HID VAL050

  • HID VAL050
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The VAL050 Onboard 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.

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.

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 processors.

Key Applications

  • Ticket offices
  • Buses
  • Trams and light rail
  • Coaches
  • Metro



Key Features

  • General Public Use:
    Robust design for long-term frontline use
  • Intuitive:
    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, optimized 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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Reading Capabilities
Barcode Symbologies Read Linear: EAN / UPC, Code 2 of 5, Interleaved 2 of 5, IATA 2 of 5, Code 39, Code 128
2D: PDF417, Aztec, DataMatrix and QR codes
Media types read: smartphone/tablet/smartwatch displays & paper tickets
Contactless Reader Supported media: ISO14443 type A and B cards (Java cards); max baud 424K (extendable to 848K) Mifare Ultralight (UL-C, UL-EV1), Mifare DESFire, Mifare Plus, Mifare Classic, Mifare SmartMX
Operating frequency: 13.56 MHz
Operating distance: 2 in (40 mm)
Contactless Payments Integrated EMV L2 Payment Kernels with Level 2 Certification (VISA, MasterCard, AMEX, JCB, Discover)
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