Welcome!

News Feed Item

SUICA and E-Money for Transport: Prepaid Fares, E-Money and Mobile Payments - An Analysis of One of the World's Largest E-Money Systems

LONDON, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:

SUICA and E-Money for Transport: Prepaid Fares, E-Money and Mobile Payments - An Analysis of One of the World's Largest E-Money Systems

https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2200980/SUICA-and-E-Money-for-Transport-Prepaid-Fares-E-Money-and-Mobile-Payments---An-Analysis-of-One-of-the-World's-Largest-E-Money-Systems.html

SUICA is the electronic and mobile ticketing and e-cash system used in the greater Tokyo area and several other areas of Japan. About 20 million cards have been issued - and we estimate that over 30 million cards will be issued by 2010. We estimate that SUICA is used for around US$ 10 billion per year in transactions. These figures make SUICA one of the largest electronic cash and prepaid fare systems.

On March 18, 2007 PASMO was launched. PASMO is an electronic fare and e-cash system for about 100 transportation companies in the Tokyo area and is fully compatible and interoperable with SUICA. PASMO planned to sell 5 million PASMO cards in the first year - however almost 4 million PASMO cards were sold within the first three weeks alone. This report explains the details of the SUICA and PASMO systems, and of several aother related electronic fare and electronic cash systems currently used in Japan.
Executive Summary: SUICA smart cards

What is the meaning of SUICA
Competitive landscape of Japan's emerging electronic cash and electronic payment industry

Mobile payment and keitai credit
Keitai credit - development and trends
Graphical map of Japan's mobile payment and keitai credit sector
e-cash (prepaid)
Keitai credit (postpaid)
What is SUICA and why.

Promoting Suica to replace cash
SUICA's 20 years development history
What is SUICA and why?
SUICA functions
Third generation fare collection
Replacing mechanical ticket gates with wireless non-contact reader/writers
Quantitative data and time line.

20 million SUICA users within 5 years of introduction (graphics: number of issued SUICA cards with and without credit function, season tickets. Data for 2001-2006,
projections to 2009)
Basic data for 2007
Some basic data: main applications, usage area, number of cards issued, total issued and stored value (for 2002)
SUICA time line
JR East VIEW card time line and link to SUICA
SUICA test introduction and results (April-July 2001)
Touch and go
PASMO

PASMO: combining Passnet and the joint Tokyo area bus pass from March 18, 2007
Management of PASMO
SUICA, Passnet, Joint Buss Pass (Data for July 2003)
SUICA and PASMO
Joint equipment for SUICA and PASMO
PASMO and SUICA as e-cash
Marketing PASMO: Pasmo-Robot Character
Icoca

The Icoca Card System
Icoca/ Suica interoperability
The Pitapa System

The Pitapa IC Card System
Pitapa for ecash
From August 1, 2006: joint use of Suica, Icoca and Pitapa

The Pitapa IC Card System
Pitapa for ecash
Comparing Suica, Icoca, and Pitata systems
Toica in the Chubu/Nagoya area

The Toica card system
JAL Card Suica: Combining SUICA with the Japan Airlines Mileage Bank

JAL Card Suica
The Suica Platform

The Suica card platform
Fare gate for Suica and magnetic tickets
Contactless reader/writer for Suica
Linking SUICA cards with the view Credit Card
SUICA for First Class travel e-tickets

SUICA as prepaid electronic cash

Why electronic cash
Requirements for electronic cash
SUICA competitor for e-Cash: Edy overview and explanation
JR-East partners with Convenience store chain FamilyMart
Cash register (POS) with SUICA reader/writer
Images of stores which accept SUICA during the monitor test period, and after introduction
Suica as e-cash at the Kiosk
Luggage locker operated by SUICA
Mobile SUICA field trial

Mobile SUICA field trial, description
Schematics of using a mobile phone with SUICA functionality at a railway fare gate
Mobile SUICA as part of the i-mode Felica Service
SO504iC (SONY Ericsson SO504i + FeliCa smart-card)
EZ Felica - KDDI's Wallet Phone

In preparation: Contactless IC cards and wallet phones for the Tokyo-Osaka Tokaido Shinkansen

The JR Tokai Express Card
The JR Tokai Express Card: statistics for the Tokyo-Osaka shinkansen
Ticket purchase via internet site
Ticket purchase via mobile phone
Odakyu Romance Card club - tickets via mobile phone

What are wallet phones and why

Mobile Suica
Felica Networks
SUICAs Technology: The FeliCa platform

FeliCa description
Inside view of Felica (with pictures of cut open FeliCa cards)
FeliCa and standards, communication standards
Technical data of selected FeliCa cards (anticollision type, ordinary and with magnet stripe for non-contactless read/write)
FeliCa compared with other IC-Cards
VISA, SONY, Infineon alliance
Pasoli contactless secure reader/writer for FeliCa cards and connection to PCs or cash registers
FeliCa Networks
i-Mode - FeliCa preview service
Overview and explanation
Listing of participating companies
Applications tested (summary outline)
Security and privacy

FeliCa for transportation: Octopus, Suica, ...

