Date
22 April 2018

SMIC’s eEEPROM bank card chip certified by UnionPay, Sina says

Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp. (SMIC) (00981.HK), the largest chipmaker in China, said Tuesday the bank card chip based on its eEEPROM (electrically erasable programmable read-only memory) platform has been certified by China UnionPay Merchant Services Co. Ltd., news portal Sina.com reported Tuesday, citing the company. The platform, which adopts 0.18-micron processing technology, is created for dual-interface IC bank cards that are undergoing fast development in the country and non-touch smartcards globally. So far three chip design companies have been certified by UnionPay and they all have chosen SMIC to be their partner, the report said.

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