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Smart card creates a safer, more secure, more efficient society [3:00]

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NARRATION:
NEC is a global leader in IT and networking. We contribute to society by creating social value and supporting the development of safer cities. NEC also provides valuable solutions in the public transportation market.

Man-on-the-street interview 1:
"I use it every day when commuting. I can do everything with this card, and couldn't manage without it. My wallet is so light! (laughs)"

Woman-on-the-street interview 2:
"I always use it for shopping and the beauty salon. I even use it for karaoke. I love that the more I use it, the more points I get!"

Title cut:
Benefits and Revenue in Public Transportation

NARRATION:
NEC's prepaid smart card system offers real benefits. A single card lets you ride trains, trams and buses, even if they are run by different companies.
You can also use the prepaid card for shopping, which saves the hassle of carrying cash.

Subtitles:
Multiple benefits

  • Enter with one tap
  • Easy to top-up
  • Pass for travel

NARRATION:
NEC's transit smart card is read very quickly by card readers, which helps ensure smoother transfers between stations. Of course, you can pay in the same way using your mobile phone instead of a smart card. Smart cards can be used seamlessly throughout Japan. NEC has issued over 100 million smart cards for the many transit card systems we have built.

Subtitles:
Japanese quality

  • World-leading experience: 100 million cards in circulation
  • No revenue leakage
  • Fraud proof
  • Ease of clearing interoperability

NARRATION:
Since April 2015, the Higin Computer Service Company has been planning, developing and managing the Smart Card service for the Kumamoto region.

Hiroaki Kobori
Director, Executive Officer,
Higin Computer Service Co.,Ltd.:

"The card can be used on all public transport in Kumamoto and it many shops and stores. By connecting transportation companies with the retailers, and bringing them steady income, it has helped revitalize the city's economy."
"Going forward, transportation companies are looking at the use of new technologies such as big data, IoT and AI to optimize schedules and fares."

NARRATION:
NEC is a leader in IoT and AI, and is working to bring these technologies to the public transportation market: Payment through facial recognition, preventing accidents by using AI to predict defects and deterioration of infrastructure, developing targeted driver training by in-depth analysis of driving habits.
NEC will continue to provide advanced solutions in the public transportation market around the world.

CI:
Orchestrating a brighter world
NEC

Overview

NEC is a global leader in IT and networking. We contribute to society by creating social value and supporting the development of safer cities. NEC also provides valuable solutions in the public transportation market. NEC's prepaid smart card system offers real benefits. A single card lets you ride trains, trams and buses, even if they are run by different companies. You can also use the prepaid card for shopping, which saves the hassle of carrying cash. NEC's transit smart card is read very quickly by card readers, which helps ensure smoother transfers between stations. Of course, you can pay in the same way using your mobile phone instead of a smart card. Smart cards can be used seamlessly throughout Japan. NEC has issued over 100 million smart cards for the many transit card systems we have built. NEC is working to bring these technologies to the public transportation market: Payment through facial recognition, preventing accidents by using AI to predict defects and deterioration of infrastructure, developing targeted driver training by in-depth analysis of their driving habits. NEC will continue to provide advanced solutions in the public transportation market around the world.


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(September 8, 2017)