STA NFC Workshop, Brussels, 27 October 2016

The STA ran a successful workshop for 32 invited delegates covering Scheme Operators and Suppliers in October 2016.  The changing NFC ecosystem in Public Transport was addressed by 9 key speakers.  Together they looked at how to deliver interoperable NFC…

Certification Working Group approved new documents

STA considers it is essential that public authorities and users can be confident in the quality of contactless communication between contactless readers and fare media. Certification is the appropriate means to give trust. The STA certification program established by STA…

The STA forms partnership with the NFC Forum

The Smart Ticketing Alliance has signed a liaison agreement with the NFC Forum. The goal is to collaborate on joint projects to advance the adoption and usability of Near Field Communication (NFC) in public transport. The NFC Forum has signed similar…

Board Meetings

The Board of the STA were elected at the General Assembly on the 5th of July 2016. The members are: John Verity (ITSO), Chairperson Sjef Janssen (VDV e-Karte), Vice Chairperson Alain Flausch (UITP), Member Ralph Gambetta (CNA), Member Bernard Schwob…

Joint statement

About nine months ago, the NFC Forum, GSMA, CEN TC278 WG3 and stakeholders of the global Public Transport Industry announced an alliance that targets interoperability between the NFC mobile devices’ contactless interface and globally relevant Public transport readers and media.…

STA Use Cases from Back Office to SE

The document STA – Use Cases from Back Office to SE 20160309 is intended to describe, from the perspective of the communication between the back office and the Secure Element (SE) contained within a mobile device, the use cases that…

Membership

The STA is established to support the development of interoperable Smart Ticketing.  Being a non-profit distributing organisation we: Promote and facilitate cooperation between national and regional Smart Ticketing schemes to establish interoperable “Smart Ticketing” in Europe and elsewhere. In pursuit…