Gemalto Receives “Best Software” Sesames Award with “SConnect”

Gemalto Receives “Best Software” Sesames Award with “SConnect”

Cartes tradeshow, Villepinte, France, November 13, 2007–Gemalto, the world leader in digital security, today announces it has won the “Best Software” award at this year’s CARTES tradeshow, demonstrating its leadership in secure personal devices, user centric software and value added services.

The Sesames awards are a key part of the annual smart card industry event. They celebrate the unique contribution and investment of leading industry players like Gemalto in developing next generation products and solutions for the digital age.

SConnect is a platform and browser agnostic technology enabling web applications and services to connect to any smart card. Eliminating the need for middleware and working seamlessly with existing infrastructures, SConnect is a paradigm shift in Web-based service delivery that let applications leverage smart cards for security and personalization.

About Gemalto

Gemalto (Euronext NL 0000400653 GTO) is the leader in digital security with pro forma 2006 annual revenues of €1.7 billion, more than 85 offices in 40 countries and about 10,000 employees including 1,300 R&D engineers.

In a world where the digital revolution is increasingly transforming our lives, Gemalto’s solutions are designed to make personal digital interactions more convenient, secure and enjoyable.

Gemalto provides end-to-end digital security solutions, from the development of software applications through design and production of secure personal devices such as smart cards, SIMs, e-passports, and tokens to the deployment of managed services for its customers.

More than a billion people worldwide use the company’s products and services for telecommunications, financial services, e-government, identity management, multimedia content, digital rights management, IT security, mass transit and many other applications.

As the use of Gemalto’s software and secure devices increases with the number of people interacting in the digital and wireless world, the company is poised to thrive over the coming years.

Gemalto was formed in June 2006 by the combination of Axalto and Gemplus.

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