Mikron to supply contactless ?smart tickets? to Moscow Subway

Mikron to supply contactless ?smart tickets? to Moscow SubwayNIIME and Mikron, Russia?s largest manufacturer and exporter of RFID chips, is expected to supply Moscow Subway with contactless smart cards as travel passes.

NIIME & Mikron, Russia?s largest manufacturer and exporter of RFID chips, announced last week that it has won a Moscow Subway tender for the supply of its Troika, a special contactless plastic smart card to be used as a travel pass. Under the terms of the tender, Mikron is expected to provide for Moscow Subway 5.5 million such contactless tickets. The Moscow Subway project is Europe?s largest application of smart cards to public transportation, the developer claims. NIIME & Mikron sold $290m worth of RFID technology based products last year. The company sells to its 400-strong client base inside Russia and to as many as 100 customers abroad...