Calypso Portable Object (PO) Certification

CALYPSO, an electronic ticketing standard

CALYPSO is basically a set of technical specifications describing a fast and secure contactless transaction between a terminal and a portable device. It corresponds to the level 2 in the ticketing transaction layers scheme. 

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PayCert is the certification body for all the Calypso Portable Objects. We proceed to the evaluation by confronting the product data elements and the Laboratory Functional Test report with the appropriate CALYPSO specifications. Then we deliver a certificate for the conformity assessment.

Certified Portable Objects

Certification process

Specifications relevant for certification

ReferenceDocument titleSpecification provider
[060708-CalypsoAppli] Calypso Revision 3 Specification Portable Object Application v3.3 CALYPSO
[170101-CalypsoLightApplication] Calypso Light Application for Portable Objects “CLAP” v1.1 CALYPSO
Note that Calypso Prime rev3.3 certification scheme will be available by end of 2021

Certification forms to complete