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Gemalto and STMicroelectronics Partner to Jointly Develop Expanded Range of Secure Solutions for NFC Applications


 

The development of a state-of-the-art embedded secure element incorporates the industry‘s leading public key cryptography, matching the latest GP 2.2, JavaCard 3.0.1 specifications as well as Common Criteria EAL4+ and EMVCo certifications. Available both as a System-in-Package (SIP) version combined with ST‘s ST21NFCA NFC controller, or as a stand-alone secure element in DFN or micro-SD packages, it will offer a full range of free memory sizes, up to 768 Kbytes, for applications that can be managed throughout the product lifecycle through innovative memory management.

“ST is delighted to partner with Gemalto on new and innovative products that will fully benefit from ST’s broad NFC portfolio, which ranges from an NFC router to advanced SIM and Secure Element ICs,” commented Marie-France Florentin, General Manager, Secure Microcontrollers Division, STMicroelectronics. “By combining some of the most advanced NFC related technologies from both companies, ST and Gemalto will bring leading and highly secure solutions to the market to further accelerate the deployment of NFC services across the world.”

"Gemalto is committed to bringing best-in-class digital security technology and expertise to advance NFC
adoption globally,"  added Frédéric Vasnier, Senior Vice President Telecommunications, Gemalto. "To better
serve our customers operating in different markets, offering a broad portfolio of solutions reinforces our range of platforms to install, manage and execute mobile applications, and provides the foundation for large scale usage of NFC services. The new partnership ensures that Gemalto and STMicroelectronics will stay at the forefront in providing our customers with the most advanced NFC solutions that best fit their go-to-market.”

About Gemalto
Gemalto  is the world leader in digital security with revenues of €1.9 billion in 2010, and over 10 thousand employees operating out of 87 offices and 13 Research & Development centers in 45 countries.

Source: Gemalto