Fiserv joins the MULTOS Consortium as Partner Member
Posted on 05 February, 2014 in Category
London, UK – 4th February 2014 – MULTOS Consortium, a group of international blue chip organisations responsible for the promotion and development of the MULTOS specifications, announced today that Fiserv, Inc., a leading global provider of information management and electronic commerce systems for the financial services industry, has joined as a Partner Member.
As a Partner Member, Fiserv will participate in the MULTOS Business and Technical Advisory Groups. This will allow it to play a prominent role in the development, evolution and growth of the MULTOS product and Specifications, whilst benefiting fully from the Consortium’s marketing and networking resources, alongside a membership spanning the entire secure smart device ecosystem.
Jorge Diaz, president of Output Solutions, Fiserv, says “Fiserv became a Partner Member of the MULTOS Consortium joining other industry leaders to support stakeholder migration to EMV. As a major card producer, processor and network provider, Fiserv understands the complexities of the payments landscape and the implications of EMV, and is deeply committed to helping our customers determine the best path forward.”
Stuart Attwood, Commercial Manager of the MULTOS Consortium, comments “We are delighted to welcome Fiserv to the MULTOS Consortium. The addition of such an experienced and influential industry player is a strong endorsement of the MULTOS technology, and we look forward to working closely together to further enhance the offerings of both Fiserv and MULTOS.”
Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ: FISV) is a leading global technology provider serving the financial services industry, driving innovation in payments, processing services, risk and compliance, customer and channel management, and business insights and optimization. For more information, visit http://www.fiserv.com.
Company Contact: Julie Nixon - Senior Public Relations Manager, Fiserv, Inc.
MULTOS is the most robust, industry-backed high security smart card platform, delivering simplicity and innovation to the world’s leading card and e-passport issuers. With a figure in excess of 500 million issued smart cards across more than 45 countries, hundreds of issuers, including national governments, banks, corporate enterprises and transit authorities have taken advantage of the high security, multi application platform for their deployment programmes. A wide range of applications including, Chip & PIN payment, contactless payment, authentication, digital identity, biometrics, loyalty and mass-transit ticketing may implemented, and co-reside, using a MULTOS powered chip. For further information, visit www.multos.com
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