Overview: The Open Standard for Public Transportation (OSPT) Alliance is an international association chartered to define a new open standard for secure transit fare collection solutions. It provides industry education, creates workgroup opportunities and catalyzes the development and adoption of innovative fare collection technologies, applications and services. OSPT Alliance established CIPURSE, an open security standard for transit fare collection systems. It makes use of smart card technologies and additional security measures. Founded by technology companies Giesecke & Devrient, Infineon Technologies, INSIDE Secure and Oberthur Technologies, OSPT Alliance membership is open to transit operators, solution vendors, government agencies and other stakeholders in the transit ecosystem.
Specifications: Available at: http://www.osptalliance.org/resources
IPR Policy: See Section 12, available at: http://www.osptalliance.org/assets/pdf/ospt_articles_of_association.pdf
Current Status: Active
Last Updated: November 5, 2013