The universal control device enables the reading of electronic tickets on contactless smart cards based on the RFID standards according to ISO 14443 and ISO 15693. The device is used for ticket control in public transport, whereas the tickets are saved on contactless smart cards.
Modules such as scanner/imager, camera and GSM/GPRS, which can be integrated in the handheld, enable enhanced control of MMS tickets and internet tickets as well as online controls of accounts and tickets. With an additional printer, which communicates with the handheld via Bluetooth, e.g. receipts can be printed.