Call a Bike technology
The cycle hire system you configure. You can choose between a system with or without fixed stations. In other words: you decide whether users hire the bikes from fixed locations – the stations – or can collect and return them anywhere.
More than 50 cities have already joined Call a Bike in Germany alone.
The following examples of the technology we use demonstrate how our cycle hire system can meet a wide range of requirements:
Near Field Communication
Diverse station types
NFC technology, bikes hired from and returned to fixed stations, approximately 130 stations with terminals, 1,650 bikes, over two million journeys in 2013.
Call a Bike Munich
GPS/GSM technology, bikes hired from and returned to major intersections in Munich, 1,200 bikes, approximately 348,000 journeys in 2013.