GoldSTAR LCI

Swift and simple smart card production

Local card issuance functionality takes the wait out of obtaining a smart card, and encourages customers to switch to smart even if they have a season ticket that has months to run.

Working closely with a TOC customer, we have produced a mobile app for Android devices that allows a staff member to retrieve customer and ticket information directly from GoldSTAR and produce an ITSO smart card there and then. A customer can be given a personalised card which can be taken to a ticket office or ticket vending machine to load a product, or if they are current season ticket holders, the paper ticket can be transferred onto the smart card as an ITSO product for immediate travel. Interfacing with 3rd party smart card printers, such as the ESP Systex SmartWedge, we can apply your company's card design so the locally issued cards are indistinguishable from any applied for online and produced by your bureau : but the customer walks away with it in their hand. 

For your customer, it's a quick and easy way to convert to smart. 

The app communicates with Rail Delivery Group's Central Back Office to ensure that all requests and fulfilments are recorded there as well as in your GoldSTAR database, and the printer takes care of updating the HOPS with the relevant information. 

What our customers say about us...

Team Technologies make me feel valued as a genuine customer. I don’t feel like a £ sign on their bottom line, and it is really refreshing to work with a supplier who puts their customers at the heart of their business. Team Technologies are also industry leading at cross-party working, and are actively engaged in building relationships with third party Ticket Issuing System suppliers in order to get a solution developed and working for the benefit of the end user. Team Technologies are quick to turn around quotes, and always engage with me in a respectful and emotive manner. Their technical knowledge is second to none – they really know their products, and those of the third party suppliers that they integrate with, and they are also competitively priced, which is a great bonus.
Rob Green - Retail Systems Manager
Goldstar is a great product, it works and is very reliable which is a great sign. Team Technologies are attuned to my needs, and when faced with challenges, rise to the challenge and keep disruption to a minimum.
Ian Borthwick - Arriva Rail North