Gemalto Supplies ePassport solution to Taiwan

Thu Apr 11, 2013 1:00am EDT

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Tops 80 deployments of national programs worldwide
AMSTERDAM--(Business Wire)--
Regulatory News: 

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."

About Gemalto

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

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. 

For more information visit,,, or follow @gemalto on Twitter.

Gemalto Media Contacts:
Europe, Middle East & Africa
Peggy Edoire, +33 4 42 36 45 40
Asia Pacific
Yvonne Lim, +65 6317 3730
North America
Nicole Smith, +1-512-758-8921
Latin America
Ernesto Haikewitsch, +55 11 51 05 92 20

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