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Deutsche Telekom to use NFC SIM cards with CIPURSE applet from G&D

Smartphone users signed up with Hungarian telecommunications company Magyar Telekom PLC., a subsidiary of DeutscheTelekom AG, will be able to carry out a variety of transactions, such as ticketing and payment, safely and securely using a SIM card. So says, Munich-based technology provider Giesecke & Devrient (G&D) who will supply the Hungarian mobile network operator […]

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OSPT Alliance launches its Certification Program for the latest CIPURSE Standard

Industry body, the Open Standard for Public Transport (OSPT) Alliance has advanced its certification program to qualify products that meet its recently published CIPURSE™ standard version 2 revision 2, which includes the recently defined universal multiple proximity system environment. KEOLABS, an ISO/IEC 17025 v 2005 certified provider of tools and services for testing smart cards and secure […]

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Multiple proximity system environment is defined by OSPT Alliance

The OSPT Alliance has defined a universal multiple proximity system environment. This cross-market functionality will enable access control terminals to better identify and connect with the required application on a secure-chip to authorize access. Within a multiple application ecosystem, this will improve product performance and optimize times on entering a transit network, event or building. […]

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São Paulo Transporte joins OSPT Alliance

The Open Standard for Public Transport (OSPT™) Alliance, an international association which provides a new open standard for secure transit fare collection solutions, has today announced that São Paulo Transporte, the municipal body which manages the operation of São Paulo city’s bus lines, has joined as an Associate Member. Established in 1995, São Paulo Transporte […]

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Swiss Post Solutions Joins OSPT Alliance

The Open Standard for Public Transport (OSPT) Alliance, which provides the open standard for secure transit fare collection solutions, is pleased to welcome Swiss Post Solutions, a global leader in processing and managing business information, as its latest Full Member. As a Full Member, Swiss Post Solutions will integrate OSPT Alliance’s open standard, CIPURSE™, into […]

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OSPT Alliance wants to shift the ‘ticketing paradigm’

The Open Standard for Public Transportation (OSPT) Alliance has published an executive white paper to raise awareness of the value of implementing interoperable automated fare collection (AFC) systems based on open standards. The free to download white paper will be of interest to all stakeholders involved in advancing the capabilities, security and efficiencies of public transport ticketing […]

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