Central Public Transport Purchase (CATP) announces the launch end of the year a universal mobile app sales and validation of dematerialized transport tickets . An ambitious product while the interoperability of ticketing and scanning customer experience in transport networks are among the key topics of the public transport sector.
Currently under development by the Airweb provider , this app is declined the mobile ticket created for the app Scoop, presented in February 2016 and used by the TCAT of Troyes, but with a feature to be used in his ” all public and private transport networks in France and abroad “explains the release of the CATP.
Complimentary to networks , the app will allow ” the unit without charges or for the community or for the operator ” while paying options will be offered, such as the creation of an online store, geolocation, data recovery in a back office , generating securities QRCode screen or an info-travelers module. These additional services will be offered by another partner of the CATP, UbiTransports .
Developed in partnership with GART, the app has already received several strong interest from brands networks ACT members while a call for expressions of interest from AOT and operators was launched by the CATP to assess wider appeal of such a product from the industry. STIF has already confirmed such an experiment the next app in a network of Ile de France.
the CATP seeks to provide a complementary solution to existing systems, simple and technically easy to install in networks of any size and to distinguish heavy ticketing systems, complex. It puts forward his ” open and independent system of standards, telecom operators ” and the absence of a specific payment system to implement. An argument that is designed to counter the ongoing developments of contactless ticketing systems based on payment cards or proprietary technology dependent and telecom operators.