The MULTOS high security smartcard is a contact technology MULTOS card with 36K of on-board storage for applications and data.
MULTOS is a well-established vendor-independent operating system and secure environment built on open standards and designed to enable multiple applications to run independently on smartcards and similar hardware devices. Specified and maintained independently by the MULTOS Consortium, key features of the technology include an on-chip virtual machine that provides both strong security and platform independence, and a unique application load and verification system based on public key cryptography, which avoids many of the typical key management challenges of other smartcard OS platforms such as Java card.
These are community developer cards and come enabled on the MULTOS KMA as standard.
We recommend that developers wishing to start working with these cards should first purchase the MULTOS SDK.