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ERG LAUNCHES ECARD SMART CARD

Tuesday 4 August 1998 | 00:00 CET | News
ERG (Perth, Australia), technology firm, has launched ECARD, a reloadable smart card system, the first in Australia. With the system, over 450k people in West Australia will be able to make everyday purchases such as petrol, newspapers, hardware and haircuts. The system will be valid in more than 1,200 retail stores in the metropolitan area of Perth, via an alliance between ERG and HBF (Australia), health insurance firm. ECARD has been combined with HBF's membership cards, enabling cards to be loaded with ADlr20-ADlr1k worth of cash. ERG aims to expand ECARD's use into Melbourne and Sydney,

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