ACS unveils ACOS7 Dual-interface Smart Card for the World Transportation Market

Advanced Card Systems Ltd. (ACS, wholly owned subsidiary of Advanced
Card Systems Holdings Ltd., SEHK: 8210), a global supplier of card and
reader technologies, launches its new ACOS7 dual-interface smart card
for the world Automatic Fare Collection (AFC) market.

"All-in-One Card" is a very popular concept. It is a single smart card
being used within a city for multiple applications, both for transit
and for non-transit payment. ACOS7 supports both contact and
contactless interfaces, while, as the other option, it supports only
contactless interface. Complaint with ISO7816-4 and supporting secure
e-purse, e-deposit and transactions, ACOS7 can be applied to
transportation, retail, property management, car parking, utility
supply, etc.

Additionally, certified to be compliant with the Ministry of
Construction (MoC) standard, a national "All-in-One Card" standard
defined by the China Government, ACOS7 is ideal for the AFC market in
China. China is the country in the world with the largest number of
smart cards in use for AFC. This Chinese standard was set based on the
vast experience of MoC in involving in many "All-in-One Card" Projects
in China. This standard could be used as a reference by the standard
setting bodies of other countries.

"AFC is indeed a killer-application of smart cards. The release of
ACOS7 signifies ACS’s deeper engagement in serving the growing world
AFC market," said Gilbert Leung, Sales Director of ACS. "ACS will
continue to put its resources on research and development so as to
provide a wider range of products to suit different needs of the world
and facilitate an easier realization of smart card applications."

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