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VAL050’s Design

The VAL050 On-board Validator is designed for use in a variety of public transportation automatic fare collection systems.

It combines a proven multimedia ticket reader with an open architecture Linux computer to create a mobile ticket validator. Designed for straight forward and simple integration with third party software and an optional remote display, the VAL050 provides a truly flexible solution for applications, including ticket offices and vehicle fitment.


VAL050 Ticket Reader - Detail of feedback LEDs


Powerful Validation

The validator combines barcode and NFC/RFID reading functionality to provide a single point of presentation for tickets and travel passes – whether presented on a paper ticket, smartcard or mobile phone.

Contactless EMV Payments

The VAL050 is available with EMV Level 2 certification, allowing for applications where contactless payments are required. It offers PCI and SRED compliance for contactless payments using VISA, MasterCard, AMEX, JCB and Discover payment schemes.

Audio and Visual User Feedback

There are 4 coloured (RGB) LEDs and a programmable speaker to confirm ticket reads.


VAL050 Ticket Reader - Detail of reading area



  • Ticket Offices
  • Buses
  • Trams

Device Features

Connection type

  • Ethernet Ethernet


  • cEMV cEMV *
  • Barcode Barcode
* Optional

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General Public Use

Robust design for long-term front-line use


Single point of presentation for barcodes & NFC/RFID tickets

User Feedback

LED user feedback to enhance passenger

Audio Feedback

Programmable speaker to confirm ticket reads

Easy Read

Optional remote displays available

Any Media

Unique, optimised focal distance improves reading performance

Simple Installation

Pole mount kit with quick release mechanism for easy access

Software Integration

Linux computer with a variety of peripheral hardware for integration with a wide range of ticket validation software

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