Gemalto Wins Two Excellence Awards in China

Gemalto Wins Two Excellence Awards in China

Recognized for its innovation in payment technologies and continuous commitment towards the Chinese Market

CARTES in Asia, Hong-Kong – Mar 28, 2012 – Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, announces its Allynis Trusted Service Manager (TSM) has won the “2011 Payment Industry Editor’s Choice of Excellent Products Award” awarded by PayNews, China’s first online portal for payment industry. Its Dexxis Instant Issuance solution also won an “Excellent Solution for Financial Industry Award” from Financial Computerizing magazine, a leading publication supervised by the People’s Bank of China. These accolades recognize Gemalto’s innovation capacity and leadership in secure payment solutions and services, with a number of deployments around the world.

Gemalto’s Allynis TSM is a state-of-the-art servicing platform that combines banking grade security and interoperability for the installation and management of secure mobile NFC services. TSM is being used in mobile NFC commercial deployments around the world to enable wireless operators, banks, transport companies and retailers to provide secure and scalable contactless services to their end users. Gemalto has an unrivalled track record with over 50 NFC projects worldwide, which includes the IDA national consortium in Singapore, ISIS and Chase in the U.S., as well as Orange and Crédit Agricole in France among others.

Gemalto’s Dexxis Instant Issuance increases customer acquisition rates for banks by providing consumers with a new payment card on-the-spot, creating an instantaneous and strong relationship between the bank and the cardholder. The solution also enables hand-to-hand card delivery of all types of payment cards, directly at the branch or at retail outlets, substantially enhancing cardholder activation rates. Gemalto has already carried out a number of Dexxis Instant Issuance deployments around the world and is ideal to accompany Chinese banks in putting payment cards into the hands of their customers.

“These awards highlight Gemalto’s expertise in payment innovation and our commitment to the Chinese market,” said Tan Teck-Lee, Chief Innovation & Technology Officer and Asia President at Gemalto. “Our broad range of field-proven solutions and services is a valuable asset to support our Chinese customers with the nationwide migration to chip payment card and future mobile NFC initiatives.”

About Gemalto

Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO) is the world leader in digital security with 2011 annual revenues of €2 billion and more than 10,000 employees operating out of 74 offices and 14 Research & Development centers in 43 countries.

We are at the heart of our evolving digital society. Billions of people worldwide increasingly want the freedom to communicate, travel, shop, bank, entertain and work–anytime, anywhere–in ways that are convenient, enjoyable and secure. Gemalto delivers on their expanding needs for personal mobile services, identity protection, payment security, authenticated online services, cloud computing access, modern transportation, M2M communication, eHealthcare and eGovernment services.

Gemalto develops secure software that runs on trusted devices which we design and personalize. We manage these devices, the confidential data they contain and the services they enable, throughout their life cycle. We innovate so that our clients can offer more ways of enhancing the convenience and security of their end-users’ digital lives.

Gemalto is thriving with the growing number of people using its software and secure devices to interact in the digital and wireless world.

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