IXSI - Interface for X-Sharing Information

Wolfgang Kluth, Markus C. Beutel, Sevket Gökay, Karl-Heinz Krempels, Christian Samsel, Christoph Terwelp


The increasing demand for mobility, especially for individual transport, leads to more pollution, congested cities and shortage of parking. New ways of mobility could mitigate these issues. Unfortunately, such forms of mobility, i.e. carsharing, are usually isolated services, because of the missing integration with other mobility modes. Our aim is to offer a combination of heterogeneous services on a single platform. We argue that such an integration allows optimal offers and higher usability and therefore results with a higher acceptance among travelers. Embedding a vehicle rental system into a travel information system information-wise is a step forward. For this purpose, we developed an interface for x-sharing information, short IXSI, specialized in connecting vehicle rental systems with a travel information system. IXSI is an XML-based, B2B interface with functions for, e.g., exchanging basic vehicle data and price information. The interface enables travel information systems to perform bookings of carsharing and bikesharing vehicles and therefore allows the customer to use traditional public transport services as well as rental services seamlessly. Furthermore, we briefly present our IXSI implementations on travel information and vehicle rental system side.


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Paper Citation

in Harvard Style

Kluth W., C. Beutel M., Gökay S., Krempels K., Samsel C. and Terwelp C. (2015). IXSI - Interface for X-Sharing Information . In Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies - Volume 1: WEBIST, ISBN 978-989-758-106-9, pages 293-298. DOI: 10.5220/0005506102930298

in Bibtex Style

author={Wolfgang Kluth and Markus C. Beutel and Sevket Gökay and Karl-Heinz Krempels and Christian Samsel and Christoph Terwelp},
title={IXSI - Interface for X-Sharing Information},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies - Volume 1: WEBIST,},

in EndNote Style

JO - Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies - Volume 1: WEBIST,
TI - IXSI - Interface for X-Sharing Information
SN - 978-989-758-106-9
AU - Kluth W.
AU - C. Beutel M.
AU - Gökay S.
AU - Krempels K.
AU - Samsel C.
AU - Terwelp C.
PY - 2015
SP - 293
EP - 298
DO - 10.5220/0005506102930298