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Background of the Problem

People nowadays are having a hard time going to work because of the time it takes for a
person to queue and transact at a ticketing booth, checkout counter and other public
transportation. Human traffic and Human error are some of the causes of this scenario.
Lessening the transactions may be easier in such setting, less time consumption and as
well to be able save time. To reduce the time that people consume, the people should be
able to use a device or card that can store electronic money and the people may be able to
use that electronic money at train stations, supermarkets, and public transportation. It is
really important to have an "all around" card that can be used for different transactions.


Overview of the Current State of the Technology

Tickets used nowadays at train stations are Magnetic Tickets. In 1969 Forrest Parry, an
engineer at IBM had an idea of securing a piece of magnetic tape, the predominant
storage medium at the time, to a plastic card base. A magnetic stripe card is a type of
card capable of storing data by modifying the magnetism of tiny iron-based magnetic
particles on a band of magnetic material on a card. The magnetic stripe is commonly used
in credit cards, identity cards, and transportation tickets. They may also contain RFID
tags, a transponder device and/or a microchip mostly used for business premises. Another
way to pay is via credit card. A credit card is a payment card issued to users as a system
of payment. It allows the cardholder to pay for goods and services based on the holder's
promise to pay for them. A credit card is different from a charge card; a charge card

1 Problem Statement According to our research. A credit card also differs from cash card. The proposed project will be a great help in everyday lives because it will lessen time consumption. one of the common causes of being late for a specific operation in the Philippines is the long queues at transaction counters in any supermarkets. whereas a charge card simply defers payment by the buyer until a later date. By using a "PERAM" card it offers payment versatilities. 1. a card that is based on Near Field Communication that offers electronic payment system for its consumers. Also. supermarkets and retail stores. and train stations. 2 . Therefore longer transactions causes delay in different operations. public transportation vehicles. which can be used like currency by the owner of the card. In 2012 Jollibee Corporation launched its Happy plus Card.requires that balance to be paid in full each month. 2. PROJECT DESCRIPTION 2. A credit card differs from a charge card also in that a credit card typically involves a third-party entity that pays the seller and is reimbursed by the buyer. the proposed project offers another variation in the payment system that is currently being used in the country.3 Project Rationale This project is intended to hasten and ensure hassle less transactions at public transportations.

to design a device for checkout counters for checking current balance     and charge that includes card reader and LCD to design a card that integrates Near field Communication to develop a database that will update and record transactions to integrate Near field Communication reader To create a microcontroller for the Card reader and the Kiosk 2. The kiosk is available at train stations.2. the kiosk will dispense a reloadable PERAM card that can be loaded with a maximum balance of 1000philippine pesos.3 Scope and Limitations Kiosk The kiosk can be used by any consumer.2. supermarkets. bill dispenser. 2. card reader. taxis.2. coin dispenser and  keypad. The PERAM card can be used at train stations. supermarkets. LCD. and retail stores.2 Proposed Research Project 2.2 Specific Objectives  To design a Kiosk machine that can reload funds and dispense cards that includes bill sensor. by loading bills or coins at the kiosk. and retail stores. UV express.1 General Objective To design a Near Field Communication based payment system.2. PERAM Card 3 .

This will serve as our dummy bank. Checkout Reader This device reads the PERAM card. the cards are recognized via its unique identification. o The Kiosk should be plugged in to a wall outlet for the project to function. and public transportation such as UV express. Upon usage of the PERAM card in the reader. fast foods. Public transportations such as UV express and taxi's card reader is connected through wireless connection while card readers in the supermarkets. o The PERAM card is only applicable for convenient stores. Database The database is where the records of the cards are stored. 4 . Limitations: o The range of the reader will be approximately 20cm. and train stations are computer dependent.The PERAM card is a Near Field Communication card that gets information from the database. and supermarkets are dependent to computer. fast foods. while the reader at taxi's and UV express will be connected to the auxiliary port. the reader will be able to deduct the total cost of services or products bought from the total balance of the card in the database. taxi and train stations. o The Near field Communication Device power that reads the cards at restaurants. The device is connected to the database of the bank. This card will offer fast and reliable transactions. fast food. The card can be recognized by the reader through its unique identification code.

software and the current technologies that are used in transactions in the Philippines. The proponents researched using the internet. in the internet the proponents found information about the hardware modules. who share the same experiences as any people would experience while commuting.2.2. The proponents personal experiences are also considered because the proponents are also commuters.4 Methodology In developing this proposal. the proponents did research in various ways. 1: Block Diagram of the Kiosk 5 . Figure No.

Figure No. 2: Block Diagram of the Card Reader 6 .

3: Flowchart of the KIOSK 7 . 4: Flowchart of the Card Reader Figure No.Figure No.