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PIA Press Release
2006/12/15

GSIS to launch G-W@PS in Siquijor

by Rachelle M. Nessia

Dumaguete City (15 December) -- GSIS will launch in Siquijor today the G-W@PS or GSIS Wireless Automated Processing System, a new facility that uses different technologies to revolutionize government transactions.

Siquijor is the fourth island-province to host the G-W@PS Home to Kiosk in the Philippines.

G-W@PS is seen to effectively cut through bureaucratic red tape.

GSIS President and General Manager Winston Garcia and other GSIS executive officials are expected to formally lead the launching.

GSIS has earlier launched G-W@PS in the remote-island of Camiguin, which was chosen as the testing ground for the program.

By choosing this volcanic island in northern Mindanao, the GSIS demonstrates its capability of delivering on its promise of leaving no stones unturned and using all available technologies at its disposal to ease the lives of its members—if only in terms of transacting their loan applications.

The G-W@PS, looking like an ATM kiosk, combines different technologies including radio frequency identification (RFID), biometrics, general packet radio service (GPRS), short message service (SMS), and virtual private network (VPN) to process the loan applications of members in a completely paperless environment.

Garcia said the G-W@PS provides members with the necessary tool to practically bring the GSIS to the members themselves instead of the members going to the GSIS premises.

"They don't need to go to the GSIS anymore to transact their loan applications, the G-W@PS will do that for them," he said. "The G-W@ PS strings the multi-level connectivity among four independent users—the member, the GSIS, the government agency, and the bank—to produce a secure system that processes transactions off-site in a 100-percent paperless environment." (PIA) [top]

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