ITSO Limited is a non-profit membership organisation, with over 145 members from national and local government in England, Scotland and Wales, transport operators, smart ticketing equipment and consultancy suppliers, and interested transport bodies.
ITSO Limited is Guardian of the Crown copyright for the ITSO Specification. At ITSO we:
- Support members to set up and run ITSO-compliant smart ticketing schemes;
- Test and certify smart ticketing equipment to ensure it meets the ITSO Specification;
- Ensure the ITSO Specification is fit for purpose, changing to meet new business and technical requirements;
- Provide the security for the entire scheme to assure the validity of cards and tickets and the integrity of transactions.
- Proactively explore new technologies such as smart ticketing on mobile devices and contactless bank cards.
As technology evolves, so will ITSO.