|[July 29, 2014]
INSIDE Secure and Gemalto Sign a New Single-Wire-Protocol (SWP) License Agreement
AIX-EN-PROVENCE, France --(Business Wire)--
INSIDE Secure (Euronext: INSD), a leader in embedded security solutions
for mobile and connected devices, today announced a new Single Wire
Protocol (SWP) license agreement with Gemalto (News - Alert). The agreement is an
extension of the 2008 SWP and HCI (Host Controller Interface)
cross-license agreement and provides a standard interface for the INSIDE
VaultSEcure Secure Element product line. This new license reinforces
GEMALTO SWP as the de facto standard for Secure Element connection to
Smartphone application processors.
INSIDE Secure and GEMALTO have been instrumental in standardizing both
SWP and HCI for Near Field Commutations (NFC) technology, which was at
the center of the original agreement between the two companies.
"This renewal of our agreement with INSIDE Secure will continue
to support the momentum of growing NFC ecosystems to benefit service
providers and consumers alike," said Frédéric Vasnier, Executive
Vice President Embedded Software & Products at Gemalto.
"Both Gemalto and INSIDE Secure have a long partnership on NFC and
related technologies and this new agreement expands our commitment to
SWP," said Loic Hamon, Vice-President Corporate Development of INSIDE
Secure. "Our state-of-the-art VaultSEcure Secure Element family will
benefit from this de facto interface to connect to mobile phones,
tablets, desktop computers and M2M capable devices application
INSIDE Secure announced an agreement earlier this year with Intel (News - Alert) to
license their NFC technology as Intellectual Property and has
repositioned the company to focus on the breadth of its security
offerings. With decades of security innovation and expertise, INSIDE has
become the leader n complete solutions for embedded security
INSIDE Secure has the most comprehensive security offering, from secure
software solutions to alternative hardware and IP, and is uniquely
positioned to provide security solutions for the enterprise, digital
entertainment and financial services markets, three key market drivers
for mobile security.
Gemalto is at the heart of our evolving digital society, enabling
businesses and governments around the world to offer trusted and
convenient digital services to billions of individuals.
About INSIDE Secure
INSIDE Secure (Euronext FR0010291245 - INSD) provides comprehensive
embedded security solutions. World-leading companies rely on INSIDE
Secure's mobile security and secure transaction offerings to protect
critical assets including connected devices, content, services, identity
and transactions. Unmatched security expertise combined with a
comprehensive range of IP, semiconductors, software and associated
services gives INSIDE Secure customers a single source for advanced
solutions and superior investment protection.
For more information, visit http://www.insidesecure.com.
Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO) is the world leader in digital
security with 2013 annual revenues of €2.4 billion and more than 12,000
employees operating out of 85 offices and 25 research and software
development centers, located in 44 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. We develop secure embedded software and secure products
which we design and personalize. Our platforms and services manage these
products, the confidential data they contain and the trusted end-user
services made possible.
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.
For more information visit www.gemalto.com,
blog.gemalto.com, or follow @gemalto on Twitter (News - Alert).
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