The octopus card is a contactless smart card, and is mostly used to pay for rides on the mtr, buses, minibuses, ferries, trams and on a few taxis equipped with octopus readers it was introduced in 1997 as a payment method on the mtr. The hong kong octopus card is an extremely versatile stored-value electronic card that can be used on most forms of public transport, as well as for purchases in convenience stores, fast food shops, supermarkets, vending machines and more. Re: paying for peak tram with octopus card apr 21, 2012, 9:25 pm i doubt it works to get the package price for madame tussauds if you do not buy the package before.
We use octopus card everywhere, transportation, convenience shop, fast food shop, etc octopus card become an important part of us few years before, octopus company starting a reward promotion called “earn and redeem reward. The octopus card is fraud-proof, the smart card's provider has said after researchers hacked into a similar system in the netherlands octopus cards, the company that runs the electronic payment.
The octopus card (chinese: 八達通) is a reusable contactless stored value smart card for making electronic payments in online or offline systems in hong kong. Octopus card is a contactless stored value card that provides customers a simple, safe and secure way to pay first launched in 1997 across public transport systems, the applications of the octopus card (and other physical octopus devices such as watches, key rings, ornaments, etc) have since continued to grow.
Octopus card ltd also prepares a special sold tourist octopus card for visitors as a perfect gift or souvenir unlike the standard octopus card, the sold tourist octopus card is sold at the price of hk$ 39 without deposit and initial value it means that the hk$ 39 charged for the card is the fee for the card itself and not refundable. Octopus card small family run groceries, vegetable stores big well-known clothing or departmental stores, eg sogo 1cost of setting up in using octopus generally small profit margin and low value-added business, painful for them as setting up octopus raises extra cost(hundreds monthly rent)the works or the owners are usually with low skill and education level, time cost and money cost may increases when they go learning of how to serve using octopus machines and networks it’s possible.
Two weeks after it denied selling the personal data of cardholders to third parties, the octopus card issuer said yesterday it had made hk$44 million in the past 41/2 years by selling the data making the disclosure at a special hearing conducted by the privacy commissioner, octopus holdings chief executive prudence chan bik-wah said she wished to 'sincerely apologise' to affected cardholders. In hong kong, many people use octopus card we use octopus card everywhere, transportation, convenience shop, fast food shop, etc octopus card become an important part of us. Contents[show] background the octopus card is a rechargeable contactless stored value smart card used to transfer electronic payments in online or offline systems in hong kong originally launched in september 1997 to collect fares for the city's mass transit system, the octopus card system has.
Pioneered in hk, and now mirrored in london and new york, the hong kong octopus card is a contactless travel card which will win you access to all of hong kong’s public transport local ferries, trams, subway, buses and minibuses all accept the cards, you can even use it on mtr regional rail, and travel to china with an octopus. In particular, hard drives retain data after formatting which may be visible to a digital forensics team and flash media (usb sticks, memory cards and ssd drives) retain data even after a secure erasure if you used flash media to store sensitive data, it is important to destroy the media.