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MasterCard Worldwide creates a range of chip based payment and added-value applications, solutions, and services under its MasterCard OneSmart program. These are aimed at maximizing the return on investment into EMV chip deployment for banks and merchants and attracting cardholders. GlobalPlatform based solutions are available from a number of leading card and solution providers.
MasterCard Worldwide has been working with its customer banks and with merchants for years across the globe to bring MasterCard OneSmart solutions to the market, including those based on GlobalPlatform standards. These programs span credit, debit, pre-authorized, contactless PayPass, authentication, transit, and loyalty applications on a global scale.