01 May 2017

David Jacobs to speak at upcoming events

David Jacobs, Global Head of Solutions

David Jacobs, Vix's Global Head of Solutions, will be speaking at two upcoming events in Asia this month:

David is speaking at the APSCA 10th Transport Revenue and Data Management Forum, held 23-24 May in Singapore. His presentation, titled 'How Account-Based Ticketing Will Support the Payments and Mobility as a Service Revolution', is part of the session on Account-Based Ticketing (ABT) scheduled for 09.15 on the forum's second day.

He will then be giving the same presentation at the 4th Asia Rail Summit (25-26 May in Bangkok), speaking on day two of the conference at 11.00.

MyCiTi Program Brings Contactless Payments to Cape Town Transit
Cape Town, South Africa

Vix Technology partnered with the city of Cape Town in 2013 to provide the award-winning MyCiTi ticketing solution to replace paper tickets. Vix implemented an Open Payments system that enabled the use of bank-issued contactless credit cards for travel, providing access to people to previously did not have a bank account. The solution also helped alleviate daily travel delays for Cape Town’s commuters and allowed for fares to be paid in ways other than cash.