Home News & events Press Releases 2009 Compass Plus implements support for MULTOS in personalisation system

 

bCompassPlusCompass Plus has successfully implemented support for MULTOS, one of the smart card industry standards across all market sectors, in their personalisation system TranzWare Card Factory. The capability of TranzWare Card Factory, which offers a staged approach to card personalisation and provides comprehensive support for data preparation, card personalisation and issuing of EMV and magnetic stripe cards, has been certified by MULTOS Consortium.

Users of TranzWare Card Factory can now enjoy even a wider set of chip cards, ranging from JCOP and MULTOS to half a dozen vendors of proprietary cards, such as Gemalto Optelio, for their card issuance programmes as well as independence in the choice of personalisation equipment from all major vendors on the market.

MULTOS is an open, non-proprietary, all inclusive smart card operating system. To ensure its openness and to further advance its adoption into all smart card related markets, the control of the MULTOS specification is contractually invested in The MULTOS Consortium. The MULTOS Consortium is a group of international blue chip organisations, whose objective is to promote MULTOS as the smart card industry standard across all market sectors. MULTOS serve a multiple industry - from telecommunications, financial services, pay and satellite TV, Internet and e-commerce, public sector.
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