Licence Policy for manufacturers

Contactless cards for a simple, low cost system:

The CALYPSO Licence Policy is managed by INNOVATRON, the original inventor of the smart card. INNOVATRON does not manufacture products, and ensures that any interested manufacturer may have access to a CALYPSO licence on reasonable and non-discriminatory terms.


Only manufacturers must purchase a licence.
Users (Transit operators, regional authorities, etc.) do not have to buy a licence, or to pay any fee to CALYPSO

The goal of the Calypso Licence policy is to:

The licence may include:


The manufacturers of chips, cards and terminals have either:


Current available Calypso Licences:

For Calypso Networks Association members:

For Chip Manufacturers:

For Card Manufacturers:

For Terminal Manufacturers:

For more information about the Calypso specifications