Calypso Awards 2019

After the successful « Calypso Awards 2018», the association will continue this year to reward the entities that contributed to the promotion and development of Calypso all around the world.

Want to submit your project based on Calypso ? 
Discover the selection process right below:




  • Best Customer Service. Open to every promoters and users of Calypso: local authorities, transport operators, associations, etc.
  • Best Innovation. For industrials, providers and integrators who are members of CNA.


The Best Customer Service Award rewards the Users of Calypso who propose to their customers an innovative Service enabling an easier access to public transport, which promotes sustainable mobility, which highlights the Calypso performances. This Service is preferably deployed or under deployment, or at least in a Proof of Concept phase.

The Best Innovation Award rewards the Providers of Calypso who have developed and setup a new Calypso product, component, softwares or processes which enriches the Calypso offer and contributes to the worldwide development of the Calypso standard.

• How to participate?
Click here to fill the form- for one or both categories cited above - before the 3rd of NOvember 2019.


The criteria taken into account for the selection of  the candidates will include:
- Benefits for end users
- Ergonomics
- Improvement of the economic model
- Compliance with sustainable development
- Security

A maximum of three nominees per category will be selected by a jury composed by independent experts in this field and winners of the previous edition. They will be notified at the latest by 14th of November 2019.


The nominees and their projects will be presented during the Open Session in Cannes,
France on the 27th of November 2019. The winners will receive their Calypso Award from the President of CNA.




From the 10 to the 12 of June 2019, come to visit us on our booth B2020 and discover our last releases

 - Best Practices for Smart Ticketing Systems, last CNA White Paper to get in exclusivity on our booth. 

 - CLAP, Calypso Light Application, the new Calypso middle range product with high security Discover CLAP detailed features here 

 - Eclipse Keyple, our Open Source Project. Get the opportunity of a demo and a chance to go home with a Keyple Test Kit.

 - Interoperability with Hoplink, a free service accessible to all networks using  Calypso.

 - Mobile Ticketing with our HCE guidelines and last updates of the Calypso Applet for Java cards.

 - Account Based Ticketing with our white paper: ABT with Calypso, take advantage of the best of both worlds and our Working Group first production.

Be there to our panel Session :
Ticketing and payment: how hard can it be?
Tuesday, June 12 at  2.30 pm, Plateform 1
with Ralph Gambetta, CNA General Secretary


And get a chance to participate to the workshop "Travel only with your name", organized by The Smart Ticketing Alliance on 12 June 2019. Participation is free-of-charge. All information here

About the UITP Summit: With almost 130 years of history behind it, the UITP Global Public Transport Summit proudly remains the world’s biggest event dedicated to sustainable mobility. Covering all urban and regional transport modes across the globe, the Summit combines a diverse programme of leading Congress sessionsand an outstanding Exhibitionfull of the latest innovations, solutions and products. Save time and get your pass online now from the official UITP Summit website. 

We look forward to seeing you in Stockholm !

CNA: New members join from Europe, Africa and North America

CNA is honored to welcome Ile de France Mobilités, the Paris Area Region Authority for transportation and SEMOVI CDMX, the Secretary of Transportation of Mexico Stat as new members.

These memberships reinforces our goal of being a technology at the service of users and our association a privileged place to develop Calypso in the right direction, according to Transport Authorities and Operators needs and expectations:
Benoît Boute, Head of Marketing and Ticketing explains the reasons for their involvement: "IDFM is in line with the innovative orientations adopted by CNA: definition of specifications for mid-range flexible tickets, or even HCE and  ABT guidlines, and is delighted to participate in the work that will ensure the sustainability of a robust, open and multi-vendor standard, a pillar of our current security and at the heart of our future developments. IDFM hopes that this strengthened link will lead to a fruitful collaborative work, in favour of the transport community as a whole."

According to María del Rosario Castro Escorcia, Directora General de Coordinación de Organismos Públicos y Proyectos, Estratégico:
"SEMOVI is honored to become a member of CNA as we think this will be a source of useful and fruitful exchanges and support to bring the best services to our citizens. We really believe that CNA can bring operators closer and facilitate the discussion with the different actors in ticketing, allowing new ideas to circulate in an innovative context to see new solution emerging."

List of our last memberships

  • FRANCE: Agiltech, Ile de France Mobilités, PW Consultants

  • IVORY COST: DAT-Digital Afrique Telecom

  • MEXICO: SEMOVI CDMX, Icards Solutions Latinoamerica, Dyntra, Servicios Administrados Rodhe, Teknei