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Abbreviations and Acronyms

3DES Triple Data Encryption Standard Wikipedia
AES Advanced Encryption Standard Wikipedia
AFIMB Agence Française de l’Information Multimodale et de la Billettique
B2B Business To Business
B2C Business To Customer
CEN TC278 WG3 SG5 European Committee for Standardization, Technical Committee Intelligent Transport Systems, Working Group Public Transport, Sub Group Interoperable Fare
Chip Card see Smart Card
CNA Calypso Networks Association
CRM Customer Relationship Management
DES Data Encryption Standard Wikipedia
EBSF European Bus System of the Future
EC European Commission
EFM Electronic Fare Management
EPTO European Passenger Transport Operators (association)
ERP Enterprise Resource Planning Wikipedia
ETSI European Telecommunications Standards Institute
Europtima EURopean Open Platform for smart card Ticketing, payment and multiservices in Interoperable Mobility Applications
GP Global Platform
GSMA Groupe Speciale Mobile Association
IC Integrated Circuit Wikipedia
ICC Integrated Circuit Card, see Smart Card
ID Card Identity (Document) Card Wikipedia
IEC International Electrotechnical Commission
IFM Interoperable Fare Management
ISO International Organisation for Standardisation
ITS Intelligent Transport Systems
ITSO Government-backed, non-profit organisation which defines and develops UK-wide technical specification for Smart Ticketing
MOU Memorandum of Understanding
NDEF NFC Data Exchange Format, a NFC Forum standard
NFC Near Field Communication Wikipedia
OTI Over The Internet
OTI Open Ticketing Institute
PT Public Transport
RF Radio Frequency Wikipedia
RFID Radio Frequency Identification Wikipedia
RSA Rivest Shamir Adleman Algorithm Wikipedia
Smart Card any pocket-sized card with embedded integrated circuits (IC) Wikipedia
ST Smart Ticketing
STA Smart Ticketing Alliance
USB Universal Serial Bus
TLS Transport Layer Security Wikipedia
TSM Trusted Service Manager Wikipedia
UIC International Union of Railways (Union Internationale des Chemins de fer)
UICC Universal Integrated Circuit Card Wikipedia
UITP International Association of Public Transport (Union Internationale des Transports Publics)
VDV Association of German Transport Companies (Verband Deutscher Verkehrsunternehmer)
VDV-KA-KG new name: VDV eTicket Service GmbH & Co. KG (old name: VDV-Kernapplikations GmbH & Co. KG)

IFM Project deliverables

ifm-flyer-thumbAfter the IFM-Project finished, the consortium produced a double sided IFM Flyer with information for decision makers in different languages:

  • English Interoperable Fare Management – Downloading local applications on compatible media.
  • French Interopérabilité des Systèmes billettiques – Téléchargez des applications locales sur des supports compatibles.
  • German Interoperables Fahrgeldmanagement – Download lokaler Applikationen auf kompatible Medien.
  • Spanish Gestión de Tarifas Interoperables – Descargue aplicaciones locales en medios compatibles.

The following (professional) project Deliverables are still available:

  • D1.1 Collection of Information on Existing Trust Management Models (February 2009)
  • D1.2 Existing Trust Models and Comparison to Published Best Practice in Other Relevant Business Sectors (March 2009)
  • D1.3 Report on the follow-up workshop to explain and disseminate the agreed Common Methodology for preparing a Trust Management Model (September 2009)
  • D1.4 Report on the Common Requirements for a Secure Domain to support the Trust Management Model (March 2010)
  • D2.1 Functional survey of existing sets of privacy protection rules applicable to transport IFM applications by national institutions and regulations in different contractors European countries (March 2009)
  • D2.2 Consensus paper on privacy in transport IFM applications (December 2009)
  • D2.3 European handbook on rules and regulations for privacy protection in fare devices and back-offices (March 2010)
  • D3.1 State of the art on interoperable media and multi-application management (February 2009)
  • D3.2 Common requirements and recommendations on interoperable media and multi-application management (September 2009)
  • D3.3 Migration paths (February 2010)
  • D4.1 Inventory of functions, organisational models and economic issues of existing IFM Systems (March 2009)
  • D4.2 Report on the organisational structures and the differences of the existing IFM systems (March 2009)
  • D4.3 Report and recommendation to Cooperative Organisational Models (April 2010)
  • D5.2 Generic common architecture, interfaces and security principles Strategy Paper (June 2010)
  • D6.2 UITP IFM Forum annual report 2008 (March 2009)
  • D7.2 Road Map for the long-term development strategy – conceptual outline (September 2008)
  • D7.3 Road map for the long-term development strategy – final version (June 2010)

The original IFM Project website may still exist!