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January 2021

Belgrade Intelligent Transportation System project (Serbia), which we launched in 2011, was renewed after 10 years of success.

To the first project in South Africa (Mbombela), kentkart added a second one in Tshwane city.

kentkart expanded its presence in Pakistan after Karachi, the largest city of the country, was added to Lahore, Islamabad, and Rawalpindi projects.

January 2019

2019 was marked by the successful implementation of multiple international projects. Our first enterprises in Ukraine (Lutsk) and Bosnia and Herzegovina (Sarajevo), and the second enterprises in Jordan (Amman) and Serbia (Kragujevac) made traveling easier for even more people. 

kentkart celebrated its 20th anniversary. This rich experience in the public transportation sector helps our company to grow by constantly adapting to an ever-changing world and renewing itself.

April 2018

kentkart’s QR Code Payment Technology was introduced to the city of Doha (Qatar).

kentkart once again enjoyed the honor of having its name among the first 500 exporting companies of Turkey.

June 2017

The KentMobil trademark was created for our domestically produced NVR, Camera, and Vehicle Management systems.

The Medina Project was our first undertaking in Saudi Arabia. Later, following the inauguration ceremony, Prince Faisal Bin Salman assigned Riyadh and Jeddah projects directly to kentkart, thereby prizing our tremendous success in the Medina Project.

We introduced the “kentkart Mobile Ticketing Application” to Kansas City (USA) and our technologies reached North America. It allowed passengers to buy tickets, plan their journeys, track stop and vehicle information, and benefit from the local opportunities with the “Sights to See” feature.

Finally, once again kentkart ranked among Turkey’s 500 companies with the largest export capacity according to the evaluation of the Turkish Exporters Assembly.

September 2016

With its “Open Loop NFC Mobile Payment” project, kentkart became the first in the “Transport and Ticketing” category in the “Contactless and Mobile Awards” contest in London (United Kingdom). At the same time, our company ranked among the top three in the “Best Industry Supplier” category.

October 2015

Baku (Azerbaijan) and Islamabad (Pakistan) Intelligent Transportation Systems were installed.

kentkart received the “2015 European Frost & Sullivan Award for Product Line Strategy Leadershipin London for enhancing the travel experience with smart transportation solutions.

kentkart became the first 100% Turkish-owned company to be chosen to the EURIPIDES Board to represent Turkey.

June 2014

Szekesfeher Intelligent Transportation System, our third project in Hungary, was launched.

December 2013

Lahore Intelligent Transportation System, our first project in Pakistan, was launched.

November 2012

kentkart took place among the first 10 Turkish companies that reached the highest export figures in the consumer electronics category.

The Science and Technology General Directorate of the Ministry of Science, Industry, and Technology of the Turkish Republic certified kentkart Ege Electronics Inc. as an R&D Center.

kentkart became a finalist of the SESAMES awards (Paris, France).

The Intelligent Transportation System projects in Borsod and Vertes (Hungary), were undertaken by kentkart.

March 2011

kentkart Intelligent Transportation System was launched in Belgrad (Serbia).

For its contributions to public transportation, kentkart earned the right to become “A Member of Sustainable Public Transport” at the UITP Global Public Transport Summit held in Dubai.

With its KentClub Project, for the first time in Turkey, kentkart enabled public transportation smart cards to be used in small payments and shopping.

For the first time in the world, kentkart developed an On-Board Camera System integrated with the Automated Fare Collection System.

November 2010

With its “Infinite kentkart” application, kentkart became a finalist of the SESAMES awards (Paris, France).

February 2008

kentkart Intelligent Transportation Systems were installed in Skopje (Macedonia), Aleppo (Syria), and Amman (Jordan).

kentkart started using Real-Time Passenger Information Systems of its own production.


March 2007

With its “Transportation with Bank Cards” application, kentkart became a finalist of the SESAMES Awards (Paris, France).

kentkart was the first company in the world to launch the “Transportation with Credit and Bank Cards” application. The project was successfully implemented in Kocaeli (Turkey).

August 2005

kentkart became the first in the world to incorporate Automated Fare Collection and Vehicle Tracking Systems in a single validator and obtained its international patent rights.

November 2000

kentkart  won the SESAMES “Best Transportation Application” Award at the Cartes Exhibition held in Paris (France) every year.

July 1999

kentkart became a member of the International Association of Public Transport (UITP).

October 1998

After its foundation, kentkart started developing its first Automated Fare Collection System for public transportation designed for smart cards.