Shenzhen Tong Card and Hong Kong Octopus Card to Reach Interoperability
On March 30, Lu Jian, the deputy director of SITIC of Shenzhen described the beautiful blueprint of “Wisdom Shenzhen”: the connection of intelligent transport network, intelligent mobile phones, How To Know If Ex Wants You Back ref=”http://www.szcpost.com/2009/12/shenzhen-tong.html”>Shenzhen Tong and bank cards through docking are to make people’s lives easier. According to Lu Jian, the technical problems of Shenzhen Tong Card and Hong Kong Octopus Card have been solved, which will soon be able to achieve interoperability between the two cities by the end of this year.
According to reports, several years before, the government has planned the interoperability of Shenzhen Tong Card and Hong Kong Octopus Card, which allows its Shenzhen holders to enjoy the convenience of transport in Hong Kong, and vice verse. Lu Jian said the technical problems of Shenzhen Tong Card and Hong Kong Octopus Card has been solved, which can be used soon. In addition, the connection between Shenzhen Tong Card and bank cards allows Shenzhen Tong to have “electronic wallet” function, which are currently only available in some McDonald’s stores. By the end of this year, Shenzhen Tong Card’s “electronic wallet” function will be better developed.
Lu Jian pointed out that the construction of “Wisdom Shenzhen” is closely related to IT industries, which provides more industry needs and jobs for the industry. “Wisdom Shenzhen” enables Shenzhen people live and travel more conveniently. However, the wisdom city’s promoting not only relies on Shenzhen city, but also on promoting speed of the surrounding cities and international cities.
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