TransLink Leverages RFID for Universal Access for Customers Who Have Limited Use of Their Hands

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South Coast British Columbia Transportation Authority, TransLink has launched a tap-less access system for those with mobility issues at 23 of the 56 Greater Vancouver area SkyTrain and SeaBus transit stations. The system employs radio frequency identification technology to prompt gates to open for those carrying UHF RFID-enabled badges so that they don't need to use their hands. In 2016, TransLink replaced the old ticketing process with a gate syste...

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