Security solutions provider, Feitian, joins OSPT Alliance

30 June 2014  •  Author(s): OSPT Alliance

The Open Standard for Public Transport (OSPT™) Alliance, an international association which provides a new open standard for secure transit fare collection solutions has welcomed information security company, Feitian Technologies as a Full Member.

The Beijing-based company, established in 1998, specializes primarily in smart card and chip operating system based technologies and applications. Its Java Card series, created on open standards is implemented into fields ranging from card payment, authentication and electronic identification to telecommunication.

As a Full Member of OSPT Alliance, the company will develop its Java Card Operating System in compliance with the CIPURSE™ open standard, which offers an advanced foundation for establishing interoperable fare collection systems. This represents the next step for the company in implementing its technology into next-generation fare collection systems.

Tibi Zhang, International Business Director at Feitian, comments: “As a Full Member of OSPT Alliance, we look forward to staying abreast of changing market demands and working with industry partners. We can see that OSPT Alliance is committed to building an open and forward-thinking ecosystem for the global transportation industry and their worldwide reach will allow us to develop our transit-fare solutions to achieve the balance between mobility, convenience, security, as well as innovation and scalability.

“Our experts are already evaluating Feitian’s Java Card and Card Reader product portfolio and services to understand the benefits that the CIPURSE standard can bring. Our key priority over the next year is to release a product in compliance with the CIPURSE specification and obtain the required certifications.”

“It is great to see continued growth of our membership,” adds Laurent Cremer, Executive Director of OSPT Alliance. “Feitian has significant experience in developing interoperable smart card solutions and we are happy to support its advancements in the transport market. Extending our membership in Asia represents a promising step forward in securing a truly global reach for CIPURSE.”

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