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Transport Partners

Below is a brief overview of the organization we are members of or have partnered with, so you can understand a little more about us and how we work.

Austria Card

Austria Card started off as a personalisation centre for eurocheque cards and eurocheques. They now specialise in card based solutions for payment, industry and government projects. Producing around 70 million cards per year.

FSI (FM Solutions) Limited

FSI (FM Solutions) Limited was formed in 1990 as Facilities Software International and continue to be a market leader in computer aided facilities management. FSI hold a substantial share of the computer aided facilities management market and an impressive portfolio of blue chip clients.


ITSO is a government-backed, non-profit organisation which defines and develops the technical specification for smart ticketing in the UK. We supply ISMS to ITSO, this is the key management system for all live ITSO schemes. We are also active members of the ITSO security committee, technical committee and the supplier group forums. In addition to this, we help run an ISMS user group with ITSO. We have a large number of ITSO certificates for our smart products.

Nevis Technologies

Nevis Technologies is a joint venture company between Ecebs and Strathclyde Partnership for Transport (SPT). The company is the delivery agent for smart integrated ticketing in the SPT area and brings together a depth of expertise from both the transport and smart technology industries. To read more about how we are working with Nevis, click here.

For more information on the recently launched SPT Bramble smart card please www.mybramble.co.uk

OSPT Alliance

The OSPT Alliance have defined a new open standard for secure transit fare collection solutions, as well as providing industry education, creating workshop opportunities and catalysing the development and adoption of innovative fare collection technologies. Ecebs are full members of the OSPT Alliance and are strong advocates for open standards. Our contributions include participation in the CIPURSE Key Management System Working Group and Chair of the CIPURSE Secure Access Module (SAM) Working Group.

For more information please email cipurse@ecebs.com


UK-wide consumer payments acceptance network, their main services include mobile phone top-up, bus ticket purchase, international calling cards and utility and general bill payments.

Smart Card Alliance

The Smart Card Alliance is a not-for-profit association that spans across multiple industries. They work together in an open forum to increase the understanding, adoption, use and widespread application of smart card technology.


An international network of professional associations concerned with smart card, RFID and biometric technologies and applications.


Strathclyde Partnership for Transport, the executive agency managing transport systems and transport services in the Strathclyde area.


USC manufacture and supply smart cards and work with leading technology suppliers for smart card equipment, readers and technology that is required.

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