FeliCa for fare collection
FeliCa as a de-facto standard for transportation payments
FeliCa: Octopus card (Hong Kong)
Felica in Hong Kong, Singapore, New Delhi and Bangkok
FeliCa based transportation tickets in Japan
Images of selected FeliCa based cards in Japan
FeliCa and Mifare

Outline of FeliCa system, system overview
Moible phone with Felica system and near field communication system
FeliCa and Mifare
Felica and NXP Joint Venture
Summary

Read the full report:
SUICA and E-Money for Transport: Prepaid Fares, E-Money and Mobile Payments - An Analysis of One of the World's Largest E-Money Systems

https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2200980/SUICA-and-E-Money-for-Transport-Prepaid-Fares-E-Money-and-Mobile-Payments---An-Analysis-of-One-of-the-World's-Largest-E-Money-Systems.html

For more information:
Sarah Smith
Research Advisor at Reportbuyer.com
Email: [email protected]  
Tel: +44 208 816 85 48
Website: www.reportbuyer.com

SOURCE ReportBuyer

More Stories By PR Newswire

Copyright © 2007 PR Newswire. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of PRNewswire content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of PRNewswire. PRNewswire shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

Latest Stories
The deluge of IoT sensor data collected from connected devices and the powerful AI required to make that data actionable are giving rise to a hybrid ecosystem in which cloud, on-prem and edge processes become interweaved. Attendees will learn how emerging composable infrastructure solutions deliver the adaptive architecture needed to manage this new data reality. Machine learning algorithms can better anticipate data storms and automate resources to support surges, including fully scalable GPU-c...
Wooed by the promise of faster innovation, lower TCO, and greater agility, businesses of every shape and size have embraced the cloud at every layer of the IT stack – from apps to file sharing to infrastructure. The typical organization currently uses more than a dozen sanctioned cloud apps and will shift more than half of all workloads to the cloud by 2018. Such cloud investments have delivered measurable benefits. But they’ve also resulted in some unintended side-effects: complexity and risk. ...
Machine learning provides predictive models which a business can apply in countless ways to better understand its customers and operations. Since machine learning was first developed with flat, tabular data in mind, it is still not widely understood: when does it make sense to use graph databases and machine learning in combination? This talk tackles the question from two ends: classifying predictive analytics methods and assessing graph database attributes. It also examines the ongoing lifecycl...
With more than 30 Kubernetes solutions in the marketplace, it's tempting to think Kubernetes and the vendor ecosystem has solved the problem of operationalizing containers at scale or of automatically managing the elasticity of the underlying infrastructure that these solutions need to be truly scalable. Far from it. There are at least six major pain points that companies experience when they try to deploy and run Kubernetes in their complex environments. In this presentation, the speaker will d...
When applications are hosted on servers, they produce immense quantities of logging data. Quality engineers should verify that apps are producing log data that is existent, correct, consumable, and complete. Otherwise, apps in production are not easily monitored, have issues that are difficult to detect, and cannot be corrected quickly. Tom Chavez presents the four steps that quality engineers should include in every test plan for apps that produce log output or other machine data. Learn the ste...
Dhiraj Sehgal works in Delphix's product and solution organization. His focus has been DevOps, DataOps, private cloud and datacenters customers, technologies and products. He has wealth of experience in cloud focused and virtualized technologies ranging from compute, networking to storage. He has spoken at Cloud Expo for last 3 years now in New York and Santa Clara.
"Peak 10 is a hybrid infrastructure provider across the nation. We are in the thick of things when it comes to hybrid IT," explained , Chief Technology Officer at Peak 10, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 20th Cloud Expo, held June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY.
We are seeing a major migration of enterprises applications to the cloud. As cloud and business use of real time applications accelerate, legacy networks are no longer able to architecturally support cloud adoption and deliver the performance and security required by highly distributed enterprises. These outdated solutions have become more costly and complicated to implement, install, manage, and maintain.SD-WAN offers unlimited capabilities for accessing the benefits of the cloud and Internet. ...
Dion Hinchcliffe is an internationally recognized digital expert, bestselling book author, frequent keynote speaker, analyst, futurist, and transformation expert based in Washington, DC. He is currently Chief Strategy Officer at the industry-leading digital strategy and online community solutions firm, 7Summits.
As IoT continues to increase momentum, so does the associated risk. Secure Device Lifecycle Management (DLM) is ranked as one of the most important technology areas of IoT. Driving this trend is the realization that secure support for IoT devices provides companies the ability to deliver high-quality, reliable, secure offerings faster, create new revenue streams, and reduce support costs, all while building a competitive advantage in their markets. In this session, we will use customer use cases...
Daniel Jones is CTO of EngineerBetter, helping enterprises deliver value faster. Previously he was an IT consultant, indie video games developer, head of web development in the finance sector, and an award-winning martial artist. Continuous Delivery makes it possible to exploit findings of cognitive psychology and neuroscience to increase the productivity and happiness of our teams.
When building large, cloud-based applications that operate at a high scale, it's important to maintain a high availability and resilience to failures. In order to do that, you must be tolerant of failures, even in light of failures in other areas of your application. "Fly two mistakes high" is an old adage in the radio control airplane hobby. It means, fly high enough so that if you make a mistake, you can continue flying with room to still make mistakes. In his session at 18th Cloud Expo, Le...
Machine learning has taken residence at our cities' cores and now we can finally have "smart cities." Cities are a collection of buildings made to provide the structure and safety necessary for people to function, create and survive. Buildings are a pool of ever-changing performance data from large automated systems such as heating and cooling to the people that live and work within them. Through machine learning, buildings can optimize performance, reduce costs, and improve occupant comfort by ...
DevOps tends to focus on the relationship between Dev and Ops, putting an emphasis on the ops and application infrastructure. But that’s changing with microservices architectures. In her session at DevOps Summit, Lori MacVittie, Evangelist for F5 Networks, will focus on how microservices are changing the underlying architectures needed to scale, secure and deliver applications based on highly distributed (micro) services and why that means an expansion into “the network” for DevOps.
Is it possible to migrate 100% of your data ecosystem to the cloud? Join Joe Caserta as he takes you on a complete journey to digital transformation mapping out on-prem data footprint and walking it to the cloud. Joe will also explain how the modern ecosystem supports Artificial Intelligence and will include business use cases to back each of his insights.