Gemplus Corp. said it has completed development, along with Barclays Bank of London and two telecommunications companies, of an advanced smart card system for mobile communications.

The system conforms to GSM Phase 2+, a new international standard that allows banking and other services to be delivered to mobile phones. Gemplus, Barclays, Cellnet, and Alcatel Telecom developed a service that allows Barclays customers to see account information and mini-statements on the telephone screens.

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