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PersonalNavigatorforaPublicTransportSystemusingRFIDTicketingAnaAguiarandFranciscoNunesandManuelSilvaandDirkEliasFraunhoferPortugalResearchCentreAICOSPorto,PortugalEmail:{ana.aguiar,francisco.nunes,manuel.silva,dirk.elias}@fraunhofer.ptAbstractRFID-basedpublictransportticketingsystemsrelyonwidespreadnetworksofRFIDreadersthatlocatetheuserwithinthetransportnetworkinrealtimetobeabletoverifywhetherhecantravelatthattimewiththeticketheholds.ThispaperpresentsasystemthatusesthatsameRFID-basedlocationinformationtogivetheusernavigationindicationsdependingonhiscurrentlocation,providedthattheuserhasindicatedbeforehandtheplacesheintendstovisit.Thesystemwasdesignedtobecost-effectivelyde-ployableontheshorttermbutopenforeasyextension.Afullyworkingdemonstratorwasdevelopedandrunsinourpremises.Theaddedvalueofthedevelopmentistheidentificationandintegrationofthenecessarycomponentsintoasystemthatdeliversavaluableenhancedserviceusinganexistinginfrastructureatlowextra-costandinauser-friendlyway.Thispaperpresent...