Interview: COVID-19

and Its Impact on Our Industry

The mobility industry faces new challenges as a result of COVID-19 and its consequences. Now, the main task is to regain the passengers' confidence in public transport. Hacon CEO Michael Frankenberg explains how this can be achieved and what else might be changing in the future.

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COVID Action Plan

Three Measures for the Public Transport Business

In many countries, restrictions imposed due to the COVID-19 crisis start to loosen up step by step. What can transport companies do to ensure that their passengers feel safe and secure on public transport and use it again? In our action plan, we have put together three measures with one common goal: Help minimize the exposure of travelers by providing relevant and useful information.

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Mobility as a Service

Yes, we can!

Establishing Mobility as a Service (MaaS) – this is what Siemens Mobility, HaCon, eos.uptrade and Bytemark are working on together. Based on our Mobility Marketplace, a flexible and secure MaaS platform, a wide variety of data and interfaces are integrated into one comprehensive trip planner.

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Disruption Management

Reliable Information for Public Transport Passengers

The HAFAS Information Manager HIM, Hacon‘s smart solution for disruption management, provides passengers with fast and accurate information on deviations from the schedule as well as service alerts. HIM supports all possible communication channels such as trip planners, RSS feeds, Twitter, Facebook, etc - an added value for your customers.

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Mobility Analysis

Discover the treasures within your data assets!

Hacon Technology already provides a valuable data source, including trip planning, ticketing, fleet management and intelligent infrastructure. Tap into your data treasure to understand passenger behavior and improve your portfolio! Big data treasures hold tremendous potential to deliver the best service to your customers.

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Our Webinars

Live & On-Demand
Made to measure: How smart ticketing solutions and tailored travel suggestions enhance the passenger experience
Made to measure: How smart ticketing solutions and tailored travel suggestions enhance the passenger experience

Check out our webinar "Made to Measure" by Siemens Mobility's Steven Ahlig and eos.uptrade's Mathias Hüske, and learn more about smart ticketing solutions and tailored travel suggestions.

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Using Big Data to Optimize Occupancy Information
Using Big Data to Optimize Occupancy Information

How can Big Data help the public transport sector in times of COVID-19? Within the scope of the IT-TRANS Webinar Series, our colleague Valerie Soldate gave insights into how passengers benefit from optimized occupancy information.

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Driving Success in MaaS: Identifying Success Factors and Creating Value
Driving Success in MaaS: Identifying Success Factors and Creating Value

Siemens Mobility and Hacon have built several successful intermodal MaaS platforms that cover everything from journey planning to booking and ticketing. Based on experience and insights from implementations in Europe, the Middle East and the United States, this webinar will look at the predominant factors that make MaaS valuable for both users and operators.

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Solutions

Tailored to your needs

The best routing from A to B – find your intermodal way with HAFAS.

Reliable connections for intermodal travel.

Prompt and precise information about disruptions and timetables.

The new generation of our smartphone-based ticket sales.

Our TPS solutions help you plan and manage your timetables.

Projects in rail freight transport and combined transport.

Booking DRT services easily.

For the best travel experience: Any mode of transport in your routing.

HACON

A Siemens Company

Headquartered in Hannover, Germany, Hacon creates and develops high-quality software solutions for traffic, transport and logistics. With 35 years of experience and a dedicated team of more than 400 IT and transport planning specialists, Hacon has established itself as a leading European player for planning, scheduling and information solutions. Since 2017, Hacon has been a member of the Siemens family.

Shows & Events

Trade shows, conventions und user conferences
RAIL Live 2020
RAIL Live 2020

Exhibitor | Speaker
 

IT-TRANS
IT-TRANS

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TPS Conference
TPS Conference

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Miscellaneous

News and Interviews
Innovation Award for Autonomous DRT Service “Hubi”
Innovation Award for Autonomous DRT Service “Hubi”

Hacon is happy to announce that Germany’s Federal Ministry of Economics has honoured the mobility research project HubChain with its innovation award for reality labs. Coordinated by the municipal services of Osnabrück (Germany), the project partners tested the autonomously driving mini bus “Hubi”.

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COVID-19: We support you!
COVID-19: We support you!

COVID-19 is a growing global challenge. As a software and IT company, Hacon fully supports remote workplaces and home office. Various precautions ensure continued operation and support, even with a majority of employees working from home.

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Check-in/Be-out (CiBo) Premiere in Germany
Check-in/Be-out (CiBo) Premiere in Germany

For the first time in Germany, CiBo ticketing including best-price guarantee will be put into live operation in public transport. HaCon subsidiary eos.uptrade is implementing the innovative system for users of the intermodal routing app VOSpilot powered by HaCon.

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References

Solutions for planning, management and information

From trip planning to mobile ticketing and fleet management; our HAFAS product suite covers all aspects of Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) and creates the ultimate end user experience. Each day our apps and web-based solutions receive over 100 million requests from passengers who rely on HAFAS to empower their mobility choices.

Hacon’s TPS solutions for train planning and capacity management enable network providers and operators to make the most of their infrastructure.

For more specialized projects, our consulting team empowers our clients to manage complexity with ease and offers customer-specific solutions for rail freight and combined transport.