College test for Multos system

Mondex is launching the first UK trial of its multi-purpose card system, Multos, which can fit loyalty schemes, credit and debit card details and personal information on the same piece of plastic.

Mondex is launching the first UK trial of its multi-purpose card

system, Multos, which can fit loyalty schemes, credit and debit card

details and personal information on the same piece of plastic.



The pilot scheme, at Aston University in Birmingham, will give 6500

students a card containing an electronic purse, security pass, identity

card, library pass, National Union of Students membership and student

voting registration.



The Multos scheme, which uses smart technology, is backed by a

consortium of companies including MasterCard, Motorola, Hitachi and

Seimens, and will ultimately give consumers a variety of facilities,

such as credit card, debit card, an electronic purse, travel card and

retail loyalty membership, all on one card.



NatWest and Midland hold the franchise for Mondex in the UK.



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