What is the alternative to Java Card?
There are three other options:
- Proprietary card operating systems.
- MULTOS, a standard put together by Mondex International and now maintained by the MAOSCO Consortium (Europay, Mastercard, American Express, etc). Applications are written in a number of languages and compiled into MEL bytecode (Multos Elementary Language).
- Windows for Smart Cards. Applications are written in Visual Basic and compiled.