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🥾 | JR East releases "Hiking app from the station" for smartphones!

Photo "Hiking app from the station" that will be available from April 4st

JR East releases "Hiking app from the station" for smartphones!

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The station-to-hiking app allows you to use the GPS function of your smartphone instead of the conventional "membership card" to accept participation in the hiking course from the station in a non-face-to-face manner.

JR East is a one-day walking event starting from the station, "Hiking & Walking Event from the Station" (... → Continue reading

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member card

member card(Kain card,British: member's card) IsGroup,組織For members who are members ofDocuments to prove your identity.member IDAlso calledcardIt is often called a "membership card" because it has many shapes.


A wide variety of materials and functionsMagnetic card (PET),Prepaid Card, (paper) And so on.

To give an easy-to-understand example, CDs and DVDsrentalOf the stores that are doingTSUTAYAMembership card is that.By having a membership card, you can use various functions and enjoy benefits.

現代 のJapanIs "Card societyIt is ridiculed that it is normal to hold a large number of membership cards, but when a person who is not good at managing makes a large number of membership cards, it is difficult to manage them.2005Current,"FeliCapocket[1]Attempts have been made to integrate multiple membership cards into one.

Handling of personal information

In addition, if the operator needs to know the personal information of the user for some reason, or if there is a problem with anonymous use, the membership card may be used.For exampleInternet cafeEtc. when used anonymouslyCyber ​​crimeSince it causes various problems such as and other problems, in principle it is a membership system as a means for the operator to grasp personal information such as the user's address and name, so if you use it only once Even so, membership registration is required.

On the contrary, if it is inconvenient for the operator to handle personal information "directly",T pointBy partnering with a card or issuing a card with a point card function in partnership with a credit card company or an electronic money company, the storage of personal information may be outsourced to another company.


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  1. ^ Sony Japan. “FeliCa Pocket Official Homepage". 2012/4/5Browse.

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