Next Generation Ticketing – the smartest way of payment

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XiXo – from Check-in/Check-out to Be-in/Be-out

Passengers want to get from A to B as quickly and comfortably as possible. The options available when it comes to transport are becoming more and more diverse - but also more complex. XiXo makes it easy again and smarter than ever. The traveler doesn't need any knowledge of the fare system. The system automatically calculates the best possible price for the journey.

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Mobility made to measure! 

The pandemic has significantly changed people's mobility behaviour and the industry needs to regain confidence in the safety of their services. Therefore it’s crucial to learn what makes passengers feel safe before, during and after their trip. Our mobility experts will explain how data analytics help with this and why providing a smart, digital travel companion is a good idea. Smart ticketing solutions such as XiXo and digital tariff innovations should be part of this consideration! Why? Watch the webinar!

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Discover the full portfolio of XiXo

With XiXo – Next Gen Ticketing, transport operators can decide whether they want to start quick and easy with a Check-in/Check-out (CiCo) implementation or directly add assisted Check-out (CiaCo), automatic Be-out (CiBo), or even go for a full Be-in/Be-out (BiBo) solution. The system can flexibly adopt both existing and innovative fare systems, e.g. based on distance travelled. Thanks to machine-learning, journey construction is continuously improving. Moreover, an innovative back office with extensive analytics options is offered. Customers profit from a full end-to-end solution that can be easily advanced into a MaaS solution due to the unique portfolio delivered by the Siemens Mobility family, including Hacon, eos.uptrade & Bytemark.

Mobile Ticketing

  • Passengers select and buy the ticket themselves
  • Knowledge of the fares system required - no price optimisation
  • Reduced distribution costs due to fewer paper tickets and vending machines

Check-in/Check-out (CiCo)

  • Active check-in and check-out in the app
  • Automatic permission to travel: simple & easy
  • Automatic, optimised price calculation for journeys made within a defined period of time
  • Direct communication between smartphone and back-end

Check-in/assisted Check-out (CiaCo)

  • Active check-in and check-out
  • Automated request for check-out at corresponding position

Check-in/Be-out (CiBo)

  • Active check-in, automatic check-out (Be-out)
  • Semi-automatic recognition of the distance travelled
  • Direct communication between smartphone, beacons and back-end 

Be-in/Be-out (BiBo)

  • Fully automatic recognition of the distance travelled
  • Fast entry, exit and transfer (without having to do anything)
  • Direct communication between smartphone and beacon transmitter as well as back-end 
  • Maximum passenger comfort

Breaking new ground with Next Gen Ticketing

XiXo ticketing – Benefits for all

Mathias Hueske, Managing Director of eos.uptrade, a Siemens company, is sharing insights in XiXo – Next Gen Ticketing – from Check-in/Check-out (CiCo) to Be-in/Be-out (BiBo).

The webinar focuses on the following topics:

  • CiCo, CiaCo, CiBo & BiBo: What fits best when?
  • Benefits for public transport operators & passengers
  • Challenges and practical solutions

The webinar was recorded in the context of the 4th Annual Ticketing Innovations Summit.

And how do you pronounce XiXo? That's easy! It's XiXo [ksɪkso]. 
Mathias Hueske, Managing Director of eos.uptrade
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XiXo revolutionizes ticketing in public transport

Customers want to travel without worrying about tickets, tariff zones, or carrying cash. The XiXo portfolio has proven its reliability and brings the right solution for every purpose. Watch the webinar on XiXo – Next Gen Ticketing from Christian Waas, senior program manager at Siemens, as part of the recent IT-TRANS webinar series. Find out how innovative ticketing solutions contribute ensuring business continuity while enhancing passenger experience.

Find the full webinar on the Hacon Youtube channel.

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XiXo – All benefits at a glance

XiXo – Next Gen Ticketing makes travelling more convenient – at lower costs.

Why XiXo?

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Easiest access to the smartest ticket

XiXo.easy offers customers the ideal access to in-/out technology. Behind XiXo.easy is the

so-called CiaCo ticketing (Check-in/assisted Check-out), which is simple, smart, and – for existing customers of the Siemens subsidiary eos.uptrade – just one software update away.

  • Existing app, marketing materials, and tariffs still usable – without new registration
  • Extensive reporting, data tracking, and analysis options – data and interfaces remain in company ownership
  • Full flexibility within portfolio expansion including best price guarantee
Find more insights in the new XiXo.easy flyer.


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