STMicroelectronics is a global leader in developing and delivering semiconductor solutions across the spectrum of microelectronics applications. An unrivalled combination of silicon and system expertise, manufacturing strength, Intellectual Property (IP) portfolio and strategic partners positions the Company at the forefront of System-on-Chip (SoC) technology and its products play a key role in enabling today's convergence markets. The Company's shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange, on Euronext Paris and on the Milan Stock Exchange. Our wide spectrum of products and services include credit, debit, and prepaid payment solutions, as well as programs and initiatives designed specifically for commercial and government enterprises. We also develop common standards and specifications to facilitate commerce and provide our member financial institutions with global payment platform development, 24/7 operation of the world's largest and most sophisticated payment processing system, and management of the Visa brand.
STMicroelectronics, who contributed significantly to the GlobalPlatform Card Specification v2.1.1, does not implement as such GlobalPlatform based solutions in the market, but contributes technology to the solutions of its customers.