MULTOS Consortium enlists Discover Financial Services as newest member

Posted on 19 June, 2012 in Category

19th June 2012, London UK –The MULTOS Consortium is pleased to announce that Discover Financial Services, in partner with Diners Club International, has joined the group of key industry players. MULTOS Consortium is a group of international blue chip organisations responsible for the promotion and development of the MULTOS specifications.

Joining as a member, Discover will participate in the MULTOS Business and Technical Advisory Groups. This will allow them to play a prominent role in the development and growth of MULTOS, whilst benefiting fully from the Consortium’s marketing and networking resources with Members that span the secure smart device industry. 


Stuart Attwood, Commercial Director of The MULTOS Consortium, comments “We are delighted to welcome Discover to the MULTOS Consortium. As a payment brand with an outstanding pedigree and deep experience in the payments arena, the contribution Discover can make to the development of the Consortium and the MULTOS product as a whole will undoubtedly prove hugely advantageous, and further strengthens MULTOS’ position as a leading global high security smart card platform.  As one of the most recognized payment brands in the US, the work Discover has already undertaken in EMV migration in other parts of the world – including a MULTOS product offering – will be invaluable.”
 

Troy Bernard, Director of Chip Payment Technology, Discover, says “Joining the MULTOS Consortium allows us to expand the availability of our leading-edge and highly secure technology on a global scale.”

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