Calypso Networks Association (CNA) and OSPT Alliance have begun work on the creation of a single, global open standard for transit ticketing that will leverage “the unique strengths” of both the Calypso and the Cipurse standards... More
Hungarian carrier Magyar Telekom has launched an NFC service that marks the first commercial deployment of Cipurse, an open ticketing standard developed by the OSPT Alliance... More
Version 2, revision 2 of the Cipurse open ticketing standard has been published by the OSPT Alliance... More
The Open Standard for Public Transport (OSPT) Alliance has released a set of guidelines for transport operators seeking to develop and deploy NFC mobile ticketing applications... More
“With the availability of the VaultSecure IC, smartphone manufacturers, mobile network operators and other trusted third parties can co-own the SE and install, personalize and administer their own open- or closed-loop payment, access control, transit, loyalty or other secure applets,” says Inside’s Pierre Garnier. More
The Open Standard for Public Transport (OSPT) Alliance has released version 2.0 of its Cipurse open transit ticketing standard... More
A software development kit (SDK) for the Cipurse open transit ticketing standard, developed by the OSPT Alliance, is now available... More
Transit systems specialist Ecebs has joined the OSPT Alliance as a full member and will promote the alliance’s Cipurse standard for secure transit fare collection solutions... More
Samsung Electronics has joined the Open Standard for Public Transport (OSPT) Alliance, becoming the seventh company to join the association developing the Cipurse open standard for secure transit fare collection... More
The organisation, which aims to establish an open standard for transport ticketing to rival Mifare, has made available the first version of its Cipurse specification. More
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The Open Standard for Public Transport (OSPT) Alliance is proposing a new open ticketing standard to be called Cipurse that will “enable technology suppliers to develop and deliver interoperable transit fare collection solutions for cards, stickers, fobs, NFC mobile phones and other consumer devices.” Singapore’s Land Transport Authority is the first to agree to adopt the new standard. More
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