; Zogenix Issues Update on Zohydro ER
Most Read News
1h ago DIAGEO : Drop in Diageo takes the fizz out of FTSE
1h ago Google, IBM cast shadow
5h ago IBM's quarterly revenue sinks to 5-year low as hardware sales fall
1d ago Google misses revenue target, ad prices slide
1d ago BANK OF AMERICA : financial crisis costs become a recurring nightmare
Most recommended articles
1h ago Google, IBM cast shadow
1h ago DIAGEO : Drop in Diageo takes the fizz out of FTSE
04/10DJCarrefour Sales Grow at Fastest Pace in Two Years
22m agoDJFord Plans to Sell Five Lincoln Brands in China By 2016
24m ago JAPAN VICE ECONOMY MINISTER : Economy remains on firm footing after tax hike
Dynamic quotes  
ON
| OFF