Transport for London (TfL) first introduced contactless payments on London buses in 2012 and two years later extended them to cover all modes of travel on the world’s largest contactless pay-as-you-go network – covering bus, rail, Tube and tram. This video from Cubic Transportation Systems highlights the tremendous results TfL has seen.
Examples and case studies
When Kanaiwa Hospital in Kanazawa, Japan, decided to introduce a comprehensive electronic health records system, it needed a smooth transition from its old paper record-keeping as well as a "non-stop" network to support the new system. In this Allied Telesis case study, you'll read about the technology that is fulfilling the hospital's objectives.
Listen to John Ravitz from the American Red Cross talk about how MasterCard's prepaid cards helped people who were driven from their homes by a major fire.
At the May 2013 World Economic Forum on Africa, the Nigerian National Identity Management Commission and MasterCard announced the planned issuance of 13 million National Identity Smart Cards as a pilot program. This case study describes what is considered the broadest financial inclusion initiative of its kind on the African continent.
New Taipei city government began constructing and integrating the public cloud and service cloud, not only to strengthen city government operations and that of its subordinate agencies, but also to determine public sentiment regarding government services. Get details in this Microsoft case study.