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    Barcelona introduces contactless and NFC mobile payments across public transport network

    November 13th, 2015

    Citizens across Barcelona can now use contactless cards, NFC phones and devices such as smartwatches to access the city’s transportation network as well as rent a bicycle at the train station or pay motorway tolls. More

    Cipurse NFC tickets launch in Hungary

    December 10th, 2014

    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. The carrier’s NFC SIMs are supplied by Giesecke & Devrient and support NFC payments and the SuperShop loyalty card as well as transportation ticketing.

    OSPT updates Cipurse

    June 10th, 2014

    Version 2, revision 2 of the Cipurse open ticketing standard has been published by the OSPT Alliance. The update “will enable an application based on a Cipurse standard – such as transit, ticketing or access control – to be recognized more quickly by the reader in the terminal,” the alliance says.

    G&D launches SkySIM multi application NFC SIM cards

    September 3rd, 2013

    Giesecke & Devrient’s SkySIM CX, an NFC SIM card that allows several NFC applications to be executed at the same time, has received EMVCo, American Express, MasterCard and Visa approval, confirming it meets their requirements… More

    OSPT Alliance releases Cipurse mobile guidelines

    May 3rd, 2013

    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. The guidelines detail the requirements and use cases for… More

    MasterCard certifies Inside Secure payments applet

    November 13th, 2012

    Inside Secure‘s Mobile MasterCard PayPass M/Chip 4 payment applet has received MasterCard‘s Cast and Functional certification when credentials are stored on the chip specialist’s SecuRead embedded NFC module or VaultSecure secure element. Functional certification confirms… More

    Inside Secure launches multi-owner secure element

    October 29th, 2012

    “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

    OSPT Alliance updates Cipurse transit ticketing specification

    October 5th, 2012

    The Open Standard for Public Transport (OSPT) Alliance has released version 2.0 of its Cipurse open transit ticketing standard. Cipurse v2 “comprises a single, consistent set of specifications for all security, personalization, administration and life-cycle… More

    Cipurse SDK now available

    March 26th, 2012

    A software development kit (SDK) for the Cipurse open transit ticketing standard, developed by the OSPT Alliance, is now available. “The Cipurse SDK enables developers to quickly bring a wide range of solutions to market that address the need for advanced security while offering unmatched implementation flexibility,” says the OSPT’s Laurent Cremer. “We eagerly anticipate a wave of innovation in transit fare collection systems.”

    Ecebs joins OSPT Alliance

    November 15th, 2011

    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. The company’s Stephen McSpadden commented, “The Cipurse open standard provides the advanced security capabilities needed for today and tomorrow’s transit solutions, as well as the flexibility to deliver elegant, efficient products for global use.”

    Samsung joins OSPT alliance

    November 10th, 2011

    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. Dojun Rhee of Samsung explained that the chipmaker expects “to play an important role in facilitating adoption of the new standard to smart card and NFC-based transportation payment eco-systems.”

    OSPT Alliance publishes open standard for contactless transit payments

    September 9th, 2011

    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

    NFC news in brief • 17 May 2011

    May 17th, 2011

    News in brief from the NFC world and beyond: US files lawsuit against Verifone/Hypercom deal • iPhone 5 unlikely to support NFC payments, says analyst • ‘Paper’ phone unveiled • Vivotech adds NFC to mag stripe terminals • Hashable adds NFC to contacts app • Sequent raises funds • Connecthings invests in Lifera • and more… More

    Transport ticketing alliance debuts ‘Cipurse’ open alternative to Mifare

    December 16th, 2010

    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