CityGO Calypso ticketing product range
Making commuters’ lives easier with highly secure and open standard products
Trusted by 160 transport networks and cities around the world, Calypso™ is the most used transport ticketing open standard in the world. This fosters innovation focusing on interoperability, top-notch security and end-user convenience. As a strong advocate of open standard benefits and long-standing member of the Calypso Network Association (CNA), IDEMIA actively participates in developing the Calypso™ standard.
IDEMIA’s cityGO Calypso™ products are all CNA-certified. These multi-application cards can be used as public transport cards and student cards (access management, canteen, library, etc.) or “citizen daily life” cards to use public services (library, swimming-pool, recycling center, etc.).
The cityGO Calypso™ range includes the IDEMIA COSMO Fly v6, the first CNA-certified Java Open card to encompass both payment and transport capabilities.
CityGO Calypso™ products are built around a certified common criteria ensuring watertight chip security.
CityGO Calypso™ products come with extensive ticketing services beyond merely using public transport.
CityGO Calypso™ cards are fully compatible with existing Calypso™ automated fare collection systems: vending machines, gates, validators, etc.
- Available interfaces: full contactless or dual interface
- Materials: PVC or PET
- Applications: transport only or transport and payment
- Memory sizes: 2, 4, 8 or 18kb
- Calypso™ Rev. 3.2 / 3.1
- Backward compatible Calypso™ Rev. 2 and Rev. 1
- Complete CDLight and CD97 (BX) emulation possible
- Full transaction duration compliant with public transport requirements, including typical terminal processing
CNA certificate ensures the Calypso™ applet complies with Calypso™ specifications. Certification is approved by an independent laboratory.
CENTS certificate ensure contactless RF products perform properly to minimize operational issues.
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