Gemalto Supplies ePassport solution to Taiwan – Tops 80 deployments of national programs
Amsterdam, Apr 11, 2013–Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, announces it will be supplying its Sealys eCover for ePassports to Taiwan’s national printer, the Central Engraving and Printing Plant (CEPP).
As part of the solution, Gemalto will provide the Sealys eTravel ICAO Common Criteria certified software, embedded in the highly-durable passport inlay with secure microprocessor. The Sealys eTravel ICAO operating system is the fastest in the world for both reading and personalization speeds.
The inlay was selected for its exceptional durability, which passed and exceeded ICAO’s test standards.
According to the multi-year agreement, Gemalto will oversee the integration of its solution with CEPP’s existing bookbinding process and the Bureau of Consular Affairs (BOCA)’s issuance system.
“Our ePassport secure embedded software is the key to delivering the best traveler’s experience for Taiwan’s citizens,” said Ng Fook-Seng, Senior Vice President of Government Programs at Gemalto Asia. “We will continue to further develop our offers to cement Gemalto’s position as a key enabler of secure electronic solutions for the governmental agencies we serve.”
Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO) is the world leader in digital security with 2012 annual revenues of €2.2 billion and more than 10,000 employees operating out of 83 offices and 13 Research & Development centers, located in 43 countries.
We are at the heart of the rapidly evolving digital society. Billions of people worldwide increasingly want the freedom to communicate, travel, shop, bank, entertain and work–anytime, everywhere–in ways that are enjoyable and safe. Gemalto delivers on their expanding needs for personal mobile services, payment security, authenticated cloud access, identity and privacy protection, eHealthcare and eGovernment efficiency, convenient ticketing and dependable machine-to-machine (M2M) applications.
Gemalto develops secure embedded software and secure products which we design and personalize. Our platforms and services manage these secure products, the confidential data they contain and the trusted end-user services they enable. Our innovations enable our clients to offer trusted and convenient digital services to billions of individuals.
Gemalto thrives with the growing number of people using its solutions to interact with the digital and wireless world.
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