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Consult Hyperion sponsors IET E-payment in Transport seminar

by david.nunes

Institution of Engineering and Technology event will showcase some of the UK’s leading innovations and developments and look to the future of payments

Consult Hyperion, an independent consultancy that specialises in the fields of secure transactions in contactless smart cards and mobile technologies, is pleased to announce that it is supporting The Institution of Engineering and Technology’s E-payment in Transport event. Taking place on 16th November at The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) in London, the seminar is an opportunity for attendees to understand how technology innovations are improving the UK’s transport business. All the latest technologies will be showcased and presentations during the day include speakers from, Con sult Hyperion, Mastercard, ITSO, Transport for London and Mobile Operators.

Mike Burden, Commercial Manager at Consult Hyperion, will be drawing on his experiences in the UK and abroad to speak about the evolution of transport ticketing and the key issues transport sectors need to consider when implementing an e-payment system.

“We’re proud to support this seminar which aims to bring the industry together to discuss and showcase the successes and innovations to date, as well as the challenges such as security, interoperability issues between transport sectors, and reduced public sector spending, said Mike Burden, Commercial Manager at Consult Hyperion. “The impact of technology on transport payments is huge, and consumers’ expectations of ticketing are changing, so it is essential that we as an industry understand this and utilise technology to provide effective and convenient outcomes for transport users.”

Other topics that will be discussed include the future of ticketing gates in the UK and the security of Near Field Communication. MasterCard will be discussing its PayPass scheme working within the transport sector, and the future for Transport for London’s Oyster card and how that is evolving will be examined.

To register for this seminar, please visit event registration on The Institution of Engineering and Technology website: www.theiet.org/e-payment

Notes to editors: To speak to Mike Burden or to read his paper on ‘Open Payments in Public Transport’ please contact andrewb@chazb.com

About the E-Payment in Transport seminar

E-payment in transport will showcase some of the UK’s leading innovations and developments. With speakers from MasterCard, Transport for London, Mobile Operators and the leading manufacturers all the latest technologies will be showcased. Benefits of attending include: hearing about the latest technology developments and challenges, receiving an insight in e-payment and where the UK industry is moving to in the future, understanding how technology innovations can improve your business and networking with your peers in an environment suited to your needs.

About Consult Hyperion

Consult Hyperion is an independent information technology consultancy that has spent over two decades advising leading organisations around the world. Consult Hyperion helps these organisations to reap real benefits from technological change in the field of secure electronic transactions ranging from retail payments to passport control, and from mobile top-up to TV shopping. Consult Hyperion is uniquely qualified to advise on turning great business ideas into working systems that can help customers, and to evaluate new business concepts, develop new products and services from specification to customer roll-out, and to test and certify complex systems including a dedicated e-passport interoperability service.

The four main sectors the company operates in are; Financial services, with card schemes, banks, retailers and others; Telecommunications and media, advising world leading companies; Technology, to support some of the largest IT companies, and in the Public sector where projects include both government and law enforcement.

Gloria Benson

Consult Hyperion
Tel: +44 (0)1483 301793

Press Contact for Consult Hyperion:

Andrew Ball / Chaz Brooks

Chazbrooks Communications
Tel: +44 (0)1483 537 890

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