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
Management
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)