Backelite develops SNCF’s TER Mobile app for Blackberry
Tuesday, 6 March 2012
PARIS, France — SNCF has called on the know-how of Backelite, which has solid experience in the transport sector, to design and develop its TER Mobile app for the Blackberry platform.
Backelite is supporting SNCF in its mobile strategy, which aims to reach as many mobile Internet users as possible and to make travel easier for all of its passengers. The Agency has developed an app based on geolocation which offers an optimised interface that lets users have direct and real-time access to traffic information and to make one-click searches.
The TER Mobile app for BlackBerry integrates two new features which let users know:
- times and platforms of next departures and arrivals in the station of one’s choice, in real time;
- connections with the next departures and arrivals for each station on one’s route.
“Since 2006, Backelite has been developing considerable expertise in the transport sector by creating several multi-platform mobile apps and sites for SNCF, including Voyages-SNCF.com, Eurostar, TGV-Europe. We are proud of continuing to support SNCF, a long-standing client of the Backelite Agency, on new innovative projects,” explains Sébastien Berten, Managing Director of the Backelite Agency.
To download TER Mobile from ter-sncf.com, click here.
Backelite is the French leader in the design and development of services for mobiles, tablets and connected televisions for the largest brands. With more than 70 employees specialized in new screens and tactile ergonomics, Backelite has, since 2006, been working with top brands such as Eurostar, Vente-Privée, Fnac, Sensa Allo Ciné and Meetic, as well as with the major European banks.
Backelite also publishes WOPE (formerly BkRender), a framework for developing and adapting mobile sites and apps offering the best user experience.
Backelite is part of the Prosodie Group (www.prosodie.fr) which has offices in Paris, Milan, Madrid, Barcelona and Brussels. Prosodie is a Capgemini Group company.
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About SNCF TER
A genuine solution for mobility in and between the regions, SNCF TER is the SNCF’s public transport offer in twenty French Regions (excluding Île-de-France and Corsica). SNCF TER includes 260 lines on which 3,000 trains travel each day, carrying 800,000 passengers. SNCF TER offers local authorities transport solutions that are adapted to the needs of everyday passengers: a wide range of connections, timetables and personalised services … to meet regional needs and to tackle the challenge of a quadrupling in TER traffic between now and 2030.
www.sncf.com / www.ter-sncf.com