Barcode, NFC and cEMV platform ticket validator

Introducing HID VAL150 — the dependable and versatile ticket validator for platforms, terminals and stations.

Part of HID’s portfolio of ticket readers and validators for mass transit, this weatherproof, open-architecture validator integrates a lightning-fast multimedia ticket reader with a flexible Linux computer to deliver unmatched compatibility with third-party software for mass transit automatic fare collection systems.

Seamless Validation, Any Medium

Say goodbye to rider confusion. The VAL150 validator simplifies the process by combining barcode and NFC/RFID reading into a single user-friendly interface. Whether passengers present paper tickets, smartcards, credit and debit cards or mobile wallets, the validator ensures seamless validation. 

This unified and robust functionality, also experienced by riders on mass transit vehicles with the HID VAL100, results in faster boarding and delighted customers.

Contactless EMV Transit Payments

The VAL150, when fitted with the HID TripTick™ 220, is available with EMV Level 2 certification, allowing for applications where contactless payments are required. 

Key Features:

  • Robust, weatherproof design — Engineered for long-term, hassle-free ownership and continuous operation in public settings, no matter the elements 
  • User-friendly display — Large, clear TFT LCD color screen with clear audio feedback 
  • Intuitive interface — Single point of presentation for QR/barcodes, NFC/RFID tickets and contactless payments 

Key Applications:

Public Transportation Light rail & metro platforms, bus terminals, coach parks, ferries and ferry terminals 

Barcode Symbologies Read
  • Linear: EAN, UPC, Code 2 of 5, Interleaved 2 of 5, IATA 2 of 5, Code 39, Code 128 
  • 2D: IATA resolution 792, 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) 
  • SAM Slots x 4: Optional 
Contactless Payments
  • Reads NFC-enabled mobile phones and contactless smart and banking cards 
  • EMV Level 1 and Level 2, PCI-SRED 5.1 compliant
  • NFC tags supported: MIFARE 1K/4K Classic tags, MIFARE UL, MIFARE Plus, ISO14443-4 Type A, ISO14443-4 Type B, HID iClass tags (only CSN read supported), NXP iCode tags, Apple pay/VAS 
  • Payment Schemes supported: VISA, MasterCard, Discover, American Express, Interac 
Communications & Host
  • Communication: 3G*/4G*/GPRS* (*Optional) 
  • Connection: USB, Ethernet 
  • Host: Dual core 1GHz 1GB RAM, 32GB memory with 128GB optional upgrade, Linux OS, full API, and device access for developers 
  • Sound: Speaker with digital control for audio playback 
Display 4.3”, 480 x 272-pixel, widescreen, sunlight-readable
Dimensions 11 × 21 x 8 in (275 x 523 x 210 mm) 
Ingress IP55
Impact IK09

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