Travellers can order, buy and validate tickets using a connected consumer device, such as a smartphone or smartwatch.
Calypso for mobile is an open, secure technical standard that enables innovative and sustainable mobile ticketing solutions.
Why are open standards important for mobile ticketing?
It is vital to have optimum interoperability with other systems when working across different consumer devices, operating systems and mobile networks. Implementers of Calypso-based mobile solutions can benefit from established security, technical performance and global interoperability.
In addition to this, Calypso for mobile offers:
- A focus on security. Continual security updates to address new and evolving threats.
- System sustainability and flexibility to meet future mobile ticketing needs and requirements, while maintaining backward compatibility.
- Ability to open-source tenders for future evolutions.
Both solutions can support all fares and tickets without limitations, at the discretion of the public transport operator or authority.