Useful links

In this section you will find a wide range of useful links taking you to other websites. We know that the list is not exhaustive, but these are sites that we have found to be helpful.

If you know of other sites that would be of interest then please contact us and let us know.

Please note: We are not responsible for the content, accuracy or accessibility of the information provided by these external websites.

ALCO Consulting

ALCO Consulting are a business management consultancy specialising in new technology for business transformation. They also assisted with the founding of LASSeO and have provided the secretariat support.

Smart Card Alliance

The Smart Card Alliance is a not-for-profit, multi-industry association working to stimulate the understanding, adoption, use and widespread application of smart card technology.

Smart Card Basics

An informative website sponsored by a number of companies in the smart card industry that aims to disseminate understanding of smart card technology and the benefits it can bring to applications.

SmartCard Networking Forum

SCNF is a non-profit organisation providing a premium events network, online resource and user forum for Local Authorities working in partnership to deliver the very best smart card enabled services. LASSeO strongly supports the SCNF and recommends involvement.

Special Needs Application Program Interface (SNAPI)

The aim of the SNAPIā„¢ project is to implement systems for coding user requirements to enable adaptable user interfaces.

Tiresias - Cards and Smart Media

The Tiresias website contains a set of guidelines on Cards and Smart Media written for designers that provides advice and recommendations on accessibility issues for all types of disabilities.

Tiresias - Smartcards Standards

The Tiresias website provides a comprehensive list of international standards for smartcards.